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Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 1

    By Ted Nomura and Various. AP Core Title! An all-new, expanded anthology series from the creator of Luftwaffe/WWII/Kamikaze:1946 series! The term "Tigers" was used by the Luftwaffe of World War II to address their most aggressive pilots. This first issue introduces the most famous and aggressive true top ace of all, Erich Hartmann, who shot down 352 enemy planes (confirmed), and was called the "Black Devil" by the Soviets for his black-nosed Messerschmitt Bf-109. To be told in six parts, the true survivor story of the "Black Devil" will explain why the Soviets put a price on his head and illegally kept him a prisoner 10 years after the war! Also included will be the return of the popular Luftwaffe:1946 series and the new Tigers of Terra series, Luftwaffe: 2040! Also, fan art, and a regular short-story series by Belgian talent, Marcel Magnette. Plus, technical and historical profiles, including new "Reichdreams" files from the famous Miranda/Mercado team! Cover by Ted Nomura. b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #2
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 2

    By Ted Nomura and Various. This month's anthology series celebrates Tigers of Terra's 15th anniversary! It starts with Tiger of Terra's "Luftwafte: 2040" episode, which focuses on the new Luftwafte in the year 2040 created by the Amazon-like Viragonian Empire in order to terrorize the Earth forces. Next, Dora in the "Luftwafte: 1946" episode faces the same firebombing campaign that she witnessed in Germany and is determined to testfly the interecepter before it is fully ready. In the "Black Devil" episode, Erich Hartman enters his first combat sortie that would eventually lead him to the future as the greatest ace in history. Plus, a special feature of Nazi space programs that could've made Wehrner von Braun the first man in space! Also, an extra feature on secret Soviet manned flight that was made before the official successful flight on April 1961! And, more "Reichdream" features and Luftwafte shorts by Marcel Magnett! b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #3
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 3

    By Ted Nomura and Various. AP Core Title! This third issue covers the continuing saga of the true story of world's greatest elite ace, Erich Hartmann. It is now 1942, with war raging over Europe, and a young Erich finally gets a chance for a solo flight with his Stuka when he accidentally shoots at his commander's plane! Also: Luftwaffe: 1946, Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040, and a technical special covering German carriers of World War II, both real and imagined. All this, plus another master story by Belgian talent Marcel Magnette and a tech section by Spain's Miranda/Mercado team. b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #4
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 4

    By Ted Nomura and Various. AP Core Title. This fourth issue covers the introduction of Luftwaffe:1946 story "Wild Angels." This feature will include the experiences of the "Angels in the Sky," women who fought in World War II, from the female ferry pilots of Germany, the United States and the British Empire to the Soviet female combat pilots. The main focus will be Hanna Reitsch, the most famous aviatrix of all. In "Black Devil," German ace Erich Hartmann must survive his 300th combat victory so he can finally marry the woman he loves. In "Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040," Reina Sabre finds out that her friend Rex Ritter is preserving Jill Sabre's body so he can attempt to clone her. This disturbing thought plagues Reina while she fights desperately against the Viragonian Luftwaffe fighters. All this plus a special section covering the Luftsturm, the SS branch of the Hitler's Air Guard units. And if that weren't enough, we've another master story by Belgian talent Marcel Magnette and a tech section by Spain's Miranda/Mercado team! b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #5
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 5

    Stories and art by Ted Nomura, Marcel Magnette, Justo Miranda, and Paula Mercado. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #93. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and company to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. Storylines are presented as multiple manga-style continuing serials: German ace Erich Hartmann, the Black Devil, finds himself on the Russian front in 1943. In Luftwaffe: 1946, Dora tries to train her all-female fighter squadron. In Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040, the EVG fends off a new wave of Viragonian kamikazes. Plus "Reichdreams" from Spains Miranda and Mercado, and more stories from Marcel Magnette of Belgium. Black Devil, Part 4; Luftwaffe: 1946, Part 5; MigCAP, Part 1&2; Naked Files: German Carriers of Altered Wars, Part 3; Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040, Part 5; Hitlers Angels of Death, Part 2; Reichdreams: Arado Jet Bombers, Part 2. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #6
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 6

    By Ted Nomura and Various. AP Core Title! This sixth issue continues the story of Hanna Reitsch, the premier Nazi aviatrix who considered creating an all-female suicide air unit to defend her home! In the last episode of "Black Devil," German ace Erich Hartmann finally surrenders to the Americans, only to be handed over to the Soviets! In Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040, Reina Saber tracks down the Viragonians' best enemy ace, only to discover that she is fighting against clones of herself and her teammates! Bonuses this issue include a short introduction of Retroman, a former WWII Japanese Army motorcyclist, and a special section entitled "Raumkrieg," covering the Nazi plans for the conquest of space! And, another master story by Belgian talent, Marcel Magnette, and a text section by Spain's Miranda/Mercado team! b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #7
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 7

    Stories and art by Ted Nomura, Marcel Magnette, Justo Miranda, and Paula Mercado. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #95. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and company to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. For this special April Fool's "nisemono" (phony) edition, an alternate version of Nomuras alternate history is presented in the form of Japanese manga versions of Tigers of Terra and Luftwaffe: 1946. Also, the introductory chapter of Retroman; a special "Condorcet's Naked Files" section on World War II planes that never existed; and several other parody articles and short stories. The Battle of Lousewake (1982); Angels of the Luftwaffe (1976); Tiger Girls (1986); Fan Art; Tsuki to Suppon: A Parody (1982). 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #8
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 8

    Stories and art by Ted Nomura, Marcel Magnette, Justo Miranda, and Paula Mercado. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #96. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and company to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. In "Fighter General," Adolph Galland finds himself constantly at odds with his superior, Hermann Goring. In "Luftwaffe: 1946," Dora visits Japan and becomes the first to fly the untested Focke-Wulf Triebflugel experimental tri-wing fighter. In "Tigers of Terra--Luftwaffe: 2040," the Viragonians new battleship destroys a Terran battleship. Plus "Reichdreams" from Spains Miranda and Mercado, and more stories from Marcel Magnette of Belgium. Black Devil, Part 6; Luftwaffe: 1946, Part 7; Tigers of Terra, Part 7; Evolution to Tigers of Terra, Part 1; MiGCAP, Part 2; Projekt: Mini-Jager, Part 1; Reichdreams. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #9
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 9

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    By Ted Nomura and Various. Families of Altered Wars #97. AP Core Title! This ninth issue covers the concluding story of Adolf Galland, the Fighter General, who will fly his beloved Me-262 jet fighter to the end, only to destroy his squadron when he finds out that the Americans have no plans to fight against the Soviets. Plus: Luftwaffe:1946, Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe:2040, Panzerducks, another master story by Belgian talent Marcel Magnette, and a tech section by Spain's Miranda/Mercado team! b&w, 48pgs. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #10
    Tigers of the Luftwaffe (2001) 10

    Stories and art by Ted Nomura, Marcel Magnette, Justo Miranda, and Paula Mercado. Cover by Ted Nomura. Sometimes listed as Families of Altered Wars #98. In this alternate-history world, the Axis powers succeeded in extending the war into 1946, allowing artists Nomura and company to create fanciful jet fighters and other aircraft as part of Hitlers Luftwaffe air force. "Tigers of the Luftwaffe" presents biographies of aces like Baer, Lutzow, Priller, Nowotny, Rall, Spate, Barkhorn and the Harder brothers. In "Luftwaffe: 1946," Mika flies a rescue mission into the Soviet Union, and Dora meets her fate in September 2001. In "Tigers of Terra/Luftwaffe: 2040," Ritter finds out that Reina is missing in action over uncharted Native American territory. Plus "Reichdreams" from Spains Miranda and Mercado, and more stories from Marcel Magnette of Belgium. Stuka Ace; Fighter General, Part 2; Black Devil, Part 8; American Eagle: Frank Luke; Luftwaffe: 1946, Part 9; Tigers of Terra, Part 9; Projekt: Mini-Jager, Part3; Sea Station Zebra; Reichdreams. Final issue of the volume; the various Families of Altered Wars series continue in Luftwaffe 1946 (2002) Vol. 03 #99. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.