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

DC Thomson Comic Gift Cards

WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards

Here’s a nifty idea for a birthday or Christmas stocking filler for a comics fan – comics gift cards, on offer from the DC Thomson web shop for all their titles, including Beano and Commando. (I came across these after DCT sent me a reminder about their Beano 80th Anniversary Box set, which of courseContinue reading WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards

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New bookazine celebrates Minnie the Minx at 65!

DC Thomson is celebrating 65 years of the Beano‘s Minnie the Minx with a new 68 page special, Minnie – 65 Years of Minxing. The bookazine format title, which will be released in October, covers everything, from the story of Minnie’s creation in 1953, to the artists who have illustrated her adventures, and finally to her rise to BeanoContinue reading New bookazine celebrates Minnie the Minx at 65!

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Convict Commandos back in action!

The latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic, Commando (Issues 5123 – 5126) are on sale now! Hunt ‘wolf warriors’ with the Convict Commandos, infiltrate a POW camp full of bloodthirsty Nazi fanatics, team up with Italian partisans in the Adriatic, and take out an invading kriegsmarine crew on a remote Scottish island… Commando 5123:Continue reading Convict Commandos back in action!

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Writer Heath Ackley makes Commando debut

Brand new Commando (Issues 5119 – 5122) from DC Thomson are on sale on Thursday (3rd May) in all good UK newsagents and through various digital platforms and sees the debut of another new talent to the veteran title – writer Heath Ackley. Dodge Dornier shells on a BSA M20 motorbike, steal a Messerschmitt fromContinue reading Writer Heath Ackley makes Commando debut