Navy Action #52

Published
August 1959
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

"All new Stories!"

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Art
Maurice Bramley, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. The Flag! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
C-345

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Evans, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
War Comics (Atlas [Marvel], 1950 series) #21 (September 1953)
The Flag!

Synopsis

The Korean schoolteacher Ki Li tries to befriend US soldiers by speaking English, explaining how he wants to move to the USA, but the soldiers are suspicious of him. When the Chinese move in, Ki Li flies a US flag over his town and the Chinese retaliate by killing him; at the sight of this, the US forces attack the Chinese and crush them in honor of Ki Li.

Show/hide 2. Rammed! ("Torpedo" Taylor) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Torpedo" Taylor
Genre
War
Code
K-624

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #4 (December 1955)
Rammed!

Notes

This is not the story of the same title also by Don Heck in Navy Combat (Marvel, 1955 series) #10 (December 1956).

Show/hide 3. Sky Raider Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
H-44

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #4 (December 1955)
Sky Raider
Show/hide 4. The "U.S.S. Enterprise!" (Our Fighting Fleet) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Our Fighting Fleet
Genre
War
Code
G-842

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #4 (December 1955)
U.S.S. Enterprise!

Synopsis

Story of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise (CV-6).

Show/hide 5. Men of the Ghost Fleet! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
War
Code
G-989

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Forgione, penciller [signed as Forgione]
 
Jack Abel, inker [signed as Abel]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Navy Combat (Atlas [Marvel], 1955 series) #4 (December 1955)
Men of the Ghost Fleet!

Notes

The original printing of this story was six pages. This reprint omits panel 5 (of 6) from page 3 and panels 1-5 (of 6) from page 4.

Show/hide 6. Amazing Music Discovery (Sampson School) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sampson School

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  • Geoff Harrison
  • Anthony Gillies

AusReprints ID

  • 82841

Entry created

  • 29/01/2021

Cover added

  • 15/01/2023

Last updated

  • 15/01/2023