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.


Monty’s Marauders

Issue Number: 5601

Before there was Ramsey’s Raiders, there was Monty’s Marauders —a gang of rough, tough, fighting men in the trenches of the First World War! This special raiding group was handpicked by Aubrey Monteith, uncle of Ramsey’s driver, Monty, because they were experts in trench‑to‑trench warfare —and together they went marauding wherever they could! The Kaiser’s […]

Flying Frogmen

Issue Number: 5600

No‑one had thought of it before. Frogmen, experts in underwater sabotage, were given training —as parachutists. Now they could fly in at the dead of night, release their ‘chutes as they hit the water, then go about their silent deeds of destruction.   Story: Finley-Day Art: V Fuente Cover: Penalva

Who Killed Cooper?

Issue Number: 5598

Squadron Leader ‘Flash’ Cooper was an excellent pilot, but he had one big failing — he was a glory hunter, and glory for him often meant danger for other pilots. So Flash made many enemies, and when he finally met a sticky end, the only question was… which one bumped him off?   Story: RA […]

Dante’s War

Issue Number: 5597

As bullets flew in the deserts of North Africa, Dante Adriaanse had a long-awaited opportunity to even a score that occupied his every waking moment. But it was not to be that day, and his commanding officer, Captain Bekker, survived to continue the fight. Months later, as shells bombard Bazentin, another chance presents itself. Can […]

Dead-eye Donovan

Issue Number: 5596

Before the war, Burt Donovan had been a famous big-game hunter in Africa. Very few men could put a bullet smack in the centre of a moving target the way Burt did — every time. Then came the war and Burt found himself a tank commander with a different kind of prey to hunt. It […]

The Spy in the Mirror

Issue Number: 5595

Central Italy, 1944. Corporal Arthur ‘Art’ Gunn limped into a British camp holding vital coded information. You see, Art was the sole survivor of a recent mission behind enemy lines but something was not right… for, while only one Corporal Art Gunn had embarked on the mission, two Arts had returned — each carrying a […]

A Friend in Need

Issue Number: 5594

“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” So the old saying goes. And man’s best friend is his dog, right? That’s what George Carter figured when he found Pooch —or rather when Pooch found George. So he decided to keep him. But the officer in charge of George’s section had other ideas… especially when […]