Tail-end Charlie

Issue Number: 5368

First in — last out! That was Ted Carson all over! While he could stand on his feet and hold a gun, this Aussie Major asked favours of no man.

When the massive Japanese guns on Kublai were threatening the Allied fleet, Ted’s mob got the job of silencing them. But HQ insisted on a British officer, an explosives expert, going along.

From all Ted had learned about “Pommies”, he reckoned he needed a British officer like he needed a hole in the head!

And at the start it seemed he wasn’t far wrong…


Story: Spence

Art: Martin

Cover: Ken Barr