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Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) comic books

  • Issue #9
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 9
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2027015005

    Cover art by Albert B. Feldstein. Warts So Horrible?--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; Two nephews attempt to grave rob their miser uncle at midnight for a diamond ring that he had buried with him; the corpse seizes them and re-buries all. Forbidden Fruit--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; Two passengers from a downed plane wash up on an island where the only food appears to be fruit that grows on a tree enclosed behind a stockade; The previous occupant tells them from behind the wall that eating the fruit will make their skin rot off. The Age-Old Story!--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A young woman marries a biologist in his 50s for his money but quickly tires of him; She gets him to fork over all his dough and then tells him she's leaving him for a younger man. Gorilla's Paw!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 10
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Edge strips torn from two interior pages. Slightly affects art and story.

    Cover art by Albert B. Feldstein. The E.C. Artist of the Issue - Graham Ingels photo and bio. Grave Business!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; An undertaker who overcharges for his services becomes paralyzed in an auto accident and buried alive because his partner doesn't bother to embalm him and uses all the tricks he learned while working with the victim to bilk the estate for the funeral costs. The Vamp!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Johnny Craig, pencils by Johnny Craig (pages 1-4) and Jack Davis (pages 5-7), inks by Jack Davis; A man and wife go on vacation in Europe where he meets a vampire that falls in love with him; Once he learns what she is he rejects her in disgust and she angrily replies that she'll kill him before she lets him go back to his wife. My Uncle Ekar!--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. Bum Steer!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 12
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2032448005

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. The E.C. Artist of the Issue - Al Feldstein photo and bio. Poetic Justice!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A wealthy man and his son want the property of the well-liked elderly town garbageman and so they instigate a smear campaign to drive him out. ...On a Dead Man's Chest!--The Vault of Horror!, art by Johnny Craig; A man's younger brother begins an affair with his wife; After the three of them go out for a night on the town, the elder brother gets a tattoo on his chest of himself, his brother, and his wife arm-in-arm; the younger brother and the married woman hatch a plot to murder the husband. Till Death Do We Part!--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando. What's Cookin'?--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: This issue was reprinted by East Coast Comics with a $1 cover a 1970's copyright date (see E.C. Classic Reprints # 4). 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. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 13
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack, scratching to front of slab and top edge label strip detached but present.
    • Label #0118152008
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pieces missing from last page, interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. For the Love of Death!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man envious of the accolades showered upon the dead at their funerals resolves to slay the town's richest man so he can substitute for the corpse and enjoy the pomp and circumstance. Fed Up!--The Vault of Horror!, art by Johnny Craig; A sword-swallower marries a man who becomes obese over time by spending all the money she earns with her act on food. Minor Error!--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. Wolf Bait!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 15
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($16.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2032448006

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Chatter-Boxed!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man subject to cataleptic fits worries that he may be buried alive during one of them so he instructs his undertaker to perform no embalming and has a telephone installed in the coffin; He gets into an auto accident while having a fit and it is mistakenly assumed the car crash killed him and so he is buried. All Washed Up!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; A man doesn't have the money to marry his girl, so he kills his wealthier rival and dumps his body down an old well. Marriage Vows!--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. Death of Some Salesmen!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 16
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages. Only first and last story present.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0701180002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0962796006

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Nobody There!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A man blackmails a doctor into transplanting his head onto another man's body, at first to avoid deformity and eventually to achieve immortality. A Creep in the Deep!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; A man's wife is a attacked by a vampire while she is out in a rowboat in the middle of a lake and he is spear fishing. ...From Hunger!--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. The Coffin!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; E.C.'s first authorized Ray Bradbury adaptation. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 18
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete (aside from chew). Extensive accumulation of defects (spine fully split and glued, heavy staple rust, etc).

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Photo and biography of Ray Bradbury. Pipe Down!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A young woman marries an old man with a penchant for tobacco and poetry for his money and quickly grows tired of him; She meets a young man and they plot to push him down the stairs as though his death were accidental. Bedtime Gory!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; A woman buys a stretch rack for her husband when he reveals that he killed her wealthy father so as to appear an accident and married her for her money and not for love. Pot-Shot!--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. The Black Ferris!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Ray Bradbury and Albert B. Feldstein (adaptation), art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 19
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #17CDDB-007

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Sucker Bait!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; After his father is killed by a vampire, a chemist comes up with a plan to sacrifice himself so that others may live. Lover, Come Hack to Me!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by George Evans; Every generation, a madwoman is conceived on the night of her parent's wedding who follows the tradition of murdering her newly-wed husband with an ax in the same house. Double-Header!--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen. Foul Play!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 20
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    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Thump Fun!--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; A murderer thinks he is like the character in Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart", imagining he hears a heartbeat in the walls, but after police examine the area they find his older brother's corpse. Terror Train--The Vault-Keeper's E.C. Classic, script and art by Albert B. Feldstein; Gloria was in a cab, running away from her husband Ralph...heading toward the train station and the train that would take her away from this man whom she thought was trying to poison her. Bloody Sure--Haunt of Fear, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Reed Crandall. Hyde and Go Shriek!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Albert B. Feldstein, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 24
    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Amateur Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #367896-002

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes...--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Otto Binder, art by Graham Ingels; A blob story that features a cuckolded moonshine-swilling mountain man as the vengeful blob creature that is created when his wife and her lover shove him into a still to drown and be dissolved with a bag of lye. ...Only Sin Deep--The Vault of Horror!, script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Kamen; A heartless young woman pawns her beauty for 1000.00 to a shopkeeper she assumes is a crank. The Secret--Haunt of Fear, script by Carl Wessler, art by George Evans. Head-Room!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: Used in Senate Investigative Report, page 8. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 25
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
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    • 5" cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. The New Arrival--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Otto Binder, art by Graham Ingels; This story is told by a mansion; The occupant is a lunatic old woman who lost her mind when her husband was killed in WWI and kept her new born infant uneducated and in shackles for 40 years. Indisposed!--The Vault of Horror!, art by George Evans; A man uses his new garbage disposal to eliminate the remains of his wife's body, but his plumber friend who installed it doesn't have experience and connects it to the water intake. Out Cold--Haunt of Fear, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen; The old witch tells us a story with two endings; The first ending relates what would have happened to the protagonist if he had pursued a relationship with a new office girl who turns out to be a ghoul using human meat to feed her mother's cats, but the old witch tells us that's not what actually happened. The Light In His Life!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Otto Binder, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 27
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    • Cover detached, tape on interior and exterior cover.

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. About Face--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; A father thinks he has twins, a beautiful girl and a deformed girl. Game Washed Out!--The Vault of Horror!, script by Carl Wessler, art by George Evans; A man in a Puritan colony kills his wife and dumps her body with a weight attached into a pond in order to solicit another man's wife to run away with him. Silent Treatment--The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!, art by Jack Kamen. Swamped--The Crypt of Terror, art by Reed Crandall. 36 pgs. $0.10. NOTE: An editorial urges readers to write to the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency, which had started investigating the comic industry. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Haunt of Fear (1950 E.C. Comics) 28
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Half of back cover missing.

    Cover art by Graham Ingels. Notice of cancellation of New Trend titles. The Prude--The Witch's Cauldron!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Graham Ingels; A man in an adulterous relationship deals with the guilt of his mistresses' suicide by campaigning against all forms of public affection until he finally has a law passed requiring separate cemeteries for men and women. Numbskull--The Vault of Horror!, script by Carl Wessler, art by Bernard Krigstein; This story is told by the skull of a sadistic animal trapper in Africa who traps animals only in order to inflict pain on them before he kills them. A Collector's E.C. Check-List. Audition--Haunt of Fear, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Kamen. A Work of Art!--The Crypt of Terror, script by Carl Wessler, art by Jack Davis. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.