(March 1951)

Charlton, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Law and Order Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

editors listed in indicia


Nobody Loves a Gunman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

How to be an Amateur Detective (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Brickley
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

two who-dunnit crime puzzles printed in black and white on inside front cover.

Machine Gun George Grogan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
George 'Machine Gun' Grogan; Mrs. Grogan (his wife)
Synopsis:
George Grogan is just a cheap hood, but his wife has ambitions and pushes him to greater and greater crimes, until a kidnapping ploy goes wrong for the both of them.

Nobody Trusts a Gunman!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A cop is murdered in the process of stopping a robbery, but wounds the perpetrator before he dies. A rookie cop gets called to go undercover to infiltrate the mob and find the killer.

Diabolical Pipeline (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Two Texas shysters have planned a deal to swindle money from investors, but the daughter of one of the men gets caught in a complicated web of love and jealousy, and soon, a murder takes place to keep the scheme a secret.

Uncertain of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin D. Triem
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Murder Plays the Big Show (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

The Big Plane Hi-Jack (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
An elaborate scheme is set in motion to smuggle stolen nuclear material to a Latin American country who hopes to develop the bomb.

["One fine Summer morning, Mr. Sourgrass and his wife set out..."] (Table of Contents)

How Clever Are You? / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Brickley
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

two who-dunnit crime puzzles printed in black & white on inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nobody Loves a Gunman
  2. 1. How to be an Amateur Detective
  3. 2. Machine Gun George Grogan
  4. 3. Nobody Trusts a Gunman!!
  5. 4. Diabolical Pipeline
  6. 5. Uncertain of Death
  7. 6. Murder Plays the Big Show
  8. 7. The Big Plane Hi-Jack
  9. 8. ["One fine Summer morning, Mr. Sourgrass and his wife set out..."]
    How Clever Are You?
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