(April 1956)

Charlton, 1955 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Alfred V. Fago (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:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Keywords:
occult

Indexer Notes

As noted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, cover actually relates to a story in the previous issue, "Ramakos II Doubled."

Morton the Magnificent Magician (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Vince Alascia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
None

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
In a Near Eastern country, a magician impresses the people. To keep the peace, officials send for a magician from America to compete. Morton proves himself the more powerful mage and he leaves a powerful message for the people, but the officials soon after receive word that Morton would not be arriving as his plane had gone down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Giordano pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Charles Nicholas.

The Lodestone (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Ernie Bache (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
None

Genre:
science fiction

Paul Protto Productions (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[None]

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Don Alvarado's Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Why? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S219

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Baby Billy Bailey suddenly refuses to sleep through the night at 13 months. Good thing, since he keeps his folks awake to notice and escape a house fire they might have otherwise slept through.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

D'Agostino inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

Saroti the Shark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S152

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The capture of a killer shark coincides with the disappearance of natives who identify themselves with the animals.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Morton the Magnificent Magician
  3. 2. The Lodestone
  4. 3. Paul Protto Productions
  5. 4. Don Alvarado's Treasure
  6. 5. Why?
  7. 6. Saroti the Shark
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome
  • Roger Reus
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Smith
  • Gene Reed
  • Gary L. Watson