Tag Archives: Carlos Pino

Air Kommando

Issue Number: 5070

Silently, their engines cut, the German Fieseler Storch planes swooped over the Russian airfield’s perimeter fence. Moments later, the quiet was shattered as small arms rattled and explosive charges lit up the night, destroying parked Red Air Force fighters in droves. And before the Russians even realised what was happeneing, the Fieselers were disappearing into […]

The Blood of the Vikings

Issue Number: 5049

During the construction of the Atlantic Wall in 1942, the sounds of rolling waves and the voices of German-accented French were interrupted by the dull thud of a spade hitting something ancient. It was a rare discovery, a Viking burial, the body remarkably preserved int he clay. Thorvald Ulfson was a large, strong Viking warrior […]

The Reporters!

Issue Number: 5041

In 1936, when Spain erupted into a vicious civil war, the world watched through their magnifying glasses. With Hitler and Mussolini supporting the Nationalists and Stalin supporting the Republicans – the war seemed like a practice for the cataclysmic events that were to follow. British reporters, Pete Beckford and Owen Carver, were sent in to […]

Zero Hour

Issue Number: 5000

Joe Hartley was incredibly proud when his brother, Terry, joined the prestigious British Commandos. But Terry was taken all too soon, captured and killed by a vicious S.S. regiment. Distraught, and desperate to follow in his brother’s footsteps, Joe enlisted. Young and inexperienced, Joe struggled to impress the veteran soldiers in his brigade. And, as […]

Operation Arrowhead

Issue Number: 4987
Operation Arrowhead, cover by Carlos Pino

In the fourteenth century, the English bowmen were the scourge of French knights. The machine gunners of their days, the bowmen used six foot bows to fire long arrows with three inch wide arrowheads to pierce the hearts of their enemies. One such arrowhead was found six centuries later in a field in France by […]

BLACK SUN SQUADRON

Issue Number: 4965
Black Sun Squadron - cover by Carlos Pino

Squadron Leader Marko Vida was a talented and fiercely fascist pilot. Backed by the Nazis, Vida and his Black Sun Squadron dominated the skies over Croatia… …Or so they thought. A Partisan Air Force made up of old, stolen fighters and led by Flight Officer Zlatan Pavic and Flying Officer Petar Milic would not hand […]

THE EXPERTS

Issue Number: 4947
The Experts

Lieutenant Doug MacKay was a non-nonsense agent of the Special Operations Executive — used to doing things by the book. When tasked with uncovering vital intelligence plans from a Nazi safe deep behind enemy lines, the unyielding operator did not expect to be paired with Private Alex Drake, a former criminal but an expert safecracker. […]

SCRAPPER’S WAR

Issue Number: 4923
4923

As World War I raged in the trenches of Europe another, more unusual campaign was going on in British and German East Africa. British Lieutenant Trevor Waite and his South African counterpart, Dirk Van Ormer, had taken charge of “Scrapper”, a derelict steamer which they would pilot against sleek German Navy torpedo boats. Not only […]

ACTION AFRICA!

Issue Number: 4905
Action Africa!

During World War I, Lieutenant Trevor Waite was an infantry officer posted to the colony of British East Africa. Somehow he found himself serving as part of a boat squadron. Although no sailor, he was compelled to do his duty and prove his worth to the obnoxious C.O. who was convinced that Trevor was a […]

POLISH PRIDE

Issue Number: 4889
Polish Pride

When their unit was wiped out in the Blitzkrieg that heralded the beginning of World War II, Lieutenant Bartek Abramski and Sergeant Jakub Brejnak reluctantly found themselves on the run from the Germans. These proud Uhlan cavalrymen were determined to survive and live to continue their fight another day. As time wore on, though, the […]