(July 1963)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
Charlton [corner box]
Editing
Pat Masulli
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The 50th Mission (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from interior story.

A Pro Is Born (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2242
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Set in World War 2.

The Human Factor (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2638
Genre
war
Synopsis
Cold war story as Communist bogies test the nerve of America's air defences over the Polar skies.

The Last Barrier (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2637
Genre
war
Synopsis
A "What If" story set during the Cuban missile crises. An unarmed US jet convinces a Russian freighter, loaded with technicians, to turn back by convincing the captain the pilot will crash-dive into the ship if he doesn't.

From New York to Victory (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Account of the happenings in 1781, during the war for American independence.

Indexer Notes

Story reads like it is part of a continuing feature.

The Killer Group (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2640
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

50th Mission (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2639
Genre
war
Characters
Major Art Moore
Synopsis
As Moore nears his fiftieth combat mission, after which he can return home, the pressure starts to get to him, causing friction with his less experienced crew. His superiors offer him the chance of leave, but he turns them all down. After mission fifty, he volunteers for ten more, so he can help out a new crew.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 50th Mission
  2. 1. A Pro Is Born
  3. 2. The Human Factor
  4. 3. The Last Barrier
  5. 4. From New York to Victory
  6. 5. The Killer Group
  7. 6. 50th Mission
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gordon Keys
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
  • Gordon Keys