Battle Stations #5

Published
1959
Page count
84
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (185mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Rear Guard Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 1. Rear Guard! Comic story, 6 pages

"The dark days of '42 in the African desert!"

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 2. The Big Leagues! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Printed in
Australia
Battle Stations Giant Edition (Jubilee, 1966) #36-41 (1966)
The Big Leagues!
Show/hide 3. Flaming Finger! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Fog! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?
Editing
Leon Harvey ?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #16 (August 1953)
Fog!
Also printed
Australia
War Battles (Red Circle, 1952 series) #24 (October 1954)
Fog!
 
Australia
Battle Stations Giant Edition (Jubilee, 1966) #36-41 (1966)
Fog!

Synopsis

A soldier is shot in the spine and paralysed during the attack on Red Inchon.

Show/hide 5. Tell Me a… War Story! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. The First One! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown
Printed in
Australia
Battle Stations Giant Edition (Jubilee, 1966) #36-41 (1966)
The First One!
Show/hide 7. These Men are Called… Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 8. Battle Dress! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. Loudmouth! Comic story, 6.7 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?
Editing
Al Fago (executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fightin' Air Force (Charlton, 1956 series) #5 (November 1956)
Loudmouth!

Notes

The "Battle Fire" advertisement is at the bottom of page one of the story. Space for the advertisement has been created by editing a significant portion of the art in the first panel.

Show/hide 10. Battle Fire Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.3 pages

"Read and see the true picture of war… the slugging, slogging. Shooting business that it is! Every story hits the bullseye of blistering combat! Every panel thunders with guns, and glory! Don't miss the next blasting issue.. On sale at all newsagents."

Details

Printed
1960?
Genre
War
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Battle Fire
Show/hide 11. Four Chaplains Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 12. The Pick of the Picture-Story Pocketbooks Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Fast action… adventure… thrills—you'll find them all in the pages of these handy pocket-size editions, specially drawn by talented artists for easier reading. New issues appear regularly on your news stands—don't miss them! 68 pates - only 1/3."

Details

Printed
1960?
More...
The Pick of the Picture-Story Pocketbooks

Notes

This advertisement indicates that most of the Magazine Management pocket comics started around the same time, probably 1959.

Show/hide 13. The Grand Strategy! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 14. Revenge! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #6 (May 1952)
Revenge!
Also printed
United States
Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #17 (October 1953)
Revenge!
Show/hide 15. The Commies Told Me… No Work--No Eat Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Warfront (Harvey, 1951 series) #21 (June 1954)
The Commies Told Me... No Work -- No Eat
Show/hide 16. Sweating It Out! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Pencils
Eugene Hughes
Inks
Eugene Hughes ?

Reprint history

First print
United States
Flying Aces (Key Publications, 1955 series) #5 (May 1956)
Sweating It Out!
Also printed
Australia
Battle Stations Giant Edition (Jubilee, 1964? series) #13 ([1964?])
Sweating It Out!

Notes

The actual listed publisher for this issue is "Barmer Publications Pty. Ltd."

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 57215

Entry created

  • 12/05/2012

Cover added

  • 24/03/2013

Index completed

  • 24/03/2013

Last updated

  • 24/03/2013