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Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 UK) comic books 2017-2019

  • Issue #4983
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 UK) 4983

    The Sentinel - Written by Steve Coombs. Art by Morahin. Cover by Ian Kennedy. Thousands of years ago, the Tyrrhenian horde besieged the tiny island of Rhodes. Although the Rhodian warriors were outnumbered, they were not afraid, as they were led by their General Theron and his friend, Nereus. But little did Theron know, his biggest enemy slept within the confines of his own camp. By 1942, Theron had become a legend -- the location of his tomb a mystery that plagued archaeologist Gennaro Soccino. Conscripted into the Italian army stationed in Rhodes, Soccino became obsessed with finding the resting place of Theron and...the Sentinel! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4984
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 UK) 4984

    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #289: The One They Couldn't Catch - Written by Powell. Art by Ferran Sostres. Cover by Ken Barr. Moto the Clown paused, sweat running from his face. He was about to walk along a steel wire, fifty feet above ground, suspended between two giant pylons. This had always been the climax of his circus act. But Moto wasn't in the circus ring now. This time, there would be no applause from the audience. The only sound he could expect to hear was the harsh crackle of Schmeisser machine-pistols. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4985
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 UK) 4985

    Mountain Strike - Written by Ferg Handley. Art by Jaume Forns. Cover by Janek Matysiak. Lieutenant Alan Barkley was tasked with assembling a team to embark on a special ground mission, deep behind enemy lines in Burma. These soldiers would face grueling conditions, putting their skills to the test, all whilst carrying a 3.7 inch calibre howitzer up treacherous mountain peaks. Rookie medic Ben Ellis did not expect to be enlisted for this task, and his fellow soldiers questioned his capabilities. But they soon found that venturing into enemy territory with a deadly weapon in tow takes courage and cunning to survive. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4986
    Commando for Action and Adventure (1993 UK) 4986

    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #2453: Very Important Passenger - Written by K.P. MacKenzie. Art and Cover by Terry Patrick. Ferrying a V.I.P. to England from North Africa might sound like a simple enough mission, but not when it's a worn-out old bomber only fit for the scrapheap that you're given to do the job. And it doesn't help when your Very Important Passenger panics at the first sign of an enemy aircraft...or when he pulls out a revolver and points it at your head! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4987
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    Operation Arrowhead - Written by George Low. Art and Cover by Carlos Pino. In the 14th century, the English bowmen were the scourge of French knights. The machine gunners of their days, the bowmen used six foot bows to fire long arrows with three inch wide arrowheads to pierce the hearts of their enemies. One such arrowhead was found six centuries later in a field in France by Private Len Mason. This chance encounter saved Len from being gunned down by the enemy. Surrounded by the bodies of his squadron, Len wondered why he had survived the brutal attack. Was the arrowhead a good luck charm or was it simply a coincidence? Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4988
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #299: Blaze of Glory - Written by Wilkinson. Art by Adolfo Buylla. Cover by Alvaro. A squad of Commandos set out to deliver one R.A.F. Flight Lieutenant to an address in German-held Norway. Mark Ritchie was his name -- and desperately daring was his nature. The trick was to get him there alive. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4989
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    Tromsø - Written by Colin Watson. Art and Cover by Keith Page. The Tirpitz was one of the most feared battleships of the Second World War. A forty-two-thousand-ton titan of the seas, the R.A.F.'s brave and desperate attempts to destroy it became notorious. Lesser known was the story of Erik and Olav, scientists turned S.O.E. agents, and their role in the battleship's fate. Their lives inextricably linked with brutal Nazi Major Herman Klinger, see how they came to take their revenge in the barren town of...Tromsø! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4990
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #2454: Pirate Patrol - Written by Alan Hemus. Art by Keith Shone. Cover by Jeff Bevan. Nick Borley cursed the day he had been switched from commanding a fast motor launch to take over an antiquated schooner. And never more so than now as they ran before a storm, the sails and rigging in tatters after the Luftwaffe had paid a call. Up ahead lay the hostile enemy-held coast and at Nick's elbow was the grinning, bearded pirate who had started all this trouble. And he wasn't finished yet! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4991
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    Achtung, We Surrender - Written by George Low. Art and Cover by Keith Page. In 1940, small time crook Ned Turpin claimed to be the descendant of the infamous highwayman, Dick Turpin. He, with his partner in crime, Bert Bloomer, had no intention of involving himself in the war...or at least until he was caught robbing notorious East London gangsters, the Bailey brothers. Shipped off to France to avoid the Baileys and time behind bars, Ned and Bert found themselves on the front line in a war they wanted no part of. The advancing Germans had heard many cries on the battlefields, but now they would hear the screams of...Achtung, we surrender! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4992
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #311: Legion of the Lost - Written by Mepham. Art and Cover by Segrelles. The Foreign Legion breeds tough men. Sergeant Steve Millar was tough -- he needed to be. He was stranded in the desert with a fortune of gold. He knew he would be attacked by Germans, Italians and marauding Arabs. And for company, he had four legionnaires -- killers all, with the smell of gold in their nostrils. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4993
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    Barbed Wire Battlers - Written by George Low. Art by Rezzonico and Morahin. Cover by Janek Matysiak. Seaman Andy Walker had been a loner all his life. From his beginnings at the orphanage to his posting in the Royal Navy, Andy struggled to be accepted. But Andy's isolation worsened when he was captured and put in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. Once his jailers learnt he could speak their language, he was singled out and, from his fellow prisoners' perspective, given special treatment. It would take everything Andy had to prove he was no traitor, no Japanese pet...to prove that he was one of them. That he was a...Barbed Wire Battler! Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4994
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #2518: Ground Strike! - Written by Alan Hemus. Art by Terry Patrick. Cover by Ian Kennedy. The Bristol Beaufighter packed an awesome punch with its arsenal of machine guns and cannons. Turned against an enemy, it was a lethal weapon of war. But one Beaufighter pilot, Andy Shaw, knew to his cost that it could be just as deadly against a friendly target hit by mistake. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4995
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    The Village - Written by Ferg Handley. Art by Vicente Alcazar. Cover by Janek Matysiak. By spring 1945, the Reich's forces were in full retreat and Allied troops were pushing into Germany. So when Sergeant Matt Geary and his small squadron moved into the small village of Langhirten, he wasn't expecting much resistance. They took the village from the S.S. battalion easily and they repelled the Germans' counterattack with little issue. But after the S.S.'s third attempt to seize back the village, Matt became suspicious. Langhirten had no strategic value and the Germans were supposed to be retreating...so what was so important about Langhirten? What secrets were hidden in...The Village? Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4996
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #296: Hurricane! - Written by Newark. Art by Repetto. Cover by Ken Barr. Imagine a Russian squadron whose ancient biplanes have been swept out of the sky by speedy Me 109s. They're thirsting for revenge. Then comes along Kirk Roland with a trainload of superfast Hurricanes, ready to risk his life in teaching the Russian pilots how to hit back hard. You'd have thought they would welcome him with open arms! But they didn't. They hated Kirk, and his planes, from the moment he arrived. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4997
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    Hidden Nazis - Written by George Low. Art and Cover by Manuel Benet. In 1945, after the German surrender, Nazis guilty of heinous war crimes attempted to flee or conceal themselves in post-war Germany. Lieutenant Sam Watling's job was to find them. But he had help. An unknown hand aided Sam in his quest for justice, unmarked envelopes and tips were left at his desk -- behind them a secret informant. Someone was helping Sam catch...hidden Nazis. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4998
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #2493: Jailbreak Heroes - Written by Alan Hebden. Art by Keith Shone. Cover by Ian Kennedy. Three men on the run -- but running into danger instead of away from it. For when ex-Sergeant Mike Stone got the chance to escape from Polworth Military Prison in England, he decided to head back to the front line in France to seek revenge on the cowardly officer who had betrayed him. And the honest ex-Sergeant was surprised to find how glad he was when two other jailbirds, Alf Barstow and Lefty Briggs, insisted on tagging along, too. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #4999
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    Reprinting Commando War Stories in Pictures (1961 D. C. Thomson Digest) #345: Ghost Patrol - Written by Allan Chalmers. Art by Cortes. Cover by Lopez Espi. When Jim Hughes, tough British foot soldier, started to take incredible risks in battle -- and survived -- his mates didn't know what to make of it. Enemy bullets continually missed him by inches, while other British soldiers fell. It looked like he was living a charmed life -- and he was! Jim was sure there wasn't a bullet made that could stop him...and all because of an Indian fakir. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #5000
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    Zero Hour - Written by Ferg Handley. Art by Carlos Pino. Cover by Ian Kennedy. Joe Hartley was incredibly proud when his brother, Terry, joined the prestigious British Commandos. But Terry was taken all too soon, captured and killed by a vicious S.S. regiment. Distraught, and desperate to follow in his brother's footsteps, Joe enlisted. Young and inexperienced, Joe struggled to impress the veteran soldiers in his brigade. And, as the end of the war drew ever nearer, his opportunity to honour his brother's memory was running out. But in the final hours of the war, Joe Hartley would have his revenge. Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B&W.