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!
Artist and writer Keith Page shines a light on the work of the award-winning French artist Jacques Tardi… Jacques Tardi spent his early years in post-war Germany, his father a career soldier. The atrocities of the 1914-18 war, retold him by his Corsican grandfather, haunted his childhood dreams before becoming one of the major themesContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: “Working Class Heroes” – The Comics of Jaques Tardi, by Keith Page
Commando artist Keith Page follows up his profile of French artist Hugo Pratt with a look at the work of “Dan Dare” creator Frank Hampson… Anyone can see that Dan Dare’s space helmet just wouldn’t work. How could you possibly insert your head through the neck sealing ring and into that curved glass faceplate? Similarly,Continue reading The Impossible Space Helmet: Why Frank Hampson’s “Dan Dare” drives engineers crazy, but delights us still
Brand new Commando (Issues 5111-5114) go on sale this Thursday (5th April 2018) from DC Thomson, on sale in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. There’s brawling in desert dust ups, U-Boats under attack by Bristol Beaufort torpedo bombers, adventure excavating Roman treasures in Italian-occupied Abyssinia, and scrapping with spies off the coast ofContinue reading Dust ups in the desert and archaeological adventures in new Commando comics!
The latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 5095 – 5098) are on sale now in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. Soldiers sabotage Jerry lines after the Somme during World War One, bobsleigh down mountains in the French Alps with Allied generals, speed away in a Singer sports car throughContinue reading World War One saboteurs, bob sleighing Generals and more in new Commando comics!