(December 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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Inks:
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

The Wars of Private Bailey (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:
Charlotte Jetter (credited)
Job Number:
C-436

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Iron Corporal; Bill Franks; Charlie Bailey
Reprints:
Keywords:
Australians; hand grenade; Japanese; machine gun; Pacific; rain; World War II

Indexer Notes

After three years of fighting the Axis in North Africa, Bill Franks and Charlie Bailey are transferred to the war in the Pacific.

Pete Duncan--"Dropout" (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Machine Missiles (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical; war
Synopsis:
In ancient times, the invention of a spear-throwing machine gives King Saratapa a victory over the invading army of King Ludas.

The Golden Swastika (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1233

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Crew of the tank Poison Possum captures a German flag. Germans try to take it back and get bombed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Americans; bombers; flag; Germans; hand grenade; Nazis; swastika; tanks; World War II

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Georgia Boy at 10 Below Zero (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rezzonico (signed, page 5, bottom panel)
Inks:
Rezzonico (signed, page 5, bottom panel)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B1595

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A soldier from Georgia learns how to deal with cold weather and Korean soldiers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blizzard; frostbite; Georgia; hand grenade; Korean War; machine gun; medics; snow; winter

Indexer Notes

Korean war story.

D-Day: The Bombers Flew (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B1202

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Summary of Air Force bomber use during D-Day.
Keywords:
1944; Air Force; B25; bombers; D-Day; World War II

First in Action! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Iron Corporal
  2. 1. The Wars of Private Bailey
    The Iron Corporal
  3. 2. Pete Duncan--"Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
  4. 3. Machine Missiles
  5. 4. The Golden Swastika
  6. 5. Georgia Boy at 10 Below Zero
  7. 6. D-Day: The Bombers Flew
  8. 7. First in Action!
    Charlton
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Walls
  • Per Sandell
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Roger Reus