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.


Splashdown in the Pacific

Issue Number: 5257

Quiet, unassuming and immaculate, Pilot Ken Rooney finds the US Navy to be much like his school days — somewhere to keep his head down and play by the rules. But Ken’s reconnaissance training is about to see that rulebook ripped up — by one Australian Group Captain with a penchant for adventure!   Story: […]

Nightmare Patrol

Issue Number: 5256

An army clerk turned Commando, that was Sergeant Jeff Ridley. Most of his war had been spent behind a desk — but now he had a gun in his hand and a heartful of courage. It was his first mission as a fighting soldier, and he was really going to let those Jerries know he […]

Codename Warlord

Issue Number: 5255

The Coward. The Lord. The British Agent. In comic pages for the first time since 1991, Flint is back… and someone needs his help. Professor Von Bessner has defected, but he has been imprisoned by the Nazis he refuses to serve. It’s Flint’s job to get him out!   Story: Iain McLaughlin Art: Manuel Benet […]

One Wrong Move

Issue Number: 5254

Dropping bombs on Britain – that was the task of Leutnant Carl Toller, an ace Luftwaffe pilot. Making the bombs that didn’t explode safe – that was the dangerous job of Jim Bannon, an officer in the Royal Engineers. You couldn’t get two tasks more different than that, but one fateful night this pair would […]

Killer Cook

Issue Number: 5253

Bert Baker has a dream of one day opening his own restaurant and thinks he has the perfect ingredients for a success! But first he must survive a hail of grenades and some of the worst conditions of the Second World War… and the enemy is only a short tennis serve away!   Story: Richard […]

Front-Line Fireman

Issue Number: 5250

In the Autumn of 1940, Hitler turned the full might of his air armada on the civilian population of London. Night after night, bombs rained down on houses, factories and shops. In those desperate days, young Dave Ross of the Auxiliary Fire Service found out what it was like on the front line of the […]

Crisis on Crete

Issue Number: 5249

Sergeant Jack Preston was itching to get into the action. As a member of the Royal Corps of Signals he had wanted to be deep in combat, radioing intel right from the front line. Stuck behind a radio in the battalion headquarters on Crete was not his ideal way to spend the war, but it […]

Boy Hero

Issue Number: 5248

Sixteen years old, and wanted for murder! That was the secret Mike Ryan took with him to the army recruiting office, where he told them he was eighteen and had a clean record! Yet this was the lad who became a perfect soldier. This was the kid who became a…   Story: E Hebden Art: […]

Vichy Vendetta

Issue Number: 5247

The Reich’s puppet government of Vichy takes control of Southern France, and air force loyalties are divided. The heroic Alain Broussard defects and vows to fight on with the Allies, but his protégé Yves Fernier is torn between loyalty and duty as his Commandant becomes ever more thirsty for Allied blood…   Story: Steve Taylor […]

Know Your Enemies

Issue Number: 5246

Instant recognition of all other aircraft in the sky — that was an asset for any fighter pilot in the clash between the RAF and Hitler’s Luftwaffe. And Dick Marsh was better than most at knowing which aircraft were hostile and which were friendly. All the hard work he had put into perfecting this had […]