New Commando Comics offer adventure from across the globe

Brand new Commando comics are out this week, offering action that will take you from the Battle of Greece to a mountain in Italy, from Nazi Germany to the 15th Century Wars of the Roses, Issues 5423 – 5426 go on sale on Thursday, available in all good newsagents, and digitally from today (Wednesday 31st March 2021).

Commando 5423: Home of Heroes- Tassie Devil

Commando 5423: Home of Heroes- Tassie Devil
Story: Brent Towns | Art: Morhain & Defeo | Cover: Ian Kennedy
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By April 1941, the Nazis had invaded Greece and were pushing the Allies out! Evacuation was inevitable, however for one Tasmanian, no man was getting left behind!

“Tassie Devil” is written by resident Aussie writer, Brent Towns, with solid as always interiors from Morhain and Defeo is one whirling dervish of a story. And with a cover by the indomitable Ian Kennedy, this issue is sure to take no prisoners!

Commando 5424: Gold Collection - The Gun

Commando 5424: Gold Collection – The Gun
Story: CG Walker | Art: Victor de la Fuente | Cover: Ken Barr
Originally Commando No. 419 (1969).
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What’s it like to be the son of a legend who fought a man-eating tiger? Well, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows for British officer Peter Trelawney, who has to prove himself twice as he tries live up to his father’s memory and face off against ‘The Gun’!

A classic Commando cracker from CG Walker, with art from legends Victor de la Fuente and Ken Barr? Issue 5424’s not one to miss!

Commando 5425: Action and Adventure - Brothers in Arms

Commando 5425: Action and Adventure – Brothers in Arms
Story: Andrew Knighton | Art and Cover: Manuel Benet
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Something a little different as this Commando is set during the Wars of the Roses, marking the 550 year anniversary of the Battle of Barnet! In this rare 15th Century Commando setting, two brothers are caught on opposite sides of the battle for the English throne; one Lancastrian and the other Yorkist. But will either survive?

Commando 5436: Silver Collection - The Condor Flies Again

Commando 5426: Silver Collection – The Condor Flies Again
Story: RA Montague | Art: Philpott | Cover: Ron Brown
Originally Commando No. 1669 (1983)
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The agent codenamed “Condor” had returned home to a hero’s welcome in Berlin. But this Condor was not what he seemed! He had been replaced with a British operative whose real work as a spy was just about to begin!

This silver era reprint by RA Montague has more twists and turns than a maze and is equally as a-mazing! Catch the Condor before he takes flight!

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The Art of Ian Kennedy - Cover

• The Art of Ian Kennedy is available to order here on Amazon (Using this Affiliate Link helps support downthetubes, thank you)

The book showcases Ian’s fantastic array of work for not only DC Thomson Media but also his own personal collection. The high spec 160-page art book includes both never before seen and classic covers, as well as illustrations from the DC Thomson archives, featuring titles as diverse as Lucky Charm and Buddy

Set out chronologically, the book showcases Ian’s career at the famous Scottish publishing house, from his early days working on ‘Red-Skull Branson’ and ‘Commando Jim’ to his most recent covers and commissions for Commando

• The Art of Ian Kennedy is also available to order from DC Thomson direct

Commando Issues 5423 – 5426 – Full Cover Gallery

  • Commando 5423: Home of Heroes- Tassie Devil Full
  • Commando 5424: Gold Collection - The Gun FULL
  • Commando 5425: Action and Adventure - Brothers in Arms FULL
  • Commando 5436: Silver Collection - The Condor Flies Again FULL

• Commando Comics is online at www.commandocomics.com | DC Thomson – Subscriptions | FacebookTwitter | Commando Comics on AmazonUK

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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