(January 1949)

Charlton, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Charlton Magazine
Editing
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jesse James, Annie Oakley, Wild Bill Hickok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jesse James; Annie Oakley; Wild Bill Hickok

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Battefield as most probable, and he is credited on pencils to covers at Charlton by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

"Wild" Bill Elliott (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Pencils
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Letters
Mario DeMarco?

Genre
biography; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Jesse James / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The James gang's lightning raid on the Corydon...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jesse James
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. The art is very similar to signed work in Western Crime Busters #8 (Trojan).

"Heh, heh, thar shore is some good practical jokes..." (Table of Contents: 3)

Denver Mudd and Bushey Barnes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Clint Harmon (signed)
Pencils
Clint Harmon (signed)
Inks
Clint Harmon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Annie Oakley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando ?
Inks
Joe Orlando ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tell you, sheriff, you never saw anything like the...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Annie Oakley; Frank Butler
Synopsis
The mayor is shot at and Frank is accused of the act.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Orlando as most probable, and faces with eyes far apart looks like his signed Oakley story in #18. Orlando is also credited on Charlton's Annie Oakley by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Cowboy Clothes (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Sherman
Inks
Lee Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identical to signed Sherman work in other issues.

The Sons of the Pioneers! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Pencils
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario DeMarco?

Genre
non-fiction; historical; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Legends of Paul Bunyan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clint Harmon (signed)
Inks
Clint Harmon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooh! What was that grandpa?!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Babe; Billy Pilgrim
Synopsis
Paul takes care of the timber wolves.
Reprints

Covered Wagon Days (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dona Davis
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; historical; western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tumbleweed Tom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Clint Harmon (signed)
Pencils
Clint Harmon (signed)
Inks
Clint Harmon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tumbleweed! Why do yo' always run from everybody?
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Tumbleweed Tom; Lucy
Reprints

The Action Packed Story of Wild Bill Hickok (Table of Contents: 10)

Wild Bill Hickok / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William M. Allison
Inks
William M. Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Hickok
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary L. Watson and Jim Vadeboncoeur (12/2008).

Billy the Kid (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Sherman (signed)
Inks
Lee Sherman (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jesse James, Annie Oakley, Wild Bill Hickok
  2. 1. "Wild" Bill Elliott
  3. 2. ["The James gang's lightning raid on the Corydon..."]
    Jesse James
  4. 3. "Heh, heh, thar shore is some good practical jokes..."
    Denver Mudd and Bushey Barnes
  5. 4. ["I tell you, sheriff, you never saw anything like the..."]
    Annie Oakley
  6. 5. Cowboy Clothes
  7. 6. The Sons of the Pioneers!
  8. 7. ["Ooh! What was that grandpa?!"]
    Legends of Paul Bunyan
  9. 8. Covered Wagon Days
  10. 9. ["Tumbleweed! Why do yo' always run from everybody?"]
    Tumbleweed Tom
  11. 10. The Action Packed Story of Wild Bill Hickok
    Wild Bill Hickok
  12. 11. Billy the Kid
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson