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I’m sure many of you of “a certain age” will remember Danish-born Sven Hassel’s World War II series of novels, which were hugely popular, bestsellers in many countries. I remember they went out of print...

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Royals: Masters of War, Rob Williams, Simon Coleby, DC/Vertigo It’s 1940 and Britain is burning under the relentless air assault of the Nazi Luftwaffe. But as ordinary citizens die in mass bombing raids, as “The...

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(Commando Books: D-Day Plus marking the 65th anniversary 5 years ago, art by Mike Dorey, published DC Thomson) On this day, seventy years ago, one of the most remarkable turning points of World War Two...

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Reviews: The Royals, Masters of War #1

February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Royals: Masters of War #1 Rob Williams, Simon Coleby, DC/Vertigo I’ve been looking forward to this new Vertigo series from Rob Williams and Simon Coleby for a wee while now – I chatted to...

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Garth Ennis Presents: Battle Classics John Wagner, Cam Kennedy, Alan Hebden, Mike Western, John Cooper and an introduction by Garth Ennis Titan Books This fabulous collection reprints two of Battles’ better stories in full, HMS...

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Last week we flagged up one of February’s upcoming new series from Rob Williams and Simon Coleby, Royals: Masters of War (see here), an intriguing-looking alternative history take on World War Two with superpowers. But...

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(cover to issue 1 of Royals: Masters of War, written Rob Williams, art by Simon Coleby, published DC/Vertigo) Rob Williams and Simon Coleby have a new series coming up from DC’s Vertigo imprint, and boy...

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Comics: when Dr Seuss went to war…

October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kellie Strøm points us to this site which documents another side to the work of acclaimed illustrator of children’s books Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known to generations of readers as Doctor Seuss – in this...

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Comics: when the heroes went to war

February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The always interesting Retronaut site features a fine spread of World War Two era American comic covers, a time when not just every strata of society was called on to help the war effort, even...

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The Longest Day

June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today is June the 6th. To those of us who grew up on a diet of comics like the immortal Commando Book (still going strong from DC Thomson), Warlord, Battle, Victor, Hotspur and many more...

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