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.


Rescue Patrol

Issue Number: 5754

Life for Bob Wallis, a sailor aboard one of the many rescue launches that scoured the seas searching for ditched airmen, was never easy. And now, as the vessel approached one of the special rescue floats, the crew tensed, for they had no idea who would be sheltering inside it – British or German. But […]

Hail of Steel

Issue Number: 5752

They said that Lancaster pilot Geoff Shaw didn’t need a navigator. He flew so low that his scared crew could see the road signs. You see, Geoff had wanted a sleek Spitfire, but he’d got a lumbering bomber instead. So now he worked off his rage by handling the Lanc like a fast fighter — […]

Ride For Your Life!

Issue Number: 5751

It was a dangerous job being a dispatch rider during World War I — and didn’t Corporal Gareth Batley know it! He and his partner were delivering messages when they found themselves caught up in a massive German offensive on the British line. Well, if Batley wants to survive, he better move fast and ride […]

The Fighting Fugitives

Issue Number: 5750

They were twelve convicted criminals destined for the glasshouse, with only one military police sergeant and a naval petty officer to look after them on the dangerous trek through enemy territory. Some hoped they could make a break for it and escape their punishment, others realised it could be their chance to show that they […]

Treachery and Treasure

Issue Number: 5749

Wellington’s Riflemen are back in another adventure, this time in September 1813, in the Spanish Pyrenees. After their courage at the Siege of Badajoz, the newly-dubbed “Valiant Stormers” are sent on a mission to retrieve treasure stolen by the French! In their pursuit of the purloined fortunes, our heroes Tom Hopper, Samuel Jones and Maria […]

Legion Vendetta

Issue Number: 5746

A first-class soldier in the French Foreign Legion and a crack pilot in the RAF – Jeff Daly had been both during his exciting, hectic life. He’d been to many places and met many people, but the one man he would never forget was his brutal Legion sergeant. If their paths crossed ever again, one […]

Recon Hoodoo

Issue Number: 5745

Pilot Officer Bob Carter had a hoodoo on him — that’s what everyone said. Any navigator that climbed into the unarmed De Havilland Mosquito reconnaissance plane with that jinxed pilot was marked for death! First, it had been Flight Sergeant Jim Morris, then Riley Nash, and by Mike Croft, it was confirmed. Bob had a […]