Tag Archives: McOwan

Jet Blitz

Issue Number: 5208

Hitler’s latest secret weapon, the lightning-fast Messerschmitt 262 jets were unmatched by the Allies in speed. So the RAF had to go down and nail this menace for good, the hard way – on the ground. But to dive your Tempest right inside a hangar full of a dozen jets and drop your bombs – […]

Death of a U-boat

Issue Number: 5164

To the tough rowdies of the whaling fleets from Greenland to the South Pole, he was just ‘Big Olaf’. Star harpoon-gunner of them all, the ship that had Olaf aboard broke records for whales caught and bonuses paid. Six feet four inches of blonde Norwegian with eyes as icy green as the seas he roved, and […]

Day of Danger

Issue Number: 5120

The Luftwaffe ground crews standing around the German drome gazed upwards in amazement. There, above them, a Royal Air Force Mosquito was circling, undercarriage and flaps down, preparing to make a landing. It looked like a crafty trick of some kind – but no! The Mosquito touched down and rolled to a standstill. The pilot […]

Fly Fast – Hit Hard

Issue Number: 5076

In a rubber dinghy tossing about in the English Channel, ace R.A.F. pilot, Nick Nichols, told – for the first time – the truth about the day he shot down a British Hurricane in cold blood. It was some story… Story: McOwan Art: Amador Cover: Sanfeliz

Glory Hunter

Issue Number: 5024

Sam Blake was fed up. He’d come from Canada to join the R.A.F. to fight Nazis as a fully qualified pilot, only to find he had to learn to fly all over again, the official way. Then they kicked him out of a fighter squadron. “Too reckless and irresponsible,” they said. “Give him a bomber. […]

Launch The Wildcats!

Issue Number: 5012

He went to school in Germany, and was brought ip among the Nazis. His name was Braun, but he spelt it Brown. He had enough cheek to join the Fleet Air Arm, and when he won his pilot’s wings he felt he was one of the lads. Then, one day, after he had crash-landed on […]

Flying Phantom

Issue Number: 4980
Flying Phantom, cover by Ken Barr

Tom Hardy, ex-spitfire ace and Dave Rogers, Radar operator, were a night-fighter team. They flew in a Beaufighter, but they never got results. Sometimes the radar broke down, once it caught fire. They even found themselves chasing friendly planes. Then something new was added to the team. On their night flights it was always with […]

NIGHT INTRUDER

Issue Number: 4933
4933

Pete Owen was a fine pilot in a Mosquito night-fighter squadron, with a growing number of kills to his name. Then he shook everybody by flying his plane, complete with the latest top-secret radar, across the Channel into German hands. He’d been playing a traitor’s game all the time, it seemed. But why was he […]

HALF-PINT COMMANDO

Issue Number: 4920
Half-Pint Commando

It was a Commando raid with a difference. Among the elite soldiers, fighting right alongside with a tommy-gun was a boy of only sixteen who wasn’t even in the army! When the Commandos found young Terry Nelson stowed away on their landing craft, it was too late to do anything but give him a gun […]