(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)

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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