(January 1957)

Charlton, 1956 Series
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Volume
2
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
Al Fago (executive editor)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
romance

Explanation Not Necessary (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1053
Genre
romance
Characters
Lola Lane; Ray Bauer; Joe
Synopsis
Lola falls in love with her boss Ray, then learns he's a womaniser. She marries Joe instead but continues to work for Ray. One night she stays late at work and a jealous Joe crashes in. Later, Joe apologises for his distrust and reconciles with Lola.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2017.

In Ray's "little black book," he spells Lola's name as "Lolu."

Say When! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
Maurice Whitman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1131
Genre
romance
Characters
Don Purdy; Mary
Synopsis
Don proposes to Mary and they are happy. After a year, she asks when the wedding will occur, and he says he'll have saved enough money in another four years! Mary runs off. Don follows and says they can get married right away.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2017.

The Old Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-901
Genre
romance
Characters
Peggy Miller; Jack
Synopsis
Director Jack asks actress Peggy to marry him, but she says she has a fiancé back home. Peggy discovers her boyfriend is already married, so she decides to accept Jack's offer.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2017.

Trousseau for a Wife (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Too Shy (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1137
Genre
romance
Characters
Gladys; Herman
Synopsis
Gladys complains that her boyfriend Herman hasn't proposed yet. Her friend wonders if Herman is unsure if Gladys loves him, and Gladys says she does. Herman is sitting in the next booth in the coffee shop, and he asks Gladys to marry him right away. Gladys' friend says the whole thing was planned so Herman would overhear.

The Sudden Kiss (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?

Job Number
S-1139
Genre
humor; romance
Synopsis
A woman at a museum with her beau fantasizes about a knight but in her fantasy the knight turns out to be ugly; returning to reality, the woman kisses her boyfriend.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue.

Trial Ending (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1136
Genre
romance
Characters
Jim Reed; Lily Smith
Synopsis
Jim and Lily agree to separate for 6 months to see if their love is real. They bump into each other in the city and confess that they've been miserable, so they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2017.

Faint Heart (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S-1153
Genre
romance
Characters
Miriam Kane; Jack Broadfield
Synopsis
Jack admires Miriam from afar for years. He finally asks her for a date and she says yes. They fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2017.

Song of Sorrow (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield ?
Inks
Ken Battefield ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Herb; Anise Boulet; Les Simmons
Synopsis
Upset when her ex-boyfriend Herb marries another, Anise wanders into the woods and stumbles upon a cabin where Les lies ill. She helps nurse him back to health. He says he became a hermit after the war. Les falls in love with Anise and regains his will to live. Anise is still unsure of how she feels, especially when she learns Herb's wife has died. Herb returns and is reunited with Anise, but he says he's not interested in marriage: "I've been through that once!" Anise returns to Les and he takes her back.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Explanation Not Necessary
  3. 2. Say When!
  4. 3. The Old Love
  5. 4. Trousseau for a Wife
  6. 5. Too Shy
  7. 6. The Sudden Kiss
  8. 7. Trial Ending
  9. 8. Faint Heart
  10. 9. Song of Sorrow
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