Battlefront #17

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
March 1954
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/174657

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Carl Burgos , line art
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist

Notes

Some information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas-Timely discussion group.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Show/hide 1. The Sky Is Free! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
D-988

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Russ Heath , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #10 ([May 1955?])
The Sky Is Free!

Notes

"WWII jets." Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group.

Show/hide 2. Blood and Guts Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
D-996

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob McCarthy, line art [as Robert McCarty]
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #10 ([May 1955?])
"Hard as Nails" Patton

Synopsis

The story of WW II General George S. Patton.

Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group.

McCarty credit per Atlas Tales. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. suspects that there is inking help in addition to McCarty.

Show/hide 3. Doors to Freedom Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
9692

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset

Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group.

Show/hide 4. The Sea Devil Strikes Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
E-23

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Ayers, penciller [signed]
 
Dick Ayers , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Dick Ayers, letterer

Notes

WWI tale from the enemy's point of view. Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas-Timely discussion group.

Show/hide 5. LaFayette! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
D-982

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Lawrence, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #10 ([May 1955?])
Lafayette!

Synopsis

Story of Lafayette, the French military officer who fought for the United States during the revolutionary war.

Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group.


Notes

Receiving stamp noted by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on his copy.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 104880

Entry created

  • 27/11/2022

Cover added

  • 27/11/2022

Index completed

  • 27/11/2022