Battle Action #72

Published
April 1961
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 Flying Circus Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Maurice Bramley, line art [signed as Bramley]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 1. 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
1958? to 1962?
Genre
Western
More...
The Wild West's Greatest Hero Buffalo Bill
Show/hide 2. Bring Out Your Bongos and Get the Party Moving! (Sampson School of Music) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sampson School of Music
Show/hide 3. I Was a Recruit Under Fire! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
[T-455]

Credits

Art
Carl Burgos, penciller
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [as Artie Simek]
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #67 (December 1959)
I Was a Recruit Under Fire!
Show/hide 4. Flying Circus Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
[E-601]

Credits

Art
John Severin, line art
Editing
Stan Lee, 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) #78 (July 1963)
Flying Circus
Show/hide 5. Mine Was the Mission That Had to Fail! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 6. The Old Man! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
[T-591]

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee , plotter
 
Larry Lieber , scripter (script)
Art
Carl Burgos, line art
 
Carl Burgos , inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, 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) #78 (July 1963)
The Old Man!
 
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1965 series) #78 ([September 1965?])
The Old Man!
Show/hide 7. Explosion! (The Fight for Freedom!) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fight for Freedom!
Genre
War
Code
[O-90]

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott, line art [signed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Battle (Atlas [Marvel], 1951 series) #62 (February 1959)
Explosion
Also printed
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1954 series) #78 (July 1963)
Explosion!
 
Australia
Battle Action (Horwitz, 1965 series) #78 ([September 1965?])
Explosion!
Show/hide 8. Special Offer of… Free Stamp Collector's Kit (Rocket Stamps) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rocket Stamps
Code
KIT BA/4/61
Show/hide 9. Become an Artist - Quickly! (Brodie Mack Correspndence Art School) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Brodie Mack Correspndence Art School
Show/hide 10. Sensational Results of New Height Increase System! (Sydney Physical Institute) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sydney Physical Institute

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Gillies

AusReprints ID

  • 48776

Entry created

  • 27/10/2016

Cover added

  • 27/10/2016

Index completed

  • 04/02/2023

Last updated

  • 04/02/2023