Commando 5175: Home of Heroes - Michael’s War SNIP

“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?

Beezer - The Heroes of Paradise Road SNIP

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

Commando 5172: Gold Collection: Stolen Glory SNIP

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

Commando 5173: Danny’s War SNIP

Sneak Peek: Commando’s new one-off World War One saga, running through November

DC Thomson, publishers of the long-running war comic Commando comic, have announced a new five-part series, ‘The Weekes’ War’, launching this week and running through November, all featuring new covers by the legendary Ian Kennedy. A special war saga depicting the end of World War One as you’ve never seen it before, the series willContinue reading Sneak Peek: Commando’s new one-off World War One saga, running through November

Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail 2019 SNIP

Oor Wullie set to storm Scotland next summer – in a very good cause!

Summer 2019 will see hundreds of painted Oor Wullie statues take to the streets of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness, for Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail. Scotland’s first ever national public art trail, which runs from 17th June to 30th August 2019, aims to unite the country as it raises awareness and vital funds forContinue reading Oor Wullie set to storm Scotland next summer – in a very good cause!