(December 1950 - January 1951)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1950-08-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
William M. Gaines
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Inks:
Al Feldstein [as Feldstein] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper (inset)
Reprints:

A Shocking Way To Die (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Al Feldstein
Inks:
Al Feldstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper (host)
Synopsis:
A scientist revives a man sent to the electric chair who then pursues revenge against the jury and judge that convicted him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Terror Ride! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Woody] (signed)
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Woody] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
George; Ruth; amusement park owner (villain, death)
Synopsis:
A lunatic owner of a 'tunnel of love' ride replaces the wax figures in his lurid displays of violence with the more realistic-looking bodies of his victims so his customers will no longer laugh at the exhibits of his genius.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letter credit revised from ? Roberts to Wroten by Craig Delich.

Burial (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

NOT reprinted in Tales From the Crypt (Russ Cochran, 1992 series) #5 (September 1993).

House of Horror (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Feldstein
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three college freshmen disappear one night as part of a frat hazing at a local haunted house.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Death Suited Him (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis:
The rivalry between two college boys for the love a woman ends when the poorer of the two murders the other, making it look like an accident, to gain his wife and money. To top off his victory he decides to steal the tuxedo for the wedding the victim was wearing when buried, because he is convinced if he were not too poor to afford a tuxedo in college, he could have been her first choice in marriage. She agrees to the wedding, but on the blessed day, he dies from embalming fluid poisoning contracted from the suit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Shocking Way To Die
  3. 2. Terror Ride!
  4. 3. Burial
  5. 4. House of Horror
  6. 5. Death Suited Him
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • R. S. Martin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Bill Borre
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin