DC Thomson’s Commando digest sized combat picture library has been running continuously since 1961 and in that time it has become the British comic with by far the greatest number of issues ever published with over 5180 under its ammo-belt. Whilst other long surviving comics have changed through the years the Commando reader of 1961 wouldContinue reading In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1 – and a chance to win a copy!
It’s Commando’s Ramsey’s Raiders as you’ve never seen them before! They’re fully-loaded, fully-coloured, and ready to rumble in their first-ever graphic novel – Ramsey’s Raiders Classic Stories.Continue reading Commando’s Ramsey’s Raiders are back – in full colour!
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