"Let's shake it!," barked Sgt. Sam Troy.
Dell Comics' Rat Patrol ran 6 issues with photo covers on all. The Rat Patrol was a long-range desert patrol group, in the North African campaign during World War II, armed with jeeps equipped with .50-caliber machine guns. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field Marshal Rommel's vaunted Afrika Korps".
|Great TV series based on The Immortals sci-fi novel by James Gunn.|
|Terrific sci-fi movie based on the awesome Colossus novels trilogy by Raymond F. Jones!|
Rat Patrol #1 Seek...Find...Destroy! The Mission Into Mayhem
"Hit and Run"
"Head on Collision"
Written by Don Segall with artwork by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta.
|Rat Patrol #2|
Rat Patrol #2 Tank versus Jeeps Cannon against Machine Guns Impossible Odds...Impossible Task...Give it to the Rat Patrol
"Red Ball to Destiny"
The team is assigned to retrieve a courier lost with a downed B-24 on its way to Bengasi.
Someone in the Long Range Desert Group is leaking Allied secrets to the Germans.
Artwork by Joe Sinnott & Vince Colletta.
|Rat Patrol #3|
"The Day the Tables were Turned"
"And Not a Drop to Drink"
Rat Patrol #3 - #5 artwork by Jose Delbo.
|Rat Patrol #4|
Rat Patrol #4 The Desert War is Deadly The Rat Patrol Finds That out the Hard Way
"The Hostage Train to Nowhere"
"Sand, Gas and Bullets Don't Mix"
|Rat Patrol #5|
"Starve 'em for Gas!"
"The Day Jeeps Went to Sea!"
|Rat Patrol #6 - reprint of #1|
Rat Patrol #6 was a reprint of #1.
Paperback Library published a series of six Rat Patrol books. The first novel was written by Norman Daniels with the rest written by David King. A Whitman hardback, The Iron Monster Raid, was written by I. G. Edmonds.
|Whitman book complete with illustrations!|
The Rat Patrol TV series is available on DVD by season or in a complete series set. It's great to see it reissued on DVD! Relive the glory!
|There were lots of trading cards to choose from, including bubble gum in some of them!|
There was even a set of trading cards, with a puzzle on the back and a lunchbox.
I hope you give it a try. Rat Patrol was a good show, I always like Christopher George and Eric Braeden. I didn't follow a lot of war shows, but this one I did. The comics are good, but the books are better.
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