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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Prion Books Ltd (15 Aug. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1853758981
  • ISBN-13: 978-1853758980
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 16.1 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 116,916 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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George Low started working on DC Thomson's Commando comic books in 1963, two years after their launch. He was the longest-serving Editor of Commando from 1988 to 2007. He selected all the stories in this collection. Calum Laird is the current Editor of Commando. He wrote the general introduction to this collection of stories.

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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful By twitter-bird on 15 Aug. 2013
Format: Paperback
I have looked forward to these new collections, a step up from the Commando mini-collections which are not as good given the smaller size and paper used but desirable nonetheless because of the content. However, guess what? All four of the collections issued this August 2013 are mere reprints of the first two Commando collections issued in 2005. Yes! All four books, each containing six stories, are mere reprints of 'The Dirty Dozen' and 'True Brit' collections. The only difference is the whiter paper, fewer pages in each (hence 4 books replacing two) and the paperback finish which means you will have creased spines unlike the good old flexi-civers which were far more preferable. So avoid unless you don't have or can't find the original 'The Dirty Dozen' and 'True Brit' collections at reasonable prices.

What is typical of the modern corporate mentality is the manner in which those cherished flexi-cover collections (which were priced at about £15 each full cover price)are now criticised in the introduction to each of the new books as being too big and too heavy despite being only twice as thick and almost the same weight as the each of the new collections even though they had twice as many stories, better covers and decent paper stock. The cover price is a rip-off unless you buy from Amazon and get the discounted price as otherwise it means that to get the same number of stories as in each of the the previous collections you would need to spend about £20 quid - £5 more.

The Commando war comics are absolutely worth it and I would recommend getting a subscription and if you can find any or all of the old flexi-cover collections, new or used, grab-em! They are really worth it. The recent mini collections which are the lower priced small paperback sized editions cost about 3 or 4 quid on Amazon are also worth it as there are a total of 36 stories in the twelve released so far. This latest collection of 4 are a cash-grab, pure and simple!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Dave on 21 Aug. 2013
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I ordered all these new titles only to discover when they arrived that they are just reprints of "True Brit and The Dirty Dozen", a complete rip off from both the publishers and Amazon who failed to make it clear when they announced them.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By phil spencer on 8 Sept. 2013
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Whilst appreaciating the publication of what I thought was more of this wonderful series, I was terribly disappointed to find that this was merely a rehash of previously published material. I felt cheated to discover that all 4 books contained stories that had already been featured in "The Dirty Dozen" and "True Brit" anthologies.
There are thousands of Commando stories to choose from and surely the publishers could have used some of these rather than foisting this on an unsuspecting public. I don't remember seeing any mention of them being re-issues.

I don't feel that this book and its companion volumes can be recommended at all. If you alread have "The Dirty Dozen" and "True Brit" then don't bother with these.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By neil eggleton on 25 Aug. 2013
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Just contains stories previously published in 'true Brit' and 'the dirty dozen'. Sent back in disgust. Why ? Just why did they do it ?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By W. Myers on 21 Dec. 2013
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First off, Commando comics (I really hate using the word "comics" because these are not "comics" they are realistic, dramatic illustrated stories) are wonderful stories for boys. They always have a moral (good morals, not some type of subjectively relativistic "morals" that change with whomever's personal justifications for their deviant actions/behaviours) and a life lesson to them. The protagonist overcomes obstacles and grows as a character.

It is hard for me to give this one measly star. I love Commando books. I am a teacher and I strongly believe these are excellent books for boys to read and relate a lot of history, social responsibility, honour and morals. Every classroom, from middle grades up, should have these books in them to help facilitate reading and comprehension of history, not to mention teaching the "hidden curriculum" of social skills, discipline and honour - all of which are severely lacking in society and the results of which are clearly seen.

However, and this is an HUGE however, this book, as are the three sister publications that have been released at the same time, are nothing more than mere reprints of the stories in the previously released 12 book compilations entitled, 'The Dirty Dozen' and 'True Brit'. If you have those books already, stay away from these. There is not a thing new here.

To be fair, the pictures are printed oversized from original that really helps show the great artwork. The stories are good.

Why Calum Laird would have reprinted the previous ones in this format, is beyond me - unless there was an intentional deception at work here to get people to buy these who had probably bought the previous ones. The previous titles these are merely copied from cost 15 Pounds.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Keith Meloncelli on 8 Sept. 2013
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Is a repeat of previous compilation not a new collection of titles. This special collections should not repeat previous special releases should contain new titles.
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