(July 1956)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication [corner triangle]
Editing
Al Fago (Executive Editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
romance

Last Chance for Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-622
Genre
romance
Characters
Cathy; Ted Langdon; Fred; Irving Kent
Synopsis
Cathy can’t decide between suitors Ted (who has “a fine social position”) and Fred (who has “a grand job and a beautiful car!”). She says she’ll meet them in the park and give them her decision, but neither one shows up. Cathy eventually marries Irving.
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Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, April 2015.

Man vs. Diary (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-290
Genre
romance
Characters
Lisa; Dave
Synopsis
Dave and Lisa have to postpone their wedding when his father needs an operation that takes all his savings. Later, when Dave’s saved up more, he has to loan it to his sister’s husband. Lisa says they can get married anyway, but Dave “won’t get married without a nest egg!” One day, Lisa shows him that she’s saved $5000—-she converted her diary entries into love stories and sold them. She promises to quit writing after they’re married.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by Marc Swayze in a letter published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 8, No. 9, September 1997.

Fair Lady (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-635
Genre
romance
Characters
Sandra Keller; Allen Munn
Synopsis
At the regular town dances, Allen admires Sandra from afar. Finally he gets the nerve to ask her for a dance and she accepts. They fall in love.
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For Granted (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-532
Genre
romance
Characters
Pearl; Judy; Jeff
Synopsis
Pearl and Jeff are engaged, but he warns her “marriage is a long way off” because he wants to establish himself in business first. Pearl is left alone often and is disappointed when he gives her a diary as a gift. One day, Jeff says he read her diary and learns she’s been dating other men. But Pearl’s younger sister Judy admits she used the diary to record her romantic fantasies. Jeff says the diary made him realise he’s taken Pearl for granted, and vows to change.
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by Marc Swayze in a letter published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 8, No. 9, September 1997.

Her Dream Man (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Love Letters (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S582
Genre
romance
Characters
Louise; Roy Street
Synopsis
To impress her girlfriends, Louise writes letters to herself from “Roy,” her supposed boyfriend. Roy is based on someone she met the previous summer, and she accidentally mails one of the letters to him. Roy shows up and says he has been thinking of her, too.
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Whisper to Me of Love (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-582
Characters
Caroline Chambers; Mr. Perkins; Rory Taggart; Mrs. Chambers
Synopsis
Caroline grows up in poverty, and when merchant seaman Rory proposes marriage to her, she turns him down: she fears he’ll be lost at sea or “poverty that would soon destroy whatever love we had.” He goes back to sea. Caroline changes her mind, and meets him when his ship returns.
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The Late Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-621
Genre
romance
Characters
Rita; Jim Fielding
Synopsis
Rita is dumped by her boyfriend. Old friend Jim steps in to console her. Finally, he proposes marriage and she accepts.
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The Quarrel (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-331
Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Baxter; Red; Red's mother
Synopsis
Red breaks up with her boyfriend Bob. At home, she finds her mother’s old diary, in which she describes an argument that nearly caused her to break up with her future husband. Red calls Bob to apologise. They’re married. Red tells her mother about the diary, and her mother says she just copied a novel into the diary to improve her handwriting.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Last Chance for Love
  3. 2. Man vs. Diary
  4. 3. Fair Lady
  5. 4. For Granted
  6. 5. Her Dream Man
  7. 6. Love Letters
  8. 7. Whisper to Me of Love
  9. 8. The Late Love
  10. 9. The Quarrel
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