(December 1961)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
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 US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Guardian (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Images taken from interior story "He's Always There"

The Guardian (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
A-305
Genre
war
Characters
Thomas Braden
Synopsis
Thomas Braden chooses to attend the Air Force Academy and defend his country.

Indexer Notes

Cold War story. credits per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

The Desk Pilot (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-687
Genre
war
Characters
Lieutenant Colonel Spud Kincaid; Colonel Benjamin L. Carr; Captain Leslie W. Billings
Synopsis
Colonel Carr is sent to Korea to teach the Red Hat Squadron to follow the rules laid down by the Air Force.

Indexer Notes

Korean War story. credits per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

Former indexer credited Dick Giordano ? pencils.

The Saucer Scare (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-730
Genre
math & science
Characters
Kenneth Arnold
Synopsis
The history of UFO sightings, starting with Kenneth Arnold in 1947.

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

The Forty-Five-To Stay Alive (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Gluck
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

He's Always There! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-787
Genre
war
Characters
Mr. Davison; Major Colwell; Captain McGrath; Captain Theodore Creed; Lieutenant Conway; Colonel Warren
Synopsis
Mr. Davison is convinced Major Colwell is the same man he served with in WWI and WWII, but that would be impossible.

Indexer Notes

Cold War story. credits per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Guardian
  2. 1. The Guardian
  3. 2. The Desk Pilot
  4. 3. The Saucer Scare
  5. 4. The Forty-Five-To Stay Alive
  6. 5. He's Always There!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
  • Gordon Keys