Monthly Archives: October 2015

Happy Halloween!

Here is a Grit Gregson: Fighter in the Foreign Legion story (from the 17 April 1954 issue of Lion #113) that kind of leans to the mysterious and supernatural.  Also posted are two single pages (what I call fillers) which … Continue reading

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The Bedeviled Battalion

Another strange tale from the blighted land of forgotten comic books.  This story was found in The Beyond, issue #012, from June of 1952.  I can’t explain why the colorist used red for the otherwise well drawn Foreign Legion uniform.  … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Phantom Brigade

Since the Halloween season is upon us again I’ve lined up some spooky stories of the Foreign Legion that were unearthed from the dusty and cobwebbed crypts of various comic book websites.   Today we have The Curse of the Phantom … Continue reading

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Legion Pulp: Legion Law

Here is the pulp fiction story for the month of October–a day late.  This tale is from Action Stories pulp magazine.  This Fiction House publication ran from September 1921 to the  Fall edition of 1950 with a run of 225 … Continue reading

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Hi-Res Uniform Prints Part 4

Here is an additional set of uniform prints from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection.  These were all painted by French artist and illustrator Maurice Toussaint (September 1882 – December 1974).  Toussaint gained a solid reputation for his expertise in military … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge for September 2015

Last month I came across the following bits and pieces relating to the French Foreign Legion. 1. Delmar Calvert.  I stumbled upon the name Delmar Calvert browsing cervens forum and then found two good articles about him here and here. … Continue reading

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