(May 1954)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume
3
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)
Reprints

3-D Disaster Doom Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Horror film actor Bruno Thor is fired from his studio. He closes a deal with the devil, however, and comes back for bloody revenge.
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A Simple Wish (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
An inner earth alien creature ventures forth into human civilization. Though full of good intentions, it is met with fear, hate and ultimately death.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer suggested Sheldon Moldoff ? for pencils and inks.

Triple-Header! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
On a trip through the Amazon jungles a triangle of husband, wife and rival lover meet their untimely deaths.
Reprints

The Cave of Carmon the Great (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a cave high up in the Italian Alps there waits a treasure in jewels and diamonds. But also the spectre of an age-old war hero.

The Night People (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Vampiristic department store manikins come alive after dark and feast upon a burglar.
Reprints

You Must Believe Me! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death (host)
Synopsis
Insurance detective Gil Butler visits his client Adam Hemming to tell him that his fraudulent debtor Dan Gore committed suicide. Gore's ghost appears and attacks the men, because he was summoned by a hex.

The Will to Kill (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
John Pierce has dreams where he runs a person down with his car, but his fiance is more concerned with the reality of his career. She talks him into killing his boss, but his guilt gets the best of him when it looks like he will live out his nightmare.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Death
  2. 1. 3-D Disaster Doom Death!
  3. 2. A Simple Wish
  4. 3. Triple-Header!
  5. 4. The Cave of Carmon the Great
  6. 5. The Night People
  7. 6. You Must Believe Me!
  8. 7. The Will to Kill
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome