Marines in Battle 9

Title Published
August 1954 to September 1958
Issue Numbers
1 to 25
Number of Issues
25
Marines in Battle 9 Cover Image
Issue Information
Cover Date
December 1955
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia Publisher
Animirth Comics, inc.
 
 
Cover Titles
Gyrene Raid!
 
 
Starring
"Iron Mike" McGraw starring
 
 
Cover Credits
Carl Burgos pencils and inks attributed
Contributions
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Cover Creator Credit
Stories
  Job
Number
Title Pages Credits
  G-888 Gyrene Raid!
·"Iron Mike" McGraw starring
6 pg art Bob Forgione pencils unsigned
Jack Abel inks attributed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  G-918 The Flying Nightmares!

Notes: Historical account of United States Marine Corps Attack Squadron 513 (VMF-513), the "Flying Nightmares," and their aircraft, the all-weather Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight. Includes the first radar-mediated kill of a jet aircraft at night, when pilot Maj. William T. Stratton, Jr., and radar operator M/Sgt. Hans C. Hoglind shot down a North Korean Yakovlev Yak-15 on 3 Nov 1952.
6 pg art Gene Colan pencils and inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  G-969 The Victory 2 pg text
  G-862 The Rocket's Red Glare!

Notes: Semi-historical account of the 10 companies of Sea Fencibles established by the Act of 26 Jul 1813 to defend northeastern coastal cities from English forces. Includes the burning of Washington on 24 Aug 1814, the Battle of Baltimore (Sep 1814), and the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key (1779-1843). British officers Gen. Robert Ross (1766-1814), Adm. Sir George Cockburn (1772-1853), and Adm. Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane (1758-1832) appear.

Feature: The History of the U.S. Marine Corps
5 pg art Joe Sinnott pencils and inks signed

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  G-929 Fighting with Fire!

Notes: Fictional story set against the Battle of Iwo Jima (Feb-Mar 1945).
6 pg art Werner Roth pencils and inks unsigned

Contributors:
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information