Tag Archives: Defeo

Sladen’s Promise

Issue Number: 5299

The friendship between a butler, Anthony Sladen, and his master, Lord Jeffery Mortimer, had stood the test of time and the length of two wars, but a deep resentment had festered because of it. Mortimer’s son, Sebastian, despised Sladen. But Sladen had made a promise, one he would rather die than break.   Story: Dominic […]

On Your Bikes!

Issue Number: 5281

There was nothing Lieutenant Arthur Gormley wanted more than to do his bit in the war. He had tried to join the cavalry but due to unforeseen circumstances had ended up in the Army Cyclist Corps. But that didn’t dampen his spirits! Every time he fell off that bicycle, he would get back on again…  […]

Braddock: Demons

Issue Number: 5267

The RAF’s finest bomber pilot finds himself with a new crew and new challenges as the Nazis press forward and losses begin to mount. Can Braddock overcome his demons and ensure the survival of his Blenheim crew? Or will Suddaby finally push him over the edge…   Story: Ferg Handley Art: Morhain & Defeo Cover: […]

Braddock

Issue Number: 5259

“Better you just forget about being a pilot”, said Squadron Leader Roy Suddaby when Matt Braddock first tried to enlist in the auxiliaries. But he wasn’t a quitter, and the blue-eyed man with uncanny talent would fight his way to the best bombing squad in Britain before he could bring the fight to Nazi Germany. […]

Burma Nightmare

Issue Number: 5243

Jungle warfare is no picnic, and for tankies trained to desert conditions it’s even worse! Sergeant Vince Roberts and his crew find themselves deployed to dank, dense, malaria-infested jungle with only their wits to guide them, but something else is interfering. As Vince’s mind begins to crack, can he hold it together? Or will he […]

The Final Hunt

Issue Number: 5239

Police Sergeant Dick McKay had long retired after the glory of hunting down an escaped SS POW from a sleepy camp in the Scottish Highlands. Now he was more interested in carrots than criminal capers, as he tended his cosy allotment. But when a body is found buried under one of the Nissen huts in […]

Shadow in the Storm!

Issue Number: 5229

Veins of burning light burst through the storm, rupturing the sky. A flash of electricity streaked across the front of a Spitfire. The Air Transport Auxiliary pilot inside called out as they looked upwards at the shape lunging towards them… and then it was gone. The lightning sky crackled again, illuminating the black aircraft. Then, […]

Hellfire Pass

Issue Number: 5221

Trapped in the confines of the  Selarang Barracks, Sergeant Pete Mellion couldn’t be further away from his turbulent past – that is until his old nemesis, Lieutenant Reg Williams, is assigned the same work detail building the Thai-Burma Railway. Slaving away in the intense heat of the jungle, can these two foes put aside their […]