Tag Archives: Eric Hebden

Ten Days to Live

Issue Number: 5272

It should have been a routine job — to go into the desert and repair a broken-down tank, but it turned into a nightmare journey for Corporal Rod Pengarth. For there was a curse on this man… in ten days he was going to die!   Story: E Hebden Art: Ibanez Cover: Picco

Nightmare Patrol

Issue Number: 5256

An army clerk turned Commando, that was Sergeant Jeff Ridley. Most of his war had been spent behind a desk — but now he had a gun in his hand and a heartful of courage. It was his first mission as a fighting soldier, and he was really going to let those Jerries know he […]

Boy Hero

Issue Number: 5248

Sixteen years old, and wanted for murder! That was the secret Mike Ryan took with him to the army recruiting office, where he told them he was eighteen and had a clean record! Yet this was the lad who became a perfect soldier. This was the kid who became a…   Story: E Hebden Art: […]

Beware the Wolf

Issue Number: 5228

The French called him “Le Loup”, this man of mystery who struck again and again at the Nazi conquerors of their country. The enemy would have given a fortune to get their hands on The Wolf, but no-one would betray him. Then the Nazi commander announced, “I shall execute one civilian every day until The […]

None So Brave

Issue Number: 5212

If there was one thing Nicky Quinn didn’t fancy it was the army. Nicky was a jazz trumpeter and when he and his musicians were called up, he made every effort to stay out of the war. But he wasn’t reckoning on Sergeant Major Jake Bradley – and Bradley had a way of making men […]

Sky Blitz

Issue Number: 5200

Here, in the maze of tunnels beneath the ruins of a palace in Crete, legend has it that the Minotaur lurked – the fearsome monster of ancient times. Half‑bull, half-man it was satisfied only by human sacrifice. Deeper and deeper into those dark tunnels, a band of British and Cretan guerrillas were being ruthlessly driven […]

Black Schneider

Issue Number: 5168

For Sergeant Bill Kane this was the last straw. Bill had run up against “Black Schneider” — Nazi Major Schneider and his mobile desert commandos — the most feared striking force in the desert. Schneider squashed Bill’s little force as carelessly as he’d have squashed a beetle under his gleaming black jackboots. A solid year […]

YANKEE BUDDY

Issue Number: 4964
Yankee Buddy - cover by Cortiella

When one lone Commando was transferred to the U.S. Marines, every eye was on him from the moment they hit the Japanese-held beaches. How was his shooting? How was his nerve? Did he know his stuff? Every bullet-lashed yard was a testing ground for Commando Jacky Dean, who carried the proud reputation of all the […]

BLOOD OF HEROES

Issue Number: 4960
Blood of Heroes

Sergeant Butch Walker was a veteran with 30 years of fighting service in the British Army – and now they said he was too old to fight. Boy soldier Jimmy Walker, Butch’s nephew, had barely one year of square-bashing to his credit. They said he was too young to fight. But no matter how hard […]

SPACE PILOT

Issue Number: 4924
Space Pilot

One day he was Flight Lieutenant “Topper” Brown — a young, unremarkable pilot and the idea of him becoming an ace was far-fetched. Then he was shot up and crash-landed. Out of the flames rose a new Topper — a pilot who could flay anything with wings; an ace who could outwit the Luftwaffe and […]