Buried under rock and sand in the North African Desert lay the Shield Of Truth. Made of bronze, highly polished, it revealed the truth about any man who looked into its mirror surface. Hidden for over two thousand years, it was found by two British pilots who had staggered mile after mile across the merciless sands. When they stared at their reflections in it, one saw his bravery dissolve into fear... and the other saw his fear change to bravery.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
You might be planning some fun family vacations or even day trips to the beach this summer, but nothing beats playing in your very own backyard. And while we're not knocking a good old hose for some water fun (hey, that's how we grew up!), we know kids these days expect a bit more. Slip N' Slides are a great way to get your kids playing outside and staying active. And these slides totally beat a trip to the water park—no long lines or entrance fees! So slather on the sunscreen and get to slippin' and slidin' with these eight great backyard Slip 'N Slides and parents, don't forget to partake in the fun!
With summer just a few weeks away, families are going to want to forgo the indoors in favor of spending time outside. While your family may have a few vacations planned, there really is nothing better than spending time relaxing in your own backyard and creating lasting memories with your children. Of course, parents have a lot on their plates already so committing to a full backyard renovation might not be in the schedule (or the budget). Luckily, Walmart has everything parents need to create an oasis right in their very own outdoor space. From swings to firepits (and even stylish storage solutions), here are eight ways busy parents can create the backyard of their dreams!
If your kids immediately go to glowing electronics to keep themselves entertained, it's time to get them thinking outside the box. And brain teasers are the perfect place to start. From games to activity books to classic puzzles like Rubik's Cube, brain teasers will get your little ones using their noodle and developing cognitive-strategy and decision-making skills while having fun. The brain teasers below, available at popular retailers including Target and Amazon, are perfect for everyone from toddler to pre-teen, and are a great way to unplug and connect with each other. In a world consumed by iPads and TV, even one hour away from the screen is a step in the right direction.
Whether you have twins, triplets or multiple kids of different but close ages, it can be hard to find products that aren't designed to care for one baby at a time. From extra wide rocking chairs to double baby carriers, we've rounded up the best, most useful products for parents of multiples. Check out our round-up and make taking care of your crew of kiddos a little bit easier.
Whether your kid is trying to master the art of comedy or just needs a break from the electronics, a joke book can be a great way to get them reading. Reading jokes books can help your kids build vocabulary, improve social skills and develop problem-solving skills by figuring out silly riddles. Check out these cool, clean and kid-approved joke books from retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Walmart.
Picking out clothes your tween or teen boy will love can feel like a daunting task, but we're here to make it easy!
Father's Day is a great time to show the dad in your life how much you appreciate him. From practical tools to silly socks, there's something for every dad on our list. Check out our selection of ten awesome, fun Father's Day gifts to give this year.
Father's Day is less than a week away. If you haven't locked in something special to majorly say thanks for all that Pops does for your kiddos (and you!), it's time to buckle down and find something. But don't panic and impulse buy another mug or t-shirt he doesn't really need. Instead, take advantage of the epic Father's Day sales going on and get dad a gift he would never consider buying for himself.
To mark the start of the FIFA Women's World Cup on June 7th, we've stepped away from the sidelines to select the coolest soccer gear that your girl is sure to get a kick out of on and off the field. "We're so excited for the Cup, as it is a great reminder of not only why we love the sport of soccer, but it is a showcase some of the best athletes in the world – strong, positive female role models for young girls," says Katy Slater, Director of Product Development for Soccer Shots. "Participating in soccer provides girls with the opportunity to set tangible goals and work to achieve those goals. Being able to see themselves work hard and accomplish something builds self-confidence on the field and in life."
We've rounded up the best gear guaranteed to score some major cool points for mom and dad. Check out these fab finds to help your soccer star make some smooth moves.
The prequel to the number one bestselling Attack on Titan and winner of the Diamond Gem Award for best manga continues! KEEP YOUR ...FRIENDS CLOSE As the days dwindle before the Survey Corps' last chance at an expedition, the need to train with their new... read more
Liz works for Cam, an entrepreneur who owns businesses all over Australia. Usually Liz is cool and composed on the job, but this t...ime she's in trouble. The woman who was supposed to escort Cam to a party that night cancelled at the last minute! Cam... read more
Et si Wonderland, le pays des merveilles, existait…Dans la réalité, Alice est une icône sex & drugs & rock n’roll, que ses excès o...nt menée où elle se trouve aujourd’hui, entre la vie et la mort, entre rêve et réalité... Au pays des merveilles, la... read more
Step into the Bestiary for all-new tales of the LeMarchand Device and its guardians! This first issue contains the start of a six-...part serial written by Mark Miller (CLIVE BARKER'S NEXT TESTAMENT) and Ben Meares (HELLRAISER ANNUAL 2013), and drawn by... read more
In early 1945 the skies above Dresden burned brightly with the fire of an almighty Allied bombing raid that would go down in histo...ry. Unfortunately for "Jelly" Jakes of the Convict Commandos, he happened to be on a secret mission in the heart of the German city that fateful night when all hell broke loose. If he managed to survive the relentless bombardment he would also have to contend with a blast from the Commandos' past. read more
Collects Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1-6 and material from S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014) #9. Hidden deep beneath Area 13 lies the cla...ndestine headquarters of S.T.A.K.E. — a top-secret division of S.H.I.E.L.D. housing aliens, mythical beasts and all manner of extra-normals. Now, under the command of legendary soldier — and newly resurrected Life Model Decoy — Dum Dum Dugan, these monsters step out of the shadows to defend the world against threats too dangerous for normal men. They are the Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D.! But as a conspiracy grows within the ranks of S.T.A.K.E., Dum Dum struggles to hold his team together. A mysterious foe makes his move, new member Glyph's secrets are revealed, and the Commandos take on the Sphinx in a supernatural showdown! read more
The men of the Canadian Forestry Corps were known as the "Sawdust Fusiliers" - trained soldiers, they were also lumberjacks based ...in Great Britain during World War II. In a remote area of the Scottish Highlands a group of Commandos on a training exercise clashed with the Canadians. However, the Green Berets and the Fusiliers expectedly came up against a group of invading German Navy Marines who were on a top secret mission. These "Sawdust Commandos" would have to put aside their differences and fight for their very lives. read more
Massive -- that was the only word to describe Commando John Littlejohn. He stood well over six feet tall, with shoulders like an o...x, a barrel‑like chest, and legs like tree trunks. Yet he could move with the speed of a cat when he had to. He was the ideal guy to have along if ever you ran into trouble -- and his bunch of blokes seemed to find trouble just about everywhere they went. read more
The Luftwaffe ground crews standing around the German drome gazed upwards in amazement. There, above them, a Royal Air Force Mosqu...ito was circling, undercarriage and flaps down, preparing to make a landing. It looked like a crafty trick of some kind -- but no! The Mosquito touched down and rolled to a standstill. The pilot got out... read more
Smolenskaya Ostrov, a small island in the Barents Sea, was feared by the Russians, who had given it a much more ominous name - the... Island of Death. This inhospitable place was uninhabited, apart from the packs of ferocious polar bears who roamed its barren wastes. Now, "Jelly" Jakes, Titch Mooney and the rest of the Convict Commandos were tasked with preventing the outbreak of a deadly virus - if they could survive long enough to complete their mission. read more
It's the Howling Commandos vs. Sphinx in the supernatural showdown you've been waiting for! Can the members of S.T.A.K.E. hold on ...to their humanity when faced with a monstrous decision? With corruption in the ranks of S.T.A.K.E., who can the Commandos trust? read more
A brand new commando joins the battle! The team searches for answers in a haunted museum! The horror comes home with a crisis at S....T.A.K.E. HQ! read more
The other pilots sneered and joked about it... the day of shame when they called Jim Black 'yellow'. But Jim wasn't laughing, and ...neither would any other pilot accused of cowardice and kicked-out of the squadron. He'd just have to prove them wrong, even without an aircraft... read more
They were escaped prisoners-of-war, desperate to risk anything rather than be recaptured. They had even put on enemy uniforms, arm...ed themselves with enemy weapons. There was nothing they would not do to avoid going back into captivity. read more
Lieutenant Tom Dell's S.A.S. squad are back -- and this time they have a delicate situation to handle. After the team capture a Ge...rman scientist who had worked on the development of a Nazi super bomb, Soviet officers kidnap Major Jake Ryan. The Russians want to trade Ryan for the scientist -- but Tom isn't willing to negotiate... The concluding adventure of Tom's team from "Sucker Punch" (Commando No. 4979) and "Hunt and Harass" (Commando No. 5015)! read more
Piloting a Heinkel He 111, Leutnant Jurgen Loden was only as good as his crew: cheerful dorsal gunner and radio operator, Willi Kl...ein; quiet ventral turret gunner, Franz Weiss; boisterous side fuselage gunner, Otto Schwabel, and outspoken navigator and bomb-aimer, Martin Lutz. Jurgen wanted nothing more than to live up to his brother's reputation as a skilled fighter pilot in the First World War. But, with little word after his brother's emigration to America, and growing doubts about the morality of the Nazi regime, Jurgen's enthusiasm soon turned to woe. read more
Little green men from Mars? Time travel? Flying saucers? To Private Rodger Brown these were objects of fiction -- like something f...rom the pages of a comic book. But in 1944, in a field somewhere in Germany, Rodger got the shock of his life when he saw something that looked like it was from out of this world! read more
Hidden deep beneath AREA 13 lies the clandestine headquarters of S.T.A.K.E. - a top secret division of S.H.I.E.L.D. housing aliens..., mythical beasts, and all manner of extra-normal entities. Under the command of legendary soldier Dum Dum Dugan, these monsters step out of the shadows and defend the world against super human threats too dangerous for normal men as the All New, All Different Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D.! read more
Budapest, 1945. Why is Doctor Jane Mallory poised to attack her cowardly colleague, "Jelly" Jakes? The answer is at the heart of t...he latest mission for the Convict Commandos. They must uncover a dangerous secret which turns normal soldiers into crazed, ravenous hordes capable of killing anything - or, indeed, anyone - who gets in the way of their desire to eat. Is this the Commandos' most terrifying adventure yet? Jelly definitely thinks so! read more
When Tim Elder, young and keen, his sub lieutenant's rank badge shining new, received a posting to the Mediterranean, he found tha...t he had joined a part of the Royal Navy that he knew nothing about. For instance, what was the secret of the grubby fishing vessel that made the Germans determined to sink her? And where were the secret passages through the danger‑ridden reefs that could mean the difference between life or death? If Tim were to survive, he had to learn these secrets -- and learn them fast! read more
Dum Dum struggles to hold his team together after last issue's events! A mysterious new foe makes his move against the Howling Com...mandos! New member Glyph's secrets are revealed...but is she friend or foe? read more
From the moment Jack Mitchell joined the R.A.F. and began his flying training as a pilot, he was a marked man. He was pointed out ...to strangers; his mates used to whisper about him; his every move was watched. And when his pilot's wings were eventually pinned to his chest, even the R.A.F. expected great things from Jack. Why, why, why did he have so much to live up to? And did he? read more
Somewhere in a barren range of hills in the desert, two pilots had just been shot down. One was British, the other Italian. Both w...ere aces, two of the finest fliers ever to grace the skies of North Africa. Each was determined to get the other. Many times, they had duelled in the air. And now, on the ground, the fight was still going on! read more
England, after 1066, was a violent place. As William of Normandy tightened his grip on the English throne, it was a time of war an...d great unrest. The incoming Norman forces ruled with an iron fist. One especially cruel member of the new ruling class was Roland of Alain - who aimed to crush any resistance from those he regarded as peasant upstarts. One such "upstart" was Carrick. He and his band of rebels were determined to put up a fight against their oppressors. A fight to the death, if necessary... read more
When he was drafted to serve in the Vietnam war, young Joe Wright was nicknamed "Stumpy" because of his small stature. However, hi...s lack of height unexpectedly became an asset. Recruited to join the ranks of Rat 6 - the elite "Tunnel Rats" who fought the Vietcong enemy in a labyrinth of claustrophobic caverns, Joe soon discovered that lethal danger lurked beneath the surface as well as above it. read more
The All-New, All-Different Howling Commandos investigate the haunted subways of New York! A conspiracy grows within the ranks of S....T.A.K.E.! read more