(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
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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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  • Tillmann Courth
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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