Stranger than Fiction: When Comics tell only half a “True Story”

Growing up, like many of you, I’m sure you wondered just how “true” some of the “true stories” told in comics actually were. Sometimes, it seems, truth is far, far stranger than fiction… and sometimes, far from as “funny” as presented…Continue reading Stranger than Fiction: When Comics tell only half a “True Story”

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Commando Comics to mark 80th anniversary of World War Two with Invasion: Poland

Commando Comics has announced Issue 5261 Invasion: Poland, a special one-off story focussing on Poland’s defence against the German invasion to commemorate 80 years since the beginning of World War TwoContinue reading Commando Comics to mark 80th anniversary of World War Two with Invasion: Poland

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World War Two action all the way in new Commando comics

Brand new issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 5247-5250) are on sale now in all good newsagents. Featuring firemen on the Home Front, French pilots of the Free French Forces, an underaged murder suspect, and the German invasion of Crete during World War Two, it’s another set of great adventures, two new, twoContinue reading World War Two action all the way in new Commando comics

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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

One of Glenn B. Fleming's illustrations for his illustrated war story Eight Seconds

Glenn B. Fleming’s “Eight Seconds” brings life to a World War Two mission in new illustrated novel

Out in May is Eight Seconds – a new war story written and illustrated by British author Glenn B Fleming which will surely appeal to fans of Commando comics. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the British 6th Airborne Division left England in their C-47 aircraft and headed for the French coast. TheyContinue reading Glenn B. Fleming’s “Eight Seconds” brings life to a World War Two mission in new illustrated novel