In this issue; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos find themselves temperately reporting to Capt. Flint, whom is a ‘by the books officer’. The Captain and his attitudes not only cramp the howlers unique – and individual style, but also puts them in great danger as they set out on a mission with Capt. Flint overseeing the operation personally. From the overly shiny helmets to his shiny bars on his shoulders, the greatest danger to the mission seems to be the officers by the book attitude. But then, how does this story fair in my – not so by the book – comic book review. (more…)
Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #11
October 22, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Crackdown of Capt. Flint!
Sgt. Fury and his howling commandos #10
March 7, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
On To Okinawa!
Sgt.Fury And His Howling Commandos #10 offers us a twist, instead of continuing the War in the E.T.O Fury and his team get shipped off to the pacific to rescue a Prisoner of war from Okinawa before the island is bombed. They have less then 72 hours to get there, free Phil Parker and get out. But I am sure by now, the outcomes is not so much the surprise and the details is the reason to read. (more…)
Sgt. Fury and his howling commandos #9
March 5, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
Mission: capture Adolph Hitler!
To start off my comic book review of Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #9, I have to start with the cover itself; where we have the commandos surrounded with Hitler on a pedestal behind them. The title “Mission: Capture Hitler!” to the right. Lastly the bubble that says it all: “The world knew that it couldn’t be done! But Fury and his Howlers had to do it…!!” Just from looking at the cover, we know what this issue is about, and what an intense story we are in for. (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #8
March 3, 2014 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Death Ray of Dr. Zemo!
You have likely already read my review of Dr. Zemo’s first avenger appearances, but now we get to see him in a World War II setting, facing against the Howling Commandos. This appearance helps to even further join this series to the main marvel universe tales taking place in the other comics. But what business does the howling commandos have with Dr. Zemo? Quite simply, they have to set out to steal a death ray he invented for the Nazi’s.
This issue, also brings with it, the first appearance of Percival “Pinky” Pinkerton, a british solder who is assigned to the commando’s to fill the spot vacated by the death of “Junior” Juniper (that happened in Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #4). (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #7
August 13, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Court-Martial Of Sergeant Fury
With most of the comic book I review the action takes place between the good guys and the bad guys, and is fought with action, but this story is different. as Nick Fury defends his very life in the court room. While there is some classic comic book action taking place in the pages of Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #7 the heart of the story is in the courtroom drama of “The Court-Martial Of Sergeant Fury”.
This however leaves just one question to be responded to in this review, and that is can this style of drama be done justice in the comic book medium of its time or is it a case of a dire crime worse than that of which our hero is faced? (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #6
August 9, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Fangs Of The Desert Fox!
Today as I sit down to write my comic book review of Howling Commandos #6, the story titled “The Fangs Of The Desert Fox!” I am left with more to think about then just the artwork, and story, but the not to subtle deeper meaning that was the real heart of this story, one that I think is more important than the story itself, in particularly for 1964; but I will get to that soon. (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #5
July 24, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
At The Mercy Of Baron Strucker
This comic book review is of Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commando’s #5, where we have the howling commando’s first issue after the lost of Junior Juniper, something I seen as a major turning point for the series and comic books in general. But how does that all play into the ongoing story of our commandos? and can this volume live up to the high expectation’s that was set by the last issue? (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #4
February 14, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Lord Ha-Ha's Last Laugh!
For today’s comic book review I read Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #4, with the story titled “Lord Ha-Ha’s Last Laugh!”. but this tale of our favor Sgt. Nick Fury and his seven Howling Commandos had everything we have come to hope for from these tales, and a hole lot more.
The basic background of the story is our seven hero’s get sent to Berlin to get Lord Ha Ha, an Englishman who its beveled has been captured and forced to spread propaganda for the Nazi’s. But in addition to the action packed tale of the rescue of the Lord, it’s also a tale with much, much more. This story offers us both the beginnings of new love, as well as the death of one of the Commandos! All in part showing us the horrors of war. (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #3
January 23, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Midnight On Massacre Mountain!
For today’s comic book review I read Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #3, and the story titled “Midnight On Massacre Mountain!“. As Comic Book Stories go, I feel comfortable before even diving into the details of my review to say that this issue is a classic.
for a short synopsis of the story, we have Sgt Fury, and his howling commandos sent on a mission to Italy, where they meet up with a member of the O.S.S, Major Richards. This Major fills them in on their mission, to help an US squad that is trapped on the far side of Massacre Mountain Escape. But can the Howling commandos get the message to them in time? the story may not go just as you would expect. (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #2
January 13, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
7 Doomed Men!
For today’s comic book review I sit down to read the second issue of Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos, the story contained within this issue is titled “7 Doomed Men!”
a short summary of the story, after returning to base in need of much rest from a mission, the commandos are sent out again, this time to put a stop to the German equivalent to the Manhattan Project. While not knowing the details of the project, or what it’s about they know that they must dump the german’s supply of heavy water.
However before the howling commando’s reach their destination, they find themselves captured by the Nazi’s and become seven doomed men! (more…)
Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos #1
November 11, 2011 | Drew | (No Comments)
Seven Aginst the Nazis!
Today I have a special review for you all in honor of Veterans day, and to in my own way to honor all those whom have fought in wars past and present. My choice of comics is “Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos” issue 1. The series is a comic book that takes place in World War II.
it is also worth mentioning, that Jack Kirby, the co-creator and artist behind the comic also served in World War II. During his time in the military he achieved the rank of Private First Class, and was honorably discharged on July 20,1945.
So in reading this review, and this comic. be it now, on veterans day, or later. I want you to think, remember and honor the brave men and woman who have throughout our history went to war for their country’s. even if you disagree with the war, you can still honor the solder. (more…)