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Commando’s commemoration of the Great War Armistice concludes with the final two Weekes’ War stories

Commando has been running World War One stories for the duration of November in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which stopped the fighting. The highlight of this has been the sequence of five connected stories under the title of “The Weeke’s War” with issue 5173 featuring Danny Weekes, issue 5175 featuring MichaelContinue reading Commando’s commemoration of the Great War Armistice concludes with the final two Weekes’ War stories

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“Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

Brand new Commando comics (Issues 5175 – 5178 are out this week from DC Thomson, on sale in all good newsagents (and online) on Thursday. But hang on, the chap in the gas mask on the cover of Issue 3178 looks awfully familiar… read on to find out why! Watch as friends from South AfricaContinue reading “Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

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Commando’s Ramsey’s Raiders are back – in full colour!

It’s Commando’s Ramsey’s Raiders as you’ve never seen them before! They’re fully-loaded, fully-coloured, and ready to rumble in their first-ever graphic novel – Ramsey’s Raiders Classic Stories.Continue reading Commando’s Ramsey’s Raiders are back – in full colour!

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How Commando publisher DC Thomson pioneered wartime family drama in comics

Long before “Charley’s War” in Battle, and the latest Commando mini-series, “The Weekes’ War” Dundee-based comics publisher DC Thomson pioneered the idea of seeing war through the eyes of different members of the same family in comics – all serving simultaneously on different fronts, including a sister on the Home Front. “The Heroes of Paradise Rd.” ranContinue reading How Commando publisher DC Thomson pioneered wartime family drama in comics

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New Commando comics focus on World War One for latest adventures

New issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (5171 – 5174) are on sale from Thursday in all good newsagents. This time out, it’s time to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice with an exclusive CORGI Old Bill Bus competition, and the first issue of the brand new series “The Weekes’ War” starting in Issue 5173, whichContinue reading New Commando comics focus on World War One for latest adventures