(January-February 1954)

Charlton, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
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

Issue Notes

Title continues from Fawcett.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (Signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

I Went To My Own Funeral (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (Signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Basil and Gertrude Jethro are a married couple of brillant surgeons. When Basil takes out an insurance on Gertrude's life, she decides to murder her insane husband first. They change identities via plastic surgery and Gertrude can pose as Basil and cash in on the insurance money.

Three Way Vendetta (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (Signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Three bankrobbers set up booby traps for each other to maximize their share of the loot. All of them are killed in the progress.

Bury Me Deep (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The murder victim Frank Lee visits the town in the guise of his nox-existing twin brother Walter. With the aid of black magic he avenges his death and finishes off his three killers.

Payment On Time! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers ?
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two killers stow away on a freight ship to Africa. When one of them needs his appendix to be removed, they force the ship's doctor to do so. The doctor is killed afterwards, but he left a surprise in the gangster's stomach.

High Tension (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (Signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jealousy and treachery tear apart a circus trapaze act.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.
Readers are encouraged to write in a new ending to this short story - to be presented in a later issue.

Murder On Time! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (Signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Henpecked husband Charlie Noonan constructs an explosive alarm clock to murder his wife. When the bomb goes off, he himself is felled by a deadly heart attack.

Indexer Notes

Story with attached new ending from readers' write-in-contest from "Lawbreakers Suspense" #13.

Big Money Man! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Tallarico (signed)
Inks
Tony Tallarico (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Bankrobber is caught in the subway, because has hasn't the dime admittance handy.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Went To My Own Funeral
  3. 2. Three Way Vendetta
  4. 3. Bury Me Deep
  5. 4. Payment On Time!
  6. 5. High Tension
  7. 6. Murder On Time!
  8. 7. Big Money Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson