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Vault of Horror (1950 E.C. Comics) comic books 1950

  • 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($44.40) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing on front and back of slab.
    • Label #4E2AFB-002

    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.