(September 1958)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano ?
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
An alien watches an artist draw him.
Reprints
Keywords
occult

The Man Who Sold Darkness (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3880
Synopsis
A robber steals a bottle of darkness from a salesman, but when he tries to use it to hide from the police it doesn't work.
Reprints

After Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5540
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A King plans on invading a neighbouring country. When a mysterious watch he finds allows him to see into the future, he finds out nothing but death and plague will result from the war. He decides to forge diplomatic relations with the country instead.
Reprints

The It Creatures (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A group of Earth astronauts travel to the moon and encounter huge creatures they call "It".
Reprints

A Thirst For Gold (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3825
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dennis Raft
Synopsis
An escaped convict steals a canteen from a prospector only to discover later in the desert it holds only gold dust.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Elkan can be spotted by his faces with eyes often out of line and copious hair under the hats and on the neck.

A Day of "Fun With Pop" (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

public service ad

The Comfort Crystal (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3845
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A salesman helps a man sell thousands of small crystals that act as a comforting therapeutic. It turns out the man is from an enemy nation and is using the crystals to hypnotize people, thus allowing his nation to conquer the world.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Man Who Sold Darkness
  3. 2. After Tomorrow
  4. 3. The It Creatures
  5. 4. A Thirst For Gold
  6. 5. A Day of "Fun With Pop"
  7. 6. The Comfort Crystal
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Mike White