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BBC Radio 4 Extra re-broadcasts Danny Wallace’s Beano documentary, “Menace to Society”

Author and broadcaster Danny Wallace is a lifelong Beano fan who grew up in Dundee, the home of the comic – and The Dandy, too, and in a BBC Radio 4 Extra programme Menace to Society,¬†first broadcast when the comic reached its 75th anniversary, currently back on the station’s web site, he looks at theContinue reading BBC Radio 4 Extra re-broadcasts Danny Wallace’s Beano documentary, “Menace to Society”

Commando 5162: Silver Collection: Clip His Wings! - SNIP

Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!

Brand new Commandos #5159-5162 are on sale this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. In the latest issues of the long-running war comic from DC Thomson, uncover a plot to assassinate Churchill, seek out Germans in American clothing, fly high in a gyrocopter with Danger Doyle, and take down tanks withContinue reading Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!

DC Thomson Comic Gift Cards

WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards

Here’s a nifty idea for a birthday or Christmas stocking filler for a comics fan – comics gift cards, on offer from the DC Thomson web shop for all their titles, including Beano and Commando. (I came across these after DCT sent me a reminder about their Beano 80th Anniversary Box set, which of courseContinue reading WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards

Commando 5157: Action and Adventure - Agents at War SNIP

Commando comics go behind enemy lines in latest adventures!

Brand new Commando (Issues 5155-5158) are on sale now from DC Thomson in all good UK newsagents and via various digital platforms. Feel the heat of a Type 100 flamethrower in the Burmese jungle, dodge deadly foes in the English Channel, stampede away from the Sicherheitsdienst, and claim the claymore! Commando 5155: Home of HeroesContinue reading Commando comics go behind enemy lines in latest adventures!

Commando 5153: Action and Adventure: The Red Devil SNIP

Graeme Neil Reid joins the distinguished league of Commando cover artists for “The Red Devil” sniper adventure

2000AD and Doctor Who artist Graeme Neil Reid joins the ranks of Commando cover artists this week, when four new war comics go on sale this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. The stories in Issues 5151 – 5154 offer a mission to blow up a fuel dump inside a volcano,Continue reading Graeme Neil Reid joins the distinguished league of Commando cover artists for “The Red Devil” sniper adventure