Commando issues 5235 – 5258

Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando!

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!

Commando 5231 - Home of Heroes: First Men Ashore SNIP

Commando comics mark D-Day 75 with commemorative issues

75 years ago this year, brave men of many nations stormed the beaches at Normandy, ready to fight tooth and nail, to reclaim occupied land. As part of the D-Day 75 remembrance, DC Thomson Media are releasing a commemorative set of D-Day themed Commando comics. On sale this Thursday in all good newsagents and viaContinue reading Commando comics mark D-Day 75 with commemorative issues

Jimi Hendrix and El Mestizo Composite

Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

As a kid, I loved seeing the different faces that artists would give to characters.  I enjoyed the varying takes artists would have on each character, which is probably part of the reason I have never been “precious” about who drew different characters.  And yes, I do have my favourite artists for different characters, suchContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

Commando 1513 The Snow Wolves

Commando Comics: Jordi Longarón Covers Gallery

Following up on the downthetubes tribute to artist Jordi Longarón, who died last week, Colin Noble has very kindly assembled a selection of his covers for Commando Comics. The Commando Covers of Jordi Longarón 1968 329 – Wolf Pack 339 – Desert Duel 344 – Attack And Destroy 359 – Terror Squad 1969 388 –Continue reading Commando Comics: Jordi Longarón Covers Gallery

Friday Foster Art SNIP

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”

We’re sorry to report the recent passing of Spanish comic artist and illustrator, Jordi Longarón, co-creator of the ground-breaking newspaper strip “Friday Foster” with writer Jim Lawrence. He was 86. Better known, for some, as Jorge Longarón, over a long and much-admired career, his many credits include work not only in his native Spain, butContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”