(April 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

Issue Notes

Issue with purchase date stamp of January 7, 1969, exists.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Iron Corporal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sanho Kim; Sam Glanzman; Rezzonico
Inks
Sanho Kim; Sam Glanzman; Rezzonico
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal

Indexer Notes

The cover is made up of three panels from inside stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
B-1970
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There she stands, Bottler..
Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal [Cpl. Ian Heath]; Earl Boswell; Lt. McKee [as Kee] (death); Bottler; Harry Simms; Sgt. Burt Newley (death); Eddy Sly (death)
Synopsis
The Iron Corporal and his team have to take out a Japanese radio transmitter station and tower.
Reprints
Keywords
Australians; barbed wire; Japanese; New Guinea; Pacific; radio transmitter; tanks; Waltzin' Matilda; World War II

The Strangest Spy (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
How Jos Ringoro helped the Germans prepare for the attack on the oil fields of Plotzy in Rumania.
Keywords
Ploesti; Romania; spy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Written as a true history article, but may be fiction based on a World War II event.

The Loner (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Sanho Kim (signed)
Inks
Sanho Kim (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sanho Kim

Genre
war
Characters
Cpl. Arnie Howell
Synopsis
Cpl. Howell tries to think just of himself, but ends up risking his life to rescue two soldiers from the Germans.
Reprints
Keywords
Americans; dive bomber; France; Germans; tank; World War II

Indexer Notes

Art is dated March 22, 1968.

On the Firing Line with Our Fighting Forces (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

72 Tons of Steel (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Willi Franz
Pencils
Rezzonico (signed)
Inks
Rezzonico (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Two soldiers escape an attack by a Tiger Royal German tank and take refuge in a bombed-out farm house.
Reprints
Keywords
Americans; bazooka; Germans; hand grenades; jeep; machine gun; tank

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the Will Franz interview in Charlton Spotlight #9 (2015)

Cookie (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-4711
Genre
war
Synopsis
A cook trying to serve a company near the front lines has to fight off an enemy attack before he can get back to cooking.
Keywords
cook; Korean War; machine gun
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Iron Corporal
  2. 1. ["There she stands, Bottler.."]
    The Iron Corporal
  3. 2. The Strangest Spy
  4. 3. The Loner
  5. 4. On the Firing Line with Our Fighting Forces
    Charlton
  6. 5. 72 Tons of Steel
  7. 6. Cookie
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