(December 1967)

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 Comics
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor); Dick Giordano (Managing Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The Lonely War of Captain Willy Shultz! (Table of Contents)

Lonely War of Capt. Willy Schultz / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke]
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio [as Rocke]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Willy Schultz

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb misspells "Schultz" as "Shultz." This error occurs on the covers of Fightin' Army #76 and #77, and nowhere else. Inside story references, and all subsequent appearances of the character, are spelled "Schultz."

The Executioner (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
A. Martinez (signed)
Inks
A. Martinez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Agnew

Genre
war
Synopsis
A German sniper on the roof of a castle in Luxembourg picks off American soldiers from long range.
Reprints
Keywords
castle; cigarettes; grenade; luger; Luxembourg; Nazis; sniper; World War II

Indexer Notes

Signed on page 3; panel 2.

10 Yards of Crummy Sand (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Synopsis
A landing barge on an attack on a Pacific Island is hit by a mine and six Marines who make it to the beach have to fight off Japanese defenders with the help of the Navy and Air Force.
Keywords
Air Force; beach; destroyer; hand grenade; island; Japanese; landing barge; machine gun; Marines; Navy; Pacific; radio; World War II

The Hand-to-Hand War (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Tony Tallarico ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Burzon

Genre
war
Synopsis
Hand-to-hand combat in the Korean War.
Keywords
Korean War

The Long and the Short of It (Table of Contents: 4)

Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy; war
Characters
Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher
Synopsis
An intelligence agent in a headquarters ten miles west of Saigon find that the civilian washing clothes is using code to send info to the Viet Cong.
Keywords
laundry; Morse Code; spy; Viet Cong; Vietnam War

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Lonely War of Captain Willy Schultz / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Will Franz (credited)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-671
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The American's rocket hadn't penetrated your Tiger's five inch armor...
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Willy Schultz
Reprints
Keywords
desert; Germans; tank; World War II

Exciting War Stories of Frontline Combat Action! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lonely War of Captain Willy Shultz!
    Lonely War of Capt. Willy Schultz
  2. 1. The Executioner
  3. 2. 10 Yards of Crummy Sand
  4. 3. The Hand-to-Hand War
  5. 4. The Long and the Short of It
    Sam Spolo the Spy Smasher
  6. 5. ["The American's rocket hadn't penetrated your Tiger's five inch armor..."]
    The Lonely War of Captain Willy Schultz
  7. 6. Exciting War Stories of Frontline Combat Action!
    Charlton
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