(March 1956)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Al Fago (editor)

[World's Most Perfect Man] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Muscles / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
Maurice Whitman ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Muscles
Synopsis
Mr. Muscles receives the "World's Most Perfect Man" award from girl in bathing suit.

Indexer Notes

Whitman credit per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Dick Giordano on pencils.

Mr. Muscles (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Muscles / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Muscles

Man vs. Beast! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Muscles / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Bill Fraccio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Muscles [Brett Carson] (introduction, origin); Kid Muscles (introduction); unnamed zoo caretaker (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Mr. Muscles and Kid Muscles respond to a frantic phone call for help from the zoo, unaware that a trap has been set for them by the caretaker who is envious of Brett's physique and physical conditioning. Then Brett tells the story of himself as a lad being diagnosed with polio and told he would never walk again. But he did and tells the caretaker that he learned a very important lesson from his experience with polio: never accept discouragement and never lose faith. In the end, Brett trains the caretaker who develops a great physique.
Keywords
City Park Zoo

The Muscular Voice (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Helpless as a Hurricane (Table of Contents: 4)

Miss Muscles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Bill Fraccio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Muscles (introduction)

The Frame-Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Muscles / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Bill Fraccio ?
Inks
Bill Fraccio ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Muscles; Kid Muscles
Synopsis
Mr. Muscles wrestles the villainous Jake Armbuster.

The Kid Muscles In (Table of Contents: 6)

Kid Muscles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Bill Fraccio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Muscles; unnamed boy (introduction); a bully (villain)
Synopsis
Kid Muscles intervenes when he sees a man picking on small kids and teaches him a lesson in a most unusual way.
Keywords
Clarkin's Trucking

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by the Who's Who.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [World's Most Perfect Man]
    Mr. Muscles
  2. 1. Mr. Muscles
    Mr. Muscles
  3. 2. Man vs. Beast!
    Mr. Muscles
  4. 3. The Muscular Voice
  5. 4. Helpless as a Hurricane
    Miss Muscles
  6. 5. The Frame-Up
    Mr. Muscles
  7. 6. The Kid Muscles In
    Kid Muscles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk