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

  9/1/1954
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  $90.00
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  Paul Reinman, Joe Sinnott, Myron Fass, Tony DiPreta

#2

  11/1/1954
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  $50.00
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  Jay Scott Pike, Paul Reinman, Jack Katz, Robert Sale

#3

  1/1/1955
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  Joe Maneely, Gene Colan, Jack Katz, Dick Ayers

#4

  3/1/1955
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  Joe Sinnott, Mort Drucker, John Severin, Dick Ayers

#5

  5/1/1955
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  Jay Scott Pike, John Severin, Joe Sinnott

#6

  7/1/1955
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  Jay Scott Pike, Mac Pakula, Mort Lawrence, Dick Ayers

#7

  9/1/1955
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  Mort Drucker, Robert McCarty, Joe Sinnott

#8

  11/1/1955
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  Don Heck, Joe Sinnott, Bob Forgione

#9

  1/1/1956
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  Bernie Krigstein, Werner Roth, John Romita, Don Heck, Vic Carrabotta

#10

  3/1/1956
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  Don Heck, Bob Forgione, Vic Carrabotta, Joe Sinnott, Mac Pakula

#11

  5/1/1956
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  George Tuska, Chuck Miller, Mac Pakula, Al Williamson, Gene Colan

#12

  7/1/1956
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  John Severin, Mort Drucker, Tony Mortellaro, Bill Benulis, Gene Colan

#13

  9/1/1956
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  Al Williamson, Gene Colan, Mort Drucker, Bill Walton, Dick Ayers

#14

  11/1/1956
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  Jack Kirby, Joe Maneely, Pete Morisi, Bill Benulis, Don Heck

#15

  1/1/1957
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  Joe Sinnott, Joe Maneely, Paul Reinman, Dick Ayers, Joe Orlando, George Tuska

#16

  3/1/1957
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  Joe Sinnott, Gene Colan, Bob Forgione, George Tuska, Dick Ayers

#17

  5/1/1957
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  Gene Colan, Joe Sinnott, Joe Maneely, Joe Orlando, Paul Reinman

#18

  7/1/1957
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  Al Williamson, Gene Colan, Jay Scott Pike, Joe Sinnott

#19

  8/1/1957
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  Gene Colan, Joe Maneely, Jack Keller, John Severin

#20

  9/1/1957
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Final Issue Paul Reinman, Marvin Stein, Dick Giordano, Richard Doxsee, Gene Colan