In the early 1950s with the Korean War raging Marvel Comics'
predecessor, Atlas, launched a bevy of war comics featuring the heroism
and horrors of human conflict. Battlefield ranked four-star
amongst them with art by Atlas Era luminaries including war comics great
Russ Heath along with Paul Reinman, Joe Maneely, Gene Colan, Bill
Everett and many more.
With challenging scripts by Stan Lee's
stable of Atlas Era scribes these never-before-reprinted pre-Code comics
delve into a challenging range of themes -- from tales of the American
fightin' G.I., to the machinations of the Communist front, and striking
meditations on the atrocities of modern war.
This amazing Marvel Masterworks collects the complete run of Battlfield in one beautiful volume. Topped off with an introduction by Atlas Era
scholar, Dr. Michael J. Vassallo, there's no doubt that it's time to
join up and set out on the battlefield! Collecting Battlefield issues #1 to 11, written by Hank Chapman, Don Rico & more pencilled by various.
Marvel, hardback, 336 pages, published January 2011
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 28 July, 2010.