(November 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)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Killer's Arms (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leon Winik (signed)
Inks
Ray Osrin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Scientist gets transplanted the arms of a killer gorilla - and goes on a rampage.

Hands Off! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime; spy
Synopsis
Government agent transports an important briefcase, but is attacked brutally by enemy agents.

The Kill!! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Calvin Brock kills a man aboard a ship for a bag of diamonds and escapes by jumping into the water. His body is sucked into the ships propeller.

Indexer Notes

Reader's solution to write-in contest in Strange Suspense Stories #20.

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

Explorer's Return (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jungle explorer Mark Pennell brings home the idol of a snake god and is haunted by attacking snakes.
Reprints

White Birds of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Correa
Inks
Bob Correa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
The "Shotgun Gang" terrorizes Florida.
Reprints

The Secret of the Box! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American newspaperman Michael Preston investigates east European tyrant Smirnov and finds out the secret of Smirnov's cruelty.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Killer's Arms
  3. 2. Hands Off!
  4. 3. The Kill!!
  5. 4. Explorer's Return
  6. 5. White Birds of Death!
  7. 6. The Secret of the Box!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson