(April 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
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 January 7, 1969, exists.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Iron Corporal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sanho Kim; Sam Glanzman; Rezzonico
Inks:
Sanho Kim; Sam Glanzman; Rezzonico
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal

Indexer Notes

The cover is made up of three panels from inside stories.

["There she stands, Bottler.."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Willi Franz (credited)
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Inks:
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1970

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal [Cpl. Ian Heath]; Earl Boswell; Lt. McKee [as Kee] (death); Bottler; Harry Simms; Sgt. Burt Newley (death); Eddy Sly (death)
Synopsis:
The Iron Corporal and his team have to take out a Japanese radio transmitter station and tower.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Australians; barbed wire; Japanese; New Guinea; Pacific; radio transmitter; tanks; Waltzin' Matilda; World War II

The Strangest Spy (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
How Jos Ringoro helped the Germans prepare for the attack on the oil fields of Plotzy in Rumania.
Keywords:
Ploesti; Romania; spy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Written as a true history article, but may be fiction based on a World War II event.

The Loner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Sanho Kim (signed)
Inks:
Sanho Kim (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sanho Kim

Genre:
war
Characters:
Cpl. Arnie Howell
Synopsis:
Cpl. Howell tries to think just of himself, but ends up risking his life to rescue two soldiers from the Germans.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Americans; dive bomber; France; Germans; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

Art is dated March 22, 1968.

On the Firing Line with Our Fighting Forces (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

72 Tons of Steel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Willi Franz
Pencils:
Rezzonico (signed)
Inks:
Rezzonico (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Two soldiers escape an attack by a Tiger Royal German tank and take refuge in a bombed-out farm house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Americans; bazooka; Germans; hand grenades; jeep; machine gun; tank

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the Will Franz interview in Charlton Spotlight #9 (2015)

Cookie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno ?
Inks:
Bill Molno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-4711

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A cook trying to serve a company near the front lines has to fight off an enemy attack before he can get back to cooking.
Keywords:
cook; Korean War; machine gun
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Iron Corporal
  2. 1. ["There she stands, Bottler.."]
    The Iron Corporal
  3. 2. The Strangest Spy
  4. 3. The Loner
  5. 4. On the Firing Line with Our Fighting Forces
    Charlton
  6. 5. 72 Tons of Steel
  7. 6. Cookie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • John DiBello
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • James Ludwig
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  • Ramon Schenk
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