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.


DANGER AHEAD

Issue Number: 4858
Danger Ahead

A stretch of treacherous water to cross, and no boat to do it in… All they had was a few plywood drop tanks jettisoned from aircraft, lengths of bamboo, bits of wood…and their courage. Yes, they needed courage most of all, for entering that stretch of water risked a horrifying death. In the search for […]

RED ACE

Issue Number: 4857
Red Ace

Sergeant Alek Pavlikov had hardly any flying hours under his belt but still felt ready to join in the fight against the Luftwaffe in the battle for supremacy of the skies above Kursk. His dreams of heroism were soon overtaken by a dawning realisation that a surprising number of his fellow rookies were dying on […]

NO ESCAPE!

Issue Number: 4856
No Escape!

All along the British lines the terrifying news spread like wildfire. Brave men trembled. “He’s in our area. The Engineer of Death is here!” For they knew that once “the engineer” had set his fiendish secret traps, no one who fell into them would ever walk away. That’s when an unlikely hero volunteered, vowing to […]

EAGLES OF DUNKIRK

Issue Number: 4855
Eagles Of Dunkirk

Corporal Sean Carrick excelled as an anti-tank gunner in a Daimler Dingo scout car, whether at Dunkirk or in the cruel heat of the North African desert. However, when an age-old family feud is re-kindled, Sean soon finds himself fighting to save his reputation as outrageous lies are spread about his past. His dilemma is […]

ON THE RUN!

Issue Number: 4854
On The Run!

Five wounded men walk out of an Army hospital and set off to reach their own units under their own steam. Happens all the time? Not likely, mate – especially when these men were deep inside enemy territory – even on the wrong side of the Mediterranean! So how could they hope to succeed?

AEGEAN ATTACK

Issue Number: 4853
Aegean Attack

In Autumn, 1943, the Royal Navy battled to seize control of the Aegean Islands from the Germans. The crew of the “Kestrel”, a sturdy Fairmile B Motor Launch were under constant attack from marauding Luftwaffe aircraft. After a mission went disastrously wrong, the boat fell into enemy hands – but not an enemy they had […]

SKY TRAP

Issue Number: 4852
Sky Trap

To the pilots of Jim Ryan’s fighter squadron, Flight Lieutenant John Bright was the bloke who brought them supplies in his Dakota. He had a cushy number, while they were fighting off swarms of Japanese planes with their out-classed Brewster Buffaloes. Then Jim Ryan was posted away. The Squadron was dog-tired and depressed, battling against […]

EAGLES OVER FLANDERS

Issue Number: 4851
Eagles Over Flanders

When conscripted in November 1917, young Jack Carrick was willing to serve his country but reluctant to kill. Therefore, he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and focussed on saving lives instead of taking them. However, Jack’s cowardly N.C.O., Corporal Fred Allingham, was determined to save only one life – his own. As the Great […]

KING OF THE SKY

Issue Number: 4850
King Of The Sky

They twisted and turned all over the sky, the two pilots trying to pull every trick in the book to be the one who drilled in the final killing burst. This was no ordinary dog-fight…for both aircraft carried the colours of the Royal Air Force. Something very odd was going on to have a Spitfire […]

CHARGE… OR DIE!

Issue Number: 4849
Charge Or Die!

They were an unlikely force…an infantryman, a cavalry officer and a mechanic. Yet, when they put their petty squabbles aside this irregular Polish ‘unit’ were a force to be reckoned with. After Germany’s lightning-fast invasion of Poland, these three misfits were determined to fight back. Yes, indeed, they were an unlikely force…but one which, against […]