(July 1956)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Al Fago (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

D'Agostino's name is cut off at bottom. Previous indexer credited Vince Colletta. Info per Nick CAputo, June 2014.

Love Strikes So Suddenly (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
5606

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Wendy Fallon; Harry Knight
Synopsis:
Harry literally bumps into Wendy while ice skating. The following summer, he saves her from drowning and they fall in love.

Indexer Notes

D'Agostino credit per Nick Caputo, June 2014.

Love's Low Road (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Tony Tallarico ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S220

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Al; Bess; Henry
Synopsis:
Bess wants Al to take a job in the garment industry with his uncle rather than spend years in law school, but he says “law’s been my life’s ambition.” They break up. Bess dates middle-aged Henry, who offers her luxury and security, but she can’t forget Al. Al shows up: he quit school and went to work to make Bess happy. She is “ashamed of my cheap ideals” and makes Al go back to school to achieve his dream. They get married.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

D'Agostino credit per Nick Caputo, June 2014.

Proof of My Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Marc Swayze
Inks:
Marc Swayze
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marc Swayze ?
Job Number:
S422

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Phil Donovan; Jerry Lancaster; Anne
Synopsis:
Anne can’t decide between longtime suitor Phil and new beau Jerry. They all go on a picnic together. Jerry and Anne are exploring an old house when it catches fire. Her first thought is for Phil, who rescues her. This makes up her mind: Anne loves Phil.
Reprints:

Judge Not My Heart! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Marc Swayze
Inks:
Marc Swayze
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marc Swayze
Job Number:
S385

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sue; Ted Adams; Sue's father; Mr. Creely; Mr. Hanson
Synopsis:
Sue convinces her boyfriend Ted to quit his job in “a greasy old garage” and go to work in an office. Ted is unsuited for the position and Sue asks his old boss to take him back. Sue’s father tells her that he and Ted cooked up the whole plan.

Indexer Notes

Ted is "Ted Adams" on page one but on page 3 he's called "Ted Dawson" several times.

Love's Far Fields (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S634

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gertrude Chicester; John Pauley
Synopsis:
After years apart, childhood friends Gertrude and John run into each other on a train. They fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Gertrude and John take the train to Derby: Derby, Connecticut is where Charlton Comics was located.

Romance Twice (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Her Own Way! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[None]

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carol; Sue; Pete Forster
Synopsis:
Carol and Pete fall in love, but she always insists on having her own way. He gives in, although it often goes against his own desires and sometimes spoils his plans. Pete decides to open a store in Bellville, but she refuses to move there. Pete breaks up with her: “You don’t know the meaning of love!” Carol changes her mind, and runs the store in Pete’s absence. When Pete arrives, they reconcile.

Jean (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Burns
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[None]

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Illustrations accompanying portions of the poem "Jean" by Robert Burns.
Keywords:
poetry

Indexer Notes

Two lines (3-4) of the poem have been omitted.

Panic (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
[None]

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Roger Norton; Alice
Synopsis:
Roger and Alice break up, but coincidentally take the same subway train one day. When the train breaks down, Roger consoles Alice and they decide to get back together.
Reprints:

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912 (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Burton N. Levey (Editor)
Letters:
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love Strikes So Suddenly
  3. 2. Love's Low Road
  4. 3. Proof of My Love
  5. 4. Judge Not My Heart!
  6. 5. Love's Far Fields
  7. 6. Romance Twice
  8. 7. Her Own Way!
  9. 8. Jean
  10. 9. Panic
  11. 10. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912
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