The Collection

Attention, troops! Here’s where you’ll find out the intel on Commando. The Collection features classic cover images and information about the books, their time periods, settings and the creators involved. Perhaps your favourite artist has drawn the cover or the interior illustrations? We hope you enjoy searching through these special Intelligence files.


Dead Man’s Diamonds

Issue Number: 5494

What would you do with a handful of contraband diamonds? Pilot Peter Lawrie and Dutch army officer Bart van Hanegen asked themselves that question —and it didn’t take long to answer it. With Holland being overrun by the Germans, they chose to keep the gems for themselves and try to reach the coast ahead of […]

Comrade Coward

Issue Number: 5493

It is easy for an officer to prove their bravery in battle, less so for a private, and YegorDobryninwas not afraid of anything, even standing up to his corrupt superiors. But Yegor should have been afraid, for soon they decided that he should disappear, with a nefarious plan to send him to Siberia to be […]

At Dawn You Die

Issue Number: 5492

They were like nothing so much as lean, hungry, grey wolves. Grey with fear and exhaustion, lean with hardship, and hungry for blood —the blood of the Japanese who forced them to live like hunted beasts. They were men who had survived the invasion of Burma, and fought on in small bands hidden in the […]

Frozen Fallout

Issue Number: 5491

Private Lars Ratvik was the worst of all the men in Kompani Reinsdyr, otherwise known as Independent Norwegian Company 1. He couldn’t ski fast, couldn’t arm explosives correctly, he was clumsy and generally useless. But when the chips were down and everything laid on his shoulders, he had to take charge and complete the mission […]

Revenge of the Ghost

Issue Number: 5490

As the German self-propelled guns moved through the snowstorm, thin lines began to appear beneath them and an ominous cracking sound made itself heard. They were on a frozen lake! The panic-stricken crews bailed out as the metal monsters slid through the ice into the waters below. The enemy machines had been led to their […]

Mystery Mountain

Issue Number: 5488

In a locked steel cabinet in a Bomber Command office was asecret file which grew thicker every week. Recorded in that document was a baffling tale of mystery —an amazing list of British bombers which had vanished without a trace over the Italian Alps. What had happened to them? Among those icy peaks there were […]

Crusader Clash

Issue Number: 5487

Operation Crusader was the first action Sergeant Jake Watson had seen since the shambles of the Battle of France. Nothing could have prepared him for it. Under the baking desert sun, there was nowhere to hide from the deadly Stuka dive-bombers as they rained death from above, or the enemy Panzers which seemed to sniff […]

Face the Demon

Issue Number: 5486

Clive Harrison seemed to be a good bloke to have in your platoon. When the going got tough, he never faltered —and on several occasions it was his quick thinking that saved the day. Why then, if he was such a good soldier, would he suddenly run out on his mates?   Story: CG Walker […]

Escape No Man’s Land

Issue Number: 5485

In the Great War, the sprawling wasteland between the trenches was called no man’s land, a place of desolation that no warm‑blooded man wished to cross. For there was something lurking out there in that barren wilderness, howling in the night, screams echoing against the dead trees —something that made brave soldiers cling tight to […]