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Battle Action Force

October 19th, 1985
(Wave 2 #546)

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: Blowtorch
Weapons File: Britians Chieftain Tank

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 (front cover)
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: Vanyo, Letterer: Cliff McGee
Summary: Storm Shadow on his first paid mission as a ninja is sneaking onto Lee Kurazah's yacht to kill him. Several of the guards try to stop him, he kills them with his hands, his sword and an arrow. Now he uses the dead body of Kurazah's bodyguard to gain access to his private room. Once inside the room, Kurazah tries to make deal with Storm Shadow but instead tries to kill him. Using a gas lamp, Storm Shadow throws it at Kurazah starting a fire in the room. As he goes to escape, he finds the door locked.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe:
Cobra: Storm Shadow (Azaki Suromo)
Red Shadows:
Others: Lee Kazarah

Story #2
Story Title: The Scrap Yard
Creative Team: Writer:G. Day , Artist: G. Campion , Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Roadblock is still chasing Scrap Iron across Sub-Saharaian Africa. Who has hijacked a bus filled with people. He stops at a town to send a message and then blows up the building. In the APC, Roadblock catches up to the parked bus, which is now near a lake. The Action Force team rescues the passangers but no Scrap Iron, just as they spot him he fires a missile at the bus, blowing it up. He then jumps in a canoe and tries to get away. Roadblock jumps back in the APC & drives it into the lake.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Roadblock
Cobra: Scrap Iron
Red Shadows:

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