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

Commando 5241: Action and Adventure - Steel Inferno SNIP

Steaming to the news stand at high speed – new Commando comics on sale now!

Brand new Commando comics from DC Thomson issues #5239 – 5242 are out now in all good UK newsagents and via digital subscription. This set of releases includes “Steel Inferno“, written by Hailey Austin, whose work as a PhD student caught media attention last year after she discovered a number rare comics – some dating backContinue reading Steaming to the news stand at high speed – new Commando comics on sale now!

Commando issues 5235 – 5258

Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando!

Brand new Commando issues 5235 – 5258 are out now in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms from DC Thomson. From secret messages to Douglas Boston bombers, from Nazi rail guns to a booby-trapped Lee Enfield – these issues have it all… including a new Ramsey’s Raiders story from Ferg Handley and Keith Page!Continue reading Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando!

Victor Drago and David Farrarr

Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 2

After my first article about the use of real people in stories, who should I be chatting to but comic artist Mike Dorey, who was kind enough to point out two examples of his work where he used the likeness of a couple of actors for his look… The first one is “Victor Drago“, theContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 2

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!”