(January 1960 [January 1961])

Charlton, 1956 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
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)

The Second Mrs. Hastings (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Colletta inks per Nick Caputo, July 2010. Cover taken from interior story.

That Old Feeling (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6765
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Jan is happily married to Mel Hadley. One day while cleaning she finds an old photo of herself with old boyfriend Jack Phalen which stirs up old memories. When Mel and Jan go to a party, Jan sees Jack there but realizes she no longer has her old feelings for Jack.

Hatred Vs Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
7217
Genre
romance
Synopsis
After being married a month, Nora and Rodney Ellis are quarreling. They are still mad when they arrive at the country club for dinner. But when their friends start criticizing their spouses to them privately, they both start sticking up for each other. By the time they leave, their quarrel was forgotten. The next morning Nora and Rodney realize their friends had just been using the tactic to help them patch up their quarrel.

This Was My Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
7177
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Newspaper reporter May Hallet falls for Lewis Parker, financier and upright civic leader. The two are married, but are involved in a car accident on the way to their honeymoon. May survives, but Lewis Parker dies. After recovering from her injuries, May goes back to work at the paper. Her first assignment is to write a story about the Lewis Parker. But May realizes she really didn't know Lewis Parker's past very well and the investigation reveals that his past did not match his legendary status.

Fishing For A Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Helen Geiger takes her younger brother Tommy fishing at the lake. Tommy gets his fishing line tangled and Walter Perkins, a voluntary warden patroling the lake, comes to help. Helen and Walter end up falling in love.

The Second Mrs. Hastings (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
7110
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Ellen Hastings loves Lee, but rejects his proposal. The relationship between her own mother and father has soured her on marriage and she decides to put her career first. But when Ellen meets her father's second wife, she hears a different side of the story and changes her mind about marriage.

Indexer Notes

First panel of splash page for this story is used as the cover art with different coloring.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Second Mrs. Hastings
  2. 1. That Old Feeling
  3. 2. Hatred Vs Love
  4. 3. This Was My Love
  5. 4. Fishing For A Heart
  6. 5. The Second Mrs. Hastings
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Belknap
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Nick Caputo