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Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 1A
    • Signed by writer/artist Ben Edlund with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    1st printing. Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover pencils by Bob Polio (layout) and Steve Bissette, inks by Steve Bissette. "Vampire," pencils by Gerald Altman; Attractive vampire lady feeds on a group of hobos; The last one manages to impale the creature on a tree branch. "Clumsy," art by Eugene Hughes; A wife convinces her clumsy scientist husband to freeze her body thus putting her in suspended animation for 7 years; After she's declared legally dead, he will thaw her out and they can cash in on her insurance. "Insane," art by Eugene Hughes; A woman and her lover try to drive her husband crazy by amplifying sounds and claiming he's hearing things, but he discovers their plan. "The House in the Sky" text story. "Wall of Coahuila," script by Bruce Hamilton, art by Sal Trapani. Chapter One: "In the Beginning" Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers!, script by George Suarez. "Fit to Die!"; A woman's husband is a cataleptic; The wife meets a younger man, and they bury the husband when the husband has a cataleptic fit; The will was not signed so they dig him up and make him sign it. Fear-Filled Facts! article by Ben Edlund. "Hunger!" "Hen Pecked!", art by Eugene Hughes. Plus an original story, "I Had a Bad Day" starring The Tick, script and art by Ben Edlund; The Tick recalls his worst nightmare, which includes being chased by the cast of The Big Valley, his plumbing backed up by "some kinda Cthulu deal," and being stuck on a bus next to Lost in Space's Doctor Smith. "That Terrible, Terrible Sound" text story, pencils by Bob Polio. 76 pgs., B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 1B

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    2nd printing. Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover pencils by Bob Polio (layout) and Steve Bissette, inks by Steve Bissette. "Vampire," pencils by Gerald Altman; Attractive vampire lady feeds on a group of hobos; The last one manages to impale the creature on a tree branch. "Clumsy," art by Eugene Hughes; A wife convinces her clumsy scientist husband to freeze her body thus putting her in suspended animation for 7 years; After she's declared legally dead, he will thaw her out and they can cash in on her insurance. "Insane," art by Eugene Hughes; A woman and her lover try to drive her husband crazy by amplifying sounds and claiming he's hearing things, but he discovers their plan. "The House in the Sky" text story. "Wall of Coahuila," script by Bruce Hamilton, art by Sal Trapani. Chapter One: "In the Beginning" Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers!, script by George Suarez. "Fit to Die!"; A woman's husband is a cataleptic; The wife meets a younger man, and they bury the husband when the husband has a cataleptic fit; The will was not signed so they dig him up and make him sign it. Fear-Filled Facts! article by Ben Edlund. "Hunger!" "Hen Pecked!", art by Eugene Hughes. Plus an original story, "I Had a Bad Day" starring The Tick, script and art by Ben Edlund; The Tick recalls his worst nightmare, which includes being chased by the cast of The Big Valley, his plumbing backed up by "some kinda Cthulu deal," and being stuck on a bus next to Lost in Space's Doctor Smith. "That Terrible, Terrible Sound" text story, pencils by Bob Polio. 76 pgs., B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #2
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 2

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    Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover art by Alan Hopkins. Head of Horror. The Door. No Rest for the Dead. Chapter Two: Sound and Fury I—Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! Colorama, script and pencils by Bob Powell, inks by Howard Nostrand. The Sunken Grave. The Curse of the Zamboori. The Man Who Came to Dinner, script and art by Alan Hopkins. Horror of Mixed Torsos! 68 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #3
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 3

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    Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover art by Steve Bissette. Voice of Doom. The Disguise! The Hatchet Man. Chapter Three: Sound and Fury II--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! Eternal Death, art by Sal Trapani. Hallucinations! The Monster in the Maze! The Night People. Death Kiss, pencils by Rudy Palais. 68 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #4
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 4

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    Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover pencils by Steve Ditko. The Gossips!, art by Bernard Baily. Fiends from the Crypt. Monsters of the Deep. Chapter Four: Ajax-Farrell & Comic Media--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! No Rest for the Dead. Hollow Horror. The Devil Is a Dame starring The Purple Claw, pencils by Ben Brown, inks by David Gantz. Black Death. Rack of Terror! 76 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #5
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 5

    Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover art by Tony Mortellaro. Voodoo Dolls. Mirror Image, pencils by Rudy Palais. I Killed Mary, pencils by Sal Trapani, inks by S. Finocchiaro. Ghost Town. Chapter Five: Story Comics--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! No Place to Go. The Hunter and the Hunted!, pencils by Doug Wildey. Snow Madness, pencils by John D'Agostino. The Web of Horror!, pencils by Ben Brown, inks by David Gantz. 76 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #6
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 6

    Reprints of classic horror stories. Cover art by Bernard Baily. Jury of the Undead. The Reluctant Witch, pencils by Hy Eisman. Eternal Love!, script and art by Alan Hopkins. The Last Man Returns, script and art by Bob Powell. Chapter Six: Superior--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! Last Supper!, script by Bruce Hamilton, pencils by Sal Trapani. The Ice Man Cometh. The Final Horror, pencils by Ben Brown, inks by David Gantz. The Return of Professor Black, art by Lou Cameron. 76 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #7
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 7

    Reprints of classic horror stories. Life Insurance, pencils by ghost artist [as Les Zakarin], inks by Les Zakarin. The Corpse That Came to Dinner, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Reed Crandall. Custodian of the Dead. Cry from the Coffin. Chapter Seven: Standard--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! Killer Lady. All, or Nothing at All!, art by Tom Feelings. Family Mixup, pencils by Steve Ditko. Cycle of Horror!, art by Al Eadeh. The Comics Code article. 76 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #8
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 8

    Reprints of classic horror stories. The One That Got Away! The Fiend from Outer Space. Ghostly Revenge. Chapter Eight: Harvey--Terrology article by George Suarez. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! Weird Suspenstories article. Werewolf Castle. Cavern of the Doomed, art by Bob Powell. Lev Gleason Comics Code. Rumpelstiltskin, pencils by Steve Ditko. Nothing Can Save Her. 76 pgs. $3.50. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #9
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 9

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    Swamp Monster, art by Basil Wolverton. The Picnic!, art by Tony Mortellaro. Chapter Nine: Gillmor—Terrology article. Gallery of Classic Horror Covers! The Clock Maker. Sssshhh, pencils by Sal Trapani, inks by S. Finocchiaro. Letter from Jeff Gelb. 44 pgs. $2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10A
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 10A

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    Title on cover reads: Tales Too Terrible Presents Terrology. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10B
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 10B

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    Special Edition - Limited to 500 copies. Title on cover reads: Tales Too Terrible Presents Terrology. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    Tales Too Terrible to Tell (1989) 11

    Title on cover reads: Tales Too Terrible To Tell Terrology. Cover price $2.95.