(March 1958)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
12
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
68
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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US (up to #125); Standard Modern Age US (#126 onwards)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound (#s 82 and 83)
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

WWII cover.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Weider
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The $10,000 challenge only Joe Weider dares to make!
Characters
Joe Weider (photo); Clancy Ross (photo)

Crash Dive (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (signed)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2935
Genre
war
Characters
Moose Beck; Ears; Brophy; Buck Ridges
Synopsis
Captain Beck chooses to keep hunting Japanese ships despite getting low on fuel.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

The Intruders (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
3332
Genre
war
Characters
Jim Bowden; Blackie
Synopsis
A lone PT boat attacks Japanese invaders of New Guinea.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Possible Nicholas inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

Shore Duty (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2759
Genre
war
Characters
Tim Rogers
Synopsis
Rogers keeps getting seasick.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Art and inks formerly attributed to Sam Glanzman.

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson
Inks
Ray Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look kids! Big powerful magic magnifier for your very own!
Characters
Betty; Jim
Synopsis
Betty and Jim, using their magnifier, discover an ant lugging a pearl.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

Prize of War (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-3315
Genre
war
Characters
Harder; Bryce; Eddie
Synopsis
An American naval officer lets himself be captured to free some British captives.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Trapani inks per Nick Caputo, previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Honor House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amazing precision miniature secret camera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Build your own cannon only $1.00 each

Stonewall's Rebellion (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
2995
Genre
war
Characters
Shorty; Bull; Herman
Synopsis
A German sub fails to realize the danger of a tired enemy crewman.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Big Berthas of the Battleships (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Blandey
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Walter Blandey
Synopsis
Captain Blandey explains how they keep the big guns on ships relined and why it's important.

El Presidente Jonsey (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Clarence Jones [Jonsey; Jonesy; Clarence Brown]; Juan
Synopsis
Jonesy tries to maintain peace at the consulate when a South American country has a rebellion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Looks like inventory material acquired from another company.

Clarence Jones is called Clarence Brown in one paragraph. Despite the Jonsey spelling in the title, the character's nickname is Jonesy throughout the story.

Deadly Rendezvous! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3318
Genre
war
Characters
Leo Heston; Bill
Synopsis
A slow American rust bucket of a ship has a surprise in store for the German wolf pack.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Giordano inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia. Original indexer had the credits for the next story in place.

The Coral Sea Victory (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (signed)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2934
Genre
war
Characters
Ted Barret; Zip; Shaw
Synopsis
Ted is worried he isn't a good enough pilot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Silent Duel (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2776
Genre
war
Characters
Jim Heath; Jaynes
Synopsis
Heath and his crew must protect a sub from saboteurs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cold weather pays off in profits for men who sell new insulated shoes and jackets...

U-Boat Trap (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-3313
Genre
war
Synopsis
A fisherman gets revenge on the u-boat that sunk his fishing boat.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Trapani inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

Dawn of Death (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
The Japanese build-up to Pearl Harbor.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Magic Collection / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
250 magic tricks revealed

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Murray Hill House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fabulous new 5-ft. long balloons

Down Periscope (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2331
Genre
war
Characters
Hank Gibson
Synopsis
Hank has to spend some time on a sub, but he doesn't like subs.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Mission: Tirpitz (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-2379
Genre
war
Characters
Hans
Synopsis
The British must destroy the German battleship, the Tirpitz, using mini-subs.

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Possible Molno inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
100 toy soldiers

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Learn radio television by practicing at home

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prizes given

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The $10,000 challenge only Joe Weider dares to make!"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Crash Dive
  4. 3. The Intruders
  5. 4. Shore Duty
  6. 5. ["Look kids! Big powerful magic magnifier for your very own!"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  7. 6. Prize of War
  8. 7. ["Amazing precision miniature secret camera"]
    Honor House
  9. 8. ["Build your own cannon only $1.00 each"]
    Josely Co.
  10. 9. Stonewall's Rebellion
  11. 10. Big Berthas of the Battleships
  12. 11. El Presidente Jonsey
  13. 12. Deadly Rendezvous!
  14. 13. The Coral Sea Victory
  15. 14. Silent Duel
  16. 15. ["Cold weather pays off in profits for men who sell new insulated shoes and jackets..."]
  17. 16. U-Boat Trap
  18. 17. Dawn of Death
  19. 18. ["250 magic tricks revealed"]
    Magic Collection
  20. 19. ["Fabulous new 5-ft. long balloons"]
    Murray Hill House
  21. 20. Down Periscope
  22. 21. Mission: Tirpitz
  23. 22. ["100 toy soldiers"]
    Josely Co.
  24. 23. ["Learn radio television by practicing at home"]
    National Radio Institute
  25. 24. ["Prizes given"]
    The Funman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen