(October 1960)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
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, 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
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shipboard Romance
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover art is taken from interior story panels.

The Bitter Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Judy Felton; Lance Phipps; Mr. Felton
Synopsis
Judy falls in love with Lance, a new employee in the department store where she works. He says he was in love before, but his girlfriend married someone else when he was on an extended business trip. Lance fears the same thing will happen with Judy. To avoid this she insists that they get married before he leaves on his next trip.

River Street Romance (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6720
Genre
romance
Characters
Claire; Joe Boyle; Anne
Synopsis
Claire’s father moves his family to a lower-class neighbourhood and Claire dislikes the people who live there, including fellow high school student Joe. Joe calls her a snob and eventually Claire realises she has been acting like one…and that she has fallen in love with Joe.

The Light Of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed) [as ChaSal]
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed) [as ChaSal]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6645
Genre
romance
Characters
The Young Woman; The Young Man
Synopsis
A lonely young woman in New York City bumps into a handsome neighbour in her apartment building’s darkened hallway. They don’t get along but when the lights come on she realises he is handsome and he sees she is pretty, so they become friends.

The Missing House (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Shipboard Romance (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Chris; Fan; Marion; Paul
Synopsis
Stenographer Marion goes on a cruise to Hawaii in hopes of finding romance. She falls in love with Paul and they decide to get married. He doesn’t want to have the ship’s captain perform the ceremony and Marion thinks he’s backing out, but he simply wanted to wait until they got home so his mother can attend the wedding.

Indexer Notes

Unknown pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Sinnott. Cover art (with different coloring) is taken from two panels in this story.

Hello Beloved ... (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
6778
Genre
romance
Characters
Angie Lordd; Gil Ackland; Moe; Johnny Dura
Synopsis
Popular singer Angie still misses her college sweetheart Gil. One day he shows up and says he didn’t dump her, he had to leave suddenly for a government job. Angie and Gil reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, August 2018.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Shipboard Romance"]
  2. 1. The Bitter Love
  3. 2. River Street Romance
  4. 3. The Light Of Love
  5. 4. The Missing House
  6. 5. Shipboard Romance
  7. 6. Hello Beloved ...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Steve Belknap
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Peter Croome
  • Gordon Keys