(September 1954)

Charlton, 1954 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 [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]
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
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence information provided by Ger Apeldoorn via GCD Error Tracker: Error 6059

Second Fiddle (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Leon Winik (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
romance
Characters
Dick; Joyce; Janet
Synopsis
Sisters Janet and Joyce perform a circus big-cat act. Janet is jealous of Joyce’s romance with Dick, and allows a tiger to maul her sister. She repents at the last moment and saves Joyce’s life. Janet knows she’ll always play “second fiddle” to her more glamorous sister.
Reprints
Keywords
circus

Indexer Notes

Sequence information provided by Ger Apeldoorn via GCD Error Tracker: Error 6059

Masquerade In White (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
medical; romance
Characters
Gail Saunders; Verne Adams; Mrs. Carter; Dr. Blaine; Dr. Kent; Dr. Sillen
Synopsis
Verne is an ex-Army medic who poses as a doctor even though he has no degree. Each time his secret is exposed, he moves on to another job. At the Carlton hospital, Verne dates Gail and she discovers the truth. Verne flees but is badly injured in an auto accident. Gail says she’ll stand by him after he recovers and is put on trial.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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Empty Arms (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

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Letter to a Soldier (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marc Swayze ?
Inks
Marc Swayze ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sheila Martin; Dan; Jean; Elaine
Synopsis
Sheila loves Dan but loses him to her friend Jean. Dan is sent to fight in Korea. Sheila intercepts Jean’s letters to Dan and writes to say Jean has found someone else. When Dan returns to the USA on furlough, Sheila meets him in San Francisco. Dan deduces that Sheila lied about Jean and walks away. Sheila is left alone.
Keywords
Korean War

Indexer Notes

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Barbara Hale (Table of Contents: 5)

Dream Girl of the Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Biography of actress Barbara Hale.

Indexer Notes

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Teasing! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Warren Broderick (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
romance
Characters
Ginny; Dave Norris; Mr. Dirkes
Synopsis
Drive-in waitress Ginny flirts with the male diners to get bigger tips, angering manager Dave. She goes for a drive with customer Dirkes, only to have him attack her. Ginny is rescued just in time by the police: Dirkes is “crazy as a loon” and a “strangler killer.” Ginny has learned her lesson and will marry Dave.

Indexer Notes

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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Second Fiddle
  3. 2. Masquerade In White
  4. 3. Empty Arms
  5. 4. Letter to a Soldier
  6. 5. Barbara Hale
    Dream Girl of the Month
  7. 6. Teasing!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Gordon Keys