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  • Issue #12
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 12
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1561837001

    First issue (continued from War Against Crime). Cover by Johnny Craig. "Portrait in Wax," script and art by Johnny Craig; Robert was an artistic genius but with no desire for claim to fame, while Henry, having no ability of his own, was jealous because his friend was passing up a fortune for not selling his etchings; Robert confronted Henry, who threw acid into the face of the artist. "The Werewolf Legend," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Harry Harrison, inks by Wally Wood; Walter Mallory believes that he is a werewolf, committing murder after murder, and is convinced when he uncovers the Mallory family's werewolf legend. "Fingers of Death" text story by William M. Gaines. "Horror in the Night," art by Harvey Kurtzman. "Tooth and Fang!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Terror Train," script and art by Al Feldstein. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 13
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1015422001

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "The Dead Will Return!", art by Al Feldstein; Florence and Bert had just finished dumping Florences husband's body in the ocean and made their way back to the lighthouse on the beach; She knew that her husband had a large sum of money somewhere around the house or on the property, and while she was searching outside for it, Bert heard a scream. "The Curse of Harkley Heath," pencils by Harry Harrison, inks by Wally Wood; Clayton Harkley had died from a mortal wound inflicted by his brother and left a dying man's curse upon the money he will inherit. "The Diamond of Death!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Doctor of Horror," art by Graham Ingels; At the Hampshire Surgeon School, Professor LeMonet is told that attendance in his classes must increase if he is to remain as a teacher there, so he digs up cadavers for use in his anatomy classes, and enrollment suddenly blossoms. "Island of Death," script by Richard Connell and Harvey Kurtzman (adaptation), art by Harvey Kurtzman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 14
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0357756002

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Voodoo Vengeance!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Caleb left work early for a change, but on his way to the parking garage, he notices an antique shop he had never seen before, so he drops in to get something for his wife Sally; The weird proprietor tries to interest him in a voodoo doll. 'Werewolf," script and pencils by Harry Harrison, inks by Wally Wood; Viktor Zorak is on a mountain-climbing expedition in Transylvania with the Smythe's and the Farnum's, all of whom are closely following their guide, Jan Bodzla; They reach the lodge they will stay in that evening, but the members are warned by Bodzla that he thinks Zorak is a werewolf and to be careful. "Rats Have Sharp Teeth!", script by Henry Kuttner, art by Graham Ingels. "Escape!" text story by William M. Gaines. "The Strange Couple!", script and art by Al Feldstein; A man is driving on a stormy night along a road when he is stopped by a state trooper, who tells him that the bridge ahead is washed out and he needs to take a side road instead; A weird couple inhabit the place; The man tells him that his wife is a crazy ghoul and she tells him that her husband is a vampire. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 15
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing on front and back of slab.
    • Label #4E2AFB-002
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Brittle
    • Label #2027015009

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Horror House!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Henry is called on the carpet by his editor for always being late getting his stories in on time; He packs and heads for the country, and finds a nice, secluded house in which to work; he buys Wilford Manor, a home considered haunted. "Voodoo Vendetta" text story by William M. Gaines. "Terror in the Swamp!", art by Al Feldstein; As two men paddle their way up the Okefenokee Swamp, they spot a man onshore asking them to go no further unless they never want to be seen again. "Crash!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Report from the Grave," art by Jack Kamen. "Buried Alive!", art by Graham Ingels; At a two-bit carnival, patrons are asked to ante up 10 cents to see Zobo, the man who stays buried under six feet of earth for 8 hours. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 16

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Werewolf Concerto!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Guests at a Hungarian hotel are murdered; In order to get business, he provides famous pianist Mademoiselle Micheline free accommodations; One night after her arrival, a guest is horribly murdered, by a werewolf some say. "Fitting Punishment!", script by Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Graham Ingels; On the death of his mother, young Stanley is placed in the care of his uncle, Ezra the town undertaker; Soon, Stanley discovers that his uncle takes jewelry and other valuables from the corpses before burial. "Business" text story by William M. Gaines. "The Grave Wager," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Paul and Clyde bet $50 that Roger won't spend the night with a corpse. "Escape!", script and art by Al Feldstein. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 17
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    • Lateral spine tears. Cover detached. 6" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Terror on the Moors!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Jim Ryan is driving his car through dense fog along the bumpy moors, but decides to stop for safety sake and seek refuge in an estate he spots; While at dinner, Ryan hears a scream. Unauthorized adaption of H.P. Lovecraft's "Cool Air" in "Baby - It's Cold Inside!", art by Graham Ingels; Barton Gordon is making his way through a blinding snowstorm to answer a want ad for a superintendent, and he comes to the run-down apartment house mentioned in the ad. "Heat" text story by William M. Gaines. "The Beast of the Full Moon," art by Jack Davis; A werewolf has killed again and Tom Kellogg heads to his brother's residence with his girl June, noting strange animal-like footprints outside his door. "Voodoo Horror!", art by Jack Kamen; On the island of Haiti, George Baker seeks out a certain shop that will make him a voodoo bust of himself. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 18
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2025568003

    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Sink-Hole!", script and art by Johnny Craig; A lonely woman, who had joined a lonely hearts club, accepts a marriage proposal by mail, but when she meets him, he is actually much older than she realizes. "Lend Me a Hand!", art by Jack Davis; Eminent physician Dr. Johnson is the victim of a car accident and loses his hand, which means his career if finished. "Trap" text story by William M. Gaines. "The Mask of Horror,' art by Jack Kamen; Ken Anders stops off at an eerie costume shop to get a costume for a party, and the weird owner outfits him with a mask and costume that is supposed to represent his true self. "Dying to Lose Weight!', art by Graham Ingels; In a small town populated by many fat people, a weird Dr. Perdo comes to town, offering to help those people through the use of a tiny weight-reducing capsule. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 19

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Southern Hospitality!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Abner Scanlon was a gigolo who disliked work and preyed only on rich women; Unfortunately for him, he marries a young girl from one of the South's richest clans, only to discover that she has no money. "The Jellyfish!", script by William M. Gaines and Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Charles and Howard Norton, of Norton's Pharmaceutical Company, are having an argument; the company has received an order for one million hypodermic inserts for insulin, but can only make 500,000; Not wanting to lose the order, Charles muses that they could dilute each insert by half. "Two Raps!" text story by William M. Gaines. 'Daddy Lost His Head!", art by Jack Kamen; Martin Blackson hates his step-daughter Kathy because she reminds him of his wife's first husband. "Reunion!", art by Graham Ingels; Young Lillian was much too young when she married Waldo, and, soon, his age began to show. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 20

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Weird Fantasy ad. "About Face!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Lydia was a circus lion tamer and considered the best, until one evening she was attacked and severely injured by a black panther. "The Reluctant Vampire!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; As the last rays of the sun retreated in the sky, a coffin opens and out steps Mr. Drink, vampire, who quickly hurries to his job as night watchman at the Blood Donor Center. 'Grandma's Ghost!', art by Jack Kamen; Little Peggy is awoken from her sleep by her Grandmother, who is having a heart attack. "Revenge is the Nuts!", script by William Gaines and Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; At the eerie Croydon Insane Asylum, horrible screams are heard as patients are being whipped, and as Mr. Aldershot, a relative of a patient, is in Blackpool's office in response to a letter from his patient-relative. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 21

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "One Last Fling!", script and art by Johnny Craig; The knife-throwing act in the little theatre in Hungary was extremely popular, but the couple was glad to be moving on to Paris the next day; Harry discovers Olga was a vampire. "That's a 'Croc'!", art by Howard Larsen; At the local zoo, people crowd around the newest attraction: a pit with four crocodiles. "Now or Never!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Child's Play", art by Jack Kamen; As a group of boys were playing football in front of Mr. Collin's house, they were rudely told by him to get away from the front of his home or he'd call the police. "Trapped!", art by Jack Davis; Inside a moving railroad boxcar, Marty rolled over and grabbed his black bag as he spied a new person inside the car; Just as they passed the Smoky Mountains, and the stranger told Marty that those parts were deserted because the area was haunted, they heard a noise and saw a rail policeman nearing them, so they jumped from the train, killing the stranger. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 22

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Fountains of Youth!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Eileen reads an ad in the newspaper asking for a traveling companion for a Madam DuBois, who is traveling abroad; She and Madam DuBois go on a cruise, but Eileen gets seasick. "The Monster in the Ice!", art by Graham Ingels; As Gerald Dawson sits as his desk in a shack in the Arctic, Herbert Campbell enters, telling him that their Eskimo guide refuses to take them any further; Dawson goes to see Lomo in his igloo, and the Eskimo tells him of the monster in the ice. "Choice" text story by William M. Gaines. "Gone... Fishing!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Maxwell and Steven's car rolled up to the water's edge, and they got out to unload their equipment; Max was a noted sport-fisherman, but Steven hated the sport, which he considered cruelty to animals. Unauthorized adaptation of Ray Bradbury's short story "The Emissary" in "What the Dog Dragged In!", script by Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Jack Kamen; As she sat in her wheelchair, blind Betty reached out for her dog, Jerry, put a list in his collar, and sent him to the butcher's; unknown to her, Jerry was hit by a car on the way. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 23

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Biography of artist "Ghastly" Graham Ingels, with photo. "A Stitch in Time!", script and art by Johnny Craig; The scene opens in an old-fashioned sweatshop, run by a Mr. Lasch, who makes the women work 14 hours a day, 6 days a week, for a salary of $6; The machinery is outdated and dangerous, and Lasch treats the women like slaves. "99 44/100% Pure Horror!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Life had been good to Ernie ever since he had become manager of the Hudson Soap Company, and his predecessor, Benny Anderson, had disappeared; He suddenly remembered a date he had with a showgirl. "Superstition!" text story by William M. Gaines. Dead Wait!, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; In an isolated plantation home on a tropic isle, a shot rings out and 'Red' Buckley's former plantation boss lies dead at his feet. "Staired... in Horror!", art by Graham Ingels; Irma stared down at the grave of her late husband and smiled.... just as a gentleman came near to pay respects to his late wife; As the two conversed, Irma gleaned that this old boy must have money, so she struck up an on-going affair with this Mr. Hornsby, and plotted to have him murdered for his insurance. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 24

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Biography of artist Johnny Craig with a photo. "A Bloody Undertaking!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Gilbert is headed for his car after arriving by train, but notices a young woman coming out of the shadows and asking for a ride; the get married; the town thinks he is a vampire. "With All the Trappings!", art by Graham Ingels; People were starting to leave the town cemetery after the burial of Emile, and Pierre swore to Maria that he'd never be buried like that.... his body being left to the worms and crawling things. "Prescription" text story by William M. Gaines. "Impressed by a Nightmare!", art by Joe Orlando; As Fred poured himself a cup of coffee, Emma told him that she'd had a nightmare about cutting her finger, and she couldn't stand the sight of the blood. "The Death Wagon!", art by Jack Davis; Herman surveyed the beat-up car and told the man he wouldn't buy it, but when the man said he HAD to sell it, the price offered was a low $400; Once the deal was made, Herman, and his partner Amos Sink, took the car inside, rolled back the odometer, packed the transmission with sawdust and poured grease into the radiator, all to mask the auto's problems. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 25

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Seance!", script and art by Johnny Craig; John Chalmers hands over his check for $20,000 to several confidence men (unbeknownst to him); he dies and his widow conducts a séance. "Kickin' the Gong A Round!", art by Jack Davis; Marko had worked his way from the slums to a pro boxing career, and easily knocks out his last opponent before the championship match he'd waited to fight in; two visitors pull a gun on him and take him away to the training camp of the man he is to fight next: Jake Houseman. "Paradise!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Practical Yolk!", art by Jack Kamen; Fred Hamilton having visited the Belgian Congo for a hunting expedition, was now on his way home with B'uuna, his servant, to wed his finacee, Louise; Louise presented B'uuna with a present: an Easter egg with a scene of a rabbit and tiny eggs inside. "Collection Completed!", art by Graham Ingels; Anna had always loved animals and one day she saw a stray cat and brought it in to feed, but Jonah didn't approve; To get even with Anna, Jonah started his new hobby: taxidermy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 26
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    • Label #0074053008

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for Weird Science and Weird Fantasy. "Two of a Kind!", script and art by Johnny Craig; The huge ocean liner pulled into the pier with many photographers waiting to snap a picture of camera-shy Willow Dree In the past, attempts were made to photograph her; the photos showed backdrops behind her, but she was never in any picture. "Graft in Concrete!", art by Jack Davis; Hornsby gruffly enters the Mayor's office planning to threaten the Mayor to get the road contract he was after, but the Mayor tells him the City Council will vote on that at the regular meeting; a member demands the new road also go through his town cemetery. "Joker!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Half-Way Horrible!", art by Sid Check; a voodoo witch doctor story. "Hook, Line, and Stinker!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; Bernice was tired of his Saturday fishing trips and all the fish-mounted trophies she had to care for; One Saturday morning, she followed him on one of his trips where she discovered that he was cheating on her. NOTE: This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover and 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints # 10). These and other changes make the reprint easy to distinguish from the original, which has a 10-cent cover price and a 1950's publication date. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 27
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    • Interior complete. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration. Heavy Mold.

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD #1. "Silver Threads Among the Mold!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Cedric wants to marry a model named Christine; he makes a statue of her. "People Who Live in Brass Hearses," script by Al Feldstein and Bill Gaines, art by Jack Davis; The children ran up to the hearse as Mr. Byrd drove by, yelling things at him as he made his way to the general store; They couldn't understand why a man, who was NOT an undertaker, would drive such a contraption. "Treasure!" text story by William M. Gaines. "Strictly from Hunger!", art by George Evans; The posse stands before the mouth of the dark cave, where they had trailed a creature that had killed ten of their own, stripping their flesh from their bones. "A Grim Fairy Tale!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); A tiny kingdom is overrun with rats. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 28

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Till Death...", script and art by Johnny Craig; Steve stands at the dock as the ship, carrying his bride-to-be, sails into port; After Donna disembarks, they hurry off into the interior jungle in Haiti and get married in a simple ceremony; she dies, and he wants to bring her back. "The Chips Are Down!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; a violent sawmill story. "The Defiler" text story by William M. Gaines. "For How the Bell Tolls!", script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; Long ago, in a far-away land, there was a castle which had a belfry and a large bell hanging in it. Every time there was a special occasion, the royal bell ringer plied his trade, never letting his apprentice ring it. "We Ain't Got No Body!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; The rotting corpse of Henry Bodwin confronts his brother Norton, and reminds him about when his two buddies and he conspired to kill him over the will in which Henry had made Norton his beneficiary. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 29

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "The Mausoleum!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Howard was admitted to the castle by its owner, Mr. Weatherby, to make an offer on the castle: to dismantle it and re-assemble it back in the states. "Let's Play Poison!", script by Ray Bradbury and Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Jack Davis; Mr. Howard returned to his classroom in time to see some of his students corner a young boy, who then fell out of a window to his death. "Last Assignment" text story. "A Sock for Christmas," script by Al Feldstein and William M. Gaines, art by Jack Kamen; Long ago in a huge castle lived a King, his Queen and their only son, who was a real brat; The King decides to go into the village and forcibly take another young lad to be the Prince's companion. "Pickled Pints!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; Cal and Warren offer bowery derelicts $10 a pop if they would be willing to donate a pint of blood, then then the two sell it to a legitimate blood bank for $30. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 30
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    • REMAINDERED COPY (first two pages cut ad taped). Interior is complete. Near full length spine split.
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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Split Personality!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Ed King was a racketeer trying to find a way to bilk the Blair sisters out of their millions. "Who Doughnut?", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Seven women had been murdered and the Police were baffled by the doughnut-shaped wounds all over their bodies, blood drained and traces of sea brine on their skin and clothing. "Refuge" text story. "Practical Choke!", script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; Three medical students play a series of practical jokes using actual human body parts and watching the reactions of various people. "Notes to You!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Four different people receive to what amounts to anonomous poison-pen letters, each resulting in horrendous events surrounding their families or businesses. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 31

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Biography of writer Ray Bradbury with a photo. "Easel Kill Ya!", script and art by Johnny Craig; A lonely, unappreciated artist was going to jump from a bridge when a car slammed into a barrier, and from the crumpled wreck a woman staggered out. "A Peach of a Plot!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Lieutenant Dolan looked at the roots of a peach tree that held the corpse in its roots, and ordered the corpse and tree be taken in for an autopsy. "One Shot" text story. "The Lake," script by Ray Bradbury (plot) and Al Feldstein (adaptation), art by Joe Orlando; Years ago, a little boy and his young girl friend, Tally played at the beach building sand castles together; One day, Tally swam out into the water and drowned. "One Good Turn," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Jennifer has a husband who has been paralyzed; She tells him about killing miserable people to make them happy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 32

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Whirlpool," script and art by Johnny Craig; Her mind was whirling as three horrid creatures hovered over her, asking her name, and she ran to escape; A series of events: thrown into boiling water, plunged into ice, poked with a hypodermic, strapped into an electric chair, and put into a small room that kept shrinking. "Out of His Head!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Alex had murdered Stanley with an axe to his head, trying to blame the death on a maniac; It seemed, however, that the dead man kept haunting him. "Crash Landing!" text story. 'An Ample Sample," art by George Evans; Irwins wife Hannah gets fat from eating too many chocolates; he admits to killing her. "Funereal Disease!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Jasper went to his cottage on the Fairchild Estate and counted up the money he had been saving, a total of $4970, and knew as soon as Mr. Fairchild paid him the last $30 he owed him, he'd be set.... set to have the funeral that was denied to his parents. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 33

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Together They Lie!", art by Reed Crandall; Agnes and her boss's attorney decided to create a major hoax on her employer, Mr. Horton, as she implied to him that his wife was having an affair with his attorney. "Let the Punishment Fit the Crime!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Davis; Children in town question people about various things regarding death and funerals, and are fascinated about a man dying in the electric chair. "Wrecker!" text story. E.C. Addict Fan Club promo. "A Slight Case of Murder!", art by George Evans; Doc Swanson gazes up at the abandoned mansion on the hill and figures it holds the answer to all of the killings. "Strung Along!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Tony once was a famed puppeteer, performing shows all over and becoming quite wealthy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 34
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2003931025
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    • 1" cumulative spine split, cover oxidation.

    Cover by Johnny Craig. E.C. Fan-Addict Club promo. "Star Light, Star Bright!", script and art by Johnny Craig; As falls in sheets, Hartley stands over the open coffin as he nervously and sickeningly watches people run up to the corpse and do terrible things to it. "While the Cat's Away...", art by Jack Davis; John and Frank work their little travel agency scam for almost a year; they book trips for wealthy clients, then clean out their homes of valuables while they are away. "Sudden Death!" text story. "Smoke Wrings," art by Reed Crandall; Nervously, Hubert waited to see Miss Jackson about the Llama Cigarette account, and when he did get to see her, he proffered ideas to her concerning new revolutionary billboard ads using live steam; someone gets scalded to death. "Where There's a Will...", art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); The relatives of Harold Farber are gathered in his house, awaiting his certain death while Dr. Crotty and lawyer Walker go upstairs to see the old man, and tell him what vultures they really are. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 35

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. E.C. Fan-Addict Club promo. "And All Through the House," script and art by Johnny Craig; A maniac woman-killer dressed as Santa is on the loose. "Tombs-Day!", art by Jack Davis; A dangerous expedition leads to a living sphinx. "Space to Breathe!" text story. "Beauty Rest," art by Jack Kamen; Helen gazes out the window of the room she shares with Joyce as the latter bid goodnight to a Mr. Boxer, the man she told Helen would help her to win a beauty contest the next day: "Miss Corpse of 1954." "Shoe-Button Eyes!", script by Johnny Craig, art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); The little boy celebrates the best Christmas he ever had because he could now see; One day, however, his mom introduces the little boy to his new step-dad... a man who made fun of the little boy and mistreated his mother. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 36

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for Panic. "Twin Bill!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Larry stood there in the dark, sweating profusely, waiting for them to come: his wife and her lover. He remembered the night he caught them in each other's arms... how he made them take shovels and forced them to dig their grave. "Witch Witch's Witch!", script by Johnny Craig, art by Jack Davis; Eric came home to Blumstedt with his new wife... who was not the girl to whom he had been betrothed since childhood. "Cooler" text story. "Pipe Dream," script by Johnny Craig, art by Bernie Krigstein; Chen begins his tale while frequenting an opium den, a place where he can have drug-induced dreams that give him power and importance. "Two-Timed!", art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); It was 1900 and little Dickie lay in his bed until he heard a sound he thought was his Mom and Dad returning home; Instead it came from outside, and he followed the sound until he saw a man viciously beating a woman to death. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 37
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    • Label #2027015011

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for Panic. "Surprise Party!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Jerry Adams arrived in a small town on a rainy night; He hits a detour and turns off on a dirt road until he spots a house; He sees that a party is in progress. "Sharp" text story. "Take Care," pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Angelo Torres; The former butler to Avery Ballusk waited on the owner hand and foot, but seemed only interested in inheriting his money after Ballusk's death, which soon came, at the end of a rope. "Oh! Henry!", art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Lionel Hart, plainclothes detective, thought back to when he had just started on the force. He made many arrests, not listening to phony stories from the guilty... but one day he caught an old lady for shoplifting, and she pleaded for him to understand that the food she took was for her sick, paralyzed husband, Henry. Letter to the editor from E. Nelson Bridwell. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 38

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "Any Sport in a Storm," script by Carl Wessler, art by Johnny Craig; Lon made his way along the beach and past Smuggler's Caves as the stormy night raged on; He discovers that a story about a Sea Hag is true. "Coffin Spell!', script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis; The two men finished digging up a corpse for Dr. Karolyi, but the man refused their efforts, so they went out to search for more bodies that the good doctor's students could use. "Pinch!" text story. E.C. Fan-Addict Club promo. "The Catacombs," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; Criminal Pietro plunges a knife into his greed partners back. "Out of Sight...", script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; The circus barker encourages the crowd to pay to see the mental marvel of the age, the Great Brain, a man, once blindfolded, can identify any object being held up by his slow-witted partner, Benny. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 39
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488661005
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    • Interior complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for Panic. "Deadly Beloved!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Johnny Craig; Edward's car overheats and is forced to stop and seek out help; He spots a stately mansion is the bayous, and enters, finding it burnt out inside. "Top Billing," script by Carl Wessler, art by Reed Crandall; Three actors find themselves at the stage entrance of mysterious Woltam Theatre; A rehearsal of Hamlet stops when a vital prop turns up missing. "Show Stopper!" text story. "The Purge," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; King Horace is called to the cell of a lovely lady and he asks her why she wants to see him; Alicia tells him that she was controlled by the devil and wanted to be purged of him. "All for Gnawt," script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; Millie is drinking herself into a stupor, lamenting that her previous four husbands had not left her the funds she craved, but to find another husband would be difficult considering her looks and weight. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) 40

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    Final issue of the series. Cover by Johnny Craig. Ad for MAD magazine. "Old Man Mose!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Ned stopped his wagon when he saw townspeople throwing stones at old Mose, a man they thought worshipped the Devil since he lived in the Black Church. "An Harrow Escape!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Orlando; Captain Grady's ship approached the seemingly derelict "Sea Witch", boarded her and found the entire group on board slaughtered. "The Pit!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; Felix & Lila listened to the crowd screaming for blood as they watched a cock fight; Nearby, they was another fight brewing between vicious dogs. "Bloodsuckers" text story. "Ashes to Ashes!", art by Graham Ingels; Emil sat at his desk in the old Frankenstein mansion writing in his diary about how his infamous Father had tried to create life from a miasmic swamp. An editoral urges readers to write the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency, which had begun investigating the comics industry. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.