Tag Archives: Carlos Pino

Rebel Riders

Issue Number: 5169

The heroes of ‘Viva Villa’ return but not as you know them! Disguised as priests and accompanied by Sister Sofia, the Gomez brothers face one of their deadliest missions yet – working with a nun!   Still fighting for the revolution to free Mexico, Carlos and Hector were tasked with sneaking into a Federale-held city […]

Fuelled by Fury

Issue Number: 5151

What do a Lieutenant in the British Army, an East End criminal, a champion athlete, an Italian partisan, and an aged archaeologist all have in common? They’re all on a mission to destroy the biggest Nazi fuel dump in the Mediterranean – which just happens to be inside a dormant volcano!   Story: Iain McLaughlin […]

The Home Front

Issue Number: 5133

German spies? Dead cattle? Murder? Wilhelmina Home came to Britain to volunteer as a WAAC in the First World War but she soon found herself embroiled in a plot worthy of her favourite author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Underestimated at every turn, Wilhelmina began to piece together the clues uncovering conspiracy which could threaten the whole of […]

Tunnels of Arras

Issue Number: 5117

By 1916, the Allies had taken a pounding at the battles of Verdun and the Somme. Desperate to avoid more unnecessary casualties, a decision was made to embark on one of the largest and most ambitious tunnelling works ever undertaken by the British Army in the First World War. New Zealand diggers, coal miners and […]

Viva Villa!

Issue Number: 5101

With nothing but a Colt-Browning machine gun, a Winchester Repeating rifle and a six shooter, the Gomez brothers hardly stood a chance against the advancing Federal Cavalry. But, holed out in an adobe hut, they swore they would defend the villagers of Puebla. They fought for Pancho Villa. They fought for the revolution. They fought […]

Highland Games

Issue Number: 5091

No-one would expect German spies to be out in the Scottish Highlands on a cold night in 1942… but that did not stop Rory MacLean from tightly clutching his BSA standard No. 1 Model air rifle. As an owl’s hoot broke the eerie stillness, Rory tensed then tutted at himself for being so foolish. But […]

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 […]