(December 1991)

Russ Cochran, 1991 Series
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Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
68
On-sale date:
1991
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Russ Cochran, Publisher
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Barcode:
070989329003 12
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Non-barcode version also exists.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Crypt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Feldstein
Inks:
Al Feldstein
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales From the Crypt / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gayle Colson, Pat Ford.

Bats in My Belfry! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Poor Harry just found out he's going deaf. Then, he hears about a doctor who improved his own sight by replacing his eyes with those of a cat. So, Harry ends up receiving the auditory system of a bat. But, predictably, there are side effects.
Reprints:

The Living Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two doctors in love with the same woman are horrified to find out she has cancer. The surgeon insists on a risky operation, which results in the woman's death, and the surgeon's rival is outraged that he wasn't allowed to use his psychosomatic treatments first. Later on, the surgeon loses his eyesight and seeks the help of his colleague. But, he only ends up in a living death, the product of his rival's revenge.
Reprints:

Curse! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales From the Crypt / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Midnight Snack! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Vault of Horror / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Johnny Craig
Inks:
Johnny Craig
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Still awake at a late hour, Duncan decides to go out for a bite to eat. But, the smell of his burger being cooked makes him ill, and he runs from the restaurant. He soon finds himself in a cemetery, digging up a grave to feast on the corpse. The next thing he knows, he awakes on his couch, convinced it was all a nightmare. Then, he looks in his refrigerator...
Reprints:

Scared to Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ralph and Cora have a dirty secret: they murdered Cora's uncle. Now, Ralph is trying to convince Cora that her uncle's corpse has come to life and is stalking them. As planned, Cora keels over from a heart attack. But, Ralph was far closer to the truth than he thought.
Reprints:

Mother's Day (Table of Contents: 7)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Fred's mother always held him back and favored his younger bother Harold and it finally caused Fred to end up in prison. When he gets out, he confronts his mother, pouring out his heart and begging forgiveness. But, she doesn't even acknowledge him and he shoots himself right in front of her. Little did Fred know that his mother had been paralyzed by a stroke years before.
Reprints:

Understudies! (Table of Contents: 8)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Johnny Craig
Pencils:
Johnny Craig
Inks:
Johnny Craig
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Jim and Gail want to get married, but they're already married to other people. So, they hatch a plan. They each kill their spouses, then they pose as each other's spouse in photos so the respective families won't get suspicious. This works for a while, but what happens when the romance between them fades?
Reprints:

On Schedule! (Table of Contents: 9)

Crime SuspenStories / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

In the Groove (Table of Contents: 10)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
In love with another woman, disc jockey Garry decides to murder his wife. During his set, he plays a record (remember those?) with a 33-minute playing time. This gives him enough time to get home, murder his wife, and return to the studio. The perfect alibi, isn't it? But, sometimes, those darn vinyl records would stick in one spot, playing the same short passage over and over.
Reprints:

Blood Brothers (Table of Contents: 11)

Crime SuspenStories / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Alex visits his wealthy friend, Fred, on Fred's remote tropical island. Alex plans to kill Fred and steal whatever he can. After setting up an alibi and a getaway, Alex murders Fred on the beach by chopping him up with a ax. Covered with blood, Alex jumps into the ocean to clean himself off. Unfortunately for Alex, sharks are really good at scenting blood in the water.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tales From the Crypt
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Tales From the Crypt
  3. 2. Bats in My Belfry!
    The Crypt of Terror
  4. 3. The Living Death!
    The Witch's Cauldron
  5. 4. Curse!
    Tales From the Crypt
  6. 5. Midnight Snack!
    The Vault of Horror
  7. 6. Scared to Death!
    The Crypt of Terror
  8. 7. Mother's Day
    Crime SuspenStories
  9. 8. Understudies!
    Crime SuspenStories
  10. 9. On Schedule!
    Crime SuspenStories
  11. 10. In the Groove
    Crime SuspenStories
  12. 11. Blood Brothers
    Crime SuspenStories
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  • Chris Boyko
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