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.


Mystery of the Sands

Issue Number: 5186

For over fifty years, a Second World War armoured car had lain buried beneath the sands of the desert – unknown and undisturbed. Then in 1995, a sandstorm uncovered it and sent Alan Brent on a quest to discover its secrets. To solve this mystery of the sands, Alan had to find the answers to […]

The June Winter

Issue Number: 5185

The marines of 3 Commando didn’t know what would kill them first: being blown apart by a landmine, shot down by an Argentinian sniper, or freezing to death in the icy southern winter. After entering a war on the other side of the world, many did not understand why Britain was fighting so hard to […]

Coward in the Cockpit

Issue Number: 5184

“You’re on your own, Warren. You tackle the Stukas and we’ll take care of the Focke Wulf 190s upstairs…” Sergeant Pilot Jack Warren’s face went as white as chalk, and sweat gathered on his brow as he heard his flight leader’s voice crackle in the earphones. Four Stukas were bombing the convoy. Nine FWs screamed […]

Raid over Heilbronn

Issue Number: 5183

Christmas, 1944. In the skies over a cold, wintry Germany, a squadron of Avro Lancasters forged onwards towards the city of Heilbronn. Their bellies were filled with bombs, ready to flatten the railway depot transporting the munitions that fuelled the Nazi war machine. But among the icy clouds and streaks of hail were hidden dangers… […]

Battling Boneshakers

Issue Number: 5182

They were “wood-and-wire wonders”, these early aircraft of World War One – hard enough to fly, let alone fight in! To make things worse for the pilots of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps, the enemy were quick enough to perfect a gun that fired successfully through the propeller arc of their Fokker Eindeckers.   […]

Tommy’s War

Issue Number: 5181

November 11th, 1918. Armistice. The war was over… or so most thought, but some still held to the regime of battle, and kept a tight hold of their prisoners. All the Weekes family wanted was to be together again, but Tommy lay far away on the other side of the shrapnel filled fields of No […]

Father and Son

Issue Number: 5180

For many generations, there had been a Count von Regenskirch in the German Army. This duty had passed from father to son – but then, during the First World War, the Count was killed and his small son disappeared. But that child was not dead. Grown to manhood, he now stood proudly in military uniform. […]

Harriet’s War

Issue Number: 5179

In the dark, the cries of the wounded men on the front line echoed, their hoarse voices calling for the ‘angels on wheels’ to come save them. One such angel was Harriet Weekes, an ambulance driver in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. As the fourth and only female Weekes sibling, Harriet had joined up to […]

The Condemned Men

Issue Number: 5178

The chances of survival were poor for the officers and men in action in the trenches during the First World War. They all knew it, and courageously got on with the dangerous job at hand. One British officer found this harder than most, though. He was as brave as the next man, but he had […]

Billy’s War

Issue Number: 5177

Lieutenant Billy Weekes wanted desperately to see some action aboard the British Destroyer HMS Meadfoot. He had two brothers in the trenches, one in the skies, and a sister on the front line as an ambulance driver. They would all have amazing stories about their war experiences, but Billy… all he had to talk about […]