(September 1956)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
Corner Triangle CDC
Editing:
Al Fago (Executive editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US, later Standard Modern 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:
?

Shattered Dream (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
None

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Claire Benton; Tom Kirkland; Mr. Benton; Mrs. Benton; Sam Williamson; Martha Alling; Frank Taylor; Jane Larrabee
Synopsis:
After her father goes bankrupt and has a nervous breakdown, Claire gives up her college plans and is hired for “bench work” at a factory by foreman Sam. Claire’s boyfriend Tom dumps her. Claire meets Frank at a party of her former, upper-class friends, and is ashamed to admit she’s a factory worker. However, she and Frank later meet accidentally and she learns he runs a trucking company. They fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Alascia inks per Nick Caputo, April 2017. Previous indexer credited Bill Molno.

My Two Selves (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1043

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Beth; Rick Hardy; Mavis; Nat Foley; Burt
Synopsis:
Beth is considered a “bookworm” by her crush, study partner Rick, but other boys like Nat and Burt find her attractive and fun when she lets her hair down. Rick discovers he likes the “new” Beth in a romantic way, but she wants to be loved for her true self. Rick confesses he loves “both personalities.”

The Love Bug (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Mask For Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S-816

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Battling Shane; Lauren Bracken; Herbie Wellstead
Synopsis:
Boxer Shane meets upper-class Lauren when he rescues her from her wrecked car, but their personalities clash. Lauren is repulsed when she attends a boxing match and thinks Shane is a dumb thug. However, when a forest fire threatens his training camp, located near Lauren’s family estate, she risks her life to warn him, and they admit they love each other.

Indexer Notes

Inks per Nick Caputo, April 2017.

I Knew You Wouldn't Call (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S-964

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jane Becker; Paul
Synopsis:
Engineering student Paul and Jane have a summer romance. He returns to school in the fall but promises to call her. Nearly a year passes and Jane has heard nothing, but she hasn’t forgotten him. Paul shows up on her doorstop, claiming “the pressure was too great” so he couldn't call-—he was “out in the desert, building roads” as part of his education. But now they can be together, forever.

Course of True Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Job Number:
S-817

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Cooper; Sally Harmon; Jane Rider; Mrs. Harmon; Mr. Crane
Synopsis:
Lawyer Ray returns from military service and is reunited with his sweetheart Sally. Wealthy widow Jane becomes Ray’s most important client and monopolises his time. Sally and her mother leave to help Aunt Mary run the family farm after her uncle has a stroke. Hearing little from Ray, Sally returns to town and jealously breaks up with him, only to learn Jane is engaged to another man. Ray says he and Sally can wed soon.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Shattered Dream
  3. 2. My Two Selves
  4. 3. The Love Bug
  5. 4. Mask For Love
  6. 5. I Knew You Wouldn't Call
  7. 6. Course of True Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • James Ludwig
  • Gordon Keys
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Mark Gordon