(February 1957)

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

Issue Notes

Printed in U.S.A..

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed as GiORDANO [dotted i])
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed as ALASCIA)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Mysterious Traveler
Reprints

What Wilbur Saw... (Table of Contents: 1)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1392
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing is unknown to the Mysterious Traveler...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host); Wilbur Dean
Synopsis
Wilbur Dean is given a chance to live life over by an alien arriving on Earth in a wicker basket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gill credit confirmed in Nick Cuti interview from Charlton Spotlight #8 (2013).

The Cruel Dream (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales Told of the Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S1391
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come...Come with the Mysterious Traveler!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits supplied by Gary L. Watson (3/2009).

What Makes an Unusual Experience? (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The shepherd is apparently sitting quietly...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Sentinel! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Tony Tallarico ?
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[none]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope the edge of your chair is well padded...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Mysterious Traveler (host); Freddy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits supplied by Gary L. Watson (3/2009).

From the Depths of the Sea (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1090
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain! Look...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits supplied by Gary L. Watson (3/2009).

The Urgent Call (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S1033
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The life of Dr. Henry Fontain...
Characters
Dr. Henry Fontain; Ellen; Dan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits supplied by Gary L. Watson (3/2009).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. What Wilbur Saw...
    Mysterious Traveler
  3. 2. The Cruel Dream
    Tales Told of the Mysterious Traveler
  4. 3. What Makes an Unusual Experience?
  5. 4. The Sentinel!
    Tales of the Mysterious Traveler
  6. 5. From the Depths of the Sea
  7. 6. The Urgent Call
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore