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HELP FIND AN ISSUE - WITH ONLY THE COVER TO GO ON! 
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We all know the covers were the glory of Commando, and one of my childhood favourites was from a story which in my memory is called 'Eintrit Strengsten Verboten.' Entry strictly forbidden. ( Although Google Translate gives 'Eintrag streng verboten.' )

Whether this was the actual title of the story, I don't know but the cover painting depicted a German guard with an MP-40 standing in front of an office or laboratory door which had those words written on the glass. The painting was from a low angle, I seem to recall.

I'm dying to find this issue to see how accurate my memory is. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance from a newbie. :)


Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:28 pm
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If you can remember the approximate year, there's a site with (very small!) scans of all the covers here: http://britishcomics.20m.com/pocket.htm

Commando do a periodic (twice yearly, I think) "By Special Request" event where people can suggest stories to be reprinted.

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Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:29 pm
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Got it!! Here's it is, a Swedish-text reprint, but the painting as vivid as I recall!

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It was Commando 1493 (2835) from 1981, I trawled through that link until I spotted it.

Thanks so much for that, mike, I can't tell you how pleased I am. Now to track down a copy in good nick!

:D :D


Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:14 pm
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GOT IT!

50p in a 2nd hand shop. :D


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*like button* 8)

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Here's the English cover, I found it on eBay. That's one less tiny thumbnail on Comic Vine's Commando listing.
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Such a cool cover! A contrast with all the action-packed covers that seemed standard.

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