Rebellion/2000 AD; $7.99

As if he hadn’t proved already, writer Garth Ennis teams up with artist Staz Johnson to showcase that there is indeed abundant life left in the war comics genre. This penultimate issue of the series spotlights the Allies bloody fight at Anzio, Italy and sees 18-year-old Jim Mille take on the seemingly impossible task of keeping Cooley’s Gun keeps firing against a relentless Nazi assault.

A second tale, by writer Rob Williams and artist P.J. Holden, takes place on the war’s Eastern front and packs a surprising twist ending.

– J.C. Vaughn