(July-August 1951)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1951-06-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
EC An Entertaining Comic
Editing:
Albert B. Feldstein
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Hounded To Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis:
A man who keeps hounds starving for the foxhunt catches another guy making time with his wife. The wife tells him to pretend he's had a heart attack so the husband will dump his body down the road, but instead, since the husband is wise to them, he tosses the body into the dog kennel where it is ripped to shreds. The corpse returns to take revenge upon the husband.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

The Very Strange Mummy! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
George Roussos [as Roussos] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Roussos] (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Vault-Keeper (host)
Synopsis:
Explorers discover a vampire entombed as a mummy. They stake it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Unguarded! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Letters page] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Diminishing Returns! (Table of Contents: 5)

Haunt of Fear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis:
A man sets up a deal with the Jivaro head-hunter tribe to exchange his duped victims for large uncut diamonds. After his fourth victim is dispatched this way he receives a package at his doorstep. Upon opening the package he is terrified to see that it is the shrunken head of his last dupe. The head opens its eyes and glares at him. He drops the package and the head rolls free and attaches its teeth into his ankles, tripping him. Then the head tears his throat out.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from The EC Archives: The Haunt of Fear (Dark Horse, 2015 series) #2.

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

The Irony of Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Bill Gaines (co-plot); Al Feldstein (co-plot, script)
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Wroten

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Crypt-Keeper (host); Mr. Kreegor (plant owner, death); Sandra Kreegor Slag (Kreegor's daughter and Slag's wife); Jeffrey Slag (villain, plant superintendent, death)
Synopsis:
A man tosses his steel mill boss into the vat after marrying the bosses' daughter thus inheriting the mill. Two of the ingots get made into an iron maiden for a museum exhibit and when he tries it out for size, it slams shut on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kreegor Iron and Steel Works

Indexer Notes

Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Haunt of Fear
  2. 1. Hounded To Death!
    The Witch's Cauldron!
  3. 2. The Very Strange Mummy!
    The Vault of Horror!
  4. 3. Unguarded!
  5. 4. [Letters page]
    The Old Witch's Niche
  6. 5. Diminishing Returns!
    Haunt of Fear
  7. 6. The Irony of Death!
    The Crypt of Terror
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