(August 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

Just For Kicks (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover art (with different coloring and word balloons) is taken from splash page of interior story "Just For Kicks".

Love Shines Through (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks:
Don Perlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-2598

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Fran Bronson is rescued from a thunderstorm by Bret Hewlett and they continue seeing each other. They are married after they graduate from college and Bret takes over his father's farm. Fran begins to resent the lonely, hard work of being a farmer's wife. At first, Bret and Fran fight about it, but then they apologize to each other. Bret acknowledges that he has neglected Fran and promises that things will be different.

Mismanaged Marriage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-2687

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Terry falls in love with Jim Webster and marries him. Her only concern is his tendency to spend more than he could afford. When a policeman shows up and takes Jim in for questioning about a series of forged checks, Terry doubts her husband's innocence. But the police had confused Jim Webster with Jim Weston, who lived on the same block. When Jim returns to Terry, he promises to live within a budget.

Like Father Like Son (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Robert Wilson had been raised by his maternal grandparents and did not know he was the son of a legendary painter on the Island of Mahi until he visited the South Sea Island after his father's death. He plans to leave after two weeks, but the pull of the island and his feelings for the Governor's daughter compel him to stay, just like his father had years before.

Our Love Was Young (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Tallarico ?
Inks:
Tony Tallarico ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-610 ?; A-2610 ?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Nancy Sloane marries Kent Adams, a middle-aged widower who has two grandchildren. Kent's daughter, Virginia, accuses Nancy of marrying her father for his money. But it turns out that Kent's business is on the skids and he has to confess to Nancy that he is broke. However, soon Nancy learns that a rich uncle has died and she is the sole heir. Nancy uses her new wealth to save Kent's business. Virginia apologizes to Nancy since it is now clear that Nancy did not marry Kent just for his money.

Indexer Notes

There is a large space between the 'A-' and '610' in the job number with just a small dot of ink between them. Given the normal job numbers at this time for Charlton stories, it is reasonable to assume the job number should have been 'A-2610'.

Just For Kicks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-2682

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Annette marries Keith Williams and their life is filled with fun-loving friends, parties, balls, and fashionable clothes. But Annette grows tired of the rat-race and wants the two of them to settle down. When Annette finds out she is going to have a baby, they move out of their apartment and into Annette's dream home.

Indexer Notes

Cover art (with different coloring and word balloons) is taken from the splash page of this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Just For Kicks
  2. 1. Love Shines Through
  3. 2. Mismanaged Marriage
  4. 3. Like Father Like Son
  5. 4. Our Love Was Young
  6. 5. Just For Kicks
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