(May 1957)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1957
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Burton N. Levey; Al Fago (executive editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US (#1-13); standard Modern Age US (#14, 15)
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Statement of ownership in this issue lists editor as Burton N. Levey as of September 30 1956.
Edward Levy as Publisher.
John Santangelo as business manager.

The indicia lists Fago as executive editor.


The Man Who Came Back (Table of Contents: 1)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S1393
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host); Tony Malento
Synopsis
Boxer Tony Malento travels through time to discover why he lost his most recent fight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008). Possible McLaughlin inks per Nick Caputo, April 2013. Gary Watson credited Sal Trapani.

Nothing Doing! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tightwad Tad
Reprints

Secret Mission (Table of Contents: 3)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S1602
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mysterious Traveler (host); John Krakma
Synopsis
Painter and spy John Krakma returns to the communist-dominated Czechoslovakia he fled.
Reprints

Pipe Peril (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Dorothy Perry falls down a pipe.
Reprints

The Only Law (Table of Contents: 5)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 4.8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S1068
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Edward Stone; Ben Hurley; Maria Hurley
Synopsis
Edward Stone proves a suitable husband for Ben Hurley's daughter Maria.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008). Last page has a statement of ownership and management.

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912 (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Burton N. Levey
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The End of the Medium (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S371
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Svengo; Inspector Hartsworth
Synopsis
Svengo the Medium's death turns out to be anything but supernatural.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson (10/2008).

The Fire Big! (Table of Contents: 8)

Headline Harry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Boughner ?
Pencils
Howard Boughner ?
Inks
Howard Boughner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Headline Harry
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mysterious Traveler
  2. 1. The Man Who Came Back
    Mysterious Traveler
  3. 2. Nothing Doing!
    Tightwad Tad
  4. 3. Secret Mission
    Mysterious Traveler
  5. 4. Pipe Peril
  6. 5. The Only Law
    Mysterious Traveler
  7. 6. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912
  8. 7. The End of the Medium
  9. 8. The Fire Big!
    Headline Harry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson