(May 1960)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication [corner triangle]
Editing:
Pat Masulli (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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Montes; Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Bill Montes ?; Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover made up of panels from the first two stories.

The Forbidden Formula (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Montes
Inks:
Bill Montes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
5842

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Bill Montes pencils and possible inks per Nick Caputo, June 2016. Previous indexer credited Bill Fraccio.

story is narrated by a "Watcher" one of 900 billions of "Watchers", each of whom is assigned a planet. This Watcher pre-dates the Lee-Kirby Watcher who debuted almost two years later in Fantastic Four # 13 (April 1962).

The Man Who Didn't Belong (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
5643

Genre:
science fiction

Hail Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
5834

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Mastroserio inks per Nick Caputo, June 2016. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

Space Suds (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2nd page has statement of ownership and management

In the Window (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
5837

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Brain of Professor Mandel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Montes
Inks:
Bill Montes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
6105

Genre:
science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Forbidden Formula
  3. 2. The Man Who Didn't Belong
  4. 3. Hail Hero
  5. 4. Space Suds
  6. 5. In the Window
  7. 6. The Brain of Professor Mandel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson