(October 1958)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton 25ยข Big Book Comic
Editing
Pat Masulli (executive editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Genius / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Johnson [as Johnson] (signed)
Inks
Frank Johnson [as Johnson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino; typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius

Jigsaw (Table of Contents: 1)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3346
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius breaks an object and glues it back together.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Good Time Ollie (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3703
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Sam the Jewler
Synopsis
Li'l Genius accidentally captures a saboteur.

Be Kind to Animals (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3457
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Genius; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Li'l Genius and his father visit a farm.
Reprints

Cowboys and Kings (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Pardner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4093
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Pardner; King Size; Boris; Ivan
Synopsis
King Size visits the ranch but he doesn't like little boys.

A Boy's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Li'l Genius' father; Li'l Genius' mother
Synopsis
Li'l Genius and his father go to a carnival.
Keywords
carnival

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Corey's Curiosity Corner / text article / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Vanilla Kid (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3472
Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
On a trip out west Li'l Genius accidentally catches some bank robbers.

Bucky, the Tame Deer (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Lumberjack / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Wildman
Inks
George Wildman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3707
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Lumberjack; Bucky
Synopsis
With poachers in the area, Li'l Lumberjack must find a way to protect his tame deer Bucky.
Keywords
poacher

Indexer Notes

Art credits per George Wildman's record logs courtesy of Karl Wildman.

Who's the Dummy? (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3699
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Half Pint
Synopsis
Li'l Genius and Half Pint work up a ventriolquist routine.
Keywords
ventriloquist

Building Blues (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3458
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius and his friends try to find a place to build a clubhouse.
Keywords
golf; tornado

Dog Problem (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3701
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Half Pint
Synopsis
Li'l Genius tells a joke about how far a dog can run into the woods.

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Save the School (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Farmboy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3468
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Farmboy
Synopsis
Li'l Farmboy is worried that somebody has been vandalizing the school.

Courtesy or Bust (Table of Contents: 15)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius tries to be courteous and helpful but each time a mishap occurs.

Alarming Pair (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Rascal Twins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
4153
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Li'l Tomboy
Synopsis
Li'l Genius and Li'l Tomboy burglar proof the house.

Camerantics (Table of Contents: 17)

Eddie Extra / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Eddie Extra
Synopsis
Eddie gets a photo of a reclusive celebrity.

Daisy Deer's Dream (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Can I Keep Him? (Table of Contents: 19)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3046
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius is late getting home from school.

War Dance (Table of Contents: 20)

Li'l Pardner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4017
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Pardner; Li'l Cactus; C.W.; Quimby; Arabella Ascot
Synopsis
Li'l Pardner helps his Native American friends get roles in a western movie that is being shot in the area.

Heroic Effort (Table of Contents: 21)

Li'l Rascal Twins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
4152
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius; Li'l Tomboy
Synopsis
Li'l Tomboy tries to turn Li'l Genius into a hero.

Up in the Air (Table of Contents: 22)

Eddie Extra / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jersey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4258
Genre
children
Characters
Eddie Extra
Synopsis
Eddie Extra wins a contest among the paperboys to sell the most papers.

Gym Dandies (Table of Contents: 23)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
Frank Johnson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
3704
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius builds a gym in the house.

Clean Fun (Table of Contents: 24)

Li'l Genius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Johnson ?
Pencils
Frank Johnson ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-3471
Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Genius
Synopsis
Li'l Genius experiments with colors in the bathtub.

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside back cover in black & white, second page is the back cover in color.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Genius
  2. 1. Jigsaw
    Li'l Genius
  3. 2. Good Time Ollie
    Li'l Genius
  4. 3. Be Kind to Animals
    Li'l Genius
  5. 4. Cowboys and Kings
    Li'l Pardner
  6. 5. A Boy's Best Friend
    Li'l Genius
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Captain Corey's Curiosity Corner
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Vanilla Kid
    Li'l Genius
  10. 9. Bucky, the Tame Deer
    Li'l Lumberjack
  11. 10. Who's the Dummy?
    Li'l Genius
  12. 11. Building Blues
    Li'l Genius
  13. 12. Dog Problem
    Li'l Genius
  14. 13. The Haunted House
  15. 14. Save the School
    Li'l Farmboy
  16. 15. Courtesy or Bust
    Li'l Genius
  17. 16. Alarming Pair
    Li'l Rascal Twins
  18. 17. Camerantics
    Eddie Extra
  19. 18. Daisy Deer's Dream
  20. 19. Can I Keep Him?
    Li'l Genius
  21. 20. War Dance
    Li'l Pardner
  22. 21. Heroic Effort
    Li'l Rascal Twins
  23. 22. Up in the Air
    Eddie Extra
  24. 23. Gym Dandies
    Li'l Genius
  25. 24. Clean Fun
    Li'l Genius
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