Battle #68

Atlas [Marvel]

United States

Published
February 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15514

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover We Attack the Commies Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, line art
 
, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Notes

Possible Kirby inks per Nick Caputo who has an examination of Kirby's inking at Marvel on his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/09/kirby-inking-kirby.html

Show/hide 1. When We Attack the Commies! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 2. Blueprint for Victory Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
G-60
Characters
Lt. Col. Cam Westover; Maj. Franks; Capt. Bill Trayne; Gen. von Kretz

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Original
Marines in Battle (Marvel, 1954 series) #6 (June 1955)

Synopsis

A cunning spy infiltrates German HQ with a phoney blueprint as bait and paralyzes communications before a major US assault.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Show/hide 3. No Retreat! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 4. Sitting Duck! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
T-529
Characters
Lt. Dan Denby

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby , scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Al Williamson, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
America's Greatest Comics (AC, 2002 series) #12
 
Battleground (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #9 (1962)

Synopsis

During the Korean War, Lt. Denby was on a mission when two Mig fighters approached him and began playing a game of cat-and-mouse with him. Once he figured out their pattern, he dove into clouds with them in hot pursuit...then suddenly rose up, causing the two enemy planes to crash into a mountain.

Notes

Artist credits and job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. According to the reprinted story in America's Greatest #12, Craig Delich credited Frank Giacoia as inker. Genre, character appearance, reprint info and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Possible Kirby script per Nick Caputo. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. credited Williamson as inker in Al Williamson: His Work in 1971.

Show/hide 5. Guard Duty! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
T-530

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby , scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
War in the Army (Yaffa/Page, 1973? series) #1 ([August 1973?])
Guard Duty!
 
Australia
Wartime Library (Yaffa/Page, 1972? series) #2 ([December 1973?])
Guard Duty!
 
Australia
Blazing War Picture Library (Yaffa/Page, 1974? series) #2 ([June 1974?])
Guard Duty!
 
Australia
World War Library (Yaffa/Page, 1975? series) #12 ([1975?])
Guard Duty!
 
Australia
Real War Library (Yaffa/Page, 1975? series) #1 ([1975?])
Guard Duty!
 
Australia
War in the Army (Yaffa/Page, 1973? series) #7 ([July 1980?])
Guard Duty!
Printed in
America's Greatest Comics (AC, 2002 series) #11 (2005)
 
Battleground (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #4 (1961)
 
Battleground (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #9 (1962)
 
Fury (Marvel UK, 1977 series) #9 (May 11, 1977)

Notes

Artist credits and job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.Possible Kirby script per Nick Caputo.

Show/hide 6. Captured by the Nazis! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
T-521

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Carl Burgos, line art
 
Carl Burgos , penciller
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #71 (February 1961)
Captured by the Nazis
 
Australia
War in the Army (Yaffa/Page, 1973? series) #1 ([August 1973?])
Captured by the Nazis!
 
Australia
Wartime Library (Yaffa/Page, 1972? series) #2 ([December 1973?])
Captured by the Nazis!
 
Australia
Blazing War Picture Library (Yaffa/Page, 1974? series) #2 ([June 1974?])
Captured by the Nazis!
 
Australia
World War Library (Yaffa/Page, 1975? series) #12 ([1975?])
Captured by the Nazis!
 
Australia
Real War Library (Yaffa/Page, 1975? series) #1 ([1975?])
Captured by the Nazis!
 
Australia
War in the Army (Yaffa/Page, 1973? series) #7 ([July 1980?])
Captured by the Nazis!
Printed in
Battleground (L. Miller & Son, 1961 series) #4 (1961)

Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Previous indexer had Brodsky as possible inker. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. affirms Burgos as inker and most likely penciler as well.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 103749

Entry created

  • 25/09/2022

Cover added

  • 25/09/2022

Index completed

  • 25/09/2022