Commando 5243-5246 Montage

New York Times best-selling thriller author James Swallow pens new Commando tale

Hallucinations in the Burmese jungle, dogfights above the curvature of the Earth, betrayals in France, and friends torn apart by World War Two! It’s all happening in the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (Issues 5243 – 5246), out soon in all good newsagents and via digital platforms. This release includes a story from NewContinue reading New York Times best-selling thriller author James Swallow pens new Commando tale

John Patrick Reynolds offers new limited edition “Dennis the Menace” print

Screen printer John Patrick Reynolds is offering a new limited edition print of Dennis the Menace, based on an which first appeared in an edition of The Beano annual in the 1960s – and has inspired other similar illustrations of the character sinceContinue reading John Patrick Reynolds offers new limited edition “Dennis the Menace” print

L. Miller's Courage #3. The cover is believed to be the work of Mick Anglo

Pluck and Courage: Marvelman publisher L. Miller’s very short-lived story papers

Here’s something of a rarity for you to enjoy – some of the covers for Pluck and Courage, two monthly story papers launched in the 1950s by Marvelman publisher L. Miller & Son Ltd. Collector Peter Hansen, who kindly provided some of this imagery, tells me they were intended to rival DC Thomson’s story papersContinue reading Pluck and Courage: Marvelman publisher L. Miller’s very short-lived story papers

Commando 5229: Action and Adventure: Shadow in the Storm! SNIP

First female writer to join Commando’s ranks in over 30 years debuts with “Shadow in the Storm!”

Brand new issues of Commando (Issues 5227 – 5230) are out this Thursday, offering shark-infested seas, French Resistance showdowns and Battle of Britain pilots. The latest stories also include a new story of World War Two Air Transport Auxiliary’s female pilots, written by Georgia Standen Battle, who joins a handful of female writers to haveContinue reading First female writer to join Commando’s ranks in over 30 years debuts with “Shadow in the Storm!”