Tag Archives: Paolo Ongaro

Faceless Heroes

Issue Number: 5271

As world leaders hold talks at an elite country estate, a special ops team is drafted in when uninvited guests arrive. International relations don’t always go smoothly — and Scott Falcon is about to find out that there’s nothing worse than an eco-terrorist interrupting your barbecue.   Story: Iain McLaughlin Art: Paolo Ongaro Cover: Tom […]

Edge of the Sky

Issue Number: 5245

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane never flew in Russian airspace… officially.
 The Blackbird could reach a top speed of 2,200 mph and a ceiling height of 85,000 ft — enough to see the curvature of the earth. They outmatched everything the Russians could throw at them… except the MiG-31. So when one angry Red sets […]

Mud and Mayhem

Issue Number: 5225

Private Ned Nolan ran. He ran through the trenches, he ran through the rain, he ran through the mud, the poison gas and the battle-torn wastes of no man’s land. When he had a message to deliver, he would run through thick and thin – but all that running got him into trouble. He ran […]

American Avenger

Issue Number: 5209

It’s 1942. The events of Pearl Harbor have catapulted the US into the war and Tech Sergeant Frank Lewis remembers the carnage like it was yesterday. Now, the solo Wildcat maverick has been assigned to a new unit, but all is not well with his new posting and Frank’s suitability as a pilot is being […]

Raid over Heilbronn

Issue Number: 5183

Christmas, 1944. In the skies over a cold, wintry Germany, a squadron of Avro Lancasters forged onwards towards the city of Heilbronn. Their bellies were filled with bombs, ready to flatten the railway depot transporting the munitions that fuelled the Nazi war machine. But among the icy clouds and streaks of hail were hidden dangers… […]

Desert Rescue!

Issue Number: 5165

Lieutenant Guy Lewis was desperate for action. Fresh out of officer’s training, he was bored of playing squash in Cairo to pass the time. Then Guy got the posting he had been waiting for – a posting in the North African desert with one of the most notorious Allied regiments – the Long Range Desert […]

Nazi Gold!

Issue Number: 5145

In a secret room, several Wehrmacht Generals met, their greedy eyes wide at the thought of their Nazi gold. These selfish men had pilfered gold bullion from the National Banks of Yugoslavia and Greece during their Nazi occupation. But now a ragtag group of East London gangsters and British Army officers were going to steal […]

Last Boat Home

Issue Number: 5127

The Blitzkreig had thundered through France leaving carnage in its wake. For many men, the British Expeditionary Force’s retreat ended long before the beaches at Dunkirk. But one thing was certain: Lieutenant Jack Dodd was going to get his men home. Even as they huddled, stranded in a coastal village, with no hope of the […]

Flak Run!

Issue Number: 5105

Norway fell to a German invasion in 1940, and when they did, the Nazis gained access to a factory that could manufacture a component vital to the creation of nuclear weapons. The SOE and the RAF were in agreement, the factory must be flattened at all costs. There was only one man for the job […]

Devil Dogs

Issue Number: 5085

By 1918, the end of the Great War was in sight, but even as it ground towards its bloody conclusion, the US Marine Corps were shipped in, charging while others retreated, straight to the front line. Facing German machine guns, barbed wire, mortar shells and mustard gas, the Americans were fearless in battle, earning them […]