(August 1962)

Charlton, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication [corner triangle]
Editing:
Pat Masulli
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (except #26, which is Squarebound)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

The indicia in the book is a misprint. It is for Outlaws of the West V2 #38 but all relevant information would be the same based on surrounding issues.


Heir to a Throne (Table of Contents)

Atomic Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Atomic Mouse; Count Gatto; Shadow

Indexer Notes

Title from story inside

Heir to a Throne (Table of Contents)

Atomic Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-1626

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Atomic Mouse; Count Gatto
Synopsis:
Atomic Mouse is offered the title of King of Mousevill but turns it down. Count Gatto seeks ways to outdo Atomic Mouse and prove that he is worthy of being king, but fails.

Indexer Notes

Back in the late 1950s Charlton Comics thought they’d save some time and money by outfitting a varible typewriter – a Vari-Typer, which was large enough to hold a page of comic art – with a custom typeface which mimicked the hand lettering used in comics for captions and word balloons.

Coowie the Cow Gets Crowned (Table of Contents)

Coowie the Cow / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Coowie the Cow

Choosing a Toy for Laurie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Back in the late 1950s Charlton Comics thought they’d save some time and money by outfitting a variable typewriter – a Vari-Typer, which was large enough to hold a page of comic art – with a custom typeface which mimicked the hand lettering used in comics for captions and word balloons.

What You Do in Spare Time (Table of Contents)

Your Role in the Cold War / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-1553

Indexer Notes

Back in the late 1950s Charlton Comics thought they’d save some time and money by outfitting a variable typewriter – a Vari-Typer, which was large enough to hold a page of comic art – with a custom typeface which mimicked the hand lettering used in comics for captions and word balloons.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Heir to a Throne
    Atomic Mouse
  2. 1. Heir to a Throne
    Atomic Mouse
  3. 2. Coowie the Cow Gets Crowned
    Coowie the Cow
  4. 3. Choosing a Toy for Laurie
  5. 4. What You Do in Spare Time
    Your Role in the Cold War
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk