(February 1953 [February 1954])

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Charlton Comics
Brand:
A Charlton Publication
Editing:
Blanche Hodges
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Title picked up from Fawcett. Indicia actually states "February 1953", but this must be incorrect based on dates of last issues from Fawcett.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Haunt / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Haunt (vignette)

Horror In Duplicate (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Evil doubles from another dimension break into our world and substitute people with their duplicates.

The Corpse In the House (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Horror Host from cover
(probably an unused "Mummy" feature from Fawcett's "Beware! Terror Tales")
Synopsis:
Tom kills and buries his rival Gil in the house he build for himself and Paula. But the corpse proves to be restless, ruining the walls and ceilings and even the wedding ceremony at home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Kirk ? for pencils and inks.
This is Bob McCarty, though, a Fawcett regular appearing one last time in this book, scraped together from Fawcett horror leftovers.

Monsters of the Deep (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Waldman ?
Inks:
Ed Waldman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ace Malet and his jewel-thieving thugs take refuge on a schooner off the Newfoundland banks. But cannibal sea creatures lurk on "Dead Man's Reef" and attack the crew wave after wave.

Legend of Lost Lake (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jess Cole
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
At the campfire Pierre Manton invents a ghost story which takes on a life of its own.

Indexer Notes

Sequence occurs after 1st page of "Monsters of the Deep" story.

The Forest of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Lumberjack Jacque DuSac kills his mate Pierre for his money. When Jacque starts seeing ghosts he returns to the scene of the crime and meets his fate.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Kirk ? for pencils and inks.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Haunt
  2. 1. Horror In Duplicate
  3. 2. The Corpse In the House
  4. 3. Monsters of the Deep
  5. 4. Legend of Lost Lake
  6. 5. The Forest of Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tillmann Courth
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome