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Battle Action Force

November 16th, 1985
(Wave 2 #550)

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: Escape Armour (S.N.A.K.E.)

From the collection of Josh Eggebeen

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Target Torpedo
The Venom of Cobra
Story #1
Story Title: Target Torpedo
Creative Team: Writer: G. Day, Artist: J. Watson , Letterer: C. McGee
Summary: Torpedo is at his home, which is a windmill, in Holland relaxing after a recent mission where he beat Cobra. Now Cobra is attacking him in his home. Just as the Cobras charge in the front door, he takes out one of them with his spear gun, then takes out two more with his pistol. The Cobra's use a flame thrower to set his house on fire. He climbs to the top with his scuba gear and uses the windmill itself to get into the canel. Once there he swims away. Later, Cobra troops on land are patroling when they come across Torpedo in disguise. He fools them for now but they are still on the hunt for him.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Torpedo
Red Shadows:

Story #2
Story Title: Venom of Cobra
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: J. Cooper, Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Wheels is chasing Destro and Cap. Campbell is running from Red Wolf in his RoboSkull. Destro turns around and fires at Wheels, who returns the fire hitting Destro in the hand. Campbell, dodging and weaving, kills a Cobra trooper picks up his grenade back and throws it up at the RoboSkull. The expolsion damages the RoboSkull and forces Red wolf to fly away. Destro then turns and jumps in Jeep heading east towards the Z Force dug outs. Tracker sitting in his dug out with Sanford is waiting. In another dug out, Elgin and another are waiting for their orders. When one of the Z Force soldiers walks up hands them a gun with a silencer and tells them more of the Z Force must die. The next morning Sanford and Richardson are dead.
Major Players:
Action Force (Z Force): Tracker, Cap. Grant Campbell, Wheels, Sanford(deceased), Elgin, Richardson(deceased), Lawson, Lee,
GI Joe:
Cobra: Red Wolf (Wild Weasel), Destro
Red Shadows:

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