Who would've thought a War of the Worlds would be decided by hand-to-hand combat?
This never-reprinted tale from Ziff-Davis' Amazing Adventures #6 (1952) gives the details, along with a trick ending...
So, even though the Earthman was defeated, we won!
Heckuva moral lesson there, guys!
Though the writer is unknown, the art is by Paul Parker, who left the field after a decade and over 100 stories to became a news reporter for several radio stations in New York City including the all-news WINS.