Forces in Combat
June 1, 2015
Another odd Marvel UK comic from 1980/1981. Probably another failed experiment too, as it survived a mere 37 weekly issues. From the title you’d expect a war comic like “Battle” or “Warlord” but the contents were a strange mix. This particular issue contained Marvel reprints of Sgt Fury (as expected) but also ROM, Master of Kung Fu, Rawhide Kid, Machine Man and Kull, along with a few pages of new british content. The centre pages consisted of old reprints (in colour) of Ron Embleton’s “Wulf the Briton”. These had first appeared in a british comic entitled “Express” published by Polystyle as far back as the late 1950s!
As was typical at the time, no writing or art credits are listed for this new story.