(October 1959)

Charlton, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano ?
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Was Alone!
Genre
romance

When You Went Away (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5542
Genre
romance
Characters
Eddie Granger; Linda
Synopsis
After high school, Eddie goes off to college while his sweetheart Linda stays behind in their hometown. Eddie comes home at holidays, but when his letters stop arriving, Linda is sure he’s found a new girlfriend. Eddie shows up and says he was busy studying. Linda says “I’ll never doubt your love for me again!”

I'll Be Seeing You (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Art Cappello ?
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5628
Genre
romance
Characters
Louise Browning; Pierre Dumas; Mr. Dumas; Mrs. Dumas; Yvonne Dumas; Fred Lang
Synopsis
Louise travels to Paris as an exchange student and will live with the Dumas family. Louise falls in love with Pierre and when fellow American student Fred starts to fall for her, Louise introduces him to Pierre’s sister Yvonne. At the end of six months, Louise leaves for home but Pierre will soon come to the USA.
Keywords
Paris

A House On Water (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 0.2 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Masked Raider; Li'l Genius; Wild Bill Hickok; Freddy; Black Fury

Indexer Notes

The bottom two inches of the last page of the text story (roughly the area where a statement of ownership block would be located) contains five 'head shots' of the characters listed above corresponding to other comics published by Charlton at that time.

I Joined A Teen-Age Gang (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5670
Genre
romance
Characters
Chick Bennet; Dorothy "Dot"; Johnny Barnes
Synopsis
When her boyfriend Chick joins a motorcycle gang, Dot fears he’s throwing away a promising future. She joins the gang herself, buying “a leather jacket, dungarees, and boots!” Johnny gives her a ride on his motorcycle. Chick doesn’t like Dot hanging around with the gang and agrees to quit if she does.

I Was Alone!! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5667
Genre
romance
Characters
Margaret; Miss Putnam; Bud Grant; Mr. Soames
Synopsis
With both of her parents dead, “slightly dumpy, mousey, and absolutely colorless” Margaret leaves her small town and moves to the city. She has a makeover and gets an office job. Margaret runs into her former boyfriend Bud. Before their date that night, Margaret gets a second, even more glamorous makeover: “I changed—-improved myself for you!” Bud is impressed and says he loves her.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I Was Alone!"]
  2. 1. When You Went Away
  3. 2. I'll Be Seeing You
  4. 3. A House On Water
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. I Joined A Teen-Age Gang
  7. 6. I Was Alone!!
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