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Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) comic books

  • Issue #2
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 2
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1272487002

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Dead-Ringer," script and art by Johnny Craig; A petty thief learns that his virtual double, a millionaire, is an amnesia victim residing at a local sanitarium, and plans to somehow get into the sanitarium, dispose of the rich man and take his place, then suddenly come out of his amnesia state, and assume the man's identity. "A Moment of Madness!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; A noted brain surgeon is experiencing blackouts, which cause him to unconsciously commit acts of violence during his blackouts. "Perfect Murder!" text story, script and art by Albert B. Feldstein. "Face-to-Face" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "The Corpse in the Crematorium," script and art by Johnny Craig; A man subject to cataleptic fits is brought to a crematorium while his wife-to-be searches frantically for him; She fails to find him before he is scheduled for cremation. "Contract for Death," art by Jack Kamen; A doctor, conducting experiments on the human brain, comes across a man attempting suicide, and offers him $5000 not to do so...for one month; The contract is signed and money given, and the man goes out and lives it up; Plot adapted from Damon Runyon's story, "A Very Honorable Guy", featured as part of the 1989 film "Bloodhounds of Broadway." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 6
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Northford Copy. Includes certificate of authenticity from Metropolis Collectibles.
    • Label #17CDDB-003

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "A Toast...to Death!", script and art by Johnny Craig; A wife is fed up with her lazy, good-for-nothing husband who prefers to spend his time babying a special grape vine than spending time with her; So she poisons his favorite wine, buries him and then concocts an elaborate cover-up, living the life of Riley on her late husband's money. "Out of My Mind!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Jack Kamen; Betty hates her husband with a passion and decides to murder him by feigning fainting attacks over a period of months, then acting out in a murderous way when Bert's brother is present. "Air-Tight!" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "The Switch," script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by George Roussos; The Lamberts are fighting again, but one night Edwin over-hears Harry conversing with a person that Edwin believes is a killer being hired to kill Harry's wife. "Jury Duty!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels; Somehow Peter Kardoff survives the hangman's noose, then starts to take revenge by killing off the members of the jury that convicted him, convinced the law cannot do anything since he was legally pronounced dead. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 8
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    • Paper: Off white to white

    "Out of the Frying Pan" (art by Johnny Craig), "A Trace of Murder" (art by Jack Kamen), "The Escaped Maniac" (art by George Roussos), and a Haunt of Fear story, "Partnership Dissolved" (art by Graham Ingels). Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 10
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2027015017

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. Al Feldstein bio. "Rocks in His Head!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Cynthia shows Charles her new $4000 mink coat and he goes ballistic, not knowing how he can afford such a luxury on his income; He rushes to the hospital and discovers an emergency operation that he is to do, and before he starts to operate, he spots that his lady patient is wearing a valuable diamond ring; he takes it. "Lady Killer," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Ralph and Jeanne conspire to kill Ralph's wife who refuses to give him a divorce; After making sure he has an air-tight alibi, Ralph sneaks back to his home to shoot his wife, but she is not there; He sits down to wait on her, remembering back to when he first met Jeanne. "Missed by Two Heirs!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; Two stepsons, angry because their late mother willed her fortune to her husband, Henry, instead of to them, decide to kill Henry by loosening the bannister on the spiral staircase leading upstairs, a bannister that Henry leans on every time he descends the stairs. "Friend to 'Our Boys'!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Corporal Tacker arrives home on leave and finds the rented, ramshackle family home teeming with rats and biting insects; When the landlord refuses to correct the conditions of the house, Barry visits the USO, but they can't help either. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 15
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    • Restored: B1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover.
    • Label #2032448003
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    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached. Interior complete. Spine reinforced with tape on cover. Complete spine split on interior pages. Brittle interior page edges. Bottom edges of interior reinforced with tape.

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "When the Cat's Away...", script and art by by Johnny Craig; Jay and his wife are always fighting, and Jay always finds solace at a friend's home; However, when he discovers that his friend and his wife are lovers, Jay decides on a scheme to rid himself of the problem. "The Screaming Woman!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; Adapted from the short story "The Screaming Woman" by Ray Bradbury. "The EC Caper" text story. "Water, Water, Everywhere...", script by Bill Gaines (plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (plot, script), art by George Evans; A pair of prisoners escape from a South American island prison and are chased by prison guards with bloodhounds; The guards, however, trick the men, leaving them a boat without much gas. "Hail and Heart-y!", script by Bill Gaines (co-plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script), art by Graham Ingels (as Ghastly); Anna was sick and tired of her lazy husband refusing to do any chores around the house, and having to rely on a kind neighbor to help with her chores; When she discovers that her husband does not have a heart condition like he had claimed, Anna decides to find a way to make Ben very useful around the place! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 16
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1283470020
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2023158010

    Cover art by Johnny Craig. "Rendezvous!", script and art by Johnny Craig; Joe and his office companions are taking bets that Charlie will have an airplane accident...just as a lark; Then, when Joe's boss suspects that the company's books are being juggled, Joe devises a plan to make sure his boss will have a plane accident himself. "Fission Bait!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A man murders his wife to be with his mistress; He buries her in the desert, but a prospector accidentally finds the body with a Geiger counter. It turns out her watch had a radium dial! "Scorpion" text story by Albert B. Feldstein. "Come Clean!", script by Albert B. Feldstein, pencils by Al Williamson, inks by Angelo Torres; Ralph Jones has been found guilty of strangling his girlfriend and is strapped in the electric chair facing a horrible death, all for a crime he didn't commit but in which circumstantial evidence led to his conviction. "Who's Next?", script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A barber's wife and a regular customer are having an affair; When the barber finds out, he decides the customer needs a REALLY close shave. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 19
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • 3 extra staples added after manufacturing. Tape on cover.
    • Label #1993823017
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    • Heavy spine split (taped).

    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "The Killer," script and art by Reed Crandall; Jonathan worked hard at his work, never wanting to follow in the footsteps of his father. Then he met Elsie, whom he intended to marry after he had established himself; However, because Jonathan's father was not a member of a guild, Jonathan was denied his opportunity to make a living, and reluctantly accepted doing his father's line of work. "Wined-Up!", script by Bill Gaines (plot) and Albert B. Feldstein (plot, script), art by George Evans; Charles, in a wheelchair since an auto accident, learns that the accident was no accident at all, and that his wife Laura wanted to kill him because she was sick and tired of living with him; She now informs him that is going to try again by wheeling him out on a pier, attaching a wire to it so that she can pull the chair into the lake as she goes swimming. "Rendezvous!" text story, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Marie Severin. "Murder May Boomerang," script and art by Johnny Craig; Nearly inseparable, a father and son did everything in life together until that one day when a prisoner from a nearby penitentiary discovers the pair's cabin, where he steals clothing and nearly beats the father to death. "About Phase," script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 20
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1056441003
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1997879017
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1993611010

    "Fire Trap" (art by Johnny Craig), "The Welchers" (art by Jack Davis), "Double Jeopardy" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Plane Murder" (art by Reed Crandall). Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 22
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case
    • Label #1226812017

    "In Each and Every Package" (art by Reed Crandall), "Monotony" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Cinder Block" (art by Jack Kamen), and "Sight Unseen" (art by Joe Orlando). Johnny Craig cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 24
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    • Interior complete. Full length spine split (partially taped). Cover detached.

    "Double-Crossed" (script by Carl Wessler, art by Reed Crandall), "Crushed Ice" (script by Wessler, art by Jack Kamen), "Food For Thought" (script by Wessler, art by Joe Orlando), and "More Blessed To Give" (art by Barnard Krigstein). George Evans cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Crime Suspenstories (1950-55 E.C. Comics) 27
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    • 1" Spine split from bottom, water damage.

    Final issue of the series. "Maniac at Large" (art by George Evans), "Just Her Speed" (art by Bernard Krigstein), "Where There's Smoke" (script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen), and "Good Boy" (script by Wessler, art by Graham Ingels). Kamen cover. Cover price $0.10.