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• The Fandom Post | The Tankies Review

What They Say: From the bloody battle for Normandy to the Nazi heartland, from war’s end to the killing fields of Korea, the men of the British Army’s Royal Tank Regiment fight battle after battle against terrible odds. Whether outnumbered or outgunned, the Tankies soldier on–as their motto would have it, “From Mud, Through Blood,… Read more

 

• Comics Grinder | Review: THE TANKIES by Garth Ennis

All good writing provides a hook, a way into a story. War stories might seem challenging for unfamiliar readers since they might seem remote–but not if you have characters as alive as the action. Garth Ennis knows this well and it has resulted in numerous thrilling and engaging war stories. In the case of The… Read more

 

• Comics Grinder | Garth Ennis Interview

Garth Ennis has been writing comics since 1989. Credits include Preacher, The Boys and Hitman, with successful runs on The Punisher and Fury for Marvel Comics. As well as his own war series War Stories, Battlefields, and Dreaming Eagles. For this interview, Henry Chamberlain chats with Garth about the new edition of The Tankies, published… Read more

 

• Australian Naval Institute | Teddy Roosevelt biography

I have always been a ‘fan’ of Teddy Roosevelt for his dogged determination, forthright manner and an unrestrained desire to do good for his country and its people. So I was somewhat surprised, when this book arrived for review, to find what I would describe on first sight as a ‘comic book’. That however would… Read more

 

• The Strategy Bridge | #Reviewing Atlas at War

Before Marvel Comics was Marvel Comics, it was known as Atlas (and before that, Timely). While most of us today associate Marvel with the colorful superheroes dominating the movies, there was a time, just after World War II, when superhero comics died. Only three superhero characters––Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman––stayed in continuous publication throughout the… Read more