An alien from Gerry Anderson's UFO

This Week’s Top Ten Most Read Stories on downthetubes

A look back at a short-lived Commando fan magazine edited by artist Peter Richardson, Frank Bellamy Eagle art, a Jack Kirby-related crowdfunder and the first UK Gerry Anderson’s UFO convention in a long time topped downthetubes most read stories this week. Here’s a list of the top ten most read stories on the site for the weekContinue reading This Week’s Top Ten Most Read Stories on downthetubes

Achtung! Commando Issue One

Achtung! Commando – a short-lived homage to Britain’s longest-running war comic recalled 

Despite its longevity, DC Thomson’s last serving pocket library title, Commando, has never gained the kind of fan documentation that other British comics have. Achtung! Commando was a short-lived attempt to change that, published at the turn of the century but lasting just four issues. Edited by comics artist and historian Peter Richardson, only four issuesContinue reading Achtung! Commando – a short-lived homage to Britain’s longest-running war comic recalled