(April 1953)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Capitol Stories, Inc.
Brand
A Capitol 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
Bob Forgione (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

The Ghost of Abbey Playhouse (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Eric Abbey inherits a decrepit London theatre. When he opens Abbey Playhouse again to the public, the ghosts from the past won't allow it and bring the place down.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

A Grave Situation (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
John Belfi (signed)
Inks
John Belfi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dying Mike Trenton tells his doctor a fantastic tale: the ghost of the man he killed while on a treasure hunt followed the party and took them out one by one.

The Riddle of Glamis (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Strange things happen in the legendary Macbeth castle.

The Green Mass (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A ship's crew is attacked by a living mass produced by atomic tests nearby.

Vein of Irony (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A vampire is loose in a hospital, but drinks poisoned blood.
Reprints

The Haunted Bridge (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Account of a haunted bridge in Wales, England.

Death Has Deep Roots (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A bunch of gangsters kill an old man for his hidden treasure. Having them cursed with his dying breath, the group dies one by one in grotesque fashions.

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing
  2. 1. The Ghost of Abbey Playhouse
  3. 2. A Grave Situation
  4. 3. The Riddle of Glamis
  5. 4. The Green Mass
  6. 5. Vein of Irony
  7. 6. The Haunted Bridge
  8. 7. Death Has Deep Roots
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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