(July 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
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host, vignette)
Reprints

The Last Earl! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
John Belfi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis
Xanadu, the misshapen youngest brother of four, plots and schemes his way to the throne. Having disposed of his brothers, Xanadu is faced with their ghostly revenge.

Indexer Notes

Molno pencils per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/10/joe-shusters-charlton-ghost.html

Bridegroom, Come Back! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An evil man is marrying women for money and killing them afterwards. One of them, though, returns from the grave and surprises her former husband.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative of a bride's wedding gown.

The Land of No Place (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
Mad scientist blackmails the government by making people vanish into a spaceless fifth dimension.

Caretaker of the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

The Mummy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Shelly Moldoff
Inks
Shelly Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Mummy (host)
Synopsis
Graverobber Charley Deffer takes over the job of the cemetary caretaker, because the dead themselves have chosen him.
Reprints

Valley of Shadow (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Sy Moskowitz (signed)
Inks
Sy Moskowitz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
?
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A jeep crashes in the jungle and a party of four is led before the "Grand Kabah", the master of death. All fail their test in this realm between life and afterlife.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Death
  2. 1. The Last Earl!
  3. 2. Bridegroom, Come Back!
  4. 3. The Land of No Place
  5. 4. Caretaker of the Dead
    The Mummy
  6. 5. Valley of Shadow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Frye
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome