(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)

[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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