(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
Al Fago (executive editor); Blanche Hodges (editor)
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
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Haunt (vignette)

Horror In Duplicate (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Shelly 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
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.
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Indexer Notes

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

Horror Host on splash (and cover) is probably a "Mummy" inventory feature from Fawcett's Beware! Terror Tales.

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
Ed Hamilton ?

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.

Editing
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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
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  • 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