(May-June 1953)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fables Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing
Al Feldstein
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Haunt of Fear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Inks
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (inset); The Vault-Keeper (inset); The Crypt-Keeper (inset)
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Sucker Bait! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Witch's Cauldron! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Albert B. Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Inks
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly] (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host); Emile (a chemist, death); father of Emile and Stanley (death); Stanley (villain, a vampire, Emile's older brother)
Synopsis
After his father is killed by a vampire, a chemist comes up with a plan to sacrifice himself so that others may live. He drinks a radioactive substance that may be traced by a Geiger counter and leaves a note for his brother detailing the plan to use the instrument to track down the vampire after he has drained the isotope blood. Unfortunately for his plan, the chemist's brother turns out to be the vampire.
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Indexer Notes

Script revision by Craig Delich, formerly Albert B. Feldstein.

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Lover, Come Hack to Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Vault of Horror! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Vault-Keeper (host)
Synopsis
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.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Incendiary! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Old Witch's Niche / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Double-Header! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis
In this grim fairy tale an old king finds a young girl to marry and is deeply in love with her but cannot offer her the physical relationship she needs, so she takes a lover. Three court ladies who are very jealous of her find out and inform the king. The king's honor has been insulted, and so his queen and her lover must pay with their lives, but the king truly loved her deeply and is heartbroken. He makes the three women who ruined his happiness pay by blinding one, deafening the other, and cutting the tongue out of the third.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Foul Play! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Crypt of Terror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Albert B. Feldstein
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Crypt-Keeper (host)
Synopsis
Psychotic baseball players dismember a player from an opposing baseball team in revenge for his using poisoned cleats in a game and then use his body parts to play ball.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Haunt of Fear
  2. 1. Sucker Bait!
    The Witch's Cauldron!
  3. 2. Lover, Come Hack to Me!
    The Vault of Horror!
  4. 3. Incendiary!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Old Witch's Niche
  6. 5. Double-Header!
    The Old Witch's Grim Fairy Tale!
  7. 6. Foul Play!
    The Crypt of Terror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Tom Vincent
  • Craig Delich
  • Bill Borre
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Rivard