Vault of Horror #34 Values
Publisher: EC, 1953
About Vault of Horror #34Johnny Craig cover and art. Jack Davis, Graham Ingels, and Reed Crandall art.
Why sell your comic books with Heritage Auctions?
Record-setting auction prices for comics and art.
Three times the sales of any other comic auctioneer.
Safe and Easy
Get started now with a free online auction appraisal.
*Please note, comics do not have to be CGC-graded.
Characters: The Vault-Keeper (inset); The Crypt-Keeper (inset); The Old Witch (inset)
Pencils: Johnny Craig (signed)
Inks: Johnny Craig (signed)
Notes: The cover title is taken from the 1st story, from which the cover was based.
Characters: The Vault-Keeper (host); Hartley Quimb
Synopsis: As the rain fell in sheets, Hartley stood over the open coffin as he nervously and sickenly watched people run up to the corpse and do terrible things to it. Hartley discovered that was the only way the understaffed guards at the facility could keep the inmates in line. At dinner, the guards told him that this man [whom he was replacing as head master] was killed by the inmates for vowing to take this privilege away from them.....and he nervously looked at the dining inmates as they stared at him. Hartley excused himself from dinner and went to his room, fearing the inmates hated him and would kill him. He layed back on his bed and gazed up at the skylight. Out of a deep sleep, Hartley was suddenly awakened by the inamtes, who grabbed him, stuffed rags into his mouth and placed him in a coffin and placed a lid over it that had a window cut out so that he could see. One pinched his nose and then they carried him out of the facility and to the cemetery....things got blurry and he "woke up" back in bed, still staring at the skylight, nervously believing it had all been a bad dream. That is, until he saw an inmate's face suddenly appear over head and a shovel full of dirt hit him in the face!
Script: Johnny Craig
Pencils: Johnny Craig
Inks: Johnny Craig
Letters: Jim Wroten
GoCollect Price Guide Report for this comic
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide
CGC Census Report*
*All information listed is intended to be as accurate as possible, but errors are possible. No item may be returned or refused based on this information which is provided as a service to our customers. You should contact each pricing source directly to determine the accuracy of this information.
Disclaimer About Comic Book Data
Heritage Auctions provides this information as a service to our customers, and is not responsible for inaccurate data. Please refer to past sale prices, industry price guides, and our experts' auction estimates before you bid or buy.
Sold Collectibles & Art
Comic Grading Service
How do you know what's valuable?
Our Comics, Comic Art & Animation Art Value Guide provides free information about how to value your Vault of Horror #34 Comics.