(September 1956)

Charlton, 1956 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Al Fago (executive editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright 1956 by Charlton Comics Group.


[Double Trouble] (Table of Contents)

Zaza the Mystic / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Zaza; Lt. Bob Nelson
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nicholas pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Dick Giordano.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

Zaza the Mystic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Zaza; Lt. Bob Nelson; Mrs. Stokes; Mrs. Smyth; George; Ike (villain); Vera (villain)
Synopsis:
Zaza agrees to perform at a charity benefit, but a gang of crooks plans to rob it, using a double of Zaza.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Jerry Bails's Who's Who. Formerly credited to "Joe Gill ?".

No Body, No Case (Table of Contents)

Zaza the Mystic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S692

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Zaza; Lt. Bob Nelson; Neil Chilton; Otto Haas (villain)
Synopsis:
Zaza helps Lt. Nelson foil a kidnapping plot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible D'Agostino inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Sal Trapani.
Writer credit from Jerry Bails's Who's Who. Formerly credited to "Joe Gill ?".

Mind over Mattress (Table of Contents)

Lazy Lee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lazy Lee
Reprints:

Crushed Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Duel at Shallow River (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S412

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Sgt. Frank; Sgt. Johnny May; Dan Bender; Luke Miller (villain); Red Clayton (villain)
Synopsis:
Sergeant Frank of the Mounties captures two claim-jumpers who are stealing from an honest uranium prospector.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Molno pencils; Mastroserio inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Mastroserio with pencils and Vince Alascia with inks.

The Stolen Crystal Ball (Table of Contents)

Zaza the Mystic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S654

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Zaza; Lt. Bob Nelson; Rocky Jones; Lou; Ryan; Wild Willie Smith; Chick (villain)
Synopsis:
A bozer's crooked manager is fixing fights, and he steals Zaza's crystal ball so she can't figure out what's going on and alert the police.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible D'Agostino inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Sal Trapani.
Writer credit from Jerry Bails's Who's Who. Formerly credited to "Joe Gill ?".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Double Trouble]
    Zaza the Mystic
  2. 1. Double Trouble
    Zaza the Mystic
  3. 2. No Body, No Case
    Zaza the Mystic
  4. 3. Mind over Mattress
    Lazy Lee
  5. 4. Crushed Crime
  6. 5. Duel at Shallow River
  7. 6. The Stolen Crystal Ball
    Zaza the Mystic
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed