Charley's War: A Boy Soldier in the Great War

Overview

From renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills (Marshal LawRequiemVampire KnightSláine) and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun (Johnny Red) comes a truly classic piece of British comics history, by turns thrilling, humorous and horrifying. Often heralded as the greatest British comic strip ever created, Charley's War tells the gripping story of an underage British soldier called Charley Bourne fighting during World War I.

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Overview

From renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills (Marshal LawRequiemVampire KnightSláine) and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun (Johnny Red) comes a truly classic piece of British comics history, by turns thrilling, humorous and horrifying. Often heralded as the greatest British comic strip ever created, Charley's War tells the gripping story of an underage British soldier called Charley Bourne fighting during World War I.

Now with completely remastered comic strips, this is the definitive edition of Charley’s War, covering Charley's first arrival in the trenches, the battle of the Somme, and a terrifying zeppelin raid over London. It is an ideal starting place for new readers.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A fine introduction into British war comics." - Retrenders

"The best war comic that I have ever read. It is full of action and war adventure that had my heart racing." -  How To Love Comics

"I couldn’t put the book down, and the artwork is stunning." - Comic Book Resources

"I absolutely love this book. It’s phenomenal from cover-to-cover." - Project Fandom

"An amazing omnibus." -  Pop Mythology

"A fantastic collection for fans of the comic." - We The Nerdy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781169148
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,250,987
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Pat Mills

Pat Mills has written countless comics stories, including Judge Dredd, Sláine and A.B.C. Warriors, as well as Charley's War. He also created Marshal Law.

Joe Colquhoun worked on a large volume of titles in his 30 year career in the UK comics industry, including Lion, Champion, Buster and Battle. He is probably best remembered for work on Battle,including Johnny Red and Charley's War.

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