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Sea Aces and Troubled Troopers make for a great Commando comic mix

Commando 5022 (The Silver Collection): Trouble Trooper

Here’s the intel on the latest issue of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 5019 – 5022) on sale now in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. Our apologies for the delayed availability of this intel, which is brought to you only after dealing with hostile enemy action in the Barking area. Offering four singular World War Two adventures, issues ... Read More »

5000 Not Out: DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates a landmark issue next week

Commando 5000 – Zero Hour

DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates its 5000th issue next week with an all-new story from writer Ferg Handley with strip art from long-standing artist on the title, Carlos Pino and – who else? – a cover from Ian Kennedy, whose memorable work is surely one of the best-known aspects of the long-running title. “It’s only fitting that the man who has painted ... Read More »

Hidden Nazis, Deadly Secrets Uncovered – in the new Commando comics

Commando 4997 – Hidden Nazis

Here’s the latest intel on the new DC Thomson Commando releases (Issues 4995 – 4998), on sale now in all good newsagents and available on various digital platforms… Commando 4995 – The Village Story: Ferg Handley Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Janek Matysiak By spring, 1945, the Reich’s forces were in full retreat and Allied troops were pushing into Germany. So ... Read More »

Front Line Thieves and Lost Legionnaires – new Commando comics on sale this week

Commando 4992 – Legion of the Lost

Here’s the intel on this week’s Commando comics releases from DC Thomson (Issues 4991 – 4994), on sale in all good newsagents from Thursday 9th February 2017 and various digital platforms… We note the title is heading rapidly toward its landmark 5000th issue – a massive achievement! Commando 4991 – Achtung, We Surrender Originally Commando No. 311 (February 1968) Story: ... Read More »

Spies, Secrets and Spitfires! It’s all happening in the new Commando comics

Commando 4978 – The Cairo Secret

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 4975 – 4978), on sale Thursday 15th December 2016 from all good newsagents and available on various digital platforms. NEW Commando 4975 – Flying Blind Story: Alan Hebden Art: Morhain Cover: Janek Matysiak Sergeant Owain Howell was too headstrong for the RAF. Charged with insubordination, he found ... Read More »

Midnight Missions and Pony Soldiers! New Commandos ride out

Commando 4955 - Midnight Mission

Here’s our regular intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 4959 – 4962) – on sale from 6th October 2016 in all good newsagents and various digital platforms. By the way, our secret agents tell us that some WHSmith stores, perhaps hell bent on ensuring no-one buys comics, have taken to hiding Commando behind (or ... Read More »

Angus Libraries Exhibition

A small exhibition, but this will be well worth the time for those that can get there. Monday 21st July sees the opening of a new war comics exhibition at Arbroath Library. Original works of art from Commando, Warlord, Bunty, Judy and others will be on display. Between 5.30 & 6.30pm Commando editor Calum Laird and artist Ian Kennedy will ... Read More »

Readers Summer Special Commandos go on sale

Commando 4621

Here’s the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando, on sale now in all good newsagents across the UK and digitally from iTunes for iPad and iPhone. These releases comprise four re-presented stories, based on reader suggestions. The Commando team remind us they are always open to suggestions when it comes to titles readers would like to see again – drop ... Read More »

Air, Land and Sea – Commando’s coming at you from all fronts!

Commando 4617

Here’s the rundown on the latest batch of DC Thomson’s Commando comic – one sale from today in all good UK newsagents – and in digital editions. Commando No 4615 – Palace’s Buckingham Story: Alan Hebden Art: Keith Page Cover: Keith Page Free eight-page preview: Flying Officer Jimmy Palace was a maverick. He liked nothing more than to take ... Read More »

Commando Editor Talks At Chalke Valley History Festival

Commando Editor Calum Laird is scheduled to give a talk at the Chalke Valley History Festival at Ebbesbourne Wake near Salisbury in Wiltshire. The talk entitled  “Achtung! Commando Comics” will take place at 1130 on Saturday 29 June 2013. Calum will be discussing the history of the comic, the studio in Milan that provided many of the artists in the ... Read More »

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