Real Name: ? Brady
Identity/Class: Normal human
Affiliations: Sergeant Swenski, Shang-Ti; soldier in the U.S. Army
Enemies: Manchuria Mary, General Olga
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Korea, c.the Korean War
First Appearance: Battle Action #5 (Atlas, October 1952)
Powers/Abilities: Battle Brady is an exceptional soldier, brave and resourceful. An excellent fighter, skilled in hand-to-hand combat and with most weapons of the era.
History: (Battle Action #5-12, Battlefront #14, 16, Battle Brady #10-14, War Comics #24, 3-D Action #1, Battle #25, 27, ga) Battle Brady was a Texan who joined the U.S. infantry to fight Communist forces in Korea.
Comments: Created by Hank Chapman and Joe Maneely.
Thanks to Joe Moore for information on Brady's debut appearance and his creators.
Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Battalion, Stormwatch Weatherman, now leader of the Monarchy
Battlestone, leader of Brigade, former member of Youngblood
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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