(October 1955)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Humor Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Haloo Shampoo Ad (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Haloo destroys hair, skin and appetite".

Chase & Sunburn Coffee Ad (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Old Spicy Sticky Deodorant Ad (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Social obscurity in 3 seconds".

Contents & Contributors (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Plus funny photos of staff.

Classified Ads (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

The Raving Reporter (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"We catch personalities unaware and ask embarrassing questions".

How Davy Crockhead Captured America (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Dick Ayers ?

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Ayers credit per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

The Man on the Flying Trapeze (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"I married a girl who loved limburger cheese".

Indexer Notes

Song parody.

Confidentially (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"If it smells we print it".

Indexer Notes

Magazine spoof.

The Truth About the French Pose Card Raquet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ottenheimer ?
Inks:
Fred Ottenheimer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"As revealed by senator Chesties Keyfavor".

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Truth About Army Justice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Fair as a fixed horserace".

Why Gretel Garbow Wants Her Privacy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ottenheimer [as FO] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ottenheimer [as FO] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Operation Denmark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

A look at sex-change operations. Ayers credit per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

The Truth About the Einstein Experts (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

I Toyed With the Hearts of Men (Table of Contents)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Photo love story of a fat woman.

Blackboard Jumble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Parody on the movie "Blackboard Jungle".

Fisherman's Daily Guide for August (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Centerfold spread with cartoons about fishing.

How to Catch a Man (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Camp Minnacootchie (Table of Contents)

photo story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Summer camp parody, splash illo by Art Gates.

Eat Younger and Look Older (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Eating cures aggravated hunger".

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Jive Me Gently (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Burley (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

With illustration by "Ross" (signed).

You Too Can Dance (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Learn the Rhumba".

Indexer Notes

With diagrams included.

How To Pour a Patio (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"A fascinating summer project".

Indexer Notes

Do-it-yourself parody.

Across and Drowkcab Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Impossible puzzles.

Insanity Removes the Wraps from Atomic Age's Most Explosive Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Photo-montage fun.

Recommended by Huncan Dines (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Where not to eat and what" - parody on restaurant critic Duncan Hines.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Those T.V. Commercials (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ottenheimer [as FO] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ottenheimer [as FO] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody

Maryland Monrowboat in "The Seven Year Twitch" (Table of Contents)

illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"Exclusive Uncoverage of World-Shaking Premiere".

Indexer Notes

Small movie ad parodies strewn in, not drawn by Hubbell.

French Girdle Ad (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross ?
Inks:
Ross ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"The iron girdle that gives you that French look".

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Pearliaments Cigarettes Ad (Table of Contents)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
"You're SO smart not to smoke".

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Haloo Shampoo Ad
  3. 2. Chase & Sunburn Coffee Ad
  4. 3. Old Spicy Sticky Deodorant Ad
  5. 4. Contents & Contributors
  6. 5. Classified Ads
  7. 6. The Raving Reporter
  8. 7. How Davy Crockhead Captured America
  9. 8. The Man on the Flying Trapeze
  10. 9. Confidentially
  11. 10. The Truth About the French Pose Card Raquet
  12. 11. The Truth About Army Justice
  13. 12. Why Gretel Garbow Wants Her Privacy
  14. 13. Operation Denmark
  15. 14. The Truth About the Einstein Experts
  16. 15. I Toyed With the Hearts of Men
  17. 16. Blackboard Jumble
  18. 17. Fisherman's Daily Guide for August
  19. 18. How to Catch a Man
  20. 19. Camp Minnacootchie
  21. 20. Eat Younger and Look Older
  22. 21. Jive Me Gently
  23. 22. You Too Can Dance
  24. 23. How To Pour a Patio
  25. 24. Across and Drowkcab Puzzle
  26. 25. Insanity Removes the Wraps from Atomic Age's Most Explosive Pin-Ups!
  27. 26. Recommended by Huncan Dines
  28. 27. Those T.V. Commercials
  29. 28. Maryland Monrowboat in "The Seven Year Twitch"
  30. 29. French Girdle Ad
  31. 30. Pearliaments Cigarettes Ad
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk