(July 1950)

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 by "blastaar" from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover picture: Courtesy Astor Pictures Corporation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Beauty Briefs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Bell
Inks
Fred Bell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Carol's birthday party was a great success!
Genre
romance
Characters
Carol; Coach Dane
Synopsis
Boys aren’t attracted to Carol because she has skinny arms and shoulders. Swim coach Dane advises her to exercise and “several months later” she’s got suitors galore.

Indexer Notes

Black and white. Inside front cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! Yep, it’s me—Dan Cupid again!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Dan Cupid; Montague "Monty" Drum; Susie Cross; Frank Lance
Synopsis
Hollywood script girl Susie is courted by assistant director Frank and by “small time actor…small time man!” Monty. Monty and Frank get into an argument on the set and Frank defeats him, but Susie calls Frank “a cruel, savage killer!” and quits her job. Monty challenges Frank to a boxing match at the studio party that night, and Dan Cupid convinces Frank to accept, thinking Susie will come back to Frank if Monty thrashes him. However, Frank is winning until Dan steps in: Frank loses and he and Susie reconcile.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Hotel Hopeful / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Hotel Hopeful, in reality Lucinda Michael’s boarding house in the theatrical district of New York
Genre
romance
Characters
Lucinda "Aunt Mike" Michaels; Mary Mallory; Randall Best; Vic Denton; Bill Condon
Synopsis
Aspiring actress Mary takes lessons from Randall, a friend of her father. Aunt Mike fears the middle-aged Randall is falling in love with Mary, although she’s dating singer Vic. When Vic urges Mary to take a job in gangster Condon’s nightclub, Randall objects. He admits he loves Mary but knows he’s too old for her; when Condon threatens Randall, Vic defends him. Mary and Vic reconcile and marry. She becomes a Broadway star and Vic’s singing career also takes off.

Cupid's Bait (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

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

Catharine Carter's Case Book / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Catharine Carter, famed advice to the lovelorn editor, is a hard-headed business woman
Genre
romance
Characters
Catharine Carter; Jane Brown; Bruce Bell; Pancho; Mr. Stagg
Synopsis
Catharine Carter responds to a letter from stewardess Jane. Jane says she and pilot Bruce were in love and intended to wed, but he suddenly resigned his job, broke their engagement, and vanished. Miss Carter is on one of Jane’s flights when their airplane makes a crash landing in a remote area. Coincidentally, they’re rescued by Bruce, who moved to the desert because he has tuberculosis. Jane and Bruce are reunited.

I Was a Fugitive From Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Allison
Inks
William Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Greg Kenny; Pat Morgan; Pauline Morgan; Mr. Phelps; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Greg proposes to Pat, but her sister Pauline says Greg proposed to her on their first date, and has done so to other women as well. Pat breaks up with Greg, quits her job, and moves away. Pauline and Greg show up and Pat thinks they’re married, but after numerous complications, the truth comes out: Pauline was jealous and lied to Pat, now she wants Greg and Pat to get back together. They do.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Trudy and Judy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Bell
Inks
Fred Bell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Trudy, you sleepyhead!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Black and white. Inside back cover.

[Ad for Mini-Gym: Now 'Mini-Gym' Soon Has 'Mousey' Twins Making Like Lions] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Carol's birthday party was a great success!"]
    Beauty Briefs
  3. 2. ["Hello! Yep, it’s me—Dan Cupid again!"]
    Me - Dan Cupid
  4. 3. ["To Hotel Hopeful, in reality Lucinda Michael’s boarding house in the theatrical district of New York"]
    Hotel Hopeful
  5. 4. Cupid's Bait
  6. 5. ["Catharine Carter, famed advice to the lovelorn editor, is a hard-headed business woman"]
    Catharine Carter's Case Book
  7. 6. I Was a Fugitive From Love
  8. 7. ["Hey Trudy, you sleepyhead!"]
    Trudy and Judy
  9. 8. [Ad for Mini-Gym: Now 'Mini-Gym' Soon Has 'Mousey' Twins Making Like Lions]
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  • Ger Apeldoorn
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson