Commando 5267 - 5270

Commando 5267 – 5270 On Sale This Week

Brand new issues of DC Thomson Media‘s Commando (Issues 5267-5270) are on sale this week, (from Thursday 3rd October) in all good newsagents across the UK. The line up this time out Including fighting dustcarts, a fortified house in Stalingrad, a Siberian SAS mission, and the second Braddock issue of Commando, plucked from the pagesContinue reading Commando 5267 – 5270 On Sale This Week

Commando Issues 5255-5258

Codename: Warlord returns in this week’s Commando Comics!

Brand new issues of DC Thomson Media‘s Commando Comics (Issues 5255 – 5258) are on sale this week in all good newsagents from Thursday (22nd August) and via various digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle. Featuring fighting desk clerks, hi-jinks in a Kingfisher seaplane, an undercover Nazi werewolf ring… and the return of Lord Peter Flint,Continue reading Codename: Warlord returns in this week’s Commando Comics!

Commando Issue 4843 - "Peterloo!" SNIP

Side by Side: Comics Tellings of Peterloo

Back in 2015, DC Thomson published Commando Issue 4843, titled “Peterloo!”, written by Ferg Handley with cover and internal art by Carlos Pino, one of several marking the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, but which also recounted the horror of massacre at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester on 16th August 1819. But it’s not the only recent telling of the terrible events in comicsContinue reading Side by Side: Comics Tellings of Peterloo

Battle Picture Library - Various Issues

New Fleetway Picture Library collections announced, past publishing secrets revealed

Artist Carlos Pino has unearthed a fascinating letter from longtime Fleetway editor Ted Bensberg, dating the end of originated strips for the original runs of titles such as War and Battle Picture Library – just as further details emerge about Book Palace Books next Fleetway Picture Library Classics titles. The comics had the same format as DCContinue reading New Fleetway Picture Library collections announced, past publishing secrets revealed