(September-October 1951)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1951-08-03
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)

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:

Warts So Horrible? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis:
Two nephews attempt to grave rob their miser uncle at midnight for a diamond ring that he had buried with him. The corpse seizes them and re-buries all, with two young boys in the cemetery as witnesses who had been attempting a witchcraft spell for wart removal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Graham Ingels [as G. Ingels] (signed)

Forbidden Fruit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Vault-Keeper (host)
Synopsis:
Two passengers from a downed plane wash up on an island where the only food appears to be fruit that grows on a tree enclosed behind a stockade. The previous occupant tells them from behind the wall that eating the fruit will make their skin rot off, but they don't believe he is sane and so come back to the enclosure later that night and partake of the fruit, but then they get a look at him...
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Genius (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

[Letters page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert B. Feldstein
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

The Age-Old Story! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis:
A young woman marries a biologist in his 50s for his money but quickly tires of him. She gets him to fork over all his dough and then tells him she's leaving him for a younger man. He proposes a farewell toast and, unbeknown to her, spikes her drink with an aging hormone that turns her into a withered old crone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Gorilla's Paw! (Table of Contents)

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)
Synopsis:
A black humor version of "The Monkey's Paw."
Reprints:

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]
    Haunt of Fear
  2. 1. Warts So Horrible?
    The Witch's Cauldron!
  3. 2. Forbidden Fruit
    The Vault of Horror!
  4. 3. Genius
  5. 4. [Letters page]
    The Old Witch's Niche
  6. 5. The Age-Old Story!
    Haunt of Fear
  7. 6. Gorilla's Paw!
    The Crypt of Terror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tom Vincent
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • R. S. Martin
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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