(August 1955)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Al Fago ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US Size (#8-11); Magazine-size (#12)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

20,000 Lugs under the Sea (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Art attribution per Nick Caputo, August 2010. Skin Divers taken from interior splash with new figures in background added by Kirby.

Classified Ads (Table of Contents: 1)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Old Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen ?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Credits from most of this issue from Martin O'Hearn. Nick Caputo suspects that Kirby may have drawn and inked a few panels, particularly page 5; panels 3 and 5 and the last panel on page 6.

Expressions (Table of Contents: 3)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Line 'Em Up! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

The Psycho News (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks and possible script per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Dorothy and Digby (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ottenheimer
Inks
Fred Ottenheimer
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody

Rex Mortgage M.D.? (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Beardless the Pirate (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
satire-parody

Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Build It Yourself (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Comet Feldmeyer, the Ace of Space (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a Simon-Kirby superhero page with Kirby altering the characters for satirical purposes.

Foreign Intrigues (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
satire-parody

Tweetie Piper! (Table of Contents: 13)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

inside back cover. Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Be a Successful 90-Pound Weakling (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover. Possible Kirby script and inks per Nick Caputo, May 2015.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 20,000 Lugs under the Sea
  2. 1. Classified Ads
  3. 2. Old Love
  4. 3. Expressions
  5. 4. Line 'Em Up!
  6. 5. The Psycho News
  7. 6. Dorothy and Digby
  8. 7. Rex Mortgage M.D.?
  9. 8. Beardless the Pirate
  10. 9. Walt Chisely's 20,000 Lugs Under the Sea
  11. 10. Build It Yourself
  12. 11. Comet Feldmeyer, the Ace of Space
  13. 12. Foreign Intrigues
  14. 13. Tweetie Piper!
  15. 14. Be a Successful 90-Pound Weakling
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk