Tag Archives: Neil Roberts

The Midnight Mob

Issue Number: 5333

After losing his eye at Dunkirk, British Army gunner Jack Wright is demobbed, thanked for his service and sent home. But he won’t let a little thing like that hold him back, and, as quick as you like, he joins a new outfit called the Local Defence Volunteers. Jack’s only bugbear is the lack of […]

Rats in the Rubble

Issue Number: 5327

Berlin, 1945. The capital of Hitler’s Reich is on fire. Children are armed and take to the streets ready to destroy the communist vermin that infests the city. A Red Army squad, led by Sergeant Nikolai Kulikov, is tasked with exterminating German snipers holed up in an abandoned orphanage. But, Nikolai will soon find he […]

Iron Resistance

Issue Number: 5313

Women in the French Resistance played a vital role in fighting back against their Nazi invaders. For many, the biggest role they could play was in sabotage… Michelle Peel was one such woman, and with a basket full of explosives and the help of some friends she would attempt to take down a vital Nazi […]

Red Snow

Issue Number: 5309

Just outside the beleaguered city of Stalingrad, German and Russian soldiers were trapped by a blizzard on the steppes. As the bitter cold gnawed at their bones, each man wished to be away from the freezing, howling winds. But the cold wasn’t the only thing out in the dark wasteland as bloody pawprints tracked through […]

Supertank

Issue Number: 5305

Weighing over a thousand tonnes, measuring one‑hundred and fifteen feet long, and thirty-six feet high with the kind of artillery armament that would shame a battleship, the Landkreuzer P.1000 Ratte was a warship built for land. It was the Nazis’ latest super weapon, and in the aftermath of D-Day it would decimate the Allies. That […]

Ramree Massacre

Issue Number: 5295

Nearly one thousand men went into the mangrove swamps on Ramree Island — but how many would make it out? Everything on Ramree wanted the Japanese garrison dead. British soldiers, Indian soldiers, tropical diseases, poisonous spiders, deadly pythons, and, most terrifying of all, saltwater crocodiles!   Story: Kate Dewar Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Neil Roberts

Monsters in the Fog

Issue Number: 5265

The platoon of British soldiers moved through the swirling murk. The thick smog hung in the air like tar and they could not even see the rifles in their hands. Shadows and shapes in the fog were moving… coming right at them.   Story: Dominic Teague Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Neil Roberts