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.


DEATH DROP

Issue Number: 4881
Death Drop

In 1944, Allied forces in Southern Italy met fierce resistance from the German defenders who fought bitterly from the cover of the mountains and hills. When a British airborne unit were tasked with landing behind enemy lines and hampering the German escape, this seemed straightforward. However, Captain Roy Hopkins soon found out the hard way […]

SHOWDOWN!

Issue Number: 4880
Showdown!

Everybody had thought a lot of Inspector Harry Andrews of the Malayan Police. He was a real man, all guts. Pity he had been captured and probably killed by the Japanese when the invasion over-ran his outpost. He’d put up quite a fight, though. Then, there was his brother, Colin – just a war correspondent, […]

BANQUET OF BLOOD

Issue Number: 4879
Banquet Of Blood

Budapest, 1945. Why is Doctor Jane Mallory poised to attack her cowardly colleague, “Jelly” Jakes? The answer is at the heart of the latest mission for the Convict Commandos. They must uncover a dangerous secret which turns normal soldiers into crazed, ravenous hordes capable of killing anything – or, indeed, anyone – who gets in […]

POLISH PILOT

Issue Number: 4878
4878

At last Karl Latek had a real plane to fly against the Luftwaffe’s Messerschmitts. He had piloted his dated Polish PZL-11 against the Germans and been outclassed. Now his Hurricane was a joy to handle, and he was on level terms with the murderers of his family and friends. All he wanted was vengeance – […]

TUNNELS OF DEATH

Issue Number: 4877
Tunnels Of Death

When he was drafted to serve in the Vietnam war, young Joe Wright was nicknamed “Stumpy” because of his small stature. However, his lack of height unexpectedly became an asset. Recruited to join the ranks of Rat 6 – the elite “Tunnel Rats” who fought the Vietcong enemy in a labyrinth of claustrophobic caverns, Joe […]

NIGHT PROWL

Issue Number: 4876
Night Prowl

Jim Fraser was a born Commando. Tough, dependable, daring. But there came a day when they stripped him of his Commando shoulder flashes and his beloved green beret. They took away his tommy gun and gave him a shovel. Almost before he knew it he was transferred to the pick and shovel brigade, the Pioneer […]

DEADLY PURSUIT

Issue Number: 4875
Deadly Pursuit

Cut off from their unit, Second-Lieutenant Bob Holbeck and Private Vic Jolly were trying to get out of battle-ravaged Malaya for the relative safety of Sumatra. Hooking up with a rag-tag group of survivors, they commandeered a Model T Ford pick-up truck and fled. In a retreat already fraught with danger, they would also have […]

MEN OF STEEL

Issue Number: 4874
Men Of Steel

Three blades of steel, tempered and honed to razor-sharpness – Bob Lee had his dagger, and there was a Gurkha kukri and a Japanese Samurai sword…in the hands of men they did not belong to. Any of these blades could kill at a stroke – but a greater danger lay in the equally deadly weapons […]

THE NIGHTMARE FORT

Issue Number: 4873
The Nightmare Fort

Commander Ben Carter, RN, was on a secret mission for the Admiralty. He and his Motor Torpedo Boat crew were to rescue a secret agent – codenamed “Grey Falcon” – from the clutches of the Nazis on the French coast. When they were ambushed, Ben started to wonder if he had a traitor in his […]

ACHTUNG – SUBMARINE!

Issue Number: 4872
Achtung - Submarine

The submarine Arrowhead had taken a pounding. Leaking and helpless, the vessel couldn’t even submerge into the safety of the depths. Many a crew would have abandoned ship, but not Bob Mitchell and his men. They ran her into an enemy harbour to carry on the fight from there. The sub was dead in the […]