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Cloud Ten of the Best - The Early War Picture Library Comic Book Covers, Comic Books Art, Ace Comics, Film Inspiration, Pulp Art, Vintage Comics, Pulp Fiction, Comic Artist, Comic Character

Ten of the Best - The Early War Picture Library

As this year sees the fiftieth anniversary of Commando comics, I thought it might be instructive and hopefully fun to take a brief detour and look at the comics that started the whole trend off in the first place so here's the first ten covers of Amalgamated Press's War Picture Library which was launched on a tentative two a month basis in October of 1958, some thirteen years after the cessation of hostilities. As a result of some superb investigative work by Steve Holland (author, ephemera…

Comics UK is dedicated to those great institutions, the British Comic and Story Paper dating back from the the late Victorian era through Beano to and beyond. Comics Uk, War Comics, Vintage Comics, Vintage Books, Comic Book Covers, Comic Books, Retro Toys, 70s Toys, My Childhood Memories

Warlord anniversary - Forbidden Planet Blog

I had no idea that yesterday marked the 35th anniversary of a comic I enjoyed every week as a kid in the 70s – Warlord. I’m sure many British readers of a certain age will let out a nostalgic sigh as they cast their mind back to that mid-week war-comic treat. Come on, own up, …

a comic book cover with a dahher breaking through a Nazi swastika flag Comics Illustration, Illustrations, Comic Book Covers, Comic Books, Le Vent Se Leve, War Comics, Saturday Morning Cartoons, Adventure Movies, Film Inspiration

The iconic Art of Commando Comic

For a certain type of kid growing up in the 1970s, Airfix kits were the bedroom hobby of choice, Clarke’s Commando shoes were de rigueur in the playground and battling the Germans with shouts of “donner und blitzen” an “mein...

Commando "Lair of the Leopards" Book Cover Art, Comic Book Covers, Cheap Books, Tyranids, War Comics, Adventure Movies, Classic Comics, Leopards, Classic Books

Commando 1207 - Lair of the Leopards

Printed and Published by D.C. Thomson in 1978. "When you piloted a fast photo-recce spitfire you had no guns to get you out of trouble - only your own flying ability and the speed of that wonderful aircraft. And among the most daring of these super pilots was Squadron Leadre Roddy Duffield who had the cool cheek to stick the nose of his unarmed spitfire into the lair of the leopards and the press the button of his camera gun with devastating effect." A selection of covers from Commando, a…

Commando "Loyalty" [War in the East] War Comics, Archie Comics, Book Cover Art, Comic Book Covers, Comic Books, Action Story, Adventure Magazine, Romantic Comedy Movies, Martial Arts Movies

Commando is Back

Reshuffle for Commando I've had a bit of a reshuffle and re-presented the thrilling story, The Sand Devils , in its complete form. The story was g…