(August 1954)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Al Fago [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Robbery by Appointment! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
Wally Trent; Doris Trent; Jean Corliss; Miss Glenn; Inspector O'Malley

Indexer Notes

Memling script per Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/11/more-charlton-crime-from-carl-m...

Molno art also per O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/10/joe-shusters-charlton-ghost.html

The Ransom Swindle! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
Karel Jaromir; Mrs. Jaromir; Anton Krim (racketeer); Tarzan (enforcer); Stanislaw Kasimir; Inspector O'Malley; Steve Pryor (O'Malley's assistant)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Memling script per Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/11/more-charlton-crime-from-carl-m...

Molno art also per O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/10/joe-shusters-charlton-ghost.html

Refund Artist! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
Inspector O'Malley; Steve Pryor (O'Malley's assistant); Barry Cornell (racketeer); Mary
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Memling script per Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/11/more-charlton-crime-from-carl-m...

The Keys to Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Dixon Brager (industrialist); Helen Helft (secretary); Elaine Brager (wife); Louis Tocmore (racketeer); Ben Fishel (insurance investigator); Captain Nicholas Ridgely (Homicide Detective); Frank Morton (accomplice); Hannah Pepper (accomplice)
Reprints

The Stock Market Swindlers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
John Belfi ?
Inks
Jack Abel ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
Joe Crane; Anna Crane; Theodore H. Pearson (racketeer); Agent Dan Crandall
Reprints

Fast Count (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Freddie; girl friend; carnival grifter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil/Ink credits from Gene Reed. [MN 9/2007]

Protection Game! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
crime
Characters
William Thomas; Tony Carlson (racketeer); Ralph (racketeer)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Memling credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog:

http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/11/more-charlton-crime-from-carl-m...

Molno art also per O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/10/joe-shusters-charlton-ghost.html

Fly-by-Night! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Al; Ethel
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Robbery by Appointment!
  3. 2. The Ransom Swindle!
  4. 3. Refund Artist!
  5. 4. The Keys to Death
  6. 5. The Stock Market Swindlers
  7. 6. Fast Count
  8. 7. Protection Game!
  9. 8. Fly-by-Night!
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  • Ramon Schenk
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