(August 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
Doctor Death (host)
Reprints

Where Do They Lurk? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Wife commands her lover to murder the husband. But things go wrong, because "beings from the spectral world" interfere with events.

Indexer Notes

Molno pencils per Nick Caputo, August 2018.

Final Payment (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Farmer family Yancy kills the cruel land owner Mr. Kreeg. But his remains (used as a scarecrow) come alive and take bloody revenge.

Friendship Beyond Death (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of the undying friendship between queen Ulrica of Sweden and her confidante countess Steenbock.

Picture of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art dealer John Hades is visited by the ghosts of artists he exploited.

Doom of the Cheat! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Al Duquette is a small time crook afraid of water. When he goes to hell, the devil assigns him to the torture of eternal drowning.

The Coffin Maker! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doctor Death (host)
Synopsis
Beautiful Carlotta marries undertaker Hiram for his money. Things get dangerous when she finds out that her husband made a pact with the devil in person.
Reprints

The Ghost of Port Palos (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of the fate of a cursed fisherman who finally found his rest when he had saved a ship.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Death
  2. 1. Where Do They Lurk?
  3. 2. Final Payment
  4. 3. Friendship Beyond Death
  5. 4. Picture of Death
  6. 5. Doom of the Cheat!
  7. 6. The Coffin Maker!
  8. 7. The Ghost of Port Palos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome