(January 1969)

Charlton, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
Sal Gentile (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Issue with purchase date stamp of August 6, 1968, exists.

Face to Face (Table of Contents)

The Iron Corporal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Gentile [as Gentile] (signed)
Inks
Sal Gentile [as Gentile] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal
Keywords
Japanese; knives; World War II

To Tell the Truth, Adolph... (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archer and Corporal Jack / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Montes [as Montes] (signed)
Inks
Ernie Bache [as Bache] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1561
Genre
war
Characters
Benito Mussolini; Adolf Hitler; The Archer; Corporal Jack
Synopsis
A fanciful story of Archer and Cpl. Jack using darts coated with truth serum to disrupt a meeting between Hitler and Mussolini by forcing them to tell their real feelings about each other.

Indexer Notes

Hitler's first name is misspelled in the title, but spelled correctly in all other references.

Rafki av Adui? (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Drop Dead, Sir! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-865
Genre
war
Synopsis
An inexperienced lieutenant rubs the sergeant of a veteran combat unit the wrong way and eventually the lieutenant has the sergeant court-martialed for insubordination and busted to a private. Later, the lieutenant realizes that he needs the man's leadership in combat.
Keywords
court-martial; Korean War

Lest We Forget an Undeniable Fact of Life... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Charlton / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Face to Face (Table of Contents: 5)

The Iron Corporal / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Willi Franz (signed)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1572
Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal; Tom McKee
Synopsis
Lieutenant Tom McKee is separated from his men and seeks shelter in a shell hole. The Iron Corporal takes chances to try to rescue the lieutenant from advancing Japanese because McKee had once saved his life.
Reprints
Keywords
Australians; bayonet; drowning; Japanese; kurkri; machine gun; Pacific; Zero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Face to Face
    The Iron Corporal
  2. 1. To Tell the Truth, Adolph...
    The Archer and Corporal Jack
  3. 2. Rafki av Adui?
  4. 3. Drop Dead, Sir!
  5. 4. Lest We Forget an Undeniable Fact of Life...
    Charlton
  6. 5. Face to Face
    The Iron Corporal
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