(May 1954)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Al Fago [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]
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)

Dr. Death / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Death (host)
Reprints:

3-D Disaster Doom Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Horror film actor Bruno Thor is fired from his studio. He closes a deal with the devil, however, and comes back for bloody revenge.
Reprints:

A Simple Wish (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
An inner earth alien creature ventures forth into human civilization. Though full of good intentions, it is met with fear, hate and ultimately death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Sheldon Moldoff ? for pencils and inks.

Triple-Header! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
On a trip through the Amazon jungles a triangle of husband, wife and rival lover meet their untimely deaths.
Reprints:

The Cave of Carmon the Great (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a cave high up in the Italian Alps there waits a treasure in jewels and diamonds. But also the spectre of an age-old war hero.

The Night People (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Vampiristic department store manikins come alive after dark and feast upon a burglar.
Reprints:

You Must Believe Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Death (host)
Synopsis:
Insurance detective Gil Butler visits his client Adam Hemming to tell him that his fraudulent debtor Dan Gore committed suicide. Gore's ghost appears and attacks the men, because he was summoned by a hex.

The Will to Kill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Pierce has dreams where he runs a person down with his car, but his fiance is more concerned with the reality of his career. She talks him into killing his boss, but his guilt gets the best of him when it looks like he will live out his nightmare.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Death
  2. 1. 3-D Disaster Doom Death!
  3. 2. A Simple Wish
  4. 3. Triple-Header!
  5. 4. The Cave of Carmon the Great
  6. 5. The Night People
  7. 6. You Must Believe Me!
  8. 7. The Will to Kill
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome