Combat Zone Album

Published
April 1980
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size (210mm x 275mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Iron Corporal) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Iron Corporal
Genre
War

Credits

Art
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Editing
Sal Gentile

Reprint history

First print
United States
Army War Heroes (Charlton, 1963 series) #35 (December 1969)
Untitled (Cover)
Show/hide 1. 71 of the Most Valuable Stamps We've Ever Given Away (World Wide Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World Wide Stamps

Credits

Script
?
Art
? (photo)
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. The Wars of Private Bailey (The Iron Corporal) Comic story, 9 pages

"Privates Bill Franks and Charlie Bailey, our new Bren Gun operators just arrived from North Africa…"

Featuring

Feature
The Iron Corporal
Genre
War
Job code
C-436

Credits

Script
Willi Franz (credited)
Art
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter (credited)
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Army War Heroes (Charlton, 1963 series) #35 (December 1969)
The Wars of Private Bailey  (Charlton)
Show/hide 3. ...No Cross for a Tombstone… Comic story, 7 pages

"The white sand of captured enemy beaches is stained with Marine blood!"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
D-6825

Credits

Script
Mike Pellowski
Art
Mike Vosburg (signed)
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fightin' Marines (Charlton, 1955 series) #124 (July 1975)
...No Cross For A Tombstone...
Also printed
Unknown [Id: 4.241256-Html]
 
Australia
Jungle Patrol (Federal, 1983 series) ([February 1983?])
…No Cross for a Tombstone…
 
Canada
Brothers in Battle (Avalon, 2001 series) #1 (2001)
...No Cross for a Tombstone...
Show/hide 4. Hero Types Comic story, 6 pages

"When Cpl. Jake Magoffin qualified as gunner in the heavy weapons squad, he was pretty happy about it."

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
D-8059

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
George R. Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fightin' Marines (Charlton, 1955 series) #131 (September 1976)
Hero Types
Also printed
United States
Fightin' Marines (Charlton, 1955 series) #143 (June 1979)
Hero Types
Show/hide 5. The Devil Dogs of Chateau Thierry Comic story, 8 pages

"This is France, 1918… war in the trenches… and these three charging recklessly at the blazing Kraut machine gun are U.S. Marines, nicknamed Teufelhundt or the 'Devel Dogs' by the tough, experienced German infantry in the second battle of the Marne!"

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Script
Joe Gill [as J. Gill] (credited)
Art
Gustavo Trigo [as M. Adan] (credited) [as Marcos Adan] (signed)
Letters
Bob Agnew [as Agnew] (credited)
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor)

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First print
United States
Charlton Premiere (Charlton, 1967 series) #19 (July 1967)
The Devil Dogs of Chateau Thierry

Synopsis

France, 1918, war in the trenches

Notes

Marcos Adan's signature on this story is dated '66'. Adan drew the Argentinian series Ted Marlow reprinted by K. G. Murray mainly in its Ringo series.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (The Archer and Corporal Jack) Comic story, 10 pages

"Introducing Captain Rufus Archer..."The Archer" and his Seminole sidekick, Cpl. Jack…two men who specialize in death!"

Featuring

Feature
The Archer and Corporal Jack
Genre
War
Job code
B-1092

Credits

Script
Joe Gill (credited)
Pencils
Bill Montes (credited)
Inks
Ernie Bache
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor, credited)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Army War Heroes (Charlton, 1963 series) #24 (March 1968)
"Introducing Captain Rufus Archer..."The Archer" and his..."

Synopsis

Two men who specialize in death! They do not kill with the official sanction of their government! If caught they know they will die withourt trial or protest from the Allied High Command

Show/hide 7. Mediterranean Incident! Comic story, 8 pages

"The sixth fleet has a lot of company in the Mediterranean Sea in these days of the continuing cold war!"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
D-3306

Credits

Script
?
Art
Pat Boyette
Letters
Pat Boyette
Editing
George Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Attack (Charlton, 1971 series) #9 (December 1972)
Mediterranean Incident!
Also printed
United States
Attack (Charlton, 1979 series) #16 (August 1979)
Mediterranean Incident!

Synopsis

A pilot is intentionally downed in the Mediterranean by Russia in an attempt to capture the pilot.

Show/hide 8. Clay Pigeon in Viet Nam Comic story, 4 pages

"I'm special forces Sgt. Clay Moresby and I came into the Viet Namese village of Duc Lai where I'd expected to find a Viet Namese detachment…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
A-5227

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (original executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Army Attack (Charlton, 1965 series) #42 (February-March 1966)
Clay Pigeon in Viet Nam
Also printed
Australia
Jungle Patrol (Federal, 1983 series) ([February 1983?])
Clay Pigeon in Viet Nam
Show/hide 9. The Rescuers Comic story, 8 pages

"The long-range fighter escort, a P38 Lightning Lockheed, flew low above the tiny Japanese-held island in the western Pacific…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
D-4086

Credits

Script
?
Art
Jack Keller (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Attack (Charlton, 1971 series) #14 (November 1973)
The Rescuers

Synopsis

Capt. N. J. Cowan, flying his P38 Lightning Lockheed, the long-range fighter escort, is suddenly blasted by Japanese anti-aircraft fire...

Show/hide 10. Night of Fear Comic story, 8 pages

"The morning of June 6th, 1944, and the men of the 82nd Airborne Division were jumping into darkness above the river Merderet…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
A-5228

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (original executive editor)

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First print
United States
Army Attack (Charlton, 1965 series) #42 (February-March 1966)
Night of Fear
Show/hide 11. A Course in Murder Comic story, 2 pages

"In 1944, when some Nazi bigwigs began to believe that the Allies might indeed be going to invade fortress Europe…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
C-419

Credits

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Willi Franz (credited)
Inks
Sam Glanzman [as S.J.G.] (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
War (Charlton, 1975 series) #22 (August 1980)
A Course in Murder

Synopsis

German soldiers are trained to look and act like U.S. G.I's to infiltrate our army after D-Day.

Show/hide 12. Nazi Hit Man Comic story, 8 pages

"During World War II, Hermann Goering, Adolf Hitler's notorious right hand man, became an avid and avaricious collector of great art…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
D-5544
Characters
Hermann Goering; Adolf Hitler (cameo); Oberstkapitan Rudolf Meisser; Ludwig; Charles Deville; Lt. Ed Ryan; Colonel Martin

Credits

Script
?
Art
Fred Himes (signed)
Letters
Fred Himes ?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fightin' Marines (Charlton, 1955 series) #117 (June 1974)
Nazi Hit Man
Also printed
United States
Fightin' Marines (Charlton, 1955 series) #160 (January 1982)
Nazi Hit Man

Synopsis

Lt. Ed Ryan is sent to occupied France to eliminate Georing's pet killer, Oberstkapitan Rudolf Meisser.

Show/hide 13. Return to Target Zero (The Archer and Corporal Jack) Comic story, 10 pages

"The Arrow's flight is silent…its impact deadly as a Nazi killer dies in Hitler's Europe."

Featuring

Feature
The Archer and Corporal Jack
Genre
War
Job code
B-1354

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Montes (credited)
Inks
Ernie Bache (credited)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Sal Gentile (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Army War Heroes (Charlton, 1963 series) #27 (October 1968)
Return to Target Zero
Show/hide 14. Non Combatant at Midway Comic story, 8 pages

"Seaman 1st Class Jake Robards yanked the chocks away from the wheels of the figher plane…"

Featuring

Genre
War
Job code
A-5251

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (original executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fightin' Navy (Charlton, 1956 series) #125 (April-May 1966)
Non Combatant at Midway
Show/hide 15. Free the Famous Peter Hastings Lucky-Dip Grab-Bag of Stamps (Peter Hastings Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings Stamps
Show/hide 16. Free! This Marvellous Collection of 111 World Stamps Just by Filling in a Coupon. (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps

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AusReprints ID

  • 32744

Entry created

  • 21/07/2007

Cover added

  • 30/04/2019

Last updated

  • 30/04/2019