INTERVIEW: Fiends of the Eastern Front: 1812…

INTERVIEW: Fiends of the Eastern Front: 1812 with Ian Edginton and Dave Taylor

Fiends of the Eastern Front was a blood-curdling tale of warfare with bite. It first appeared in Progs 152-161 in 1980 when creators Gerry Finlay-Day and Carlos Ezquerra told a tale of a mysterious squad of Romanian soldiers, fighting alongside the Germans in the chilling conditions of the Eastern Front. The full story is revealed in full through the diary of Hans Schmitt, telling the terrifying tale of Romanian Hauptmann Constanta and his squad of blood-sucking nightmare stormtroopers, who cut a bloody swathe through the enemy, no matter which side they were on.

But now Constanta has returned in Fiends of the Eastern Front: 1812. What new nightmares will this new tale of the horrors of war and the war of horrors reveal? Richard Bruton sat down with writer Ian Edginton and artist Dave Taylor for the answers…