(March 1956)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Al Fago (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Davy Crockett / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Davy Crockett
Reprints:

Come on, Buddy, quit being a Bag-of-Bones Weakling Like I Was (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Body-building advertisement.
Inside front cover.

Captive (Table of Contents)

Davy Crockett / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S181

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Davy Crockett; Jeff Marlin; Fleet Elk
Synopsis:
Davy is taken captive by a tribe of Indians being led by a white renegade.
Reprints:

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Clovering Brand Salve.

Indexer Notes

Ad appears between pages 3 and 4 of "Captive".

The Thirteenth Target (Table of Contents)

Davy Crockett / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Stan Campbell
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S178

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Davy Crockett; Jed Turner; Marc Dennfield; Helen Dennfield
Synopsis:
Davy enters a shooting contest and discovers that it has been rigged.
Reprints:

Now! The Amazing Facts about Baldness (Table of Contents)

Comate Laboratories, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a product that helps prevent baldness.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 4 and 5 of "The Thirteenth Target."

Tale of a Giant (Table of Contents)

Davy Crockett / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Stan Campbell
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Davy Crockett; Chief Bent Nose
Synopsis:
When Davy is captured by a band of Pawnee Indians, he buys time by teling a tall tale about a grizzly.
Reprints:

Reducing Specialist Says: Lose Weight Where It Shows Most (Table of Contents)

Body Massagers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Spot Reducer that lets you choose where you want to lose weight.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page. Between pages 3 and 4 of "Tale of a Giant."

12 Children's Dresses (Table of Contents)

Fit-Rite Mail Order House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for used children's dresses.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page. Between pages 3 and 4 of "A Tale of a Giant."

Apache (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Pete Morisi ?
Inks:
?; Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Davy Carter; Ray Carter
Synopsis:
An army scout goes searching for his brother after hearing his brother's troop was attacked by Apaches,

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo: "It looks like Pete Morisi was involved in some of the artwork in this story, particularly from the bottom panels of page 3 on. Perhaps another artist started the story and Morisi inked and finished it."

Jet Rocket Space Ship (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a "giant" spaceship made from fibreboard.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 4 and 5 of "Apache."

Kids! Be the first to send for the new plastic Knights (Table of Contents)

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for knights, horses and weapons.

I Will Train You at Home for Good Pay Jobs in Radio-Television (Table of Contents)

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
J. E. Smith
Synopsis:
Ad for correspondent school that teaches radio and television repair.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for religious motto plaques.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Davy Crockett
  2. 1. Come on, Buddy, quit being a Bag-of-Bones Weakling Like I Was
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Captive
    Davy Crockett
  4. 3. Davy to the Rescue!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  5. 4. The Thirteenth Target
    Davy Crockett
  6. 5. Now! The Amazing Facts about Baldness
    Comate Laboratories, Inc.
  7. 6. Tale of a Giant
    Davy Crockett
  8. 7. Reducing Specialist Says: Lose Weight Where It Shows Most
    Body Massagers
  9. 8. 12 Children's Dresses
    Fit-Rite Mail Order House
  10. 9. Apache
  11. 10. Jet Rocket Space Ship
    Honor House Products
  12. 11. Kids! Be the first to send for the new plastic Knights
    Josely Company
  13. 12. I Will Train You at Home for Good Pay Jobs in Radio-Television
    National Radio Institute
  14. 13. Prizes Given
    The FUNman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
  • Nick Caputo
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