Commando Issue 5259 - the wraparound "Braddock" cover by Keith Burns

“Braddock of the Bombers” revived for new Commando stories

Commando Comics has followed up its teasing of a revival of characters from the weekly boys’ comic Victor with an announcement that “Braddock” will be following in the footsteps of “Codename: Warlord” aka Lord Peter Flint and returning to comic pages in Commando. Just as we predicted last week, DC Thomson Media’s Heritage Brands teamContinue reading “Braddock of the Bombers” revived for new Commando stories

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!

Illustrators Special 2: War Is Hell - Cottonwool Commandos

In Review: Illustrators Special 2 – War Is Hell

For those of you that are aware of the Book Palace, you will hopefully also be aware of their in-house imprint which publishes Illustrators, a beautiful produced quarterly magazine dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of all things dealing with comics.  In fact, they call it Illustration art rather than comics and I am not inclinedContinue reading In Review: Illustrators Special 2 – War Is Hell

Jeff Bevan's first Commando cover for Issue 734 was reprinted for Issue 1932 - "Born To Be Brave"

Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Jeff Bevan

When our beloved editor John Freeman (or if you prefer, He Who Must Be Obeyed) mentioned that comic artist Jeff Bevan, perhaps best known for his cover work on Commando, has had little love on the internet, I was a bit stunned. Jeff’s work – both his many covers and comic strip work for aContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Jeff Bevan

Jim Watson True War snip

Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson

There are many comic artists that I have still to identify whose work I’ve enjoyed down the years. Others that I have identified and see that others also share my enjoyment of their work. But there are many more who are unsung heroes and I have been fortunate enough to have been able to identifyContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson