(May 1967)

Charlton, 1957 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
Charlton [corner box]
Editing:
Pat Masulli (executive editor); Dick Giordano (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Introducing Captain Doom (Table of Contents)

Captain Doom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Doom [Elias Dunne]
Reprints:

A Ride Down the Owlhoot Trail (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-700

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Boze Cullen; Clyde Rossiter; Jim Rossiter
Synopsis:
A rancher's son tries to frame homesteader Boze Cullen in a card game. Failing at that, he burns down Cullen's buildings and Cullen decides to get revenge. But it doesn't work out the way he planned.
Reprints:
Keywords:
barbed wire; cattle; gambling; homesteader

The Roll (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A description of how the "road-agent's spin" was supposed to work and why it probably never happened. The author does quote an account by John Wesley Hardin that it happened in an encounter between him and Wild Bill Hickok.
Keywords:
guns

Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Burton N. Levey (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 124,813. Issue nearest to filing date was 123,313.

Homecoming (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-701

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tait Dutton; Billy Dutton
Synopsis:
An outlaw returns home to his wife and son, wounded after a gunfight over a poker game. He decides to stay and fix up the rundown ranch and stays straight for two years. Then one day some drifters come to town and inquire about him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, February 2014.

The Sodbusters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Rudi Palais (signed)
Inks:
Rudi Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-632

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
The hardships endured by the first farmers who took advantage of the Homestead Act to move to the Great Plains.
Reprints:

Captain Doom (Table of Contents)

Captain Doom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-554

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Doom [Elias Dunne] (introduction)
Synopsis:
Elias Dunne, the one-armed man they call "Captain Doom," hooks up with a gang of drifters. After he kills a horse thief that tries to out-draw him, the gang tells him to leave. But before he does he hears them plotting to rob a bank in a nearby town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amputee; bank robbery; Civil War; dynamite; euthanasia (animal); horse thief; vault
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Captain Doom
    Captain Doom
  2. 1. A Ride Down the Owlhoot Trail
  3. 2. The Roll
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1966
  5. 4. Homecoming
  6. 5. The Sodbusters
  7. 6. Captain Doom
    Captain Doom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Max Capp
  • Ramon Schenk
  • James Ludwig
  • Gary L. Watson