(July 1981)

Charlton, 1981 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD; 0.12 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Charlton Comics Group; Charlton Publication [with wire globe]
Barcode:
0722460033307
Editing:
George Wildman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[The Peril of the Purloined Pearls] (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Catnip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tim Fuller
Inks:
Tim Fuller
Colors:
?
Job Number:
00333

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Cap'n Catnip; Jet Pack Cat

Indexer Notes

Title from interior story.

The Peril of the Purloined Pearls! (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Catnip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Leasure (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Fuller (signed)
Inks:
Tim Fuller (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tim Fuller ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Cap'n Catnip [Cheshire A. Catt]; Womble [Freddie]; Ms. Kitty [Katrina O'Toole]; Tiger; Inspector Drummond; Ratman (villain); Jet Pack Cats (villains)
Synopsis:
Cap'n Catnip and Womble battle Ratman and his henchmen, the Jet Pack Cats. Costumed heroes Ms. Kitty and Tiger appear at the end of the fight to save the title heroes.
Keywords:
jet pack; microfilm; pearls

Indexer Notes

Introduction of all characters (seen only in promo in #1). A Batman and Robin parody.

Rocket Rabbit (Table of Contents)

Jack Bunny / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Armstrong (signed)
Pencils:
Mark Armstrong (signed)
Inks:
Mark Armstrong (signed)
Colors:
Mark Armstrong
Letters:
Mark Armstrong

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jack Bunny; Wrenher Von Bluebird; Comrade Medvyed
Synopsis:
Jack helps Von Bluebird protect an experimental rocket-sled from spies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
helicopter; rocket sled; spies

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Jack Bunny.

["Step right up, folks!"] (Table of Contents)

Neil the Horse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Arn Saba (signed); Marie-Lynn Hammond (song lyrics)
Pencils:
Arn Saba (signed)
Inks:
Arn Saba (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Arn Saba

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Neil the Horse; Soapy the Cat; Ma'amselle Poupee; Corporal Kapok; Captain Cockamamie
Synopsis:
Neil, Soapy, and Ma'amselle Poupee take a trip on a flying saucer to another universe, where everything is soft.
Keywords:
alternate universe; flying saucer

Indexer Notes

Erroneously credited by some sources as the first appearance of Neil the Horse. Actual first comic book appearance in Potlatch Presents The 1980 Comics Annual (1979 Series) #nn. First appearance was in comic strips in 1975.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Peril of the Purloined Pearls]
    Cap'n Catnip
  2. 1. The Peril of the Purloined Pearls!
    Cap'n Catnip
  3. 2. Rocket Rabbit
    Jack Bunny
  4. 3. ["Step right up, folks!"]
    Neil the Horse
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  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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