(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
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host, vignette)
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The Last Earl! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis:
Xanadu, the misshapen youngest brother of four, plots and schemes his way to the throne. Having disposed of his brothers, Xanadu is faced with their ghostly revenge.

Bridegroom, Come Back! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An evil man is marrying women for money and killing them afterwards. One of them, though, returns from the grave and surprises her former husband.
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Indexer Notes

First-person narrative of a bride's wedding gown.

The Land of No Place (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
Mad scientist blackmails the government by making people vanish into a spaceless fifth dimension.

Caretaker of the Dead (Table of Contents)

The Mummy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Shelly Moldoff
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Mummy (host)
Synopsis:
Graverobber Charley Deffer takes over the job of the cemetary caretaker, because the dead themselves have chosen him.
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Valley of Shadow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Sy Moskowitz (signed)
Inks:
Sy Moskowitz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter
Job Number:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A jeep crashes in the jungle and a party of four is led before the "Grand Kabah", the master of death. All fail their test in this realm between life and afterlife.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Death
  2. 1. The Last Earl!
  3. 2. Bridegroom, Come Back!
  4. 3. The Land of No Place
  5. 4. Caretaker of the Dead
    The Mummy
  6. 5. Valley of Shadow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome