9781848564428

Darkie's Mob: The Secret War of Joe Darkie

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  • ISBN13:

    9781848564428

  • ISBN10:

    1848564422

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-04-26
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
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Summary

In the hellish, humid jungles of Burma, renegade Captain Joe Darkie leads a rag-tag squad of British soldiers behind Japanese lines, transforming them into the brutal 'Darkies Mob'! Narrated in diary form by hapless Private Richard Shortland, Darkie¿s squad face hardship, horror and vicious combat at every turn, as their Captain¿s mania threatens to engulf them all. But what is Darkie¿s terrible secret, and how many will have to die before his bloodlust is finally sated? Acclaimed writer John Wagner (A History of Violence) and legendary British artist Mike Western (The Sarge) present the most uncompromising war comic ever published!

Author Biography

John Wagner is the co-creator of 2000 AD¿s Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog and Robo Hunter and the author of A History of Violence. He was also the founding editor and a contributing scriptwriter for Battle.Mike Western is one of the great unsung stalwarts of the British comic scene, having illustrated many classics including Battle¿s HMS Nightshade and The Sarge, as well as Biggles, Roy of the Rovers, The Leopard of Lime Street and countless more.

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