(March 1957)

Charlton, 1955 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
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

The Ideal Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[None]
Genre
romance
Characters
Paul; Helen Darrow; Gabe Evans
Synopsis
Helen dates Paul but asks him to stop gambling before they marry. Paul agrees and “the change was startling!” Helen discovers she doesn’t love the new, conservative Paul. She goes on vacation to think things over and meets Gabe, a “domineering, spoiled brute,” who ignores all of her “good advice” about changing his life. Gabe says Helen never loved Paul, she “loved reform, for reform’s sake!” Helen falls in love with Gabe.

Polly Is Loads of Fun (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1549
Genre
romance
Characters
Polly Allen; Anne; Bill Faber; Freddie; Jeff Allen
Synopsis
Polly moves to Kanesburg and falls in love with Bill, her friend Anne’s fiancé. Bill reciprocates her affections, and everything works out because Anne makes up with her old boyfriend Jeff.

Romance, Age, and Reality (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

My Love, My Own (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1412
Genre
romance
Characters
Elsie; Johnny; Edgar Egan
Synopsis
Elsie dates co-worker Johnny but wishes he had “more drive.” She then goes out with Edgar, the wealthy son of her boss. She realises Edgar is not serious about her and doesn’t want her to meet his upper-class friends. Elsie goes back to Johnny.
Reprints

Oilfield Gal (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1552
Genre
romance
Characters
Barney Raines; Sally Craig; Gusher Craig; Mrs. Moore; Rayburne Moore
Synopsis
Geologist Sally has a crush on oil worker Barney, but he doesn’t view her as feminine enough. Sally has a makeover and goes to a party with Rayburne, who then gets in a brawl with a jealous Barney. Back in the oilfields, Barney kisses Sally and she realises her plan worked.

Beautiful World (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S1151
Genre
romance
Synopsis
The world is better today “…because last night you kissed me…!”
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Ideal Man
  3. 2. Polly Is Loads of Fun
  4. 3. Romance, Age, and Reality
  5. 4. My Love, My Own
  6. 5. Oilfield Gal
  7. 6. Beautiful World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk