(October 1949)

Charlton, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics, Inc.
Editing
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed from information from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker and a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com.

FPI distributor brand on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Romance on Review (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Starts on inside front cover and ends on inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Hotel Hopeful / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Bell
Inks
Fred Bell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See that house? Well, that's Hotel Hopeful.
Genre
romance
Characters
Mrs. Lucinda "Aunt Mike" Michaels; Nancy Shaw; Betty Kane; Barbara Bailey; Cherry Harrington; Diane Parker; Candy Brent; Lou Martin; Viola Vivian; George Simms
Synopsis
Nancy moves into the “Hotel Hopeful,” a boarding house for young women. Her roommate Diane tells her the story of Candy, who got a job on a show and began dating producer Lou. This made star Vivian jealous. When Vivian dies on stage, Candy is charged with murder. Lawyer George gets her acquitted, and Candy quits show business to marry him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Clinging Vine (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Keane; Tommy Cox; Mary Peters; Georgie; Bill; Bob; Hal Gordon; Kay Benton
Synopsis
Tomboy Jane changes into “the sappiest, sweetest little thing” so boys will be attracted to her. She puts on her act for Hal, but he grows “sick of your silly helplessness and petty jealousy” and breaks up with her while at the beach. Jane rescues a little boy who is drowning, exposing herself as brave and athletic. She and Hal reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Love at First Sight (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Robison ?
Inks
Bob Robison ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
June Fraser; Dan Morgan; Mrs. Morgan
Synopsis
Dan picks up an engagement ring from store lerk June and later asks her for a date, explaining the ring is for his brother. Dan and June fall in love but June thinks Dan’s mother dislikes her. Dan convinces June to elope, and when they get home, his mother has changed her mind and welcomes her into the family.

Indexer Notes

JVJ index card attached to online scanned version has "Robison" credited for art--Bill Robison is the only artist with this name in the Bails database.

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

Me - Dan Cupid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eleanore Claire
Inks
Eleanore Claire
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure--it's me, Dan Cupid!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Dan Cupid; Bobbie Crawford; Jim O'Brien; Cissy Jones; Arnold; June
Synopsis
Cupid tries to set up college students Bobbie and Jim, but Cissy steps in to steal him away. Cupid shows Jim that Cissy is cheating on him, and reunites Jim and Bobbie.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

[Case #737: Betty Jones] (Table of Contents: 6)

Carter's Case Book / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Catharine Carter; Betty Jones; Dr. Ken Crown; Aunt Carrie; Jim Brooks; Joan; Dr. Frame
Synopsis
Advice columnist Catharine pays a visit to nursing student Betty, who had written her a letter. Betty’s longtime boyfriend Jim married her friend Joan while she was away at nursing school. Dr. Crown asks her to be his lab assistant and they fall in love, but Betty overhears him telling another doctor that this was part of an experiment. She decides to leave school. Catharine is driving her to town when they see a train wreck. Betty pitches in and afterwards reconciles with Dr. Crown, who—thanks to Catharine’s intervention—explains that he really is in love with Betty.

[Ad for All Nylon Girdles] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Romance on Review
  3. 2. ["See that house? Well, that's Hotel Hopeful."]
    Hotel Hopeful
  4. 3. Clinging Vine
  5. 4. Love at First Sight
  6. 5. ["Sure--it's me, Dan Cupid!"]
    Me - Dan Cupid
  7. 6. [Case #737: Betty Jones]
    Carter's Case Book
  8. 7. [Ad for All Nylon Girdles]
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