(February 1954)

Charlton, 1952 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

The Thing (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

First published comic book cover by Steve Ditko.

Cinderella (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Cinderella is being kept slave by her vampire sisters. She leaves home without permission - to warn the prince of an imminent vampire attack.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Melvin Comes Home! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
With the aid of Amazonian native Jagarta, Melvin disposes of a rival. When Melvin refuses to pay Jagarta for his services, he finds himself to be on the receiving end of a black magic spell.
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The Thing's Revenge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A publicity stunt takes on a life of its own. Around a haunted house supernatural things begin to happen.

The Mummy's Curse! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Egyptian mummy comes alive in a modern laboratory and runs amok.
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Food For Thought (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief stealing animal food and eating it turns into a snake-man.

The Sound of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scorned amateur musician Horation Grevius constructs an ultra-sonic violin to murder his critics. But his cunning plan has a flaw.
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Greed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Anthony Tallarico (signed)
Inks:
Anthony Tallarico
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Lord Branding wants to know all of his ancestors and conjures them to appear before him. In the end a mutant gorilla springs at him.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing
  2. 1. Cinderella
  3. 2. Melvin Comes Home!
  4. 3. The Thing's Revenge
  5. 4. The Mummy's Curse!
  6. 5. Food For Thought
  7. 6. The Sound of Death
  8. 7. Greed
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Brian Dobbelaere
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson