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.


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 […]

HARD TROUBLE

Issue Number: 4871
Hard Trouble

Imagine going up against squadrons of virtually indestructible German tanks – made of incredibly strong armour that can withstand blasts from the most powerful explosive shells. The Convict Commandos were tasked with preventing this nightmare scenario. Aided by Doctor Jane Mallory of the Office of Scientific Investigation, their latest mission was to sabotage an underground […]

POINT OF NO RETURN

Issue Number: 4870
Point Of No Return

The mission was simple – bomb a Polish refinery making vital cold-weather fuel additives for the German army. The target was easy – almost no anti-aircraft defences, as it was too far away for Allied bombers to get there and back. This was launched one of the most daring adventures of the war – a […]

INTO THE FIRE

Issue Number: 4869
Into The Fire

After a series of misadventures, US Army mechanic Justice Wade somehow found himself serving with a Soviet Penal Company armoured unit. His Matilda tank was one of a group of vehicles deemed expendable enough to act as decoys to draw the fire of their enemy, fearsome German Panther tanks. To make things even more dangerous, […]

FLOATING FORTRESS

Issue Number: 4868
Floating Fortress

They were Fleet Air Arm pilots on a carrier, Mike Scott, “Frenchy” Lafarge and the giant Red Knight. In the air they made a great team, but then their carrier was damaged, and they were forced to land with empty tanks on a desert island! Mike wanted to organise the warlike natives into a private […]