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12 Jul 2018 4:59 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 10:02 p.m. PST

"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 gott" was virtually unavoidable.

Comic books such as Battle, Warlord and War Picture Weekly fuelled this distinctive fantasy world, which today, in the face of computer games and countless other distractions, has all but disappeared.

That is apart from one sole surviving example; Commando, the DC Thomson pocket war comic book which is celebrating over 50 years in the business…."
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Gaz004511 Jul 2018 11:16 p.m. PST

Just got a bundle of Commando comics via Ebay for the lad as his summer holiday reading material……..of course I may read one of two!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2018 10:21 a.m. PST

Only one or two…? (smile)


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