Tag Archives: Ken Barr

Yellow Hero

Issue Number: 5388

Not many men can say they’ve faced a firing squad and lived. Jim Tulley is one who could. But he preferred to forget the day he’d stood up against a wall looking down British rifle barrels. Anyway, he was too busy fighting the war as the Allies pushed into Europe. Too busy, that was, until […]

Mosquito Strike

Issue Number: 5384

Mad Marston was a menace to everyone. He handled his Mosquito like a reckless fool. He didn’t care what damage he did to his plane or his crew. Then came the day his own brother went down in flames, and everyone knew who was to blame… Mad Marston himself!   Story: Brunt Art: Arias Cover: […]

Black Squadron

Issue Number: 5380

Pinned on a board in every Luftwaffe airfield in Germany was a “Wanted Man” notice: “Wanted for the murder of Major von Dorn — the British pilot who flies a Spitfire bearing the insignia of a red mailed fist.” Adolf Hitler himself would shake the hand of the Nazi pilot who shot down that RAF […]

Born Brave

Issue Number: 5364

Sergeant George Ward, British dispatch rider, was roaring back to his base in France after a routine delivery job and looking forward to bacon and eggs. Ahead of him the road swung round a long, fast curve and into a dark forest — and what happened when George raced into that wood was to give […]

Trail of a Hero

Issue Number: 5360

To see in the dark, to sense danger with the cunning of a wild thing, to move like a hunting panther and strike with the same silent deadliness — these are the qualities you’d need to survive alone and unarmed in the enemy filled Burmese jungle at night. But only one human being had them […]

The White Feather

Issue Number: 5356

No guts! That’s what they said about young Harry Bishop, and that’s why he was demoted to being a buckshee driver in a twenty‑five pounder gun crew instead of commanding one of his own. The one person left to believe in Harry was — Harry. So he pinched back a gun from the Germans, and […]

Night Ace

Issue Number: 5344

Have you ever dreamed that you’re falling, falling, whirling round and round, never going to stop? Terrifying isn’t it? That’s how Nick Kirby felt every time he went in a plane. You see, Nick suffered from vertigo — an uncontrollable fear of heights. Oh, there’s another thing about Nick. He joined the RAF as a […]