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Battle Action Force

November 9th, 1985
(Wave 2 #549)

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: Torpedo

From the collection of Josh Eggebeen

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Target Torpedo
The Venom of Cobra
Story #1
Story Title: Target Torpedo (front cover)
Creative Team: Writer: G. Day, Artist: J. Watson , Letterer: C. McGee
Summary: An island of the coast of South America has been captured by Cobra. Torpedo is sent in to lead the way for an invasion by the Marines. Torpedo precedes to sneak in underwater avoiding mines, sneaks on land pass the guards and where he spots the barracks and radio hut. As he sneaks up to the barracks, he is spotted so a firefight starts. Torpedo takes out the guards, blows up the radio hut as the Marines arrive and take out the rest of the Cobras. The mission is a success but Cobra was able to get off a radio message about Torpedo. Back at the main Cobra base, they begin a plan for revenge. Major Flagg radios Torpedo that he can take his leave. Later, Torpedo is at his home in a windmill in Holland. Cobra has discovered his home and is sending a water moccasin with several Cobra soldiers after him.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Torpedo, Major Flagg, Breaker
Red Shadows:

Story #2
Story Title: Venom of Cobra
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: J. Cooper, Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Surviving an attack from Red Wolf, Z Force learns that another spy is on their team. He along with Wheels, Edwards and McNeil take off in Jeep to the nearest village. Once they arrive a Cobra guard in disguise attacks killing Edwards. The Jeep is used as battering ram to break a road block. Destro shows up to command his Cobra troopers to attack. Destro fires at Campbell but McNeil jumps in the way to save him. Wheels throws several grenades and Campbell charges in after Destro at the same time Red Wolf returns in his RoboSkull.
Major Players:
Action Force (Z Force): Tracker, Cap. Grant Campbell, Wheels, Sanford, McNeil(deceased), Edwards(deceased), Thomas(deceased), Vaski(deceased)
GI Joe:
Cobra: Red Wolf (Wild Weasel), Destro
Red Shadows:

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