(February 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 October 15, 1968, exists.

Leave; Castle Death (Table of Contents)

The Iron Corporal; The Archer and Corporal Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Glanzman; Bill Montes
Inks
Sam Glanzman; Ernie Bache
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal; Archer; Corporal Jack

Indexer Notes

Cover images taken from inside stories.

Castle Death (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-1461
Genre
war
Characters
The Archer; Corporal Jack
Synopsis
The Archer and Corporal Jack use a captured German bomber to infiltrate a German prison held at Chateau du Mort, "The Castle of Death," to prevent a massacre of important prisoners of war.
Reprints
Keywords
arrows; bomber; disguise; Germans; prison

The Catbird Seat (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-981
Genre
war
Synopsis
Americans fight Japanese holed up in caves during the invasion of Okinawa.
Keywords
Americans; artillery; caves; hand grenade; Japanese; machine gun; Mustang jet; Okinawa; tank

The Electron Microprobe (Table of Contents: 3)

Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Sam Spolo
Synopsis
Spolo brings Professor Blenders and his electron microprobe to West Berlin to solve the cause of a series of traffic accidents happening to diplomats and American military personnel.
Keywords
West Berlin

Laying It on the Line (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Leave (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Willi Franz (signed)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Inks
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1831
Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal; Lieutenant McKee [as Kee]
Synopsis
While on leave in Brisbane, Kee drags the Iron Corporal into a pub for enlisted men, then manages to start a free-for-all by mocking a Highland Sergeant Major's kilts.
Keywords
Americans; Australians; bar-room brawl; Brisbane; Cameron Highlanders; MPs; poker; pub
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Leave; Castle Death
    The Iron Corporal; The Archer and Corporal Jack
  2. 1. Castle Death
    The Archer and Corporal Jack
  3. 2. The Catbird Seat
  4. 3. The Electron Microprobe
    Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher
  5. 4. Laying It on the Line
    Charlton
  6. 5. Leave
    The Iron Corporal
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