Charlton Comics was an American comic book publishing company that existed from 1945 to 1986 publishing a wide variety of comics.
Charlton Comics took over The Phantom comic book series launched by Gold Key Comics and continued by King Comics. Last issue published by King Comics was #28. Charlton decided to omit issue #29 altogether and start afresh with issue #30 in 1969. The series continued till 1977 with issue #74 being the last one.