(1973)

East Coast Comix, 1973 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1973-05-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
East Coast Comix, Inc.
Brand:
EC; an East Coast Comix Comic
Editing:
Ron Barlow; Bruce Hershenson
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Reprints Tales from the Crypt (EC, 1950 series) #46 (February-March 1955) which was originally planned to be The Crypt of Terror #1, the fourth EC horror comic title. On sale date: Bruce Hershenson sent 100 copies to Bill Devine via Greyhound bus from New York City to Boston, Massachusetts for sale at a comic convention on Sunday, May 6, 1973.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper (inset); The Old Witch (inset); The Vault-Keeper (inset); werewolf
Reprints:

["We at East Coast Comics had intended"] (Table of Contents: 1)

Editorial / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ron Barlow; Bruce Hershenson
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper

Upon Reflection (Table of Contents: 2)

The Crypt of Terror / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Legend of EC (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

The story of EC Comics written in the style of a "Once upon a time" fairy tale.

Blind Alleys (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
George Evans; Jack Davis (The Crypt-Keeper)
Inks:
George Evans; Jack Davis (The Crypt-Keeper)
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["In the near future this page will serve as"] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Crypt-Keeper's Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ron Barlow; Bruce Hershenson
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An explanation of the title "Crypt of Terror". Credits appear at the bottom.

Success Story (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed); Jack Davis (The Crypt-Keeper, inset)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed); Jack Davis (The Crypt-Keeper, inset)
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Tatter Up! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Witch's Cauldron! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly](signed)
Inks:
Graham Ingels [as Ghastly](signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

4 Great Ones in Weird Science (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Weird Science / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Coming Soon! A Double-Dose of E.C. (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

EC Is Back! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Crypt-Keeper / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
Marie Severin (colorist); Peggy Caulfield (separations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["We at East Coast Comics had intended"]
    Editorial
  3. 2. Upon Reflection
    The Crypt of Terror
  4. 3. The Legend of EC
  5. 4. Blind Alleys
    The Crypt of Terror
  6. 5. ["In the near future this page will serve as"]
    The Crypt-Keeper's Corner
  7. 6. Success Story
  8. 7. Tatter Up!
    The Witch's Cauldron!
  9. 8. 4 Great Ones in Weird Science
    Weird Science
  10. 9. Coming Soon! A Double-Dose of E.C.
  11. 10. EC Is Back!
    The Crypt-Keeper
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