LetsGoCommando is a new online comic seller primarily focused on offering a range of British war comics and related memorabilia – and they have quite a range on offer, mainly Commando Comics – but much more, too.
Inspired by tales of brave and heroic acts, unflinching courage in the face of adversity, cunning plans to outwit the enemy and general derring-do, the team at LetsGoCommando.co.uk are not only selling vintage war comics, but providing information about them, too. This is in part driven by nostalgia, part to encourage and foster interest in the genre.
Since launching in May, they’ve rapidly developed a wide-ranging catalogue, that includes signed copies as well as back issues, art prints and collections, and they also offer themed bundles of Commando at reasonable prices.
LetsGoCommando is a part of the BuzzNet family of websites, whose other projects include sports and gaming websites, Christmas village products “and whatever else motivates us.
“Essentially, we are web developers and entrepreneurs,” say the team, “but as far as the topics we cover go, we are fans rather than experts. Our users, readers and customers may well be more knowledgeable than ourselves but we hope you like what we have to offer, enjoy your visit and hopefully return.”
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.