(June 1952)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Outstanding Comics, Inc.
Brand
An Outstanding 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

The Thing (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Weird Wonders (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belfi (signed)
Inks
John Belfi (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of unbelievable facts.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Clutch of Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Galvin manor has been cursed by the previous owner. Anyone digging for the treasure hidden in the cellar will be attacked by Henry Galvin's skeleton hand.
Reprints

Ghost Town Ghost (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belfi (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; western-frontier
Synopsis
Western outlaw Dude Fenley and his gang murder the prospector Old Cady and take off with his gold by kidnapping a train. However a ghostly apparition derails the train.
Reprints

The Marching Dead Men (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis
Two US-American pilots are forced to land in Mongolia, behind enemy Korean lines. They join a march of living dead, led by a shaman, returning to their home soil. Leading the zombies into attack, the two fliers make it back to their home base.

What Was It! The Adventure of Two Ghostbreakers (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two "ghostbreakers" stay the night in a haunted house to prove it habitable. In the morning one of them lies dead in his bed. No explanation is ever found.

Crypt of the Vampire (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Martin (signed)
Inks
Martin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Rumanian castle Zangra is still inhabited by its vampire baron. Two visiting smugglers meet their untimely fate.
Reprints

Mirror, Mirror, On My Wall (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
James Garth is not only an antiques dealer, but also the middleman of a dope-smuggling ring. He employs the services of a demon to get back at all those who betrayed him financially. When Garth takes on the king-pin of the drug racket, he is in for a surprise, because his demon won't show.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Things You Should Know (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belfi
Inks
John Belfi
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of a Welsh hag, the "Gwarch y Rhibyn".

Indexer Notes

Half page inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing
  2. 1. Weird Wonders
  3. 2. The Clutch of Doom
  4. 3. Ghost Town Ghost
  5. 4. The Marching Dead Men
  6. 5. What Was It! The Adventure of Two Ghostbreakers
  7. 6. Crypt of the Vampire
  8. 7. Mirror, Mirror, On My Wall
  9. 8. Things You Should Know
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson