(October 1950)

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.
Editing
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo

Rio Grande (Table of Contents)

Sunset Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson; Jane Lanning

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

Sunset Carson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Picture from movie "Rio Grande".

Rio Grande (Table of Contents: 2)

Sunset Carson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? (adaptation); Norman Sheldon (original screenplay)
Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson; Bruce Lanning; Jane Lanning; Sheriff; Mr. Elwood; Ed Carter (death); Wesley Caven (death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1949 movie "Rio Grande" starring Sunset Carson (not be confused with the more well-known 1950 "Rio Grande" with John Wayne).

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

Rodeo Facts (Table of Contents: 3)

Sunset Carson / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson

[The Big Blue Snow] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, it's sure a'snowin' out grandpa!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Characters
Paul Bunyan; Babe (Paul's ox); grandpa; grandson
Keywords
Mississippi River

Sunset Carson Handles A Tough Situation (Table of Contents: 5)

Sunset Carson / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Gluck
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson

Winchester 73 (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? (adaptation); Borden Chase (original screenplay); Robert L. Richards (original screenplay); Stuart N. Lake (original screen story)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lin McAdam; High Spade Frankie Wilson; Lola Manners; Steve Miller (death); Marshal Wyatt Earp; Dutch Henry Brown (death); Joe Lamont (death); Chief Young Bull (death); Waco Johnny Dean (death)

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1950 movie "Winchester '73" starring Jimmy Stewart, Shelly Winters, Dan Duryea and Stephen McNally. Universal International Picture.

"Swingin' High" or "The Final Stretch" (Table of Contents: 7)

Pecos Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, at th' cute li'l deer, Sheriff??
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Pecos Bill; Betty Lou; Sheriff; Judge; Manglin' Max; Ol' Eage Hag

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Tim McCoy Comics (Charlton, 1948 series) #21 (August 1949).

The Carson Story (Table of Contents: 8)

Sunset Carson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography; western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson; Tom Mix; Robert Savini (of Astor Pictures)
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

The splash panel is the same as the cover for Cowboy Western #28.

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

Sunset Carson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sunset Carson (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Picture of Sunset Carson from movie "Rio Grande".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rio Grande
    Sunset Carson
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Sunset Carson
  3. 2. Rio Grande
    Sunset Carson
  4. 3. Rodeo Facts
    Sunset Carson
  5. 4. [The Big Blue Snow]
    Paul Bunyan
  6. 5. Sunset Carson Handles A Tough Situation
    Sunset Carson
  7. 6. Winchester 73
  8. 7. "Swingin' High" or "The Final Stretch"
    Pecos Bill
  9. 8. The Carson Story
    Sunset Carson
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sunset Carson
This issue was modified by, among others
  • John Censullo
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)