(August 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 ?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US Size (#8-11); Magazine-size (#12)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

20,000 Lugs under the Sea (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Art attribution per Nick Caputo, August 2010. Skin Divers taken from interior splash with new figures in background added by Kirby.

Classified Ads (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Old Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut; Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Credits from most of this issue from Martin O'Hearn. Nick Caputo suspects that Kirby may have drawn and inked a few panels, particularly page 5; panels 3 and 5 and the last panel on page 6.

Expressions (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Line 'Em Up! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

The Psycho News (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks and possible script per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Dorothy and Digby (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ottenheimer
Inks:
Fred Ottenheimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Rex Mortgage M.D.? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Beardless the Pirate (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Build It Yourself (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Comet Feldmeyer, the Ace of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a Simon-Kirby superhero page with Kirby altering the characters for satirical purposes.

Foreign Intrigues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Tweetie Piper! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside back cover. Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Be a Successful 90-Pound Weakling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover. Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 20,000 Lugs under the Sea
  2. 1. Classified Ads
  3. 2. Old Love
  4. 3. Expressions
  5. 4. Line 'Em Up!
  6. 5. The Psycho News
  7. 6. Dorothy and Digby
  8. 7. Rex Mortgage M.D.?
  9. 8. Beardless the Pirate
  10. 9. Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea
  11. 10. Build It Yourself
  12. 11. Comet Feldmeyer, the Ace of Space
  13. 12. Foreign Intrigues
  14. 13. Tweetie Piper!
  15. 14. Be a Successful 90-Pound Weakling
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk