(February 1955)

Charlton, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Simon and Kirby Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia indicates publisher as follows: "WIN A PRIZE COMICS Volume 1, Number 1 February, 1955
Published bimonthly by Simon and Kirby Publications, Inc. Executive
offices and office of publication, Charlton Building, Derby, Conn.....
Copyright 1954 by Simon and Kirby Publications, Inc."


This picture of a great American naval hero may win you a free camera! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

[Charles Atlas] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I'm Uncle Giveaway! (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Giveaway / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Emissary (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page 3 is an 1/8 page advertisement for winning free Stelber bicycles; on bottom of page 6, Uncle Giveaway tells you how to win by sending in a drawing of a space ship to Simon & Kirby.

Win a Prize (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Contest to win prizes for writing a short story based on the full page image of a tied-down spacemen.

The Tragic Clown (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

In last panel, kids are told to send in last line of a poem to win prizes.

About the Cover (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Kids can win prizes based on sending in answers to questions at end of text.

That Giveaway Guy (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Giveaway / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Win prizes by sending in ideas about you could spend 1 million dollars.

A Mystery Puzzle... On Ice (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Win prizes by figuring out how the crook slipped up.

Telltale Heart (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

An extremely abridged version of the Poe story. Win prizes by sending in a short letter on what classic story you like best.

Here's How You Can Win a Prize! (Table of Contents: 10)

Uncle Giveaway / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Rules for winning prizes. Judges are stated to be Joseph Simon & Jack Kirby.

War Diary (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Win prizes by telling how you would have handled the sergeant's predicament differently.

Boys! Girls! Mothers! Dads! Tale 'Em Free! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Will Train You at Home for Good Pay Jobs in Radio-Television (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given Make Money Too! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)