(January 1968)

Charlton, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor); Dick Giordano (Managing Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US Size
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Iron Corporal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal [Ian Heath]; Earl Boswell

Teufelhundt Undt Der Jackrabbit! (Devildog and the Jackrabbit!) (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clemente Rezzonico
Inks
Clemente Rezzonico
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[none]
Genre
war
Synopsis
A German tank disables an American tank in action in North Africa. The merciless German tank commander prepares to destroy the tank, but the lone uninjured American soldier leads the German tank on a game of cat-and-mouse before capturing its crew.
Keywords
1942; Americans; Germans; hand grenade; machine gun; North Africa; rifle; tanks; World War II

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Rocket Ruin (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; war
Synopsis
General Ssu-Mao is inspired by a defective fireworks show to have rockets manufactured that fight off an naval invasion by Japanese Emperor Yoshito.
Keywords
; China; emperor; fireworks; Japan; navy; rockets

Indexer Notes

Presented as a historical incident, but probably just fiction.

Fear (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Tallarico ?
Inks
Tony Tallarico ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[none]
Genre
war
Synopsis
Four-panel review of the landing at Normandy Beach on D-Day.
Keywords
1944; D-Day; Normandy; United States flag; World War II

Indexer Notes

WWII story.

Hit and Run Killers (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (credited)
Pencils
Bill Montes [as Montes] (signed)
Inks
Ernie Bache [as Bache] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-763
Genre
war
Synopsis
An Army squad learns the importance of a sniper when fighting the Viet-Cong.
Reprints
Keywords
hand grenade; helicopters; jungle; rifle; sniper; Viet Cong; Vietnam; Winchester 70

Indexer Notes

Vietnam War story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Iron Corporal / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Willi Franz [as Will Franz] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Inks
Sam Glanzman [as SJG]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-754
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Machine gun. An automatic weapon using small...
Genre
war
Characters
Iron Corporal [Ian Heath] (origin); Earl Boswell; Harry Simms
Synopsis
In between fights with the Japanese Imperial army, the Iron Corporal relates how he received his iron ribs.
Keywords
Australians; gurka; hospital; Japanese; machine gun; Pacific; World War II

Indexer Notes

WWII story. Part one of two. Changes in the lettering are made in a different font and are noticeable.

Buy Charlton Comics! (We Need the Money!) (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Charlton / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Iron Corporal
  2. 1. Teufelhundt Undt Der Jackrabbit! (Devildog and the Jackrabbit!)
  3. 2. Rocket Ruin
  4. 3. Fear
  5. 4. Hit and Run Killers
  6. 5. ["Machine gun. An automatic weapon using small..."]
    The Iron Corporal
  7. 6. Buy Charlton Comics! (We Need the Money!)
    Charlton
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