(October 1955)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
On-sale Date
1955-08-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
Corner Triangle CDC
Editing
Alfred V. Fago (Executive Editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from cover markings on copy out of the Bill Devine collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Dick Giordano ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural; adventure

Melody of Hate (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Neal Valentine (song writer); Jill (fiancee); Harry Jefferson (uncle and crooked publisher); Paul Starr (guitarist); Boppy Gates (pianist); Avalon Ayres (singer); Riverboat Davis (musician)
Synopsis
Why was he interested in the fate of the missing musician?
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Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by Marc Swayze in a letter published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 8, No. 9, September 1997.

Mr. Bleeding Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[None]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Reprints

As Thousands Jeer (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Pfeffer (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Masthead is illustrated with 15 faces.

The Missing Witness Mystery (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Campbell (signed)
Inks
Stan Campbell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

What Would You Do? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Harp Winters; Jean Winters
Synopsis
In search for uranium, Harp is trapped on a mountain by a cougar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The art is identical to Stone's signed stories in Racket Squad in Action #18 and #20. Especially the zig-zag eyebrows and the ears.

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

Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Peel (Byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story opens in the Park Avenue mansion of Silas Monroe.
Genre
crime
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Melody of Hate
  3. 2. Mr. Bleeding Heart
  4. 3. As Thousands Jeer
  5. 4. The Missing Witness Mystery
  6. 5. What Would You Do?
  7. 6. ["Our story opens in the Park Avenue mansion of Silas Monroe."]
    Minit Mystery
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