(February 1969)

Charlton, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand:
Charlton Comics
Editing:
Sal Gentile (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US Size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Issue with purchase date stamp of October 15, 1968, exists.


Leave; Castle Death (Table of Contents)

The Iron Corporal; The Archer and Corporal Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Glanzman; Bill Montes
Inks:
Sam Glanzman; Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal; Archer; Corporal Jack

Indexer Notes

Cover images taken from inside stories.

Castle Death (Table of Contents)

The Archer and Corporal Jack / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Montes [as Montes] (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Bache [as Bache] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1461

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Archer; Corporal Jack
Synopsis:
The Archer and Corporal Jack use a captured German bomber to infiltrate a German prison held at Chateau du Mort, "The Castle of Death," to prevent a massacre of important prisoners of war.
Reprints:
Keywords:
arrows; bomber; disguise; Germans; prison

The Catbird Seat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-981

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Americans fight Japanese holed up in caves during the invasion of Okinawa.
Keywords:
Americans; artillery; caves; hand grenade; Japanese; machine gun; Mustang jet; Okinawa; tank

The Electron Microprobe (Table of Contents)

Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Sam Spolo
Synopsis:
Spolo brings Professor Blenders and his electron microprobe to West Berlin to solve the cause of a series of traffic accidents happening to diplomats and American military personnel.
Keywords:
West Berlin

Laying It on the Line (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charlton / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Leave (Table of Contents)

The Iron Corporal / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Willi Franz (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Inks:
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1831

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal; Lieutenant McKee [as Kee]
Synopsis:
While on leave in Brisbane, Kee drags the Iron Corporal into a pub for enlisted men, then manages to start a free-for-all by mocking a Highland Sergeant Major's kilts.
Keywords:
Americans; Australians; bar-room brawl; Brisbane; Cameron Highlanders; MPs; poker; pub
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Leave; Castle Death
    The Iron Corporal; The Archer and Corporal Jack
  2. 1. Castle Death
    The Archer and Corporal Jack
  3. 2. The Catbird Seat
  4. 3. The Electron Microprobe
    Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher
  5. 4. Laying It on the Line
    Charlton
  6. 5. Leave
    The Iron Corporal
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Roger Reus