(January 1960 [January 1961])

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Second Mrs. Hastings (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by Nick Caputo (July 2010).

That Old Feeling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks:
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6765

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jan is happily married to Mel Hadley. One day while cleaning she finds an old photo of herself with old boyfriend Jack Phalen which stirs up old memories. When Mel and Jan go to a party, Jan sees Jack there but realizes she no longer has her old feelings for Jack.

Hatred Vs Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7217

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
After being married a month, Nora and Rodney Ellis are quarreling. They are still mad when they arrive at the country club for dinner. But when their friends start criticizing their spouses to them privately, they both start sticking up for each other. By the time they leave, their quarrel was forgotten. The next morning Nora and Rodney realize their friends had just been using the tactic to help them patch up their quarrel.

This Was My Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks:
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7177

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Newspaper reporter May Hallet falls for Lewis Parker, financier and upright civic leader. The two are married, but are involved in a car accident on the way to their honeymoon. May survives, but Lewis Parker dies. After recovering from her injuries, May goes back to work at the paper. Her first assignment is to write a story about the Lewis Parker. But May realizes she really didn't know Lewis Parker's past very well and the investigation reveals that his past did not match his legendary status.

Fishing For A Heart (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Helen Geiger takes her younger brother Tommy fishing at the lake. Tommy gets his fishing line tangled and Walter Perkins, a voluntary warden patroling the lake, comes to help. Helen and Walter end up falling in love.

The Second Mrs. Hastings (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7110

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Ellen Hastings loves Lee, but rejects his proposal. The relationship between her own mother and father has soured her on marriage and she decides to put her career first. But when Ellen meets her father's second wife, she hears a different side of the story and changes her mind about marriage.

Indexer Notes

First panel of splash page for this story is used as the cover art with different coloring.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Second Mrs. Hastings
  2. 1. That Old Feeling
  3. 2. Hatred Vs Love
  4. 3. This Was My Love
  5. 4. Fishing For A Heart
  6. 5. The Second Mrs. Hastings
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Belknap
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome