(October 1944)

Charlton, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Frank Comunale Publishing Company
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yellowjacket / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Gregg [as GG] (inset); George Gregg ? (Yellowjacket)
Inks:
George Gregg [as GG] (inset); George Gregg ? (Yellowjacket)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Yellowjacket; Rosita

["Crime on the loose in a radio program..."] (Table of Contents)

Yellowjacket / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Ken Battefield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Yellowjacket

["Beaten but not defeated"] (Table of Contents)

Diana the Huntress / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Schrotter
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Diana the Huntress; Hercules; Jupiter; Mercury; Discordia
Synopsis:
Diana and the gods from Mt. Olympus help the Greek guerrillas to fight the German invaders.

Indexer Notes

"From Mt. Olympus, legendary home of the gods come the immortals to aid their heroic Greek descendants in the struggle for freedom..."
Gus is credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art here is similar to his signed story in Heroic Comics #38. He has some special scrolls in the ears.

Liberator Team (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Hodges (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports; war

Aerial Photography (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to take pictures with a box camera and a kite.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Heroic Harry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["The Monroe Doctrine was written..."] (Table of Contents)

Debunker / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["A three minute sketch..."] (Table of Contents)

King of the Beasts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

["Ahoy, Cap'n what's the good word from the cannery?"] (Table of Contents)

Harbor Lights / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Fred S. French; Hank (mate); Lieutenant Yammamoto
Synopsis:
A Japanese sailing schooner takes an American fishing vessel as a prize, but one of the crew slips overboard and surprises the Japanese.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Ken Battefield, but the pouchy eyes often out of fokus and a marked line down the cheek in sideview are certain signs of Palais. Also the movement of hands. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Und so ve haf made this..."] (Table of Contents)

Bee Lines / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Hi, Juan...I see that head wound you received in the plane crack up healed!"] (Table of Contents)

Filipino Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Gregg (signed)
Inks:
George Gregg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yellowjacket
  2. 1. ["Crime on the loose in a radio program..."]
    Yellowjacket
  3. 2. ["Beaten but not defeated"]
    Diana the Huntress
  4. 3. Liberator Team
  5. 4. Aerial Photography
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Heroic Harry
  7. 6. ["The Monroe Doctrine was written..."]
    Debunker
  8. 7. ["A three minute sketch..."]
    King of the Beasts
  9. 8. ["Ahoy, Cap'n what's the good word from the cannery?"]
    Harbor Lights
  10. 9. ["Und so ve haf made this..."]
    Bee Lines
  11. 10. ["Hi, Juan...I see that head wound you received in the plane crack up healed!"]
    Filipino Kid
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  • Per Sandell
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