(September 1948)

Charlton, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Charlton Magazine
Editing:
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Hickok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Hikcok; Jesse James; Annie Oakley; Paul Bunyan

Calamity Jane Queen of the Old West (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Young Jesse James (Table of Contents)

Jesse James / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jesse James; Frank James; Ol' Shepherd
Synopsis:
The Russelville bankrobbery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Orlando as most probable, and the faces with eyes far apart match the signed Annie Oakley story in this issue, even if Orlando is only credited to Annie Oakley at Charlton by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Denver Mudd and Bushey Barns (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Clinton Harmon (signed)
Pencils:
Clinton Harmon (signed)
Inks:
Clinton Harmon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

The Action Story of Wild Bill Hickok (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Hickok / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William M. Allison
Inks:
William M. Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson and Jim Vandeboncoeur (12/2008).

Hotel Holdup (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

[Annie meets Frank Butler] (Table of Contents)

Annie Oakley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

The Tally Book of Dusty Roads (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[The Whistlin' River] (Table of Contents)

Legends of Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clinton Harmon ?
Inks:
Clinton Harmon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Characters:
Paul Bunyan

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Harmon as most probable, and he is the only credited artist on Paul Bunyan by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The inking is different to the signed story in #19.

Roping A Steer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Lee Sherman (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Hickok
  2. 1. Calamity Jane Queen of the Old West
  3. 2. Young Jesse James
    Jesse James
  4. 3. Denver Mudd and Bushey Barns
  5. 4. The Action Story of Wild Bill Hickok
    Wild Bill Hickok
  6. 5. Hotel Holdup
  7. 6. [Annie meets Frank Butler]
    Annie Oakley
  8. 7. The Tally Book of Dusty Roads
  9. 8. [The Whistlin' River]
    Legends of Paul Bunyan
  10. 9. Roping A Steer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson