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Battle Action Force

December 21th, 1985
(Wave 2 #555)

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: Action Force Infantryman

From the collection of Josh Eggebeen

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Snow Job
Jungle of Doom
Story #1
Story Title: Snow Job
Creative Team: Writer: J. Nicholas, Artist: Vanyo, Letterer: C. McGee
Summary: In a cargo plane over the Arctic, Snow Job is being dropped off to find a US secret plane that crashed. The pilot, a WWII veteran Col. Harry Porter, has been attacked by two Cobra RoboSkulls. The RoboSkulls fire into the cargo plane hitting Porter, who orders Snow Job to bail out. He turns his plane towards the RoboSkulls taking on more fire. Just as Snow Job jumps out the back of the plane as it crashes into one of hte RoboSkulls. Once on the ground Snow Job unpacks his skis and takes off to find the crashed plane. Half way to the crash site, Cobra snow soldier start chasing him. Snow Job skis down a steep hill jumps off a cliff lands on a small ice flow. His landing breaks up the flow which is about to break up underneath him.
Major Players:
Action Force:
GI Joe: Snow Job
Red Shadows:
Others: Col. Harry Porter (deceased)

Story #2
Story Title: Jungle of Doom (front cover)
Creative Team: Writer: G. Day, Artist: J. Cooper, Letterer: P. Knight
Summary: Recondo in New Guinea is on a recon only mission to discover if Cobra is working in the area. He is working with a local military man, Cap Sukan with three of his men. As they enter the village, they leave behind one man with there canoes, Recondo sinks his on purpose to hide it. Recondo spots Zartan, an old foe from a previous mission, he wants to attack right away. Cap. Sukan reminds him he is on a recon only mission, so Recondo takes his pictures and retreats. Back at that there canoes, several villagers have killed there man and destroyed the canoes, except for Recondo's hidden one. Recondo kills one of them and Sukan takes care of the other. But Zartan is leading all of the villagers toward them.
Major Players:
Action Force: Recondo
GI Joe:
Cobra: Zartan
Red Shadows:
Others: Cap. Sukan,
Note: There is a reference to a previous mission, here is the link to the mission called Snakebite

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