(June-July 1952)

EC, 1950 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Gas-tly Prospects! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Crypt-Keeper (host); Jeff "Whitey" Whittiker (prospector, death); un-named claim jumper (villain, death)
Synopsis
This story is narrated by a California gold miner who is shot by a claim jumper. He passes out from the pain and when he 'wakes up', he sees the jumper looming over him with a bloody knife and he realizes that he is dead. No matter what the burly man does to Whitey, he can't seem to successfully bury the dead prospector, a fact that later costs the claim jumper his life.
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Indexer Notes

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

A Hollywood Ending! (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
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Vault-Keeper (host)
Synopsis
A movie producer, who flies out to an Eskimo settlement, is surprised to find a beautiful American girl living among them and quickly falls for her. He secretly sneaks her back to the States without her step-father's knowledge to marry her and put her in films. When her step-father cathes up to them, he reveals to the producer a rather horrifying aspect of the girl.
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Indexer Notes

Swipe of Cornell Woolrich's "Jane Brown's Body"
Script credit from "Tales of Terror! - The EC Companion" by Fred von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman.

Acid Test! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Auntie, It's Coal Inside! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
?
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Crypt-Keeper (host)
Synopsis
Young Toby hears a voice inside his head, telling him to do things that his aunt punishes him for. One day he hears a voice from the coal chute in the cellar claiming to be his aunt who has found herself locked in, but Toby doesn't believe it because yesterday the voice sounded like his mother. He ignores the voice, which actually is the aunt, and she is buried by the delivery of four tons of coal.
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Indexer Notes

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

Mournin', Ambrose... (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Old Witch (host)
Synopsis
A man goes to visit his uncle who turns out to be a ghoul.
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Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Gas-tly Prospects!
    The Crypt of Terror
  3. 2. A Hollywood Ending!
    The Vault of Horror!
  4. 3. Acid Test!
  5. 4. Auntie, It's Coal Inside!
  6. 5. Mournin', Ambrose...
    The Witch's Cauldron!
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