A former member of the French Foreign Legion, Robert 'Battler' Britton was one of the RAF's top Air Aces during World War II, and an all 'round top bloke. It is not known whether he survived the war.
A variety of planes, including Hurricanes and Spitfires.
- Battler first appeared in Sun in 1956, but went on to feature in a number of IPC titles well into the 1970s, notably Lion, Thriller Picture Library, Air Ace Picture Library, Comet and two hardcover Battler Britton books in 1960 and 1961.
- A Battler Britton Picture Library Holiday Special was published annually from 1978 to 1982 and again in 1988.
- The IPC characters were eventually bought by Warner Bros., and Battler subsequently resurfaced in 2006 in a five-issue limited series by Garth Ennis and Colin Wilson, published in the United States by Wildstorm, an imprint of DC Comics (see also Thunderbolt Jaxon and Albion).
- Appearances of Battler Britton
- Character Gallery: Battler Britton
- Images that feature Battler Britton
- Fan-Art Gallery: Battler Britton
- Battler Britton quotations
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