([January-February] 1975)

CPL/GANG Publications, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1975-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
CPL/GANG Publications
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
Bob Layton; Roger Stern (assistant editor); Brian Bauer (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

The on sale date and cover date are from the publication data submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1975. The Catalog lists the publication date as "Jan-Feb 75", however this date does not appear either on the cover or in the indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

A Bullseye View (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Layton; George Wildman
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover includes a letter from George Wildman.

The Charlton News (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern ?
Pencils
Frank Bolle; Sanho Kim; Joe Staton; Fred Himes; Don Sherwood; Pat Boyette; George Wildman (illustrations)
Inks
Frank Bolle; Sanho Kim; Joe Staton; Fred Himes; Don Sherwood; Pat Boyette; George Wildman (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

News and coming comics section includes cover repros and illustrations of Nova and Colonel Whiteshroud.

Nicola Cuti...A Man of Imagination (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern ?
Pencils
Joe Staton (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Staton (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interview with Nick Cuti includes a caricature of the writer and illustrations of E-Man, Countess Von Bludd and Colonel Whiteshroud.

The Many Ghosts of Doctor Graves (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Tom Sutton (illustration)
Inks
Tom Sutton (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a full page illustration of the Charlton hosts.

The Guardian Spiders (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Jones ?
Pencils
Jeff Jones (signed)
Inks
Jeff Jones (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Rog-2000: A Family Album (Table of Contents: 6)

Rog-2000 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne (signed)
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Letters
John Byrne

Genre
humor

Blue Beetle: The Boys in Blue (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Franklin W. Maynerd
Pencils
Al Milgrom; Dick Giordano; Steve Ditko (illustrations)
Inks
Al Milgrom; Dick Giordano; Steve Ditko (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a full page illustration of the Blue Beetle by Milgrom, a cover repro of Blue Beetle # 5 and panels by Steve Ditko.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

From The Top Secret Bullseye Files (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Atom / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Stern ?
Pencils
John Byrne; Steve Ditko; Jim Aparo (illustrations)
Inks
John Byrne; Steve Ditko; Jim Aparo (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Background info on The Ghost, Captain Atom and Nightshade.

Showdown In Sunuria (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Atom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern [as Jon G. Michels]
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
John Byrne
Letters
John Byrne; Barb Weaver (Assist)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Atom; Ghost; Nightshade [Eve Eden]
Synopsis
Captain Atom versus the Ghost, with Nightshade. This is the first half of this story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From an interview on The Pulse on 1/19/07, Roger Stern said that he used the pen name of Jon G. Michels for this story. Writing credit updated 7/12/07 by Gregory Fischer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Countess Von Bludd / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (illustration)
Inks
Joe Staton (illustration)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Atom
  2. 1. A Bullseye View
  3. 2. The Charlton News
  4. 3. Nicola Cuti...A Man of Imagination
  5. 4. The Many Ghosts of Doctor Graves
  6. 5. The Guardian Spiders
  7. 6. Rog-2000: A Family Album
    Rog-2000
  8. 7. Blue Beetle: The Boys in Blue
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. From The Top Secret Bullseye Files
    Captain Atom
  11. 10. Showdown In Sunuria
    Captain Atom
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Countess Von Bludd
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