Better Than All The Rest 1970s

So now you have my nominees for best Commando for the 1960s and the 1970s and you also have my recommendations for the honourable mentions for the 1960s so I had better list my honourable mentions for the 1970s and this could be quite a list. I am going to work my way through the issues from the start to the end of the decade … Continue reading Better Than All The Rest 1970s

Better Than All The Rest 1960s

After my previous article where I have selected what I class to be the best Commando from the 1960s, one of my friends decides to ask me which other issues deserve an honourable mention.  With friends like that, who needs enemies! Seriously, I am going to list some of the issues that I never get tired of reading and with many of them, it would … Continue reading Better Than All The Rest 1960s

Throw Away Your Television

One thing you notice if you collect enough comics is that certain themes will repeat themselves over and over again. And it’s not only the themes that will repeat themselves, but the stories and the imagery will also. In some cases, it is the composition of the picture that will repeat itself.  After all, there are only so many angles that two opposing sides can … Continue reading Throw Away Your Television

Take Me Home Country Roads

With the breadth and range of conventions that line the horizon of British comic fandom, you need to pick and choose which events you are going to attend to get the best bang for your buck. But how do you measure that bang? Is it in the comics you can buy?  Is it in the guests that you can meet?  Or is it in some … Continue reading Take Me Home Country Roads

Got To Accentuate The Positive

As we have now moved and we are unpacking boxes, one thing that was decided early on was that my comic reference library was either going to be in our bedroom or in our living room. As we have now been in the house for a month and we currently only have one bookcase upstairs, it was became clear very quickly that those reference books … Continue reading Got To Accentuate The Positive