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Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 1

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    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. Adventures of the Man-God Hercules, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules begins his 12 labors and seeks out the gods. Meeko the Microbe text story. Chapter One: The Feud starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates (signed), art by Jim Aparo; a feud has been going on between Bagarth and Rothor; some peasants are attacked and in retaliation a Guardsman of Bagarth kills a Guardsman of Rothor; This comes to the attention of King Beowulf who demands the truth from his Thanes; Hrothelac comes and tells his side, the truth, but it differs from the story told by Garmscio Thane of Rothor; Beowulf demands evidence and the liar will be banished. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 2

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. When Man Meets Monster, script by Dennis O'Neil [as Sergius O'Shaughnessy], art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules defeats Gerion in the second of his trials. Letters from future pros Klaus Janson and Bill Mantlo. The Molecules and the Cook Book text story. Chapter Two: The Plot starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; Thane is framed for dealing with the Swedes; this installment continues the saga of Hrothelac, the Thane of Bagarth who has gone to his younger brother Eowanda to find affirmative proof that he did not lie to King Beowulf about being a collaborator with the hated Swedes. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 3
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Netherworld!, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules battles Cerberus; Hercules seeks human companionship and is rebuffed first by a mother who fears for her child and later by soldiers who consider him a wandering oaf; he quickly proves his strength with the latter but his anger is quelled when his friend King Admetus shows up. Letter from future pro Klaus Janson. The Story of Momotaro text story. Chapter Three: Banish starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; the Thane of Bagarth Hrothelac has been betrayed by his brother Eowanda and the Thane of Rothfor who deliver forged documents to King Beowulf indicating that Hrothelac has conspired with the hated Swedes; Beowulf demands the traitor be brought before him and dispatches men to accomplish that. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 4

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The story itself starts with Hercules walking through a storm and seeking shelter in a cave; In the cave in the smoke of his fire Zeus and Hera appear; Hera reviews the successes Hercules has had battling the Nemean Lion, Gerion the Three-bodied Giant, and Cerberus of the Underworld. She then offers up a fourth task, to get her something to eat; She wants Golden Apples only found in the other-dimensional world of Nul. Chapter Four: The Galley starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; the story starts with Hrothelac captured by Vikings and chained aboard a Viking galley as a slave; after several lashes of the whip he begins to row; The leader of the Vikings is Figlaf and he imagines where they are headed, a new world beyond the great ocean and he wishes to explore it for his king. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 5

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Land of Amazons, script by Dennis O'Neil [as Sergius O'Shaughnessy], art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules is fighting two bulls in the arena for the entertainment of some locals; He then is interrupted by Zeus and Hera the latter giving him his next task, to bring to her the Golden Girdle of Hippolyta the Queen of the Amazons. Hercules takes up the task readily and heads off; He soon chances across a beautiful young blonde maiden chained to a stake being threatened by a giant lizard. Mogo the Mighty text story. Chapter Five: The Battle Lost, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; Hrothelac the banished Thane of Bagarth finds himself a slave aboard a Viking ship; He's beginning to adapt to his role when the ship runs aground and he finds his chains freed by the melee; He tries to get clear of the ship, fights a Viking and both are thrown into the sea, the Viking sinking because of his armor. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 6
  • Issue #7
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 7

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Bull of Minos, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; King Eurystheus is confronted by Hera who demands he find a task that will frustrate Hercules in his attempt to ascend to Olympus as a full-fledged god. She suggests he be sent to get the Bull of Minos. Chapter Seven: The Captive starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates (signed), art by Jim Aparo; Freahulf is captured by raiding Swedes as they kill the royal envoy from Beowulf sent to fetch her; Hrothelac is in a dungeon in England; Thane of Rothfor hides from the raiders; King Beowulf orders an attack on the Swedes to revenge their raids, but before he can make the order specific he collapses in agony. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 8

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    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Boar, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules goes to Hera's agent on Earth King Eurystheus for his next task and is instructed that he must bring back the giant Boar of Mount Erymanthus and return the beast to the court of Eurytheus. The Legend of Hercules, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; the classic origin of Hercules, telling the story of how he killed serpents in his crib and how he was trained by the centaurs in warcraft. Chapter Eight: Escape starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 9

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. Diomedes' Curse, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules battles the man-eating horses of Diomedes. The Hero Huang Cho text story. Chapter Nine: Freahulf starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Apar; story featuring a 21st century time traveler. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #10
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 10

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Ninth Head That Couldn't Die, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules performs the tenth of his twelve labors, slaying the Hydra. Tornado Trouble text story starring Man Mountain Morgan. Chapter Ten: From the Future! starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Jim Aparo; Thane lays wounded; A time traveler from the present lands in medival Europe. Eadstan and Frehulf begin their trek back home. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 11

    Cover art by Sam Glanzman. The Trophy Hunter, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules finishes his labors. Tame the Tracks text story starring Man Mountain Morgan. Chapter Eleven: Beowulf's Decision starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Sanho Kim. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 12
    • Oxidation.
  • Issue #13
    Hercules (1967 Charlton Comic) 13

    First 15-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Sam Glanzman. Untitled Hercules story, script by Joe Gill, art by Sam Glanzman; Hercules wears the Armor of the Gods. New War Dance text story by Man Mountain Morgan. Chapter Thirteen: Revenge starring Thane of Bagarth, script by Steve Skeates, art by Sanho Kim; a story that ends on a cliffhanger with cancellation. Letter from comics writer Tony Isabella. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.12.