(March 1960)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US, later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Gypsy Holiday; End of a Dream (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta; Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover notes a contest inside: "Win 2 round trips. Fly TWA to Disneyland or New York...plus many other great prizes."

Cover art is taken from interior story panels.

The top and bottom portions of the cover were penciled by Vince Colletta. The middle portion of the cover was penciled by Joe Sinnott. Per Franklin Colletta (December 23, 2013)

Spot Reduce (Table of Contents)

Slim-Flex Home Slenderizing Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Gypsy Holiday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
6118

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Cleo Gibson; Bud Hobbes; Jenny Miles; Jack, Mr. Gibson; Mrs. Gibson
Synopsis:
Two Evansville, Indiana girls run into bohemian boys while vacationing in New York City.

Indexer Notes

The top cover image (with different coloring) is taken from a panel in this story.

Win a big prize! (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wilson Chemical Co. coin collection.

The Wall-Flower (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
5768

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Nancy; Joe Bender
Synopsis:
None of the boys ask Nancy to dance.

Gain weight! (Table of Contents)

Vitatone / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Vitatone health Products.

Win! Thousands of dollars worth of great prizes! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
Ernie Hart ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Indexer Notes

House ad for Charlton's "Name the Dog" contest.

End of a Dream (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
6126

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Fran Talbot; George; Dick Major; Mr. Talbot; Mrs. Talbot; Aunt Stella; Uncle Claude
Synopsis:
Fran dreams of gaiety and a man in the big city, until she visits her aunt in New York.

Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Ramon Schenk (August 2009).

The right-side cover image is a slightly modified version of a panel in this story (in the actual story the man's featured are intentionally marred to give him an ambiguous appearance for Fran's dream sequence).

Lovelier Hair in 7 Days (Table of Contents)

Juel Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lost Love (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eleanor Cooper; John Halsband; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Typist Eleanor meets the boy of her day-dreams.

The Lesson (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta studio
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
5865

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Anne Barton; Hugh Barton; Miss Baxter; Janet Franklyn
Synopsis:
Anne learns she shouldn't be jealous.

Indexer Notes

The bottom cover image is taken from a panel in this story.

Wallet Photos (Table of Contents)

Lee Photo / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Everything You Need to Start Stamp Collecting (Table of Contents)

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Instantly Restores Your Appearance (Table of Contents)

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe (Table of Contents)

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Girls -- Women Train at Home (Table of Contents)

Northwest Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Draw Me (Table of Contents)

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gypsy Holiday; End of a Dream
  2. 1. Spot Reduce
    Slim-Flex Home Slenderizing Program
  3. 2. Gypsy Holiday
  4. 3. Win a big prize!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  5. 4. The Wall-Flower
  6. 5. Gain weight!
    Vitatone
  7. 6. Win! Thousands of dollars worth of great prizes!
  8. 7. End of a Dream
  9. 8. Lovelier Hair in 7 Days
    Juel Company
  10. 9. Lost Love
  11. 10. The Lesson
  12. 11. Wallet Photos
    Lee Photo
  13. 12. Everything You Need to Start Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Company
  14. 13. Instantly Restores Your Appearance
    Ward Green Co.
  15. 14. Amazing Super-Secret Wall Safe
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  16. 15. Girls -- Women Train at Home
    Northwest Schools
  17. 16. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Franklin Colletta
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Steve Belknap
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Peter Croome
  • Gordon Keys