Giant Battle #9

Published
February 1962
Page count
76
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Conforms with the Horwitz Publications Teenage Code of Approved Reading
 
Conforms with the Horwitz Publications Teenage Code of Approved Reading
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/2016880

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Face-to-Face With the Enemy! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #70 (June 1960)
Untitled

Notes

Title taken from cover of US source comic.

Show/hide 1. Know Your Ships Illustration, 1 page

"Can you recognize these battleships?"

Featuring

Genre
Military

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Based on
Australia
Navy Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #53 ([September 1959?])
Untitled [Know Your Ships]
First print
Australia
Navy Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #60 ([January 1961])
Know Your Ships

Synopsis

Illustrations of three battleships accompanied by names and text descriptions.

Notes

Source undetermined, may have been produced for publication in Australia. Found on inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Under Fire Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
M-933

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Richard Doxsee, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #58 (June 1958)
Under Fire
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Under Fire
Show/hide 3. Frogman Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
M-983

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Richard Doxsee, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #20 (October 1958)
Frogman
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Frogman
 
Australia
Navy Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #62 ([April 1961])
Frogman
Show/hide 4. Nao Kung! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
F-126

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Joe Maneely, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battleground (Atlas [Marvel], 1954 series) #3 (January 1955)
Nao Kung!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Nao Kung!
Show/hide 5. Night Strike! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
M-821

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Powell, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #20 (October 1958)
Night Strike!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Night Strike!
Show/hide 6. Every Man for Himself! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
M-898

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Syd Shores, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #16 (February 1958)
Every Man For Himself!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Every Man for Himself!
Show/hide 7. Revenge! (Our Fighting Fleet) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Our Fighting Fleet
Genre
War
Code
M-998

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Forte, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #16 (February 1958)
Revenge!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #51 ([October 1958?])
Revenge!
Show/hide 8. Retreat! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
L-819

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battlefront (Marvel, 1952 series) #46 (April 1957)
Retreat!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #54 ([January 1959?])
Retreat!
Show/hide 9. Spy (The Fight for Freedom!) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fight for Freedom!
Genre
War
Code
L-764

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battlefront (Marvel, 1952 series) #46 (April 1957)
Spy
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #54 ([January 1959?])
Spy
Show/hide 10. The Weapon Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
L-833

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Paul Reinman, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battlefront (Marvel, 1952 series) #46 (April 1957)
The Weapon
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #54 ([January 1959?])
The Weapon
Show/hide 11. Platoon Leader! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
L-829

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Doug Wildey, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battlefront (Marvel, 1952 series) #46 (April 1957)
Platoon Leader!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #54 ([January 1959?])
Platoon Leader!
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Battle Brady) Comic story, 7 pages

"Hey, Battle! For Cripes' sakes!"

Featuring

Feature
Battle Brady
Genre
War
Code
B-567

Credits

Writing
Hank Chapman, scripter [credited]
Art
Syd Shores, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle Action (Atlas [Marvel], 1952 series) #7 (December 1952)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #54 ([January 1959?])
Untitled
Show/hide 13. For the Love of Joanie (Sailor Sweeney) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sailor Sweeney
Genre
War
Code
J-905

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Syd Shores, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Sailor Sweeney (Marvel, 1956? series) #13 (September 1956)
For the Love of Joanie
Show/hide 14. The Face of the Enemy Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
9528

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill La Cava, line art [as Bill LaCava]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
War Comics (Marvel, 1950 series) #8 (February 1952)
Show/hide 15. Gobs of Action! (Sailor Sweeney) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sailor Sweeney
Genre
War
Code
J-834

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Syd Shores, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Sailor Sweeney (Marvel, 1956? series) #13 (September 1956)
Gobs of Action!
Show/hide 16. Road Block! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
9459

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Eadeh, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
War Comics (Marvel, 1950 series) #8 (February 1952)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22291

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