(January 1963)

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

The Bridge (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Cover is made up of panels from the story "The Bridge".

The Last Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-1717
Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Meade
Synopsis
Sgt. Meade holds off a communist charge single-handedly, giving his company time to retreat with their wounded.

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

Sniper Hunt (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
A-1122
Genre
war
Synopsis
A sniper harrasses Marines near Henderson air-field on Guadalcanal.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

A Man Returns (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-2089
Genre
war
Characters
Weisbardt; S/Sgt Vic Talbot
Synopsis
Weisbardt is a high-school drop-out who enters the army and becomes a man in Korea.

Indexer Notes

Korean War story.

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

Always Alert / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Information on developments in military technology.

The Terrorists (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-2090
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Joe Murdall; Sgt. Ace Albenese; Cpl. Dave Regan
Synopsis
When Sgt. Albenese is captured by the Viet-Cong, his fellow advisors bluff the communists into releasing him.

Indexer Notes

Vietnam War story.

The Bridge (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-1716
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Arther V. Beckley; Arkie; Adolph Hitler (Cameo); Monk
Synopsis
Captain Beckley and his commandos stop a German tank column in Italy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

WWII story. One panel depicts Adolph Hitler making paper dolls during a meeting with a General.
Creator credits from The Comic Reader #217.

God is Never Out of Style (Table of Contents: 7)

Your Role in the Cold War / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-1574
Genre
war
Synopsis
How going to church will help win the Cold War.

Indexer Notes

This story was published in various Charlton titles in this period.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bridge
  2. 1. The Last Man
  3. 2. Sniper Hunt
  4. 3. A Man Returns
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Always Alert
  6. 5. The Terrorists
  7. 6. The Bridge
  8. 7. God is Never Out of Style
    Your Role in the Cold War
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Smith