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“The comic has stayed true to key aspects of its heritage while taking risks and diversifying to stay relevant to today’s reader,” said DC Thomson Media’s Alexandria Turner.
DC Thomson is celebrating 60 years of Commando, Britain’s longest-serving war comic, with a raft of anniversary activity.
To celebrate the milestone, Commando is releasing nine special issues, starting with a reprint of the very first issue – ‘Walk – or Die!’ – with a brand-new cover by Ian Kennedy.
The other anniversary issues span brand-new stories, including a World War Three science fiction adventure and a sequel to issue #1, as well as four classic issues each boasting new covers from modern artists.
The range will also include an exclusive collection of cover art prints for subscribers.
“Commando is a veteran of British comics that continues to thrive, and we’re thrilled to celebrate its 60th anniversary with our readers,” said Alexandria Turner, Editor-in-Chief of Kids’ Magazines and Comics at DC Thomson Media.
“The comic has stayed true to key aspects of its heritage while taking risks and diversifying to stay relevant to today’s reader.”
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