(July 1963)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Pat Masulli
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The 50th Mission (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from interior story.

A Pro Is Born (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Bill Molno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-2242

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Set in World War 2.

The Human Factor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-2638

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Cold war story as Communist bogies test the nerve of America's air defences over the Polar skies.

The Last Barrier (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Bill Molno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-2637

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A "What If" story set during the Cuban missile crises. An unarmed US jet convinces a Russian freighter, loaded with technicians, to turn back by convincing the captain the pilot will crash-dive into the ship if he doesn't.

From New York to Victory (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Account of the happenings in 1781, during the war for American independence.

Indexer Notes

Story reads like it is part of a continuing feature.

The Killer Group (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Bill Molno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-2640

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

50th Mission (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-2639

Genre:
war
Characters:
Major Art Moore
Synopsis:
As Moore nears his fiftieth combat mission, after which he can return home, the pressure starts to get to him, causing friction with his less experienced crew. His superiors offer him the chance of leave, but he turns them all down. After mission fifty, he volunteers for ten more, so he can help out a new crew.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 50th Mission
  2. 1. A Pro Is Born
  3. 2. The Human Factor
  4. 3. The Last Barrier
  5. 4. From New York to Victory
  6. 5. The Killer Group
  7. 6. 50th Mission
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gordon Keys
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
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