Tag Archives: Ian Kennedy

Hostage Hunt

Issue Number: 5270

From the day he had first joined the Royal Marines, Rob Smith had trained for this moment. Here he was, bullets cracking past his head, firing back at Russian soldiers of the Soviet Army. But standing shoulder to shoulder with him were other Russians, blasting away with as much determination as their own countrymen. It […]

The Heroes of San Marco

Issue Number: 5268

It was a top-secret enemy base in the Italian mountains. A specially selected group had to get in, smash it, then get out again. The way it had never been done before, and has never been done since… But they did it.   Story: Spence Art: CT Rigby Cover: Ian Kennedy

Hurri to the Rescue

Issue Number: 5264

Just a handful of men cast up on a desert island. Soldiers, sailors, and airmen — survivors every one of them. And what were they going to tackle? A force of Japanese bombers and a fleet of Japanese submarines! How could they lose?   Story: McOwan Art: A C Kennedy Cover: Ian Kennedy

Invasion Poland

Issue Number: 5261

Eighty years ago, in September 1939, Germany invaded Poland and set in motion a war that would claim all of Europe and the world beyond. But before that, in those early days, it seemed there was only Poland to defend against the fascists. And so, those brave enough took what arms they could to defend […]

Steel and Sand

Issue Number: 5260

The desert war was a hard, fast and furious series of lightning clashes between tough professional warriors striving for supremacy in the sandy wastes. But it was a clean, fair war, with each side treating its enemies decently and honourably… It should have been like that for Lieutenant Dick Shannon too — but then Dick […]

Werewolf Mission

Issue Number: 5258

A dogfight over Germany — nothing unusual in that. But take a closer look… the German jet has RAF markings. Stranger still, flying the American plane is a Luftwaffe ace — a Nazi Werewolf fanatic on an incredible mission. And all this is three years after the end of the war!   Story: Staff Art: […]

Codename Warlord

Issue Number: 5255

The Coward. The Lord. The British Agent. In comic pages for the first time since 1991, Flint is back… and someone needs his help. Professor Von Bessner has defected, but he has been imprisoned by the Nazis he refuses to serve. It’s Flint’s job to get him out!   Story: Iain McLaughlin Art: Manuel Benet […]

One Wrong Move

Issue Number: 5254

Dropping bombs on Britain – that was the task of Leutnant Carl Toller, an ace Luftwaffe pilot. Making the bombs that didn’t explode safe – that was the dangerous job of Jim Bannon, an officer in the Royal Engineers. You couldn’t get two tasks more different than that, but one fateful night this pair would […]

Komet!

Issue Number: 5252

They shot skywards with incredible speed; flame and smoke trailing behind them as they blasted the Allied bombers to pieces with 30mm cannons. They were the incredible, deadly-dangerous Me163s, the winged killers called — KOMET!   Story: RA Montague Art: DS Gomez Cover: Ian Kennedy  

Vichy Vendetta

Issue Number: 5247

The Reich’s puppet government of Vichy takes control of Southern France, and air force loyalties are divided. The heroic Alain Broussard defects and vows to fight on with the Allies, but his protégé Yves Fernier is torn between loyalty and duty as his Commandant becomes ever more thirsty for Allied blood…   Story: Steve Taylor […]