(October 1969)

Charlton, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal [Cpl. Ian Heath]
Reprints:

...Can You Help Us... Can You Help Us...? (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:
C-269

Genre:
war
Characters:
Iron Corporal [Cpl. Ian Heath]; Steve Wingate (death); Hank (death)
Synopsis:
The Iron Corporal's squad tries to rescue the crew of a Burka-Five tank that is surrounded by the Japanese.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Australians; cannon; hand grenades; Japanese; lunge mine; machine guns; Pacific; suicide attack; tank; World War II

Try a Traitor (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Sam Spolo [the Spy Smasher]
Synopsis:
When a diplomat is suspected of supplying confidential files to a Russian ballerina, Spolo comes up with a plan to get him to confess.
Keywords:
ballerina; Cold War; diplomat; impersonation; spy

The Postwar Plans of Kapitan Schlausser (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-246

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis:
A German U-boat captain has been looting ships before sinking them. He plans to take his sub and crew to South America to spend their loot after the war, but makes the mistake of sinking a ship after the war has ended and in the process draws the wrath of the spirits of those he has murdered.
Keywords:
Americans; depth charges; Germans; ghosts; Navy; pirates; submarine; U-Boat; World War II

Here's Ol' AWOL (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1980

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
An American soldier goes A.W.O.L. and ends up in a German-occupied French chateau that harbors a resistance operation hidden in the depths of the wine cellars. After killing a couple of German soldiers who discover him, the American is sentenced to be executed at dawn, but the resistance finds a way to use him to further a surprise attack by the Allies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
A.W.O.L.; Americans; chateau; dungeon; France; Germans; interrogation; Resistance; wine cellar; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Iron Corporal
  2. 1. ...Can You Help Us... Can You Help Us...?
    The Iron Corporal
  3. 2. Try a Traitor
    Sam Spolo [the Spy Smasher]
  4. 3. The Postwar Plans of Kapitan Schlausser
  5. 4. Here's Ol' AWOL
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Charlton
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