The Thing #14
(June 1954)

Charlton, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Comics Group
Brand
A Charlton Publication
Editing
Al Fago [as Designed by Al Fago Studios]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Rumpelstiltskin (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The demon Rumpelstiltskin wants to get his hands on soft, human skin. To hide the person and tattoo on it the patterns of the damned. Rumpelstiltskin coaxes a poor miller's daugher into a fatal deal.
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The Evil Eye! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Warren Cairo plans on murdering his wife Gerda. But she's a witch and knows how to handle the imminent danger. Cairo ends up branded, drowned and eaten by rats.
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Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Mr. Kon Shuns (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A small man named Mr. Kon Shuns is conscience incarnate. His appearance causes each gangster in town to die.

Doom in the Air (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Memling
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense; western-frontier
Synopsis
Wes Brewster is lynched by the Jones brothers. Years later he is awakened by an atom bomb test, stalking his wrongdoers and leaving a trail of radiation poisoning behind him.
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Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Inheritance! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Archeologists Carl Ramen and John Marko discover an Egyptian tablet describing an age-old curse concernng themselves.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Rumpelstiltskin
  3. 2. The Evil Eye!
  4. 3. Mr. Kon Shuns
  5. 4. Doom in the Air
  6. 5. Inheritance!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson