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Another cloudy October day, another Steve Ditko Pre-Code horror classic from Charlton’s The Thing!

Our second story of the week is a very dark re-telling of “Cinderella.” Golden Age horror magazines generally enjoyed spoofing fairy tales, but this particular entry in a rather small comic-book sub-genre takes particular delight in transforming a much-loved story into a truly grim yarn.

From The Thing #12 (Charlton, February 1954), here’s “Cinderella” as drawn by Steve Ditko.

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