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.


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 […]

STAND AND FIGHT

Issue Number: 4848
Stand And Fight

Perched high among the girders of the bridge spanning the jungle river, Private Dan Neal carefully aimed at the explosives charge lashed to the bridge supports. He knew that if this bridge wasn’t blown, the Japanese would pour over it, massacring any British troops who stood in their way. And if it was blown up, […]

NATURE OF THE BEAST

Issue Number: 4847
Nature Of The Beast

The Convict Commandos had been on many dangerous missions as the War raged on. Now it looked as if their latest adventure could turn out to be their last. ‘Jelly’ Jakes wasn’t just an expert safecracker – he was an expert coward too! The quivering little man had become a vital part of a scheme […]

DAY OF SHAME

Issue Number: 4846
Day Of Shame

The other pilots sneered and joked about it…the day of shame when they called Jim Black yellow. But Jim wasn’t laughing, and neither would any other pilot accused of cowardice and kicked out of the squadron. He’d just have to prove them wrong, even without an aircraft…

ENEMIES YESTERDAY…

Issue Number: 4845
Enemies Yesterday...

A veteran of the battle to defend Malta in 1942, Flight Lieutenant Jim Newman remembered barely surviving against Italian Macchi 200 aircraft. A couple of years later, when promoted to Squadron Leader in the Balkan Air Force – a multinational unit based in Yugoslavia and fighting the Luftwaffe – the Englishman was less than pleased […]

HURRICANE ACE

Issue Number: 4844
Hurricane Ace

The huge stone statue of Buddha smiled… Beside it on this remote Burmese hillside lay the smoking wreckage of a Japanese transport plane, with an injured general inside, and a complete set of plans for their invasion of India. From every point of the compass Japanese search parties came to hunt for the wreck. And […]

PETERLOO!

Issue Number: 4843
Peterloo!

Thomas Hatfield decided that a farmer’s life wasn’t him and decided to join his local regiment, the Lancashire Light Foot. Soon he was plunged into the tumultuous events of the Napoleonic Wars. He was sickened by the villainy of a crooked sergeant and his cronies, in addition to the threat from the opposing French army […]

SUICIDE RUN!

Issue Number: 4842
Suicide Run

Bleak Point – a training area for Captain Jake Baron and his Royal Marine crews of high-speed launches packed with explosives. There they learned the perils of mechanical failure, rough seas, bad weather – and how to tackle enemy defences. They began to think, though, that the biggest danger came from their hosts and rivals […]