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Battle Action Force

October 12th, 1985
(Wave 2 #545)

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 & H.M.S. Nightshade
Notes of Interest:
Data Files: Cobra Officer

The origin of Storm Shadows is continued.

From the collection of Josh Eggebeen

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Storm Shadow
The Scrap Yard
Story #1
Story Title: Storm Shadow
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: Vanyo, Letterer:N. Eaton
Summary: Azaki (Storm Shadow) has just defeated three attackers who trying to kill him to avenge a friend of theirs that Azaki killed. Because of his defeating these attackers, Azaki is recommended to become a full ninja. At his ceremony, a final test is put to him he must run through a row of fellow ninja's with their swords. He successfully makes it through and is awarded the ninja suit and weapons, as one last test he avoids a throwing star. Azaki is then given his first paid assignment as a ninja to kill a Lee Kurazah, the owner of the largest shipping company in Japan. At the shipyard, Azaki sneaks aboard Kurazah's yacht, kills a guard and is spotted by several others.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe:
Cobra: Storm Shadow (Azaki Suromo)
Red Shadows:
Others: Grand Master, Kasati,

Story #2
Story Title: The Scrap Yard
Creative Team: Writer:G. Day , Artist: G. Campion , Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Roadblock is chasing Scrap Iron in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scrap Iron has just hijacked a train and escaped. But Roadblock in his APC cuts across the grasslands and gets into the next town first. Once there, they set up a trap for Scrap Iron. But the train is coming into town way to fast, so they blow up the tracks in front of the train causing it to derail. But Scrap Iron is not on the train. Local police officers spread out to find him. Two officers find him but are killed as he hijacks a bus. Again, Roadblock is in pursuit.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Roadblock
Cobra: Scrap Iron
Red Shadows:

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