(July 1954)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Give Back My Body (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Ray Orsin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The body of Lefty Riccardi dies in the electric chair, but his mind has been transferred to broker John Billings. Two detectives solve this mystery.

Indexer Notes

cover story

All Burnt Up (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Gangster Blenheim hides at the house of a friend. A boy living there gives him nothing but trouble.

Surprise Package (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Gustav Perrin steals a miniature atom bomb, but loses it to a suicidal stranger who jumps off a building with it.

Indexer Notes

Write-in contest for readers to send in their story ending.

Destructive Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Violinist Jan Sagoro can collapse buildings by playing the right "vibrating point". He blackmails the city.

You Know Too Much! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A "Mr. Average American" turns knife murderer at night and seeks the professional help of a psychiatrist.

A Nice Quiet Place! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Tony and Chopper enter their quiet hideout in the mountains, but get attacked by a mountain lion.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

High Tension (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
The surviving acrobat falls as well and lands on the unfaithful wife.

Indexer Notes

Reader's ending to write-in contest in "Strange Suspense Stories" #16

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Give Back My Body
  3. 2. All Burnt Up
  4. 3. Surprise Package
  5. 4. Destructive Death
  6. 5. You Know Too Much!
  7. 6. A Nice Quiet Place!
  8. 7. High Tension
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