Battle Action #78

Published
July 1963
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Maurice Bramley, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Maurice Bramley , letterer
Show/hide 1. I Will Send You a Big Free Collection of Stamps from Over 60 Different Countries (Peter Hastings) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings
Code
PH/BA/7/63
Show/hide 2. Flying Circus Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
T-592

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Severin, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #69 (April 1960)
Flying Circus
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #72 ([April 1961])
Flying Circus
Show/hide 3. Mine Was the Mission That Had to Fail! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 4. The Old Man! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
T-591

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #69 (April 1960)
The Old Man!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #72 ([April 1961])
The Old Man!
 
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1965 series) #78 ([September 1965?])
The Old Man!
Show/hide 5. Grandstand Play Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, penciller [signed as Romita]
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
War Comics (Atlas [Marvel], 1950 series) #16 (February 1953)
Grandstand Play
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #70 ([January 1961])
Grandstand Play
 
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1965 series) #78 ([September 1965?])
Grandstand Play
Show/hide 6. Explosion! (Fight For Freedom) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fight For Freedom
Genre
War
Code
O-90

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Joe Sinnott, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #62 (February 1959)
Explosion
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #72 ([April 1961])
Explosion!
 
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1965 series) #78 ([September 1965?])
Explosion!
Show/hide 7. The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill (Buffalo Bill) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill rides again with his friends in the most thrilling of his adventures. For the best in the west ask for the Buffalo Bill comic and if you enjoy the wild adventures of Buffalo Bill you'll want to read about kid Colt—The West's Fastest Draw. Get them every month from your local newsagent and bookseller."

Details

Printed
1957? to 1963?
Genre
Western
More...
The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill
Show/hide 8. Be a Man She'll Admire Get Big Husky Muscles! (Gym Supplies Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Gym Supplies Co.
Code
BA/7/63

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  • Anthony Gillies

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  • 97859

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