(February 1952)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1952-02-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Song Hits, Inc.
Brand
A Songhits Comics Publication
Editing
Alfred V. Fago
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexer copy has Feb 6 1952 stamp.


Weird Tales of Fantasy and Horror! (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Thing! Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Black and white art located on inside front cover.

Indexer Notes

Unlike every other sequence, this reads Forgione + Tyler, suggesting a possible reversal of roles for the art here.

The Creature From Dimension 2-K-31 (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Eustus Riko (physicist); Zuzo and Katu (alien scientists)
Synopsis
Soldiers fight an otherworldly shape-shifting alien creature during the Korean War.

Grunwald (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Curran; Hans Kruger; Arturo
Synopsis
Three men fight to maintain their sanity when they are trapped in a lighthouse and besieged by thousands of hungry, murderous rats.

Nightmare (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hiram Crane
Synopsis
A serial killer randomly decapitates his victims.

The Thing! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A vampiric wraith called "The Thing" curses the last of the Scotsworths by turning him into an ageless zombie.

Hellfire of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Albert Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Louis Mann (reporter); Detective Dick Trails
Synopsis
A killer blackmails a city by causing people to spontaneously combust.

Buy the New Hot Rods and Racing Cars Comics (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Hot Rods and Racing Cars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Weird Tales of Fantasy and Horror!
    The Thing
  2. 1. The Thing! Presents
  3. 2. The Creature From Dimension 2-K-31
  4. 3. Grunwald
  5. 4. Nightmare
  6. 5. The Thing!
  7. 6. Hellfire of Doom
  8. 7. Buy the New Hot Rods and Racing Cars Comics
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Mike White
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson