Commando 5193 - Cold Steel - Cover Pencils by Graeme Neil Reid

Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more.  Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for Commando 5193 – Cold Steel – on sake now in all good newsagents… The MakingContinue reading Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Commando 5191: Home of Heroes: Viking Phantom SNIP

Viking ghosts and a man from Mars menace in new Commando comics!

Get ready for Viking ghosts, a man from Mars, Napoleonic duels, and grudges against the Germans! All this and more in brand new Commando issues 5191 – 5194, on sale in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms this Thursday, 10th January 2019! Commando 5191: Home of Heroes: Viking Phantom Story: George Low Art:Continue reading Viking ghosts and a man from Mars menace in new Commando comics!

New DCT Heritage Editor Gordon Tait (centre) with former Commando editors George Low and Calum Laird at Dundee University's DCCS, April 2018 (c) Jeremy Briggs

DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

As the new Heritage Brands Editor at DC Thomson, replacing Kirsten Murray who inaugurated the role, Gordon Tait brings a great depth of knowledge and experience to the position that includes editorship of 104 issues of Commando a year plus the weekly “Broons” and “Oor Wullie” pages in the Sunday Post newspaper and the alternating biannualContinue reading DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

A panel from "Illegal" the graphic novel by writers Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, and artist Giovanni Rigano

In Review: Illegal by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin, with art by Giovanni Rigano

Writers: Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin Art: Giovanni Rigano Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books Out: Now Review by Jonathan Rigby of Page 45, Nottingham The Book: This is an award-winning powerful and timely story about one boy’s epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From EoinContinue reading In Review: Illegal by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin, with art by Giovanni Rigano