Battle Action Force

September 7th, 1985
(Wave 2 #540)

Comic Information
Country: England
Publisher: IPC Magazines LTD
Release: Weekly
Duration: Wave 2 Cobra Era -- 96 Issues

Additional Non Action Force Stories: Johnny Red, The Nightmare, Charley's War & The Sarge
Notes of Interest:
Data Files: Night Attack Jeep

From the collection of Josh Eggebeen

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Death in South America
Arctic Terror
Story #1
Story Title: Death in South America (front cover)
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: J. Cooper, Letterer: C. McGee
Summary: Outside a Nazi run base staffed with Red Shadows soldiers, the Baroness is trying to figure out how to get in. Several of her troopers fall in a trap filled with acid. Inside the base, Major Bludd, Action Force members Captain Buckingham and Albert Jones are being walked to there execution. Buckingham fakes a heart attack as Major Bludd and Jones knock out the guards. They are now on a mission to find and kill, a very alive, Adolf Hitler who has been hiding in this South American base. They fight there way into the main office and shoot Hitler. It turns out to be a trap and they where shooting a dummy. All of them are captured again. This time they are walked right to the firing squad grounds, tied to poles and the order to fire is given.
Major Players:
Action Force: Cap. Charles Buckingham (Eagle), Albert Jones (Stakeout),
GI Joe: None
Cobra: Baroness, Major Bludd
Red Shadows:
Others: Nazi SS Major Kazman, Adolf Hitler

Story #2
Story Title: Arctic Terror
Creative Team: Writer: F. Rudge, Artist: J. Bleach, Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Scarlett is driving a Snowcat with Duke in the turret, Snow Job with Gung-Ho and Stalker in the other one. Cobra's hang gliders are attacking from the sky. Most of the hang gliders are killed but one gets through and lands in front of Scarlett's Snowcat, he sets of an explostion that destroys the Snowcat with Scarlett trapped inside. Gung-Ho joins Duke in rescuing Scarlett. But three RoboSkulls are approaching the last Snowcat fast. The final Snowcat is destroyed, Gung-Ho is shot and Snow Job with an excellent shot destroys one of the RoboSkulls. The 2 remaining circle around for another pass as the Action Force team is caught in the open.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Duke, Stalker, Gung-Ho, Snow Job, Scarlett, Stalker
Red Shadows: None

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