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    Crime Patrol #15 Gaines File pedigree (EC, 1950) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages. A very significant book in EC history, this issue (while technically a pre-Trend title) has the first stirrings of EC's New Trend. The historic tale is called "Return From The Grave!" and it features the first appearance of the Crypt Keeper and our first glimpse of the Crypt of Terror. Our nightmares would never be the same! That first horror story, an experiment on EC's part, was written and drawn by Al Feldstein; the book also has Johnny Craig art as well as a Craig cover. Note that while CGC has certified this book as a Gaines File copy, no certificate accompanies this lot. Overstreet 2004 NM- 9.2 value = $3,500. CGC census 1/05: 3 in 9.6, 1 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0625309001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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