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Page Four: Starblazer Picture Library. From issue one, plus a full writer and artist checklist.

Note: If you are outside the UK and/or wanting to buy multiple items, please email us (Dezskinn1@yahoo.co.uk) stating which items you wish to purchase and we will send a customised Paypal invoice with the postage and packing charged strictly at cost price, because we’re not postage profiteers!

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We have a massive stock of DC Thomson’s long-running 68 page digest format war title that we would really like to sell to clear some space, so they are being offered at bargain prices (we’ve also put up a page for DC Thomson’s SF companion title Starblazer, click here to view.)

First off, here are a few earlier issues (we literally have hundreds more to list but there just aren’t enough hours in the day!). Click the image to see large, click again to supersize.

Postage: If overseas and/or ordering multiples of these single issue listings, email us at Dezskinn1@yahoo.co.uk and we’ll send a customised Paypal invoice with postage billed strictly at cost price.


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Commando 182

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Commando 266

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Commando 275

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Commando 315

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Commando 329

Commando 329

Commando 334

Commando 334

Commando 348

Commando 348

Commando 353

Commando 353

Commando 176 (1965) £4.95: Creasing to corners and spine of cover. Some browning to inside pages.
Commando 178 (1965) £4.75: Creasing and roll to cover’s spine and biro prices. Some browning to inside pages.
Commando 182 (1965) £6.95: Spoiled only by bookshop stamp and light creasing by spine & bottom corner.
Commando 266 (1966) £1.25: Creasing to corners and spine of cover. Some browning to inside pages. Last page missing.
Commando 275 (1967) £4.50: Creasing to corners and spine of cover. Small biro price on cover.
Commando 315 (1968) £4.25: Creasing and spine roll + bump to top of spine. Biro price on cover. Light browning to inside.
Commando 329 (1968) £5.50: Spoiled only by bookshop stamp. small biro “4″ and very light spine roll.
Commando 334 (1968) £4.95: Corner crease and spine roll.
Commando 348 (1968) £4.95: Spoiled only by small bump to top and small nick to foot of spine.
Commando 353 (1968) £4.50: Creasing to corners and spine of cover. Light browning to inside pages.

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Commando 383

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Commando 393

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Commando 400

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Commando 437

Commando 437

Commando 504

Commando 504


Commando 521

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Commando 523

Commando 523

Commando 538

Commando 538

Commando 372 (1968) £3.25: 1/2″ tear to foot of spine. Small biro price on cover. Faded bookshop stamp, top right.
Commando 383 (1969) £2.50: 2″ x 1/8″ strip out along top of cover. Some creases to back cover.
Commando 384 (1969) £4.95: High grade. Spoiled only by light creasing by spine and small bump to foot of spine.
Commando 393 (1969) £3.75: Single crease by spine, small bump to foot of spine and small biro price/bookshop stamp on cover. Top right corner of cover clipped.
Commando 400 (1969) £5.75: Very high grade. Spoiled only by small bump to foot of spine.
Commando 437 (1969) £4.95: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover.
Commando 504 (1970) £3.95: High grade. Spoiled only by top left corner of back cover clipped. SUPERB ARTWORK
Commando 521 (1971) £4.25: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover and light corner creases.
Commando 523 (1971) £4.50: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover.
Commando 538 (1971) £4.25: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover and crease to bottom right corner.

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Commando 597

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Commando 604

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Commando 605

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Commando 616

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Commando 620

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Commando 621

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Commando 622

Commando 622

Commando 595 (1971) £4.50: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover and crease to corner of back.
Commando 597 (1971) £4.50: High grade. Spoiled only by rippling across front cover.
Commando 599 (1971) £3.50: High grade. Spoiled only by clip to top right corner of front cover (see visual).
Commando 604 (1971) £3.95: Would be high grade. Spoiled by rippling across cover and light spine and corner creases.
Commando 605 (1971) £4.50: High grade. Spoiled by rippling across front cover and light spine & corner creases.
Commando 606 (1971) £3.95: Would be high grade. Spoiled by rippling across front cover and light corner creases.
Commando 616 (1972) £2.25: Some spine and corner wear to cover and price covered by felt tip mark.
Commando 620 (1972) £4.25: High grade. Spoiled by rippling across front cover and very light corner creases.
Commando 621 (1972) £4.25: High grade. Spoiled by rippling across front cover and very light corner creases.
Commando 622 (1972) £2.75: Spoiled by some spine and corner wear to cover.

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Commando 715

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Commando 716

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Commando 720

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Commando 721

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Commando 728

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Commando 731

Commando 731

Commando 739

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Commando 750

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Commando 751

Commando 751

Commando 714 (1973) £2.50: Small bump to foot of spine & some light spine wear. Chipping to right hand edge (see visual)
Commando 715 (1973) £1.95: Light spine roll, cover creasing and some spine wear.
Commando 716 (1973) £2.95: Very light creasing to spine and almost invisible water stain to part of cover (see visual).
Commando 720 (1973) £3.95: Virtually fault free, very slight spine roll.
Commando 721 (1973) £3.50: High grade copy, very light creasing by spine (see visual).
Commando 728 (1973) £3.50: High grade copy, small bumps to corners (see visual).
Commando 731 (1973) £3.50: High grade copy, small bumps to corners (see visual).
Commando 739 (1973) £2.50: Small bump to head and foot of spine & some spine wear.
Commando 750 (1973) £2.95: Light creasing by spine and to corners of cover.
Commando 751 (1973) £3.50: Virtually fault free, very slight spine roll.

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Commando 900

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Commando 900 back

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Commando 910

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Commando 1032

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Commando 1039

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Commando 1045

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Commando 1052

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Commando 1064

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Commando 1066

Commando 1066

Commando 1066 back

1066 back

Commando 1070

Commando 1070

Commando 885 (1974) £2.50: Creasing to spine and across cover. Light browning to inside pages.
Commando 900 (1975) £2.50: Light rippling and back cover marks, see second visual.
Commando 910 (1975) £2.95: High grade copy, very slightly grubby back cover.
Commando 1032 (1976) £2.95: High grade copy, light cover creasing.
Commando 1039 (1976) £2.25: Creasing to spine and small biro price on cover corner.
Commando 1045 (1976) £2.50: Creasing to spine and top corner of cover.
Commando 1052 (1976) £2.50: Creasing to spine and along top of cover.
Commando 1064 (1976) £2.50: Creasing to spine and top corner of cover.
Commando 1066 (1976) £1.50: Creasing to spine and piece out back cover. See second visual (affects final inside page).
Commando 1070 (1974) £2.25: Small biro tick and very light spine roll. Final 3 pages loose.

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Commando 1071

Commando 1071

Commando 1072

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Commando 1072 back

1072 back

Commando 1073

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Commando 1074

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Commando 1075

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Commando 1082

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Commando 1083

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Commando 1095

Commando 1095

Commando 1095 back

1095 back

Commando 1071 (1976) £2.95: Spoiled only by slight browning to interior pages.
Commando 1072 (1976) £1.95: Spoiled only by back cover marks along bottom – see visual.
Commando 1073 (1976) £2.25: Light rippling to cover.
Commando 1074 (1976) £2.75: Spoiled only by slight browning to interior and a corner crease.
Commando 1075 (1976) £2.95: Light creasing to cover & spine.
Commando 1082 (1976) £2.25: Very small piece out top of spine – see visual.
Commando 1083 (1976) £2.75: Very light crease to spine.
Commando 1085 (1976) £2.95: Good as new.
Commando 1086 (1976) £2.95: Good as new.
Commando 1095 (1977) £2.25: Light spine roll and some foxing to back – see visual.

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Because their covers have been wonderful, with these more recent issues below we’re displaying all that we originally had, but please order by issue numbers rather than title as not all those shown remain in stock.

All are high grade copies, several having a minor spine crease or corner fold from a single read (email if more information needed).

UK postage is £1.00 for first copy, then 25p per additional item up to 10 issues. Larger orders and overseas buyers: Pleas email us at Dezskinn1@yahoo.co.uk stating which issues you would like and we will send a customised Paypal invoice, with postage & packing charged strictly at cost price.

COMMANDO 1100 – 1199 (1977)

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1101 1105 1109 1112 1116 1130 1131 1133 1137 1138 1146 1147 1150 1153 1154 1160 1162 1167 1182 1187 1188 1189 …all at £1.75 each (plus postage). (Note that 1147 has slight spine roll)

COMMANDO 1200 – 1299 (1978)

Commando 1200s1202 1205 1226 1235 1249 1266 1272 1273 1276 1281 1287 1298 …all at £1.75 each (plus postage)
(Note: 1202: several creases by spine 1205: light spine scuffing and corner creases to cover
1235: 9d printed price covered by felt-tip circle 1249: price sticker and corner creases 1298: small bump to foot of spine)

COMMANDO 1300 – 1399 (1979)

Commando 1300s1304 1306 1307 1309 1311 1319 1346 1351 1353 1356 1364 1366 1382 1391 1394 …all at £1.75 each (plus postage)
(Note: 1309: small biro “5″ by original price 1311: light spine roll 1319: small bump to foot of spine 1353: small “5″ in biro, below main title 1382: slight browning to cover 1391: slight spine roll and small “5″ in biro by price)

Commando 1100-1399
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COMMANDO 1400 – 1499 (1980)

Commando 1400s 1402 1413 1417 1418 1419 1422 1424 1425 1426 1429 1433 1436 1438 1440 1449 1454 1458 1461 1471 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 1477 1478 1479 1480 1484 1487 1489 1491 1494 1497 1499…all at £1.50 each (plus postage)
(1402: slight spine roll 1413: slight spine roll 1419: very light spine roll 1422: small bump to top of spine 1429: slightly scuffed spine 1433: slightly scuffed spine 1436: 1/2″ tear at top of cover 1438: edge creasing 1440: biro “6″ and tear to foot of spine 1449: slight spine roll 1476: small scuffing to top of spine 1491: slight spine roll)

COMMANDO 1500 – 1599 (1981)

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1510 1515 1517 1518 1519 1522 1523 1527 1532 1533 1535 1536 1538 1540 1545 1547 1551 1553 1557 1560 1562 1563 1564 1566 1567 1568 1576 1578 1581 1586 1589 1593 1595 1597 …all at £1.50 each (plus postage)
( Note: 1510: Bump & crease to top of spine 1518: Large bottom right corner crease to cover 1522: Top right corner creasing to cover 1578: Very light spine roll 1593: Small bump to foot of spine and light edge creasing to cover

COMMANDO 1600 – 1699 (1982)

Commando 1600s-1Commando 1600s-2Commando 1600s-3Commando 1600s-4
1600 1606 1610 1613 1620 1624 1629 1630 1636 1641 1642 1647 1649 1650 1654 1658 1660 1669 1675 1676 1677 1678 1679 1682 1683 1684 1685 1686 1687 1688 1690 1693…all at £1.50 each (plus postage)
(Note: 1600: 1/4″ tear to middle of cover 1606: Corner creases & small “P” in biro top of cover 1610: Corner creases to cover 1641: Very light spine roll & small corner bump)

Commando 1400-1699
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COMMANDO 1700 – 1799 (1983)

Commando 1700s-1Commando 1700s-2
1700 1701 1720 1721 1727 1739 1741 1769 1785 1793 …all at £1.25 each (plus postage)

COMMANDO 1800 – 1899 (1984)

Commando 1800s-1Commando 1800s-21801 1802 1803 1807 1864 1869 1870 1872 1874 1881 1889 1890 1891 1896 1894 1897…all at £1.25 each plus postage.
(Note: 1802: small bump to spine 1807: light cover creasing 1870: small biro mark on cover)

COMMANDO 1900 – 1999 (1985)

Commando 1900s-1Commando 1900s-21900 1901 1902 1904 1907 1908 1909 1910 1913 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1922 1923 1924 1925 1931 1933 1937 1941 1949 1953 1958 1960 1961 1962 1964 1966 1967 1969 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1982 1984 1986 1987 1990
…all at £1.25 each plus postage.
Note: 1908: Blue biro tick on cover 1941: Several “liver spots” down outer edge of cover 1949: Light spine roll 1958: Very light spine roll 1962: Small mark on cover – top right corner

COMMANDO 2000 – 2099 (1986)

Commando 2000s-1Commando 2000s-2Commando 2000s-32016 2048 2051 2052 2063 2064 2070 2074 2075 2080 2081 2085 2094 2096 2099…all at £1.25 each plus postage.
Note: 2070: Very light wear to top of spine (1/2″) 2085: light spine roll 2099: Very light spine wear.

Commando 1700-2099
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COMMANDO 2100 – 2199 (1987)

Commando 2100s-1Commando 2100s-2 2119 2122 2124 2126 2135 2136 2142 2143 2150 2152 2154 2161 2162 2166 2173 2178 2184 2188 2191 2192 2193 2194…all at £1.00 each plus postage.
(Note: 2150: two light cover creases 2162: light cover creasing)

COMMANDO 2200 – 2299 (1988)

Commando 2200s-1Commando 2200s-22200 2203 2207 2208 2209 2210 2211 2213 2214 2215 2216 2217 2219 2220 2221 2224 2226 2228 2230 2231 2232 2233 2234 2235 2237 2238 2239 2240 2241 2245 2247 2249 2250 2251 2252 2253 2254 2257 2258 2261 2262 2265 2267 2268 2269 2271 2273 2274 2275 2276 2277 2278 2279 2281 2282 2283 2284 2285 2287 2288 2291 2292 2293 2294 2295 2296 2298 2299…all at £1.00 each plus postage.

COMMANDO 2300 – 2399 (1989)

Commando 2300s2301 2309 2311 2312 2314 2315 2316 2318 2320 2321 2322 2344 2347 2353 2354 2355 …all at £1.00 each plus postage.
(Note that 2344 has a small knock to the top of the spine)

COMMANDO 2400 – 2499 (1990)

Commando 2400s
2402 2411 2412 2416 2418 2419 2422 2424… all at £1.00 each plus postage.

Commando 2100-2499
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COMMANDO 2600 – 2699 (1992)

Commando 2600s-1Commando 2600s-2Commando 2600s-32602 2606 2610 2611 2612 2613 2614 2616 2617 2623 2624 2625 2626 2627 2628 2630 2631 2633 2634 2635 2637 2638 2642 2643 2648 2649 2650 2664 2666 2671 2672 2677 2679 2680 2681 2682 2683 2685 2687 2689 2690 2693… all at £1.00 each (plus postage)

COMMANDO 2700 – 2799 (1993)

Commando 2700s-1Commando 2700s-22700 2702 2703 2705 2714 2720 2721 2722 2723 2724 2725 (1st Wolfe Brady, Time Warrior) 2727 2730 2731 2732 2733 2735 2739 2745 2747 2748 2749 2750 2753 2755 2770 2788 2794 2799… all at £1.00 each (plus postage)

COMMANDO 2800 – 2899 (1994)

Commando 2800s-1Commando 2800s-22822 2823 2829 2832 2833 2834 2864 2899…all at £1.00 each plus postage
(Note: issue 2833 has some light cover creasing)

COMMANDO 2900 – 2999 (1995)

Commando 2900s-1Commando 2900s-22900 2917 2923 2927 2929 2932 2945 2954 2957 2960 2963 2966 2969 2971 2974 2979 2981 2982 2984 2986 2990… all at £1.00 each (plus postage)

Commando 2500-2999
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COMMANDO 3000 – 3099 (1996)

Commando 3000s-1Commando 3000s-23007 3008 3016 3022 3023 3025 3026 3028 3029 3032 3034 3046 3051 3055 3058 3060 …all at £1.00 each plus postage.

COMMANDO 3100 – 3199 (1997)

Commando 3100s-1Commando 3100s-2
3111 3120 3129 3130 3156 3168 3171 3176 3183 3188 3189 3192 3194 3196 3199…all at £1.00 each plus postage.

COMMANDO 3200 – 3299 (1998)

Commando 3200s-1Commando 3200s-2
3207 3208 3209 3211 3212 3214 3217 3230 3240 3270 3274 …all at £1.00 each plus postage

Commando 3000-3299
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