(May 1957)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Burton N. Levey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Statement of ownership in this issue lists editor as Burton N. Levey as of Sept. 30 1956.
Edward Levy as Publisher.
John Santangelo as business manager.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mysterious Traveler / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters:
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Reprints:

The Man Who Came Back (Table of Contents)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S-1393

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Boxer Tony Malento travels through time to discover why he lost his most recent fight.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008). Possible McLaughlin inks per Nick Caputo, April 2013. Gary Watson credited Sal Trapani.

Nothing Doing (Table of Contents)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Secret Mission (Table of Contents)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S1602

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Synopsis:
Painter and spy John Krakma returns to the communist-dominated Czechoslovakia he fled.
Reprints:

Pipe Peril (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Dorothy Perry falls down a pipe.
Reprints:

The Only Law (Table of Contents)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Edward Stone proves a suitable husband for Ben Hurley's daughter Maria.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008). Last page has a statement of ownership and management.

The End of the Medium (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Svengo the Medium's death turns out to be anything but supernatural.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008).

The Fire Big! (Table of Contents)

Headline Harry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Boughner ?
Pencils:
Howard Boughner ?
Inks:
Howard Boughner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mysterious Traveler
  2. 1. The Man Who Came Back
    Mysterious Traveler
  3. 2. Nothing Doing
    Tightwad Tad
  4. 3. Secret Mission
    Mysterious Traveler
  5. 4. Pipe Peril
  6. 5. The Only Law
    Mysterious Traveler
  7. 6. The End of the Medium
  8. 7. The Fire Big!
    Headline Harry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson