(April 1963)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Editing:
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Goodbye Happiness (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pat Masulli ?
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover credits per Nick Caputo, Jan 2013.

Goodbye Happiness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-2318

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Carol and Roy Brewster's marriage started happily, but then they began to argue more and more. However, when Carol finds out she is going to have a baby and tells Roy, they apologize to each other and are happy again.

Dream Marriage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks:
Don Perlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-1984

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jim and Ellen seem to have a dream marriage, but after two years of marriage they start arguing and eventually drift apart. Ellen starts thinking about old beaus and Jim takes up golf to get away. Ellen decides to make an effort to be extra sweet to Jim, but he hardly seems to notice. But as she is dreaming of her first romance that night, Jim wakes her with a kiss and they resolve to make their marriage a success.

Mum About Millie (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When Lillian Callaghan announces she is going to marry the owner of a hamburger stand, her mother is against it. When the father is drawn into the conflict, Lillian and her sister press to find out what hold their mother has over him since he seems to have abdicated as boss of the family and allowed their mother to run everything. Then he recalls his role in helping a girl named Millie stay out of jail, not knowing she had taken bonds from a safe. Realizing he didn't do anything wrong years ago, he declares that Lillian is going to marry the fellow she likes.

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership block is at the bottom of the first page of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)


Synopsis:
The following information is provided at the bottom of the first page of the text story:

BRIDES IN LOVE published Bimonthly at Derby, Conn., for September 29, 1962.

Publisher - Burton N. Levey, Woodbridge, Conn.
Editor - Patrick J. Masulli, New Haven, Conn.
Business Manager - John Santaangelo, Derby, Conn.

The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the 12 months preceding the date shown above was: 112,022

The Littlest Lie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks:
Don Perlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-2269

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Ruth Carrington is accepted for training as a stewardess and meets a pilot, Paul. When Paul asks Ruth where her family lives, she is caught off guard. Thinking of her family's humble lives, she lies, saying they do not live nearby when they actually do. Paul and Ruth start dating, but Paul is disappointed to learn that Ruth has lied about her parents. When she confesses her lie, they go to visit Ruth's parents and eventually get married.

No Love Lost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-1983

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Keith and Millie were both raised in poor tenement districts. When they married, Keith promised Millie that someday she would want for nothing. But all Millie wanted was Keith. As Keith became more successful at his real estate job, he spent more and more time away from Millie. But when Keith's hot streak ends and he loses his job due to poor sales, Millie is happier since she will get to see more of her husband.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Goodbye Happiness
  2. 1. Goodbye Happiness
  3. 2. Dream Marriage
  4. 3. Mum About Millie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Littlest Lie
  7. 6. No Love Lost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Belknap
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome