World War Two

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… Read More ›

How Commando publisher DC Thomson pioneered wartime family drama in comics

Long before “Charley’s War” in Battle, and the latest Commando mini-series, “The Weekes’ War” Dundee-based comics publisher DC Thomson pioneered the idea of seeing war through the eyes of different members of the same family in comics – all serving simultaneously on… Read More ›

Web Find: Classics Illustrated World War Specials with John M. Burns covers

Back in 2014, Classic Comic Store published two Classics Illustrated special issues, re-publishing some of their World War-inspired material, but what I missed back then is that both feature new covers by ace British artist John M. Burns. Running to… Read More ›

Dog fights and U-Boat hunts? It’s all-out action in new Commando comics

Here’s the intel on the latest issues of DC Thomson’s Commando war comic (Issues 5071 – 5074), on sale in all good newsagents (and via various digital platforms) from Thursday 16th November. Prepare for some hairy Harley Davidson chases, aerial… Read More ›

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