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!
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
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
Brand new Commando issues 5235 – 5258 are out now in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms from DC Thomson. From secret messages to Douglas Boston bombers, from Nazi rail guns to a booby-trapped Lee Enfield – these issues have it all… including a new Ramsey’s Raiders story from Ferg Handley and Keith Page!Continue reading Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando!
Brand new Commando (issues 5183-5186) from DC Thomson are on sale now in all good newsagents, featuring Lancaster raids over Germany, coward pilots on the Russian front, a chilly reception in the Falklands, and the mystery of a British traitor! Commando 5183: Home of Heroes: Raid over Heilbronn Story: Iain McLaughlin | Art: Paolo OngaroContinue reading New Commando comics on sale now