Tag Archives: Manuel Benet

One must die!

Issue Number: 5242

The hatred of two men – one British, one German – lasted over forty years, through three wars and over two continents. How many had died as a result of their bitter feud would never be known, but there was only one way it was ever going to end – one of them must die! […]

Dead by Dawn

Issue Number: 5233

They called Operation Aubery one of the finest and most spectacular exploits of the Royal Marine Commandos, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing. Every day the sun rose with more blood and battling, each Commando uncertain that they would see another dawn.   Story: Kate Dewar Art: Manuel Benet Cover: Manuel Benet

Lady Death

Issue Number: 5217

Private Svetlana Ivanovna Korzh smelled peppermint. In her balled up fist, she crushed a Vivil wrapper and looked around for her enemy. The German sniper had been there recently, she was going to find him and take her revenge.   Story: Andrew Knighton Art: Manuel Benet Cover: Manuel Benet

Flight Into Darkness

Issue Number: 5189

In the black night sky above the barren Iraqi desert, Flight Lieutenant Anthony Davenport had a choice to make as the surface-to-air missile closed in on his Chinook helicopter. He couldn’t avoid the hit, but he could choose where it struck: his side, or his co-pilot’s. With the flight stick in his hand, Tony wished […]

War Bus

Issue Number: 5171

In the First World War, over one thousand London buses were used to ferry soldiers from Blighty to the front line in France. It was a long, dangerous journey, one that would take trainee bus driver Sam Porter far away from the depot in Hackney. 
 Now in the driving seat, in a big, bright […]

The Pact

Issue Number: 5155

Havildar Dilawar Khan, a sergeant in the Indian Army, pushed the Type 100 flamethrower away from his face, its flames licking at him and the Japanese soldier as they fought for control. But Dilawar had something more than survival to fight for, he had a duty to protect his unit and the pact he had […]

The Forlorn Hope

Issue Number: 5139

The men of the 45th Regiment of Foot gripped their Brown Bess muskets with sweaty hands, ready to storm the breaches at Badajoz. The 45th were the soldiers chosen to be the first part of the attack. Their fight would be the hardest with the most casualties. For this, they called them… The Forlorn Hope […]

Convict Commandos: Wolf Warriors

Issue Number: 5123

The Convict Commandos are back and in trouble again! Jelly Jakes, Titch Mooney, Dr Jane Mallory, Smiler Dawson and Major Guy Tenby are in the thick of it once more — this time in Nazi Germany itself! In a headlong retreat behind their own borders, the Germans were desperate to halt the American advance and […]

Doctor’s Orders

Issue Number: 5109

Captain Tom Stewart was bleeding internally. Their Seahawk was downed in a sandstorm; the rotors chewed up and the radio dead. His only hope of staying alive long enough to reach the Coalition Forces was Navy Doctor Captain Jane Daly. But with Iraqi soldiers patrolling on land and in the air, that would not be […]

Trouble in Tibet

Issue Number: 5089

In the thirteenth century, Kublai Khan’s ships were decimated by two typhoons off the coast of Japan. The Japanese deemed these typhoons a ‘kamikaze’ or a ‘divine wind’, which bolstered the nation’s belief that their shores would never be invaded. This belief would cause a German team, led by an SS Major and a team […]