(June 1955)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Al Fago [as Al Fago Studios]

Issue Notes

Copyright 1955 by Charlton Comics Group.
Designed by Al Fago Studios.
Based on Dale Messick's comic strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brenda Starr / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dale Messick ?
Inks
Dale Messick ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama
Characters
Brenda Starr
Reprints

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

Dale Messick / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Photograph)
Inks
? (Photograph)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Because of her first name, many persons think Dale is a man
Genre
biography
Characters
Dale Messick (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover.

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

Brenda Starr, Reporter / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Dale Messick
Pencils
Dale Messick
Inks
Dale Messick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cousin Abretha wanders dreamy eyed into the city room of The Flash.
Genre
drama; adventure
Characters
Brenda Starr; Abretha; Pesky; Mr. Livwright
Reprints
  • from Brenda Starr daily (The Chicago Tribune) ?
  • from Brenda Starr Sunday (The Chicago Tribune) ?

Indexer Notes

Dale Messick's comic strip "Brenda Starr" debuted on June 30, 1940. It was an unusual blend of such diverse elements as soap-opera, adventure, mystery, fantasy, and even science fiction. Dale Messick was one of the first successful women cartoonists in the world. She retired in 1980.

For Tops in Entertainment Read the Following Approved Comics (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brenda Starr
  2. 1. ["Because of her first name, many persons think Dale is a man"]
    Dale Messick
  3. 2. ["Cousin Abretha wanders dreamy eyed into the city room of The Flash."]
    Brenda Starr, Reporter
  4. 3. For Tops in Entertainment Read the Following Approved Comics
    Charlton
  5. 4. ["Hmm... now what do you think of my red haired mistress, Brenda"]
    Brenda Starr
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