(March 1975)

Charlton, 1971 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Publications, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics [bullseye]
Editing
George Wildman (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Cover says March; indicia says February.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Newton (signed)
Inks
Don Newton (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr Bones (vignette)

A Shocking Tale (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Bones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-5897
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); George C. Smiley; Captain Jenkins; Lewis Duran
Synopsis
George enjoys his job as executioner and executes an innocent man.

The Ghost Writer (Table of Contents: 2)

Baron Weirwulf's Library / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nicola Cuti (signed)
Pencils
Don Newton (signed)
Inks
Don Newton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Don Newton ?

Job Number
D-6006
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Baron Weirwulf (host); Thomas P. James
Synopsis
Thomas P. James completes Charles Dickens' unfinished final novel claiming that Dickens contacted him from beyond the grave.

Indexer Notes

James was the third person to complete the novel "The Mystery of Edwin Drood".

Crawling Death (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. Bones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Wayne Howard
Colors
?
Letters
Wayne Howard ?

Job Number
D-6093
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); Brother Adkins; Alton; Maybelle; Zeke Taylor; Doc Wheeler
Synopsis
Alton and Brother Adkins use snakes to scare the locals into contributing money.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Ghost Office / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Wildman ?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mark Kelsey and Bob Ackerson.

Mr. Beazely's Ghosts (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Bones / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (signed)
Pencils
Don Newton (signed)
Inks
Don Newton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Don Newton ?

Job Number
D-5895
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Bones (host); Cleon Beazley; Katherine Clay; Dan Rumsen
Synopsis
Dan Rumsen investigates his grandfather's property but the caretaker, Beazley wants no visitors.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Shocking Tale
    Mr. Bones
  3. 2. The Ghost Writer
    Baron Weirwulf's Library
  4. 3. Crawling Death
    Mr. Bones
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Ghost Office
  6. 5. Mr. Beazely's Ghosts
    Mr. Bones
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