(September 1968)

Charlton, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
Sal Gentile

Issue Notes

Indicia: STRANGE SUSPENSE STORIES, Vol. 1, No. 3, September, 1968 published bimonthly by Charlton Press, Inc., at Charlton Building, Derby, Conn. 06418. © Copyright 1968 Charlton Press, Inc. International copyright secured. All rights reserved. 12¢ per copy. Subscription 70¢ annually. Printed in U.S.A. Sal Gentile Managing Editor. The stories, characters and incidents portrayed in this periodical are entirely fictitious, and no identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended. This magazine has been produced and sold subject to the restrictions that it shall be resold at retail as published and at full cover price. It is a violation of these stipulations for this magazine to be offered for sale by any vendor in a mutilated condition, or at less than full cover price.

The Universal Solvent (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed as NICHOLAS)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed as ALASCIA)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
chemistry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed as NICHOLAS)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed as ALASCIA)
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino ?

Job Number
B-1610

Dante's People! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (credited)
Pencils
Pat Boyette (credited)
Inks
Pat Boyette (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Boyette

Job Number
B-1577
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dante the Magnificent; the Sheriff; Cragir (Dante's assistant); the Policeman
Synopsis
Dante creates a fire demon and is ultimately consumed by it.
Reprints

Focus: Danger! (Table of Contents: 3)

Johnny Briggs and Kirk Richards / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Don Perlin
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Don Perlin
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
B-1453
Genre
adventure
Characters
Johnny Briggs; Kirk Richards; Simone Horts (death); Carlos (death); Miguel; Franklin F. Franklin.
Synopsis
Johnny and Kirk find a statue that is the key to lost treasure. Simone double-crosses them but is killed when she refuses to let go of the statue.

Indexer Notes

Splash page notes: "Created, written and drawn by Don Perlin." Apparently created to be the first of a series.

The President (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Fraccio
Inks
Tony Tallarico
Colors
?
Letters
Tony Tallarico ?

Job Number
B-3820
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens develop a robot replica of the President.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, October 2018.

Simba Mkubwa (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; jungle
Characters
John Winto
Synopsis
Hunters go after a cursed lion.
Keywords
Africa; witchcraft

Indexer Notes

Told in first person.

The Universal Solvent (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed as NICHOLAS)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed as ALASCIA)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
B-1603
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gary Knox; Mr. Wiss; Paula Allen
Synopsis
Wiss steals the formula to a universal solvent and tries to use it to rob a bank. Unfortunately the solvent dissolves him.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Universal Solvent
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Dante's People!
  4. 3. Focus: Danger!
    Johnny Briggs and Kirk Richards
  5. 4. The President
  6. 5. Simba Mkubwa
  7. 6. The Universal Solvent
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