Monday, June 29, 2015

Nick Fury Vs. The Creature Commandos



The Creature Commandos from Weird War Tales was one of those concepts that pulled from multiple genres - superhero, war and horror - and somehow worked for me.  I liked them even better when the G.I. Robot joined their ranks.  They may not have had the name recognition of some other groups, but they were definitely one of the cooler looking teams out there.

8 comments:

Crazy Ivan said...

I'm sure there's a HOWLING commandos joke in there somewhere!

Anonymous said...

Actually, Ivan, that's one of the last things Marvel ripped--plagiari-- I mean, pastiched ("Yeah, that's the ticket!") from DC before the former's current "Battleworld" story arc.

Anonymous said...

As in; Marvel's Bronze Age HC's were thinly-disguised imitations of the Creatures Commandos.

Scott Cummins said...

I didn't read much of their early adventures I only read the ending where they were lost in space but I did read their revival in the mid-2000's and their appearance in Superman during the Krypton War and I liked them

Dan Angelo said...

Having Marvel's HOWLING COMMANDOS meet DC's CREATURE COMMANDOS would be a natural follow-up.

Anonymous said...

actualy the howling commandos ran May 1963 - Dec. 1981 while the Creature commandoes first issue ran 1980 ..... so whos the rip of ??? yeah its DC fuck you DC

Linneman said...

Not trying to be a DC fanboy, but I wonder if the Anonymous calling DC's Creature Commandos a ripoff has ever noted the great differences between the original Howling Commandos and their post-Creature Commandos version...

1st 2nd Date said...

Yeah, the newer version started in 2005.

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