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.


Terror Team

Issue Number: 5408

Tom Barton was desperate to get into action, but the Army wouldn’t let him fight. They wanted him to do an office job, not get mixed up with the Nazis. Well, Tom wasn’t having that. Somehow, he would get into the thick of it. So he took another man’s place! But Tom wasn’t to know […]

Fair Play

Issue Number: 5407

“Prize rules” — the set of maritime laws which require a ship’s crew to send a boarding party to inspect any suspicious merchant vessels. If the merchant ship was found to be carrying cargo bound for the enemy, then the submarine was permitted to sink the vessel — after the merchant crew had been put […]

Heart of a Lion

Issue Number: 5406

It was a crazy sight — an old Frenchman defying an enemy tank, his shotgun against its cannon and machine guns. Yet his courage did not earn him scorn but the respect and admiration of the German tank commander. Another Frenchman was also a brave fighter, but his courage did not come from any inner […]

The Forgotten Hero

Issue Number: 5405

When Kieran Hale receives a mysterious wreath at his grandfather’s funeral, signed only “M”, he is desperate to find who sent it. His investigation soon uncovers more about his grandfather’s tour of duty in the Falklands, as he meets old Commandos and unexpected comrades in arms, each with their own extraordinary story of bravery. From […]

Sky Raiders

Issue Number: 5404

Only the bravest of the brave and the toughest of the tough served in the Glider Pilot Regiment. Every man was hand-picked, trained to perfection then let loose behind German lines. Why then, was Captain Paul Preston one of this band of heroes? Hadn’t he once saved his own skin by leaving his men to […]

A Fool’s Errand

Issue Number: 5403

Lieutenant Stanley Harvey wasn’t the most experienced officer plodding around the Egyptian desert in 1942. And his young age didn’t really inspire confidence in the rank and file either. So, when Harvey was sent on a useless little task with scruffy Privates Kenny Cheam and Sidney Kerr, he felt like he was being fobbed off. […]

Not In My Name

Issue Number: 5401

Germany, 1942. In a rural town under the yoke of Nazi rule, Lisl and a small group of brave patriots stand against the Fuhrer in any way they can — thorns in the side of local Orpo commander, Johan Brunner. Now, the patriots have heard of a downed Allied crew and are determined to rescue […]

Lord of the Vortex

Issue Number: 5399

US Army Nurse Emma Wade was no stranger to wacky adventures but this was a new one… Granted, she hadn’t slept in the thirty hours she’d been at the Anzio beachhead, but it was strange indeed that she found herself tagging along with Rek Starlo, a self-confessed galactic avenger. Stranger still, he was determined to […]