(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:
?
Inks:
?
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.

["Machine gun. An automatic weapon using small..."] (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

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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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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