(June 1959)

Charlton, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Pat Masulli
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Shotgun Brothers (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artists information provided by Gary Watson.

Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Colorfoto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rio Grande Pay-Off (Table of Contents: 2)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Pete Morisi [as PM] (signed); Dick Giordano ? (see notes)
Inks
Pete Morisi [as PM] (signed); Dick Giordano ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
3999
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid; Emilio Smith; Danny Teal; Will Teal
Synopsis
Billy heads south of the border to rescue the son of a friend, who has been framed for robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dick Giordano may have provided additional art on the splash page. Info per Nick Caputo, July 2015.

Own and Fly Your Own Jet Engine Plane (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Promise (Table of Contents: 4)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5017
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid; Buzz Hegan; Miss Agatha
Synopsis
Billy makes a promise not to use his guns, but it makes it difficult to stop a bank robbery.
Reprints

Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Man Respected! (Table of Contents: 6)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Hart ?
Pencils
Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart]
Inks
Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5183
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ben Steele; Bat Morgan
Synopsis
An old sheriff encourages young man to stand up for himself.
Reprints

Charlton Comics Offer Valuable Premiums! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Zorro Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Josely Co / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pushcart Pioneers (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Colonel Charles K. Carey; Chief Scout Ben Burry; Andrew McIntosh; Ged GaRly
Synopsis
An army officer tracks down an outlaw who has been robbing settlers.
Reprints

The Shotgun Brothers (Table of Contents: 10)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Pete Morisi (signed)
Inks
Pete Morisi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5050
Characters
Billy the Kid; Duke Lansky; Shoeless Lansky
Synopsis
Billy takes one of the Lansky brothers to jail for rustling and then waits for the other two brothers to try to rescue him.
Reprints

BUild Your Own Hot Rod (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Personalized Safety Deposit Bank Vault (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Given! Given! Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun and Surprises (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

150 Civil War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shotgun Brothers
    Billy the Kid
  2. 1. Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars
    Colorfoto
  3. 2. Rio Grande Pay-Off
    Billy the Kid
  4. 3. Own and Fly Your Own Jet Engine Plane
    Josely Company
  5. 4. The Promise
    Billy the Kid
  6. 5. Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  7. 6. A Man Respected!
  8. 7. Charlton Comics Offer Valuable Premiums!
  9. 8. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Zorro Color Television Set
    Josely Co
  10. 9. Pushcart Pioneers
  11. 10. The Shotgun Brothers
    Billy the Kid
  12. 11. BUild Your Own Hot Rod
    Honor House Products
  13. 12. Personalized Safety Deposit Bank Vault
    Honor House Products
  14. 13. Given! Given! Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  15. 14. Treasure Chest of Fun and Surprises
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. 150 Civil War Soldiers
    Josely Co.
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