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

Writer Ferg Handley reveals the story behind Bomber Braddock’s return to comics

Commando presents the return of working class bomber pilot Matt Braddock to comic pages for the first time in over 20 years, the first of two new stories debuting this Thursday, on sale in all good newsagents and available digitally – and writer Ferg Handley has revealed part of the story behind the popular DCContinue reading Writer Ferg Handley reveals the story behind Bomber Braddock’s return to comics

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 Issue 4843 - "Peterloo!" SNIP

Side by Side: Comics Tellings of Peterloo

Back in 2015, DC Thomson published Commando Issue 4843, titled “Peterloo!”, written by Ferg Handley with cover and internal art by Carlos Pino, one of several marking the 200th anniversary of Waterloo, but which also recounted the horror of massacre at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester on 16th August 1819. But it’s not the only recent telling of the terrible events in comicsContinue reading Side by Side: Comics Tellings of Peterloo

Commando (Issues 5247-5250) Montage

World War Two action all the way in new Commando comics

Brand new issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 5247-5250) are on sale now in all good newsagents. Featuring firemen on the Home Front, French pilots of the Free French Forces, an underaged murder suspect, and the German invasion of Crete during World War Two, it’s another set of great adventures, two new, twoContinue reading World War Two action all the way in new Commando comics

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