Commando 5103: Home of Heroes: The Land Army Marches SNIP

The Editor’s Cut: Kirsten Murray reveals how the Commando war comic celebrated International Women’s Day

Earlier this month, DC Thomson released two very special issues of their war comic, Commando, which focused on female heroes. Published on International Women’s Day, the stories were commissioned by Heritage Brands Editor Kirsten Murray and marked something of an unusual but welcome departure from the book’s normally male-led war stories. Still on sale inContinue reading The Editor’s Cut: Kirsten Murray reveals how the Commando war comic celebrated International Women’s Day

Commando 5103: Home of Heroes: The Land Army Marches SNIP

Commando pays tribute to International Women’s Day, with spotlight on new female heroines

Brand new Commando comics from DC Thomson (Issues 5103-5106) are out this Thursday, 8th March, in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms – and some of the new issues feature female heroines in leading roles. While Commando has had a number of female stars in the past, I think this is one ofContinue reading Commando pays tribute to International Women’s Day, with spotlight on new female heroines

Commando 5100: Gold Collection - Clash of Giants SNIP

All-change at Commando as editor moves on, but the action continues

The details of the latest issues of Commando (Issues 5099 – 5102) come with news that the title’s current editor, Kirsten Murray, is moving on from DC Thomson. we wish her every success in her future endeavours, wherever that may take her. The Dundee-based publisher are currently advertising for the role as Heritage Brands Editor.Continue reading All-change at Commando as editor moves on, but the action continues

Kirsten Murray, editor of Commando and more at DC Thomson

Creating Comics: An Interview with Commando Editor Kirsten Murray

With war comic Commando recently passing its landmark 5000th issue and many changes behind the scenes in its editorial department, downthetubes caught up with the veteran title’s recently-installed editor, Kirsten Murray, just part of her role as DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands editor, to ask her about the title’s ongoing success at a difficult time forContinue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with Commando Editor Kirsten Murray

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5000 Not Out: DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates a landmark issue next week

DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates its 5000th issue next week with an all-new story from writer Ferg Handley with strip art from long-standing artist on the title, Carlos Pino and – who else? – a cover from Ian Kennedy, whose memorable work is surely one of the best-known aspects of the long-running title. “It’s only fitting thatContinue reading 5000 Not Out: DC Thomson’s Commando comic celebrates a landmark issue next week