Join 16 year-old Charley Bourne as he eagerly signs up to fight on the Western front in 1916. The idealistic working class boy experiences the perilous arena of trench warfare, where every waking moment is a bitter fight for survival.
As visceral, thrilling and compelling as on its debut, this intensely dramatic war story is the finest the comic book medium has ever produced. Written with acute political and historical insight by British comics legend Pat Mills, it is illustrated throughout with the breathtaking artwork of Joe Colquhoun.
This first volume of Charley's War includes Charley's harrowing participation in one of the bloodiest encounters in human history - The Battle of the Somme.
* This is both a thrilling comic for readers of any age and a sensitive chronicle of an extraordinary struggle.
* This new edition is re-lettered, with original colour spreads added back in to complement the extraordinary black and white artwork.
* The first of three volumes reprinting the complete Charley's War story by Pat Mills.
* Previous title: 9781907519741 Slaine the Horned God