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Alasdair Mac Colla - Gaelic strongman, Scottish hero, and all-around bastard.

Genevieve de Galard - The Angel of Dien Bien Phu.

The 21 Sikhs - 21 Sikhs fight a last stand against 10,000 rampaging tribesmen.

Bishnu Shrestha - One Gurkha fights off 40 train robbers, kills 3, wounds 8.

Myles Standish - Personal enforcer of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock.

George Mayow - Second-in-command during the Charge of the Light Brigade.

William McBryar - Buffalo soldier and twenty-year U.S. Army veteran, he received a Medal of Honor fighting the Apache and was one of the first black officers in the history of the U.S. military.

Lachhiman Gurung - Gurkha soldier who held off 200 Japanese with just one arm.

Dwight H. Johnson - Vietnam War tanker who got out of his tank to fight off an ambush with his pistol.

Flora Sandes - The only British woman to serve in combat in WWI.

Leonard A. Funk - U.S. paratrooper who took out 40 Germans in 60 seconds.

Craig Harrison - British sniper recorded the longest-range kill in history. Twice. In consecutive shots.

The Winged Hussars - One of the most feared cavalry regiments of all time.

Frederick von der Trenck - 18th century German adventurer, soldier, and prison escapee.

Charles Upham - The only infantryman to win the Victoria Cross twice.

Aki Ra - Aki Ra is a Cambodian guy who disarms land mines with a pocketknife.

Fazal Din - Indian soldier won the VC for killing a Japanese officer with his own sword... after being impaled with it.

Leonardo Da Vinci - Utterly brilliant inventor, scientist, artist, and crazy person.

Ron Speirs - The cold-blooded Captain of Easy Company.

Australian Light Horse - The story of the last great cavalry charge in military history.

Che Guevara - Revolutionary, guerrilla fighter, and bloody executioner -- the man behind the t-shirt.

Seth E. Howard - Green Beret fought off terrorist ambush with a sniper rifle and a rocket launcher.

Winston Churchill - The greatest British ruler since the days of King Arthur.

Harriet Tubman - Fearless conductor of the Underground Railroad.

Vasily Zaitsev - One of history's most successful and well-known snipers.

Marcus Cassius Scaeva - The most badass of Julius Caesar's Centurions.

The Duke of Wellington - One of Britain's all-time greatest heroes and the man who put an end to Napoleon's antics.

Zachary Taylor - 40-year military veteran, war hero, and 12th President of the United States.

Rick Rescorla - A true American hero (from Britain).

Hiroo Onoda - After refusing to believe that the Second World War was over, Hiroo continued to collect intel on Allied troop movement in the Philippines until 1974.

Jason Bourne - So good at his job that even amnesia couldn't take him down.

Adnan bin Saidi - Staved the Japanese military off for two days with not much more than bayonets, brute force, and balls.

Alvin York - Single-handedly killed 28 German soldiers and captured 132 more in a single day, no big deal.

Agustina de Aragón - Known as "The Spanish Joan of Arc", this lady helped keep the French from occupying Saragossa during the Napoleonic Age.

Voytek the Soldier Bear - It's a bear that was a soldier. There is no other comparison to how cool that is.

Yogender Singh Yadav - Scaled a mountain to save his country in the amount of time it takes Chuck Norris to take a shit.

Bear Grylls - Has more adventure in his left nut than you have in your entire body. And he drinks his own piss.

Thain MacDowell - One of the bravest Canadian badasses in World War I. Proving that the Canadians weren't nice all the time.

Leigh Ann Hester - American MP who was the first woman to earn a silver star since WWII.

Giuseppe Garibaldi - Didn't matter what country he was in, he wanted some freedom goddamnit.

Simo Häyhä - More confirmed kills than anyone else in any other war. Just sayin'.

Zvika Greengold - Fought for Israel in the Yom Kippur War, and helped stave off the Syrians with seemingly no regard for personal safety, and with a giant set of balls.

Viktor Leonov - Spetsnaz Naval officer and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union.

Germanicus - The Roman Empire's most celebrated warrior.

Count Rochefoucauld - WWII French espionage expert who once stole a limo from the Gestapo.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn - Russian dissident writer and WWII vet who survived the brutal Gulag system and lived to tell the tale.

Richard Francis Burton - The manliest writer of all time.

Aeschylus - Greek warrior and one of the most famous playwrights of ancient history.

St. Michael the Archangel - The Patron Saint of soldiers, cops, and shanking Satan in the face with an icepick.

Simon Bolivar - The dude who liberated pretty much every friggin' country in South America.

John Carter of Mars - The original gangsta of kicking the shit out of aliens and macking on hot space babes.

The 300 Spartans - The famous last stand of King Leonidas and his 300 badasses.

John Matrix - After terrorists kidnapped Alissa Milano, Arnold had to blow their heads off with a rocket launcher.

Hannibal - One of the greatest military minds in history, Hannibal crossed the Alps with elephants and then crushed the Romans on their own turf.

Stanislav Petrov - The man who single-handedly saved the planet from annihilation by disobeying a direct order to launch nuclear warheads at the United States.

Samuel Toloza - When a unit of Iraqi troops tried to drag one of his comrades off, this dude freaked out and stabbed them all with a pocketknife until they ran for it.

Drew Dix - The lone Green Beret who single-handedly saved a South Vietnamese town from the Tet Offensive.

Sekonaia Takavesi - Fijian SAS hero single-handedly held off 200 communists with an anti-tank cannon.

Vernon J. Baker - The only living black WWII soldier to receive the Medal of Honor, this guy personally led an assault on a fortified German castle.

Commander Shepard - I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite post on the Internet.

The Duke of Caxias - The greatest war hero in Brazilian history, this rebellion-quelling military commander personally led a hardcore cavalry charge at the age of 64.

William Fairbairn - Martial arts badass and Shanghai cop who trained SAS and Marine Raiders in WWII.

Ignacio Zaragoza - Hero of the Battle of Puebla and the reason why Cinco de Mayo is a holiday.

Candido Rondon - Amazon explorer and hardass Brazilian engineer.

Sir Isaac Brock - Balls-out "Hero of Upper Canada" who captured Detroit during the War of 1812 without losing a single man.

Casimir Pulaski - Polish rebel who invented American Cavalry and led a Legion of European lancers in the American Revolution.

Dahomey Amazons - The only full-time all-female combat arms military unit in modern history.

Christopher Lee - World War II Commando, master fencer, Dracula.

John Nicholson - Victorian British war hero who kept a human head on his desk and hunted tigers with a sword.

Basil Plumley - 35-year Army veteran of three wars, decorated 40 times for bravery.

Chavin de Huantar - 14 heavily-armed terrorists take 500 of Peru's most senior political leaders hostage, and it's up to Peru's Special Forces to get them out alive.

Milunka Savic - The most decorated female soldier in military history.

Roy Benavidez - One of the toughest war heroes in American history.

Bob Crisp - Professional cricket player who smoked Nazis with a tank.

Lyle Bouck - 18 American recon troops hold off the entire 1st SS Panzer Corps in the opening hours of the Battle of the Bulge.

Fat Henry Knox - Commander of the Continental Artillery, first Secretary of War, and original American gangsta.

Baybars - Slave to Sultan, defeated the Mongols, destroyed the Crusaders.

Hernan Cortez - Conquistador who conquered the New World's most badass civilization with 600 soldiers.

Adrian Carton de Wiart - Psychotic one-eyed British Army officer wounded 11 times in 3 wars across 3 continents.

Mariya Oktyabrskaya - When Nazis killed her husband, she bought a tank.

Tibor Rubin - Hungarian-born Concentration Camp survivor turned American war hero.

Carl von Clausewitz - The most influential military mind of the modern era.

The Swiss Pikemen - The most dangerous infantry unit of the Middle Ages.

David Vivian Currie - Canadian mechanic who sealed off the Falaise Pocket and trapped over 50,000 Nazis during the Normandy Campaign.

Larry Thorne - Finnish Special Forces commando fought the Reds while serving with three different countries in World War II and Vietnam.

Narcisco Ortilano - One Filipino warrior vs. an entire squad of Japanese infantry. Who ya got?

Charles C. Rogers - When the NVA threatened to overrun American artillery at a critical firebase, this 40 year-old math major met them with a bayonet and an assault rifle.

Wayne O'Mahoney - 41 year-old naked British Army vet beats the hell out of three guys trying to jack his car.

Eugene Vidocq - The father of modern detective work.

One Shot, Six Kills - An unidentified British sniper single-handedly stops a Taliban ambush with just one bullet.

Gonzalo Guerrero - Hardcore Spanish mercenary shipwrecks on the Mexican shore, becomes war leader of the Mayans.

Date Masamune - Eyepatch-wearing Japanese samurai who kicked ass in the service of two shoguns.

Samuel White Baker - An old-school British colonial explorer, writer, and soldier who dedicated his entire life to badass adventure.

Brian Wood - Ambushed from two sides and pinned down by machine gun and RPG fire, this British infantryman resolved to cut his way out or die trying.

Jan Sobieski - The man who saved Europe by leading the largest cavalry charge in human history.

Joseph Gallieni - Exactly one hundred years ago today, this man saved Paris by fighting the Germans with an army of taxicabs.

Bennie Adkins - 86 hours of combat, 18 wounds, 145 enemy soldiers killed, one Medal of Honor awarded 48 years after the fact.

Clive Dytor - Royal Marine Commando leads a bayonet charge against the Argentinians during the Falkland War.

Abdul Hafiz - Army lieutenant tells his men they are invincible, leads them on suicide charge, goes into psychotic blood rage. What else do you need from me here honestly.

Nina Onilova - Ukrainian orphan girl emulates her favorite movie hero by wasting Nazis with a belt-fed machine gun.

The GIGN - One of the world's oldest and most combat-experienced counter-terrorist organizations.

Aaron Burr - The most badass Vice President in American history.

King Abdullah II - When ISIS killed one of his pilots, the King of Jordan is rumored to have flown the lead F-16 on the mission for revenge.

Klondike Joe Boyle - Yukon gold-mining Secret Agent who managed a Stanley Cup hockey team, outfitted a WWI machine gun company, stole the Romanian crown jewels from a vault in Moscow, one fought a shark with a knife.

William of Orange - Career soldier, hero of the Netherlands, bane of the Irishmen and one tough son of a bitch.

The Battle of Gettysburg - The epic turning point of a war to determine the fate of America forever.

Avigdor Kahalani - One of the greatest armored warfare heroes in history, he held of an entire enemy tank brigade with just 30 tanks.

Andrew Busic - When Taliban attacked his forward operating base in Afghanistan, he drove straight at them in a pickup truck.

Georgy Zhukov - The man who won World War II.

Georgy Zhukov - The man who won World War II.

Georgy Zhukov - The man who won World War II.

William Marshal - "The Greatest Knight that Ever Lived", he survived his first siege at age 5 and served as the main asskicker to five English kings.

Ben L. Salomon - U.S. Army dentist turn surgeon who head-butted an enemy soldier for threatening one of his patients.

Abu Azrael - Iraqi militia folk hero who fights ISIS with a sword.

Banastre Tarleton - The most feared and hated man in the Americas during the Revolution.

Jacob Pavlov - One man. One building. One million Nazis.

Jozef Pilsudski - The greatest warrior in modern Polish history, he escaped three prisons, defeated the Russian Army, and became hero to his people.

Spencer Stone - When a mass-murdering terrorist pulled an AK-47 on a train car full of passengers, this guy and his buddies literally said "Fuck this shit" and put an end to it.

Joshua Wheeler - 20-year veteran of Delta Force who received 11 Bronze Stars and participated in a raid that saved 75 civilians from execution at the hands of ISIS.

Baron von Ungern-Sternberg - The "Bloody Baron," this psychotic World War I Russian cavalry commander swore to horrifically butcher all who stood in the way of him forging a revived Mongol Empire.

Chevalier de Saint-Georges - Master fencer, superstar celebrity, violin-shredding virtuoso, the first black composer, and military commander of the first black infantry regiment in European history.

Sir Garnet Wolseley - Victorian-Era British officer who won epic campaigns from China to Canada and accomplished more heroic shit in a weekend than most soldiers do in a lifetime.

Constance Markievicz - 20th-century Irish suffragette and revolutionary who fought the British with a nickel-plated six-shooter.

Santa Anna - Elected President of Mexico eleven times (and deposed twelve times), the villain of the Alamo rocked a prosthetic leg, brought bubble gum to the United States, has a sea shanty named after him, once led a military coup against himself.

Joe Beyrle - After escaping a Nazi POW camp, this American Paratrooper joined up with the Red Army and continued kicking Fascist ass.





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