(July 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Give Back My Body (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno [as Joe Shuster]
Inks
Ray Orsin ?
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
The body of Lefty Riccardi dies in the electric chair, but his mind has been transferred to broker John Billings. Two detectives solve this mystery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

All Burnt Up (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Gangster Blenheim hides at the house of a friend. A boy living there gives him nothing but trouble.

Indexer Notes

Memling script per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2016/04/carl-memling-suspense-stories.html

Surprise Package (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Gustav Perrin steals a miniature atom bomb, but loses it to a suicidal stranger who jumps off a building with it.

Indexer Notes

Write-in contest for readers to send in their story ending.

Destructive Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Violinist Jan Sagoro can collapse buildings by playing the right "vibrating point". He blackmails the city.

You Know Too Much! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A "Mr. Average American" turns knife murderer at night and seeks the professional help of a psychiatrist.

A Nice Quiet Place! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Tony and Chopper enter their quiet hideout in the mountains, but get attacked by a mountain lion.
Reprints

High Tension (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
crime
Synopsis
The surviving acrobat falls as well and lands on the unfaithful wife.

Indexer Notes

Reader's ending to write-in contest in "Strange Suspense Stories" #16

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Give Back My Body
  3. 2. All Burnt Up
  4. 3. Surprise Package
  5. 4. Destructive Death
  6. 5. You Know Too Much!
  7. 6. A Nice Quiet Place!
  8. 7. High Tension
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson