War in the Snow
- Thu 12 Apr 2012
Scott Montgomery, Deputy Editor, introduces...
In hindsight, the middle of summer - in this case, July 1987 -
may have seemed like an odd time to publish this gripping, but
decidedly wintry-looking tale.
Nevertheless, Denis McLoughlin's icy art is spectacular in this
issue. In the opening sequence alone, the snowflakes almost come
out of the page and make you shiver.
Cover artist Keith Walker's dynamic representation of a German
snowmobile is brilliant. Keith was a staff artist - now enjoying
retirement - who could find himsellf working on Bunty or The
Beano... and everything in between.
Finally, a typically exciting script from Alan Hebden, which
contains the longest single word I've ever seen printed in
Commando! (Hint for those with the issue to hand: It's on page
(War in the
Snow, originally Commando No.2104 - July