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Battle Action (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Battle Action (1952) 1
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Amateur repair with tape.
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    "The Gold Brick!" (art by Joe Maneely), "The Steel Coffin" (art by Mac Pakula), "The Good Guy" (art by Cal Massey), "Bayonet Charge" (art by Paul Reinman), and a two-page text story, "The Ticking Terror." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Battle Action (1952) 2
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Carl Burgos. "Unarmed," script by Hank Chapman, art by George Tuska; A company has been pinned down in a bloody battle, their Medic killed while trying to extract the wounded; The company gets a replacement team of Medic and litter bearers, whose dedication takes them squarely into harm's way. "No News..!", art by Paul Reinman; Company B has tough duty in Korea, and a man watches as mission after mission brings death to every member of his troop but him; Gravely injured and being transported home, he overhears the radio crackle "No news today! Nothing important happened in Korea..." "Attack" text story. "Howitzer...155," art by Werner Roth; Shorty Ryan finds himself pulled from the camp KP duty into the field; He longs to leave his mess duties to work with artillery, and his ambition makes it come true; He excels in his duties, and when the order comes to abandon his gun in the face of the advancing enemy, Shorty stays to show extraordinary valor...until his last breath. "Land Mine," art by Norman Steinberg; A company it trapped on a ridge, half their members dead, and unable to bury them; Trapped, injured, and doomed by the advancing enemy, they set a field of land mines as a welcome mat, and comfort each other, awaiting the spectacle of the coming enemies arrival and their own deaths. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Battle Action (1952) 3
    • Staple rust migration. 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. Banzai!, script by Hank Chapman, art by Russ Heath. Panic! Under Fire, art by Dave Berg. The Hero text story, art by Joe Sinnott. Death, art Joe Sinnott. Two Men, art by Norman Steinberg. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Battle Action (1952) 4

    Cover pencils by Gene Colan. Task Force, art by Dave Berg. With Bayonet in Hand, script by Hank Chapman, pencils by Russ Heath. One-Man Patrol text story. Eager Beaver, script by Hank Chapman. After Dinner Chat! 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Battle Action (1952) 5

    Battle Brady in two untitled stories (scripts by Hank Chapman, art by Joe Maneely), plus "Night Patrol" (art by Norman Steinberg), "The Sniper" (art by Vern Henkel), and a two-page text story, "Too Old To Die." Used in Parade of Pleasure by Geoffrey Wagner. Maneely cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Battle Action (1952) 6
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Jerry Robinson. Untitled story, script by Hank Chapman, art by Jerry Robinson; Battle Brady and Sgt. Swenski are sent to grab a prisoner for interrogation; The Captain wants to know how the Chinese are managing their mysterious lightning attacks; They stumble upon a secret cave hold-out and a band of Chinese cavalry raiders. "The Frogmen" text story. "Baby Face!"; A company bogged down in heavy fighting requests reinforcements and gets a young, fresh-faced boy who they christen 'Baby Face'; They coddle him as best they can, but when things get dicey, it's the young man who shows exceptional courage. "Captain Raymond Harvey Medal of Honor" public service announcement; Ad for U.S. Defense Bonds. Untitled story, script by Hank Chapman, art by Jerry Robinson; Brady and Swenski have been captured by the Reds and forced to spar for their captors' entertainment; They free themselves and turn the table on their captors, discovering that the Reds are the ones Brady and Swenski had been hunting, a group who had been deploying land mines. "The Big Wheel!", art by Jack Keller; All Private Spencer wants is to see the General, the Big Shot, before the war is over so he can tell his kids; When he is inadvertently left behind in enemy territory, he must fight his way out; He gains a prisoner, and unknowingly gets his wish when he captures a high-ranking Chinese commander. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Battle Action (1952) 7

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    Partial nudity. Two untitled Battle Brady stories (scripts by Hank Chapman, art by Syd Shores). Also in this issue: "Corporal Dugan's Grenades," "Don't Stop!" (art by Jerry Robinson), and a two-page text story, "I Was a Prisoner in Korea." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Battle Action (1952) 8

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    Untitled Battle Brady story, script by Hank Chapman, art by Syd Shores. Sgt. Dugan's Squad. Operation Tides text story. The Trap of Colonel Li Feng, pencils by Gene Colan. Monster in the Mountain. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Battle Action (1952) 9

    Untitled Battle Brady story, pencils by Norman Steinberg. Curious Corporal Charles Curtis text story. Sniper Bait. The Tiger Strikes, pencils by Jack Keller. The Man. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Battle Action (1952) 10
    Published Mar 1953 by Atlas.

    The Wrong Way Prison Ship text story. Attack at Dawn! starring Battle Brady, pencils by Syd Shores. The Big Gripe! The Phantom of Stalag Luft 6!, art by Paul Reinman. 5th Column. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Battle Action (1952) 11
    Published Apr 1953 by Atlas.

    Cover pencils by Syd Shores. Fury on Sniper Ridge! starring Battle Brady, script by Hank Chapman, art by Syd Shores. The Mighty O'Shea text story. Alexander the Great. In the Dead of Night! The Veteran!, pencils by Bill Walton. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Battle Action (1952) 12
    Published May 1953 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Major Chang Yung Rockets the Enemy. Fighting a Djin. Bastogne, art by Sam Kweskin. Orders!, art by Vernon Henkel. Expert!, art by Louis Ravielli. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Battle Action (1952) 13
    Published Nov 1954 by Atlas.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached at both staples.

    "Wingate's Wonders" (art by Paul Hodge), "South of Kot'ri" (art by Al Gordon), "Viking" (art by Al Eadeh), "Thirst" (art by John Forte), and a two-page text story, "The Deadly Number." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Battle Action (1952) 14
    Published Dec 1954 by Atlas.

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    "The Town" (art by Russ Heath), "21 Days" (art by Syd Shores), "Anthem," "The Serbs" (art by Dick Ayers), and a two-page text story, "The Signal." Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Battle Action (1952) 15
    Published Feb 1955 by Atlas.

    Cover art by Russ Heath. Combat Team!, art by Dick Ayers. The Grey Wolves!, art by Bob Forgione. Between Two Fires, art by Gene Colan. Command Decision. Water for the Troops text story. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Battle Action (1952) 16
    Published Apr 1955 by Atlas.

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    "I Was a Communist" (art by Vic Carrabotta), "Mop-Up Squad" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Fatal Error" (art by Mort Lawrence), "Field of Battle" (art by Dick Ayers), and a two-page text story, "Soldier at Sea." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Battle Action (1952) 17
    Published Jun 1955 by Atlas.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped. Interrupts art or story.

    "Tank Fight," "Air Duel!" (art by Dick Ayers), "Court-Martial," "Hidden Target" (art by Dave Berg), and a two-page text story, "The Mission." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Battle Action (1952) 18
    Published Aug 1955 by Atlas.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    "Strategy!" (art by Russ Heath). "The Big Guns Roar!" (art by Dick Ayers). "He Saw His Duty!" (art by Mort Lawrence). "The Captive of So Yan Sen!" Two-page text story, "The Code." Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Battle Action (1952) 19
    Published Oct 1955 by Atlas.
    • Oxidation. Chipping.
    • 5" spine split from base of comic.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    "The Red Ambush" (art by Gene Colan), "The Colonel's Last Mistake" (art by Joe Sinnott), "The Human Target," "Smashthrough" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), and a two-page text story, "Swamp Game." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Battle Action (1952) 20
    Published Dec 1955 by Atlas.

    "Underwater War" (art by Syd Shores), "Cantigny" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), "Sentry Duty" (art by Paul Reinman), "Battle Incident" (art by Vic Carrabotta), "Backfire" (art by John Romita, Jr.), and a two--age text story, "The Lesson." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Battle Action (1952) 21
    Published Feb 1956 by Atlas.

    "Man With a Bazooka" (art by Gene Colan), "Afraid" (art by Don Heck), "The Enemy Waits" (art by Chuck Miller), "The Rebellion" (pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel), "With All Guns Blazing" (art by Vic Carrabotta), and a two-page text story, "The Method." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Battle Action (1952) 22
    Published Apr 1956 by Atlas.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Joe Maneely. The Best Laid Plans, art by Gene Colan. Swamp War text story. The Yank from Kentucky, art by Chuck Miller. The Army that Wouldn't Be Beaten! starring General Zachary Taylor. They Called Him "Traitor!", art by Mac L. Pakula. Outnumbered!, art by John Romita. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Battle Action (1952) 23
    Published Jun 1956 by Atlas.

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    Cover art by Joe Maneely. The Last Grenade!, art by Russ Heath. Invasion text story. They Strike by Night!, art by Robert Q. Sale. Victory at Argonne! (World War I story set during the Battle of the Argonne Forest), art by Dick Ayers. The Cost of Freedom! starring Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., art by Bill Benulis; set during the Spanish-American War. The Doomed Patrol, art by Joe Sinnott. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Battle Action (1952) 24
    Published Aug 1956 by Atlas.

    "Our Platoon is Trapped!" (art by Gene Colan?), "No Surrender," "The Stalkers!" (art by Don Heck), "The Tyrant!" (art by Cal Massey), "The Fight For Freedom!" (art by Chuck Miller), and a two-page text story, "Intruder." Russ Heath cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Battle Action (1952) 25
    Published Oct 1956 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bill Everett. We Were Besieged, art by Gene Colan. Escape text story. Mop-Up Squad!, art by John Romita. Crossfire!, art by Don Heck. The Raid on Blocher Farm, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks by Jack Abel. The Weapon, art by Joe Maneely. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Battle Action (1952) 26
    Published Dec 1956 by Atlas.

    Cover art by John Severin. The Raiders Attack!, art by Paul Reinman. Confidence text story. When the Mortars Roar, art by Chuck Miller. The Sacrifice!, pencils by Bob Forgione, inks Jack Abel. To the Last Man!, art by Sid Check. The Hostages!, art by Joe Maneely. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Battle Action (1952) 27
    Published Feb 1957 by Atlas.
    • RESTORATION. Color touch.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    "Ambush Trap" (art by Joe Sinnott), "Zero Hour" (art by John Romita Sr.), "Soldier in Hiding," "Threat of Peking" (art by Angelo Torres), "Tanks Against Tibet" (art by Joe Maneely), and a two-page text story, "Man in the Air." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Battle Action (1952) 28
    Published Apr 1957 by Atlas.
    • Interior is complete. Severe water damage.

    "The Commie-Busters" (art by Gene Colan?), "In the Thick of Battle" (art by Paul Reinman), "Battlefield Fury" (art by Cal Massey), "Decoy!" (art by George Woodbridge), "An Ambush Awaits Them" (art by Don Heck), and a two-page text story, "The Rash Prince." John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Battle Action (1952) 29
    Published Jun 1957 by Atlas.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    "Prisoners of the Reds!" (art by Gene Colan); "Fight to the Finish!" (art by John Romita Sr.); "Escape!" (art by Jay Scott Pike); "The Night of the Raid!"; and "Guerrillas!" (art by Bob Forgione). John Severin cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Battle Action (1952) 30
    Published Aug 1957 by Atlas.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    "Reds All Around Us!" (art by Gene Colan?), "Spit and Polish!" (art by Jay Scott Pike), "Court-Martial," "The Man Who Was Scared!" (art by Angelo Torres), "A Spy Among Us!" (art by George Woodbridge), and a two-page text story, "Storm Victory." Cover price $0.10.