(June 1955)

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 [as Al Fago Studios]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Copyright 1955 by Charlton Comics Group.
Designed by Al Fago Studios.
Based on Dale Messick's comic strip.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brenda Starr / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dale Messick ?
Inks:
Dale Messick ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama
Characters:
Brenda Starr
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Because of her first name, many persons think Dale is a man"] (Table of Contents)

Dale Messick / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Photograph)
Inks:
? (Photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Dale Messick (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover.

["Cousin Abretha wanders dreamy eyed into the city room of The Flash."] (Table of Contents)

Brenda Starr, Reporter / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Dale Messick
Pencils:
Dale Messick
Inks:
Dale Messick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; adventure
Characters:
Brenda Starr; Abretha; Pesky; Mr. Livwright
Reprints:
  • from Brenda Starr daily (The Chicago Tribune) ?
  • from Brenda Starr Sunday (The Chicago Tribune) ?

Indexer Notes

Dale Messick's comic strip "Brenda Starr" debuted on June 30, 1940. It was an unusual blend of such diverse elements as soap-opera, adventure, mystery, fantasy, and even science fiction. Dale Messick was one of the first successful women cartoonists in the world. She retired in 1980.

For Tops in Entertainment Read the Following Approved Comics (Table of Contents)

Charlton / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black and white.

["Hmm... now what do you think of my red haired mistress, Brenda"] (Table of Contents)

Brenda Starr / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
? (Brenda's dog)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brenda Starr
  2. 1. ["Because of her first name, many persons think Dale is a man"]
    Dale Messick
  3. 2. ["Cousin Abretha wanders dreamy eyed into the city room of The Flash."]
    Brenda Starr, Reporter
  4. 3. For Tops in Entertainment Read the Following Approved Comics
    Charlton
  5. 4. ["Hmm... now what do you think of my red haired mistress, Brenda"]
    Brenda Starr
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Karl Wilcox
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  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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