The Thing #11
(November-December 1953)

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

Issue Notes

Cover is a slightly altered version, artwork and colour, of the page one splash page (or vice versa).


The Thing (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Forgione
Inks
Bob Forgione
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Hansel and Gretel (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young couple is forced to spend the night at a ghoulish witch's house. The witch's evil plans are thwarted, but not like in the fairy tale.

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

The Glitter of Evil (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Sid Check (signed) [as SC]
Inks
Sid Check (signed) [as SC]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Pearl diver Craig Mandeville starts robbing pearls from natives until they trick him and send him underwater to meet his deserved fate in the form of a giant octopus.

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Smog Over Shoreville (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
? (spot illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A deadly cloud from out of nowhere wipes out the population of three small towns.

Beyond the Past! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Morales (signed)
Inks
Lou Morales (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A professor tries out an encantation from the infamous "Necronomicon". His daughter rushes in - to find only a man's remains.
Reprints

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An arctic military expedition stumbles upon a primeval monster living under the ice and is killed instantly.

Blind Vengeance (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The gambler Leslie Carter kills the caretaker of his fortune to get his hands on all the money. But he's haunted by his victim's ghostly apparition and takes a deadly dive down a staircase.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing
  2. 1. Hansel and Gretel
  3. 2. The Glitter of Evil
  4. 3. Smog Over Shoreville
  5. 4. Beyond the Past!
  6. 5. Deep Freeze
  7. 6. Blind Vengeance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson