(April 1954)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics Group
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Al Fago
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
demons; grimoires; magic

Library of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Horror writer Ken Rolland searches for inspiration by dabbling with black magic. A kill will offer him trips to the Netherworld. Rolland becomes a famed author, but one day makes the mistake to murder his own fiancée.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. The Executive editor of the fictional Chilling Mysteries is named Allen Fargo, similar to real Charlton editor Al Fago.

Die Laughing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A group of boys enter a haunted house for their initiation into a college frat. One by one they go missing.
Reprints:

The Witch Fish (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

A-Tisket A-Casket (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two explorers discover an Egyptian sarcophagus and a surprise inside.
Reprints:

Avery and the Goblins (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Avery Calhoun, an old prospector, enters a castle full of cannibal goblins hoarding a treasure. His exploration runs smoothly until he comes to the treasure.
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Poor Fish! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Chic Stone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A pickpocket hides in an aquarium. He climbs into a tank of innocent looking small fish.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Library of Horror
  3. 2. Die Laughing!
  4. 3. The Witch Fish
  5. 4. A-Tisket A-Casket
  6. 5. Avery and the Goblins
  7. 6. Poor Fish!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson