(July-August 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

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
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
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The Worm Turns (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
Biologist Norman Thoma breeds an invulnerable super-worm and turns it loose on mankind. Humanity seems to be doomed.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three sailors kill the shipbuilder Jezab Grimm and board him up on his ship, the Mermaid. The Mermaid travels the seas for years and hunts down all of the murderers.
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Comeback! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Drama at the carnival: Flexo the rubber man kills snake lady Satana for her money. Returning to the scene of the crime some time later, Flexo is confronted by a vengeful Satana.
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Tunnel To Terror (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
While excavation work for an underground garage goes on, an undead witch rises from the ground and kills five workmen.

If Looks Could Kill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Surgeon Gustave Savage is kidnapped by the hypnotist Merlin. In an ensuing fight, Merlin blinds the doctor, but is killed. Savage transplants the dead man's eyes for his own and can see again. With fatal consequences, because his looks literally kill.
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Family Mixup (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The Becks, skinny husband and fat wife, hate each other and plot their spouse's demise. They succeed.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Worm Turns
  3. 2. Day of Reckoning!
  4. 3. Comeback!
  5. 4. Tunnel To Terror
  6. 5. If Looks Could Kill!
  7. 6. Family Mixup
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson