Here we see a classic comic book example of “Say one thing, show another.”
If you look at this panel without reading the words, it’s very obvious what happened: The Ray (the guy in yellow) either punched or threw one plane into another. Right?
But if you read the dialogue, you get an entirely different story…
(From All-Star Squadron #33, May 1984. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Rick Hoberg and Bill Collins.)