(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)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US Size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

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
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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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