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Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) comic books

  • Issue #20
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 20

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    First issue of the series (continues from The Crypt of Terror). Cover by Johnny Craig. "The Thing From the Sea," script and art by Al Feldstein; During a sea voyage a passenger discovers that stateroom 13 has the reputation of being haunted. "A Fatal Caper," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Teenagers remove a body from a casket in order to dress as a mystically-summoned monster and place one of their own inside as a prank; the undertaker is unaware of this and buries the body. "Backfire" text story. "Rx...Death," script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A sister worries that her brother is under too much stress and so asks a doctor to write a prescription for some medicine. "Impending Doom," script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig; An artist draws a frightened face with a circle around it; Thinking it odd, he goes for a walk encountering a grave-stone cutter who looks like the picture he drew carving a tombstone with his name on it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 21

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. "A Shocking Way To Die," script and art by Al Feldstein; A scientist revives a man sent to the electric chair who then pursues revenge against the jury and judge that convicted him. "Terror Ride!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Wally Wood; A lunatic owner of a 'tunnel of love' ride replaces the wax figures in his lurid displays of violence with the more realistic-looking bodies of his victims so his customers will no longer laugh at the exhibits of his genius. "Burial" text story. "House of Horror," script by Al Feldstein, art by Harvey Kurtzman; Three college freshmen disappear one night as part of a frat hazing at a local haunted house. "Death Suited Him," script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; The rivalry between two college boys for the love a woman ends when the poorer of the two murders the other, making it look like an accident, to gain his wife and money. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 22

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. "The Thing From the Grave!", script and art by Al Feldstein; Bill and Jim are rivals for Laura's affection; After Jim proposes and Laura accepts, she worries about Bill's temper; Bill kills Jim and buries his body in the forest and disposes of his car in a sinkhole. "Blood Type 'V'!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; An auto accident forces a man to seek help for his wife who has been knocked unconscious; When he returns with a doctor, the doctor is surprised to see she has suffered few cuts but nonetheless is nearly dead from massive blood loss. "The Way Out" text story. "Death's Turn!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Two unscrupulous amusement park owners offer a third partnership to a man who claims he has plans for the world's fastest roller coaster. "The Curse of the Arnold Clan!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig; A man finds a an old book in the attic which details a curse that stipulates every 50 years the eldest Arnold will be buried alive. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 23

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. "Reflection of Death!", script and art by Al Feldstein; Carl and Al are driving down a dark, lonely road when suddenly headlights appear in front of them, and there is a crash; Al awakens with torn clothes and a smell, asking a driver on the road for a lift to town, but the man screams and drives off. "Last Respects!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; Tony loves and secretly marries Anna, a wealthy, but underage girl; When her Uncle discovers this, he threatens to annul the marriage, which drives Anna to her sickbed. "Precautions" text story. "Seance!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Alan Bitsby sets out to prove that a medium is faking by asking him to raise the spirit of his 'departed' wife. "Voodoo Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig; Jay and Bill witness a forbidden voodoo ceremony; Jay is captured and later meets up with Bill and they leave Haiti. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 24

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. "Bats In My Belfry!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; An actor loses his hearing, so he goes to visit an unorthodox individual that a friend tipped him off to; This person recommends transplanting the auditory senses of a bat. "The Living Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; Two doctors are in love with the same woman; she develops a tumor on her heart; Dr. Manning operates on her, but she dies. "Curse!" text story. "Midnight Snack!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Johnny Craig; Duncan Reynolds is reading horror stories when he gets hungry, and suddenly finds himself in front of a restaurant that is serving up foul-smelling food. "Scared To Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Wally Wood; A man weds a woman to secure her uncle's fortune when he dies, but gets tired of waiting so convinces his wife to be an accomplice to her uncle's murder. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 25

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. "The Trophy!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A sportsman who is only interested in game for the trophy ends up the victim of a lunatic who thinks the same way about humans. "Judy, You're Not Yourself Today!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Wally Wood; An old crone utters a magical spell that causes her to switch bodies with a man's young wife. "Cunning!" text story. "Loved to Death," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A rejected young man buys a love potion that works a bit too well. "The Works...In Wax!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; Henri and Marie are the owners of a wax museum, and Marie claims that the wax figures in the chamber of horrors tell her that they are being tortured, so she averts their eyes from their victims and lowers their weapons. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 26

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    Cover by Wally Wood. "Drawn and Quartered!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; An artist in Haiti realizes that he has been cheated by several people in the art industry and so seeks out native voodoo practitioners for vengeance. "The Borrowed Body!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Howard Larsen; A woman and her lover plot to murder the wife's husband. "Finale" text story. "Indian Burial Mound," script by Al Feldstein, art by George Roussos; Roy Madison buys a farm from Hiram Becker with the intent of leveling it and turning the property into a flight school, however there is an Indian burial mound located on the property which Hiram warns Roy not to bulldoze. "Political Pull!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A political rival for the office of mayor poisons the current mayor and leaves a suicide note confessing graft and corruption on the table in order to smear the mayor's past reputation and cement his victory in the election. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 27

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    Cover by Wally Wood. "Well-Cooked Hams!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Two American producers want to bring Parisian-style, Grand Guignol, gory plays to a Broadway theater, but the owner refuses to do business with them. "Madame Bluebeard," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A woman raises her daughter to hate men and so for six years she murders a husband a year, making each appear an accidental death, as trophies for her departed mother. "Nature" text story. "Return!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A woman ends up getting pregnant by her husband's ghost! "Horror! Head... It Off!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A member of the French nobility during the Terror betrays his fellow's confidence in order to curry favor with the revolutionary government. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 28

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    Cover by Al Feldstein. EC Artist of the Month article by Al Feldstein about Joe Orlando. "Bargain In Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Two medical students need to procure a corpse in order to get an anatomy credit to graduate and pay an imbecile five bucks to grave rob a newly dug grave. "Ants In Her Trance!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A hypnotist places his wife in a trance and commands her to stop her heart; He brings her out of it with the phrase 'snap out of it'; When he falls for another woman, they decide to murder the wife by using the words 'wake up' instead, which won't bring her out of the trance. Break Out! text story. "A-Corny Story," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; An elderly man is fired due to age discrimination and returns to Haiti to work revenge upon his boss. "The Ventriloquist's Dummy!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man with a homicidal head growing out of his wrist pursues the career path of a ventriloquist. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 29

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    Cover by Jack Davis. EC Artist of the Month article about Jack Davis (with photo) by Al Feldstein. "Grounds...For Horror!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A young boy's bullying butcher step-father locks him in the closet as punishment for various actions; At first, Artie is frightened, but meets a friend named Hozir who lives in the closet and wants to give the step-father what he deserves. "A Rottin' Trick!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A man uses a girl then dumps her and makes the mistake of seeking the help of a boat pilot to leave the country who used to love her before she killed herself. "Werewolf!" text story. "Board To Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A woman with a fear of enclosed spaces due to being trapped in a cave-in as a child is driven insane when her cruel husband repeatedly threatens to bury her alive. "A Sucker For a Spider!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; An embezzling banker who keeps spiders for a hobby is blackmailed by his chief teller who is aware of the embezzlement. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 30

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Gas-tly Prospects!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; This story is narrated by a California gold miner who is shot by a claim jumper; He passes out from the pain and when he 'wakes up', he sees the jumper looming over him with a bloody knife and he realizes that he is dead. "A Hollywood Ending!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A movie producer, who flies out to an Eskimo settlement, is surprised to find a beautiful American girl living among them and quickly falls for her. "Acid Test!" text story. "Auntie, It's Coal Inside!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Young Toby hears a voice inside his head, telling him to do things that his aunt punishes him for. "Mournin', Ambrose...", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man goes to visit his uncle who turns out to be a ghoul. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 31
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story). Full length spine split (partially taped).

    Cover by Jack Davis. "Survival...or Death!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Two men aboard a cargo ship are bored until they get the idea to build a rat trap and ask the Captain to have a barrel built with a platform in the middle of it and a run off down the center. "The Thing In the 'Glades!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Al Williamson; A man's wife dies in childbirth giving him a deformed retarded son with stunted legs, and he becomes a hermit in his cabin in the Glades. "Soft!" text story. "Kamen's Kalamity!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels (draws himself), Johnny Craig (draws himself), and Jack Davis (draws himself); Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein tell this auto-biographical tale of hiring Jack Kamen to draw horror stories, first telling Kamen that his work is too sweet. "Buried Treasure!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); In 1667 Germany a fat Duke lords it over his starving peasants, but when he imposes a tax on the peasants for "dirtying his carriage' with the blood of a young child he rode down in the street, Johann conceives the plot of stealing some of the Duke's jewels in order to pay the tax. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 32

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "'Taint the Meat...It's the Humanity!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A butcher during the war gets around rationing points by selling steak to the wealthy customers who will pay cash for it and horsemeat, then stale meat and finally tainted meat to everyone else. "Roped In!", script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; Three business partners in construction make a patsy out of a fourth to take the blame for shoddy construction of a hospital that collapses and kills twenty-one patients. "Curse!" text story. "Cutting Cards!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Fred Peters; Two professional gamblers hate each other so much that they challenge each other to a game of chop poker. "Squash...Anyone?", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); An elephant trainer whose performance entails having the animal raise its foot an inch above his beautiful wife-assistant's face is having an affair with a woman who convinces him to have the elephant crush the wife and have the elephant shot blaming the death on the elephant. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 33

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Lower Berth!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; The Crypt Keeper relates his origin story of the meeting between his parents, a 4000 year old female Egyptian mummy and a two-headed corpse. "This Trick'll Kill You!", script by Al Feldstein, pencils by George Evans, inks by Jack Kamen; A magician and his wife are visiting India looking for new acts to perform when he spies a girl with a trick rope that rises into the air when she plays a pipe and can be climbed upon. "Castaway" text story. "The Funeral," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; In this grim fairy tale, a young prince grows fond of his nanny until one day she appears dead. "None But the Lonely Heart!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); A man who marries homely wealthy women and murders them for their money receives a lonely-hearts letter from a woman who tells him that she lives in a large stone house and encloses a photograph of a lovely woman whom she admits the picture displays two years ago, not having a more recent snapshot. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 34

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A first person narrative where a man fashions a monster together out of artificial parts ala Frankenstein and transfers your brain into it. "Oil's Well That Ends Well!", script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; Two swindlers run a racket where they visit a small town and convince them there is oil present and get them to issue stock in order to come up with the check to begin drilling. "Love Story" text story. "Attacks of Horror!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; This grim fairy tale tells the story of king Moneymad's tax scheme. "There Was an Old Woman!", script by Ray Bradbury (original story) and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); The employees of a mortuary are haunted by the spirit of an old woman who refuses to leave until they return her body to her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 35

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "By the Fright of the Silvery Moon!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; After two men are found torn apart on the night of a full moon, the sheriff of a small American farm community seizes a man who has arrived from Hungary with his two sons and has him shot, believing him to be a werewolf. "Midnight Mess!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A man visits his sister in a small town where people get off the street and close up shop before sundown due to a recent spate of seventeen vampire killings, but scoffs at the idea as the work of a homicidal maniac as vampires don't exist. "The Rack" text story. "Busted Marriage!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A man has voodoo dolls made as wedding cake figures in order to get a wealthy woman to marry him. "This Wraps It Up," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Three archeologists, one with a bad heart (Munson), uncover the tomb of the 5th Pharoah of Egypt with a large treasure. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 36

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    Cover by Jack Davis. EC Artist of the Month article about George Evans (with photo) by Al Feldstein. "Fare Tonight, Followed By Increasing Clottyness...", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A cab driver has a dream that he is pursued by a Dr. Mueller into a basement filled with vampire-occupied caskets. "Curiosity Killed...", script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; A woman is convinced that her friend down the hall has been murdered by her husband and that he is disposing of her remains bit by bit via carrier pigeon to a local kennel. "Tight Squeeze" text story. "How Green Was My Alley," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A bigamist is decapitated by his two athletic wives when they find they've been deceived; The golfer putts with his eyes and the bowler uses his severed head. "The Handler," script by Ray Bradbury and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); A mortician avenges himself against perceived slights upon the closed-casket victims of his parlor by violating their bodies until a corpse who isn't quite dead yet overhears his gruesome doings and begs the dead to rise from their graves and stop this horrid man. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 37

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Dead Right!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A doctor rigs up an elaborate hoax to convince his heart specialist friend that his theory of awareness immediately after death could be true by pretending to poison him but really only administering an anesthetic. "Pleasant Screams!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A high school teacher narrates his experiences as the main character in the dream of a sadistic student. "Solid" text story. "Strop! You're Killing Me!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Bill Elder; When Clem retires as Fire Chief, that leaves old Dan Harper on the job.....until the Mayor appoints a younger man as Chief, and, from the beginning, Dan and Chief Miller never see eye-to-eye about anything. "The Rover Boys!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; A doctor gets his revenge on the five members of the medical board who revoked his license to practice medicine by transferring their brains into the bodies of dogs, and using their reasoning abilities to make money as a novelty act. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 38

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Tight Grip!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; This story is narrated by a trunk and concerns the murder of a woman the trunk is fond of; When the murderer attempts to hide in the trunk, he panics and shoots holes through it. "Only Skin Deep!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Reed Crandall; A man marries a woman at Mardi Gras who wears a hag mask. "Big Fish!" text story. "Last Laugh," script by Al Feldstein, art by Will Elder; An obese practical joker with a stomach problem visits a doctor and relates a practical joke involving getting old clothes and bloody butchered chunks of horse flesh to take down to the train yard near where some children regularly play. "Mournin' Mess," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); The Grateful Hoboes, Outcasts, and Unwanteds' Layaways Society is run by a man who read 'Midnight Mess' in Tales from the Crypt #35, and offers a pleasant burial for the penniless. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 39

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Undertaking Palor," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Some boys peeping through an undertaker's basement window overhear a plot between the town druggist and undertaker to poison citizens to profit from their funeral costs. "The Craving Grave," script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; This story is told by a grave; It speaks of spending lonely years of being laughed at by the other graves, because they have children (corpses) while the narrator remains barren. "Fire!" text story. "The Sleeping Beauty!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; In this grim fairy tale, the REAL reason sleeping beauty spends all that time sleeping during the daytime hours turns out to be...aw, you guessed it. "Shadow of Death," script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; The shadow of a corner newspaper dealer detaches itself from his body one evening and seizes the shadow of an axe in order to assault an unscrupulous competitor who is attempting to ruin him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 40
    Auction opens January 21
    • Interior is complete. Full-length spine split partially sealed with tape, cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Davis. "Food For Thought," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A woman plots to run away with the circus animal trainer because her husband, even though he can project his thoughts to her which they use as their act, does not love her. "Pearly To Dead," script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; Two navy divers discover a pearl bed while placing demo charges and make plans to go back for them after the war ends. "Choice!" text story. "Prairie Schooner," script by Al Feldstein, art by Bernie Krigstein; A madman converts a house into a ship in the middle of a prairie. "Half-Baked!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man who enjoys tormenting lobster ends up in a car crash where the steering column disembowels him and the flames that erupt broil him alive. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 41

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Operation Friendship," script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Davis; A mad surgeon cuts out 75% of his married friend's brain so that he can maintain it in a vat and enjoy the mental stimulation of his company while his dumb wife gets the remaining 25% of his brain and his body. "Come Back, Little Linda," script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; In order to save money, the management of an insane asylum moves the patients into dungeon cells that the hospital was built on. "Air-Tight" text story. "Current Attraction," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A circus father attempts to get the knife thrower out of his daughter's life by placing a bar magnet behind the board the knife thrower's wife stands in front of while he does his act. "Mess Call," script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A German soldier addled by his experiences in the trenches of WWI is recruited by a butcher in the following war to dispose of patrons in the cellar so that he has plenty of meat to sell. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 42
    Auction opens April 1
    • Cover detached at one staple, 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Davis. "Concerto for Violin and Werewolf," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis; A violinist who has read "Midnight Mess" in Tales from the Crypt #35 suspects that the Transylvanian town he has come to visit his old teacher in has a werewolf infestation problem. "By The Dawn's Early Light," script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A man who has just flown in into New York from Illinois ties up a man he suspects of being a vampire just before dawn and makes him lie in a coffin. "On Ice" text story. "The Bath," script by Al Feldstein, art by Bernie Krigstein; A servant of the owner of a silver mine fills his bath with piranha after the mine owner unknowingly works the servant's younger brother to death and shoots his parents who were attempting to extract revenge. "Hoodwinked!", script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A woman commits suicide when her fiancee's younger brother gets drunk and rapes her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 43

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Four-Way Split," script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Davis; An air freight business partner who used to man a bombsite during the war kills his partner by dropping him out of the plane directly where four states meet. "Cold War," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen; Norman King meets and begins wooing a beautiful married girl named Maria; But that doesn't faze Norman one bit, so he decides to kill her husband and marry her anyway. "Inside Story" text story. "Clots My Line," script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; A television show about guessing the guest's occupation brings on a manufacturer of red ink. "Accidents and Old Lace," script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; An art dealer murders a man in order to inspire three old sisters who create beautiful tapestries upon witnessing violent deaths of people. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 44

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Forever Ambergris," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis; A sea captain murders a man for his wife by having him row out to a plague island where he contracts the disease. "Burial At Sea," script by Carl Wessler, art by Reed Crandall; A man kills an old man for 30 thirty gold coins and thinks that there must be more to the treasure when he finds a treasure map locating a spot just offshore under water. "Gunman" text story. "The Proposal," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen; A woman who uses men to stay surrounded by the finer things in life finally hears what she wants to hear "I want you for my wife." "The Sliceman Cometh," script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; An executioner during the Terror, who takes money from a relative in order to guillotine his brother, finds he has a difficult time in getting rid of the head. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 45

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    Cover by Jack Davis. "Telescope," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis; A man and a rat from a ship wreck wash up on an island and eye each other warily as the only food source available. "The Substitute," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen; A man assumes that the body of the governor of the penal colony he is a prisoner in will be sent back to Paris, so he kills him with a poisoned dart from a blowgun and makes plans to switch places with his body in the casket. "Squeeze Play" text story. "Murder Dream," script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; A maniac ax-murderer assumes his victim's identity in his dreams until he is compelled to return to the scene of the crime to murder the victim's wife as well. "The Switch," script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; An old millionaire falls in love with a young woman but he doesn't want her to marry him for his money so he tells her he's poor. One-page editorial on the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency investigation into the comic industry. Two-page montage of the EC office with caricatures of the artists by Marie Severin. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Tales from the Crypt (1950 E.C. Comics) 46

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    Final issue of the series. Cover by Jack Davis. "Upon Reflection," script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis; The mayor of a small town vows revenge upon a werewolf that kills his wife. "Blind Alleys," script by Al Feldstein, art by George Evans; The blind victims of an unscrupulous and cruel director lock him and his dog up for several days without food and then release them into a maze with razor blades embedded into the walls. "Gone To Seed" text story. "Success Story," script by Carl Wessler, art by Joe Orlando; A woman and her parents move in with a man they nag constantly to get ahead in the world because he can't afford their demands for gadgets. "Tatter Up!", script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; A man is murdered by a creature made out of old rags in retaliation for killing the woman who was kind to the rag creature. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.