Battleground

 BATE   (Marvel, 1954-1957)

™ and ©1957 Official Magazine Corp.

During the Korean War and in the years following, Atlas Publishing churned out war comics at a rapid-fire clip. Some hit the mark, others were duds. Battleground tried to cover the bases by drawing its material from different wars—Korea, World War II, even the Civil War—which allowed them to re-tell the same standard set of war stories in different settings, and possibly fool a few readers into thinking it was somehow new, interesting, or creative. Added to this mixture was a rather thick smear of anti-Communist propaganda, typical of the time. Battleground was given its discharge from the Atlas lineup in 1957 during a general housecleaning of poorly-performing titles.

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#1

Date: 9/1/1954
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $90.00
No copies available
  Paul Reinman, Joe Sinnott, Myron Fass, Tony DiPreta

#2

Date: 11/1/1954
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $50.00
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  Jay Scott Pike, Paul Reinman, Jack Katz, Robert Sale

#3

Date: 1/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $35.00
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  Joe Maneely, Gene Colan, Jack Katz, Dick Ayers

#4

Date: 3/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $35.00
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  Joe Sinnott, Mort Drucker, John Severin, Dick Ayers

#5

Date: 5/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $76.00
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  Jay Scott Pike, John Severin, Joe Sinnott

#6

Date: 7/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $24.00
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  Jay Scott Pike, Mac Pakula, Mort Lawrence, Dick Ayers

#7

Date: 9/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $24.00
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  Mort Drucker, Robert McCarty, Joe Sinnott

#8

Date: 11/1/1955
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $24.00
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  Don Heck, Joe Sinnott, Bob Forgione

#9

Date: 1/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $32.00
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  Bernie Krigstein, Werner Roth, John Romita, Don Heck, Vic Carrabotta

#10

Date: 3/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $24.00
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  Don Heck, Bob Forgione, Vic Carrabotta, Joe Sinnott, Mac Pakula

#11

Date: 5/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  George Tuska, Chuck Miller, Mac Pakula, Al Williamson, Gene Colan

#12

Date: 7/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  John Severin, Mort Drucker, Tony Mortellaro, Bill Benulis, Gene Colan

#13

Date: 9/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $32.00
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  Al Williamson, Gene Colan, Mort Drucker, Bill Walton, Dick Ayers

#14

Date: 11/1/1956
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $35.00
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  Jack Kirby, Joe Maneely, Pete Morisi, Bill Benulis, Don Heck

#15

Date: 1/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  Joe Sinnott, Joe Maneely, Paul Reinman, Dick Ayers, Joe Orlando, George Tuska

#16

Date: 3/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  Joe Sinnott, Gene Colan, Bob Forgione, George Tuska, Dick Ayers

#17

Date: 5/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  Gene Colan, Joe Sinnott, Joe Maneely, Joe Orlando, Paul Reinman

#18

Date: 7/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $32.00
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  Al Williamson, Gene Colan, Jay Scott Pike, Joe Sinnott

#19

Date: 8/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
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  Gene Colan, Joe Maneely, Jack Keller, John Severin

#20

Date: 9/1/1957
Cover Price: $0.10
NM Guide: $20.00
No copies available
Final Issue Paul Reinman, Marvin Stein, Dick Giordano, Richard Doxsee, Gene Colan