The latest issues of Commando are now available –
Story: Ian Clark
Art/Cover Gordon Livingstone
Previously published as Commando 2550
Tommy Bell was heartbroken when he was evacuated from his blitzed home city of Glasgow. To him the countryside was dull – nothing ever happened. But Adolf Hitler gave an order that was to turn Tommy’s new home into a battle-torn hot spot. Crack German troops mounted a raid to capture a British secret weapon and all that stood between them and success were a few regular soldiers, the local Home Guard – and Tommy Bell!
Story: Ian Clark
Art: Ibanez Cover: Ian Kennedy
Previously published as Commando 2565
They were the crew of one of the last Catalinas out of Singapore as it fell to the Japs – and the target of every enemy fighter around. It made sense to get out of the area fast, so what were they doing down on the sea, slowly towing two lifeboats full of exhausted infantry?
Sergeant Roy Willis had fought bravely throughout the First World War. By November 1918 the end was in sight, the armistice due come into force in a matter of hours. And though Roy was determined to make sure that the lads in his squad would get back home safely, a villainous fellow sergeant had other ideas. Would Roy survive to hear the clock strike… THE 11TH HOUR?
The Zonder and Von Trager familes had fought alongside each other in battles throughout the ages. They had never revelled in the grim realities of war but they had always acquitted themselves with honour. Now, in the Second World War, the latest generations were going into battle. But Karl Von Trager had fallen under the Nazi spell. Influenced by their ruthless tactics how could he possibly uphold the TRADITION OF HONOUR.
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.
Categories: British Comics