(June 1959)

Charlton, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Pat Masulli
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Shotgun Brothers (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artists information provided by Gary Watson.

Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents)

Colorfoto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ricky Nelson; Elvis Presley; Pat Boone; Eddie Fisher; Debbie Reynolds
Synopsis:
Ad for color photos of 50 different stars.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Rio Grande Pay-Off (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill
Pencils:
Pete Morisi [as PM] (signed)
Inks:
Pete Morisi [as PM] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pete Morisi
Job Number:
3999

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Billy the Kid; Emilio Smith; Danny Teal; Will Teal
Synopsis:
Billy heads south of the border to rescue the son of a friend, who has been framed for robbery.
Reprints:

Own and Fly Your Own Jet Engine Plane (Table of Contents)

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a small jet engine that can be mounted on model planes, boats, or racing cars.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 3 and 4 of "Rio Grande Pay-Off."

The Promise (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5017

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Billy the Kid; Buzz Hegan; Miss Agatha
Synopsis:
Billy makes a promise not to use his guns, but it makes it difficult to stop a bank robbery.
Reprints:

Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for plaques with mottos printed on them.

Indexer Notes

text

A Man Respected! (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart]
Inks:
Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5183

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ben Steele; Bat Morgan
Synopsis:
An old sheriff encourages young man to stand up for himself.
Reprints:

Charlton Comics Offer Valuable Premiums! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for various toys and other items that can be obtained with a small fee plus the upper left corners clipped from Charlton Comics covers.

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Zorro Color Television Set (Table of Contents)

Josely Co / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Zorro
Synopsis:
Ad for a small filmstrip viewer shaped like a television set. Includes 8 rolls of film: 112 different pictures.

Pushcart Pioneers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Colonel Charles K. Carey; Chief Scout Ben Burry; Andrew McIntosh; Ged GaRly
Synopsis:
An army officer tracks down an outlaw who has been robbing settlers.
Reprints:

The Shotgun Brothers (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5050

Characters:
Billy the Kid; Duke Lansky; Shoeless Lansky
Synopsis:
Billy takes one of the Lansky brothers to jail for rustling and then waits for the other two brothers to try to rescue him.
Reprints:

BUild Your Own Hot Rod (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a model car.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of "The Shotgun Brothers."

Personalized Safety Deposit Bank Vault (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a small bank with a combination lock.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of "The Shotgun Brothers."

Given! Given! Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash! (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve.

Treasure Chest of Fun and Surprises (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ads for various gag gifts and novelty items.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

150 Civil War Soldiers (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Two complete armies made of molded plastic.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shotgun Brothers
    Billy the Kid
  2. 1. Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars
    Colorfoto
  3. 2. Rio Grande Pay-Off
    Billy the Kid
  4. 3. Own and Fly Your Own Jet Engine Plane
    Josely Company
  5. 4. The Promise
    Billy the Kid
  6. 5. Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  7. 6. A Man Respected!
  8. 7. Charlton Comics Offer Valuable Premiums!
  9. 8. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Zorro Color Television Set
    Josely Co
  10. 9. Pushcart Pioneers
  11. 10. The Shotgun Brothers
    Billy the Kid
  12. 11. BUild Your Own Hot Rod
    Honor House Products
  13. 12. Personalized Safety Deposit Bank Vault
    Honor House Products
  14. 13. Given! Given! Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  15. 14. Treasure Chest of Fun and Surprises
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. 150 Civil War Soldiers
    Josely Co.
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