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Battlefield (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Battlefield (1952) 1
    Published Apr 1952 by Atlas.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 8" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, both covers completely detached.

    Cover by Carl Burgos (?). "5 Hours 'Til Dawn!", script by Don Rico, art by Russ Heath; Five soldiers, trapped in a foxhole, hold off a Korean charge and await the dawn. Two-page "Jumping Jeeps of Junga" text story. "Chain of Command," script by Hank Chapman, art by Paul Reinman; Marines attack a small bridge in Korea. "A Waste of Time!", art by Dave Berg; Tom Lorstan dies in Korea from lack of blood while his wife back in the States can't find time to attend a blood drive. "Private Smith," art by Mac Pakula; Private Smith feels that he is insignificant, but his last act gives his buddies time to stop a Korean ambush. "The Slaughter on Suicide Hill," script by Hank Chapman, art by Al Hartley; Because of his constant training a soldier keeps moving forward one step at a time. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Battlefield (1952) 2
    Published Jun 1952 by Atlas.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 6 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover by Russ Heath. "Liberation," art by Sol Brodsky; Marty learns that the North Korean soldiers are murderers, not soldiers. "G.I. Nursemaids" two-page text story. "Atrocity Story," script by Hank Chapman, art by Paul Reinman; Listing of various Korean atrocities during the Korean War and comparing them to the atrocities committed during World War II. "Rookie!", art by Joe Maneely; Ralph goes from a green recruit to a grizzled veteran. "And That's an Order!", script by Hank Chapman, art by Mac Pakula; Captain Murdock disobeys orders to take out troop trains with his jet instead of fighting the Korean jets. "Agony," art by Norman Steinberg; Pinky's buddies carry him from the front lines to a medic station after he is wounded. "The Blow-Up," art by Werner Roth; Vestry learns why he is picked for all the dangerous missions. "They Shall Not Pass," script by Hank Chapman, art by Russ Heath; A look at various walls built to keep enemies out, and how they all eventually failed to do their job. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Battlefield (1952) 3
    Published 1952 by Atlas.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Sol Brodsky. "Under Fire," script by Hank Chapman, art by Al Hartley; Willie makes the mistake of listening to Bronc, who is a lazy soldier. "Blood Of A Hero!" two-page text story. "Ambush Patrol," art by Werner Roth; Danny is just a cook who was drafted to fight the war; He doesn't want to be there, until he finds himself the only person who can save his patrol and becomes a true soldier. "A Few Minutes More!", art by Ogden Whitney; Mu wills himself to live long enough to see the Korean soldiers that massacred his village be killed by American forces. "Helpless!", art by Robert Q. Sale; Joe Cooper tries to save a tank that is stranded in the middle of a fight. "Code!", art by Norman Steinberg; Private Reger doesn't learn the proper code and his calls for assistance are ignored. "Killed In Action," art by George Tuska; Sergeant Patterson takes Major Munroe's son Paul on patrol only to find out the Major's son is a coward. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Battlefield (1952) 4
    Published 1952 by Atlas.
    • Interior tears.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Carl Burgos. "Mop-Up Squad," art by Joe Sinnott; The Mop-Up squad comes in after a town is taken and clears out all the snipers and other North Korean soldiers that are left behind. "Flare!", art by Norman Steinberg; A patrol is sent out under the cover of darkness to probe the enemy lines. "The Creep!", art by Vernon Henkel; Sgt. Keats never knew what it was like to have a family until some Korean villagers tended to his wounds. "The Unimportant Battalion" text story. "Identity Unknown," art by Dave Berg; A soldier with amnesia is captured and sent to a POW camp. "Killer Sub," art by Robert Q. Sale; The tiny attack sub K-7 sinks a North Korean atomic sub. "The Road to Changdo," art by Syd Shores; Colonel Storm knows that infantry is the only way to take the town of Changdo. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Battlefield (1952) 5
    Published 1952 by Atlas.

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "No Way Out!" script by Hank Chapman, art by Gene Colan; Bentrum rescues a wounded pigeon from no-man's land. "Pitching Arm," art by Mac Pakula; Ron Pearson, a professional baseball player and green recruit tries to save his arm for his pitching career when the war is over. "Battle of the Bagpipes" two-page text story. "A Blind Man Shall Lead Them," art by Vernon Henkel; A color-blind bombardier can see through the Korean camouflage. "Into the Jaws of Death!", script by Hank Chapman, art by Russ Heath; Three Rangers are sent to silence a massive Korean artillery piece but when they find it they decide to steal the locomotive it is attached to and bring it back with them. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Battlefield (1952) 6
    Published 1952 by Atlas.

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "The Victim of General Fu!", script by Don Rico, art by Paul Reinman; Tracy must warn his company of the mine field they are about to enter. "The Secret of Sabotage" two-page text story. "T.O.T.--Time On Target," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Jack Keller; Lt. Rowlans needs to keep the Reds bottled up for five more minutes until the artillery can destroy them. "Massacre At Manghowon!", art by Ed Robbins; By using pumpkin gourds an American patrol is able to sneak up on a North Korean unit that has occupied a friendly village. "Race Against Death!", art by Jay Scott Pike; PFC Judson must race thru the Red lines to find help for his men. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Battlefield (1952) 7
    Published Jan 1953 by Atlas.

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "12 Hours Till Death," script by Carl Wessler, art by Russ Heath; Five engineers are sent behind enemy lines to blow up a power plant. "The Big Bluff!", pencils by Mike Sekowsky; A North Korean officer tries to take a hill held by American soldiers. "Rangers Stick Together" two-page text story. "Out Of The Frying Pan," art by Vernon Henkel; American prisoners escape from a POW camp and steal a tank to return to their lines. "Red Guerilla!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Jay Scott Pike; A North Korean captain is stirring up the local farmers against the American forces. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Battlefield (1952) 8
    Published Feb 1953 by Atlas.

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    Cover by Russ Heath. "Il Duce the Leader," art by Bill Everett; The story of Mussolini's rise to power in Italy and his eventual death at the end of World War II. "Guts!", art by Jay Scott Pike; A new recruit learns that only guts will get him through the war. "The Attack of General Wong!" two-page text story. "Man Against Tank!", art by Vernon Henkel; Corporal Reverson gets his revenge on the tank that wiped out his friends. "Warning," art by Ed Robbins; The U.S. Airforce warns the civilians of a city that it is being used as an ammunition dump and will be bombed the next day. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Battlefield (1952) 9
    Published Mar 1953 by Atlas.
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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "Danger Zone!", art by Werner Roth; Professor Prael is lured to East Berlin and captured by the communists. "A Spy Among Us," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jay Scott Pike; A North Korean spy infiltrates a military unit. "Bayonet" two-page text story. "City of Slaves," art by Sam Kweskin; The horror of Dachau as they were experienced by one man. "100 Feet Down," script by Paul S. Newman, art by Ed Moline; A soldier uses his training as a stuntman before the war to help him in battle. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Battlefield (1952) 10
    Published Apr 1953 by Atlas.

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    Cover by Carl Burgos. "The Night It Rained Men!", script by Carl Wessler, art by John Forte; Sgt. Dimock and his men must hold on "Hopeless Hill." "The Crusader," pencils by Bill Benulis, inks by Jack Abel; Richard the Lion-Hearted battles Saladin during the Third Crusade. "The Cannon's Course" two-page text story. "Operation Mo," pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Ernie Bache; The Battle of Midway. "No Man's Land!", art by Bob Brown; A movie star visits the troops on the front lines. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Battlefield (1952) 11
    Published May 1953 by Atlas.

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    Final issue of the series. Cover by Russ Heath. "We Won't Go Back!", art by Louis Ravielli; Corporal Bob Young learns what compulsory repatriation will mean to the Chinese prisoners he is guarding. "Return To Bataan," art by Gene Colan; After escaping on the last raft out of Bataan, Slug returns two years later to free Bataan. "The General Goes To War" two-page text story. "Pep Talk!"; Chinese recruits are told that they are invincible but they learn a brutal lesson when they get to the front. "Attack At Midnight," art by Cal Massey; A raw recruit learns he is not alone on the battlefield. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.