Charley's War #5 - Return to the Front
(October 2008)

Titan, 2004 Series
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Price
19.95 USD; 14.99 GBP; 22.95 CAD
Pages
116
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Titan Books Ltd.
Brand
Titan Books
ISBN
978-1-84576-796-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781845767969 51995
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Charley's War / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo); Trucie Henderson (poppy artwork)
Inks
? (photo); Trucie Henderson (poppy artwork)
Colors
? (photo); Trucie Henderson (poppy artwork)
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket. Cover photo used by permission of the Imperial War Museum, London. Poppy artwork (c) 2004 Trucie Henderson.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jane Colquhoun
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Life in the Trenches (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve White
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Previously in Charley's War (Table of Contents: 3)

Charley's War / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During World War One, the huge death toll led many people to try and contact the soldiers…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That plane's deliberately crashed!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. Seventeen-year-old Charley Bourne rejoined his regiment as it moved up to Flanders…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get your head down, Bourne!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. Charley Bourne's company had moved into reserve trenches in the grim salient…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aaagghh!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put your back into it, Bourne!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. Charley Bourne and his comrades carried supplies up to the front-line…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Wellington! You're just not trying!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's all quiet on the Western Front tonight, Charley!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. On a quiet night in the trenches Captain Snell ordered water to be drawn…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The German had been shot during a wiring party the night before.
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeeaaggh! A live mortar shell!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These gas oojahs weigh a ton!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's only one penalty for sabotage, Bourne…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. In the rusting jungle… part of the old front-line…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April 1917. Charley Bourne and Pony Moore were runners…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May 1917. After some weeks in reserve trenches, Charley Bourne and his comrades marched…
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did you join the army for?
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May 1917. Charley Bourne and his comrades were now in billets some miles behind the front-lines.
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Warrior was a pathetic sight stained brown.
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's my duty to teach you some manners, Bourne!
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May 1917. Charley Bourne had been sacked as Captain Snell's servant after playing a practical joke.
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the devil is this hole doing here?
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May 1917. Overlooking the Ypres salient were the German artillery on the Messines Ridge.
Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Charley's War / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
Mike Peters [as M. Peters]
Editing
Dave Hunt (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
May 1917. The officer in charge of a British tunnel, 'the Bakerloo', was drowned after his mine…
Genre
war
Reprints

Strip Commentary (Table of Contents: 31)

Charley's War / text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Mills
Pencils
Joe Colquhoun
Inks
Joe Colquhoun
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
commentary by Mills on each of the strips reprinted in this collection, with isolated panels and pages reprinted from the stories.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Charley's War
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. Life in the Trenches
  4. 3. Previously in Charley's War
    Charley's War
  5. 4. ["During World War One, the huge death toll led many people to try and contact the soldiers…"]
    Charley's War
  6. 5. ["That plane's deliberately crashed!"]
    Charley's War
  7. 6. ["April 1917. Seventeen-year-old Charley Bourne rejoined his regiment as it moved up to Flanders…"]
    Charley's War
  8. 7. ["Get your head down, Bourne!"]
    Charley's War
  9. 8. ["April 1917. Charley Bourne's company had moved into reserve trenches in the grim salient…"]
    Charley's War
  10. 9. ["Aaagghh!"]
    Charley's War
  11. 10. ["Put your back into it, Bourne!"]
    Charley's War
  12. 11. ["April 1917. Charley Bourne and his comrades carried supplies up to the front-line…"]
    Charley's War
  13. 12. ["Come on, Wellington! You're just not trying!"]
    Charley's War
  14. 13. ["It's all quiet on the Western Front tonight, Charley!"]
    Charley's War
  15. 14. ["April 1917. On a quiet night in the trenches Captain Snell ordered water to be drawn…"]
    Charley's War
  16. 15. ["The German had been shot during a wiring party the night before."]
    Charley's War
  17. 16. ["Six!"]
    Charley's War
  18. 17. ["Yeeaaggh! A live mortar shell!"]
    Charley's War
  19. 18. ["These gas oojahs weigh a ton!"]
    Charley's War
  20. 19. ["There's only one penalty for sabotage, Bourne…"]
    Charley's War
  21. 20. ["April 1917. In the rusting jungle… part of the old front-line…"]
    Charley's War
  22. 21. ["April 1917. Charley Bourne and Pony Moore were runners…"]
    Charley's War
  23. 22. ["May 1917. After some weeks in reserve trenches, Charley Bourne and his comrades marched…"]
    Charley's War
  24. 23. ["What did you join the army for?"]
    Charley's War
  25. 24. ["May 1917. Charley Bourne and his comrades were now in billets some miles behind the front-lines."]
    Charley's War
  26. 25. ["Warrior was a pathetic sight stained brown."]
    Charley's War
  27. 26. ["It's my duty to teach you some manners, Bourne!"]
    Charley's War
  28. 27. ["May 1917. Charley Bourne had been sacked as Captain Snell's servant after playing a practical joke."]
    Charley's War
  29. 28. ["What the devil is this hole doing here?"]
    Charley's War
  30. 29. ["May 1917. Overlooking the Ypres salient were the German artillery on the Messines Ridge."]
    Charley's War
  31. 30. ["May 1917. The officer in charge of a British tunnel, 'the Bakerloo', was drowned after his mine…"]
    Charley's War
  32. 31. Strip Commentary
    Charley's War
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