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.


Big Joe

Issue Number: 5232

“Battling Barton”, British heavyweight champ, became Sergeant Joe Barton by the time D-Day dawned. No-one got ahead of Joe when the great advance started. By boot, gun, and rock-hard fist, Joe smashed his way across Europe, searching for one cruel Nazi who’d once tricked and beaten him in the ring – SS Captain Kurt Kleiner. […]

First Men Ashore

Issue Number: 5231

At the Dunkirk Evacuation, Sergeant Ronnie Malloy had saved the lives of two young privates – one a solid soldier, the other full of fear and doubt. Four years and two sets of stripes later, the trio are reunited in training for the greatest push towards the liberation of Europe: Operation Overlord. The young sappers […]

“Squadron – Scramble!”

Issue Number: 5230

All that stood between Britain and defeat by the Luftwaffe in the high summer of 1940, were the brave young pilots of RAF Fighter Command. They could be expected to fly several sorties a day and had to be ready for take off at a moment’s notice, constantly on the alert for that stomach‑churning call […]

Shadow in the Storm!

Issue Number: 5229

Veins of burning light burst through the storm, rupturing the sky. A flash of electricity streaked across the front of a Spitfire. The Air Transport Auxiliary pilot inside called out as they looked upwards at the shape lunging towards them… and then it was gone. The lightning sky crackled again, illuminating the black aircraft. Then, […]

Beware the Wolf

Issue Number: 5228

The French called him “Le Loup”, this man of mystery who struck again and again at the Nazi conquerors of their country. The enemy would have given a fortune to get their hands on The Wolf, but no-one would betray him. Then the Nazi commander announced, “I shall execute one civilian every day until The […]

Sunken Avenger

Issue Number: 5227

The USS Marco is on manoeuvres in the Pacific, and Flight Lieutenant Hank Slater is trying to train up a new team between Kamikaze attacks. Ensign Calvin Trevino is upbeat, battle-hardened and ready for anything, but throw into the mix the long and bitter history between his teammates, Walt Sanders and Lester Garcia, and there’s […]

Day of Doom

Issue Number: 5226

It was another day of doom for Peter Cobb, his corvette sinking beneath him, crippled by the Luftwaffe and the German Navy. There had been another equally grim day not so long ago when his great friend and fellow skipper had been ruthlessly executed by a sadist Nazi U-boat commander. All this had gone far […]

Mud and Mayhem

Issue Number: 5225

Private Ned Nolan ran. He ran through the trenches, he ran through the rain, he ran through the mud, the poison gas and the battle-torn wastes of no man’s land. When he had a message to deliver, he would run through thick and thin – but all that running got him into trouble. He ran […]

Cave of Secrets

Issue Number: 5224

The British destroyer pumped a stream of shells into the cave. Whatever was in there was taking a real hammering. And just what was in the cave? Well, a U-boat for one thing. A huge hoard of fuel and explosives for another. And lastly, there were three British airmen… three guys in dead trouble.   […]

Guardians of War Grave

Issue Number: 5223

In 1990, the HMS Ulmo glided through the cold waters of the North Atlantic. Its lights probing the dark, foggy night, searching… Beneath the hulking giant lay something old and long forgotten. But someone on board the Ulmo knew its secrets…   Story: Dominic Teague Art: Vincente Alcazar Cover: Neil Roberts