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    Haunt of Fear Group (EC, 1950-54) Condition: Average Qualified FN. The entire run is offered here which includes the infamous "Foul Play" story by Jack Davis. All have staples replaced; otherwise unrestored unless noted. Includes #15 (#1) (Overstreet "scarce" - VF/NM), #16 (#2) (first appearance of the Old Witch, begin series as hostess of the Haunt of Fear - VG/FN), #17 (#3) (origins of Crypt of Terror, Vault of Horror, and Haunt of Fear, used in Seduction of the Innocent - GD/VG), #4 (Graham Ingels becomes regular artist for Old Witch, first appearances of Vault of Keeper and Crypt Keeper in this title - VG+), #5 (injury-to-eye panel - FN), 6 (FN+), 7 (FN), #8 (Overstreet "classic Al Feldstein shrunken head cover" - FN+), 9 (FN+), 10 (FN+), 11 (FN-), #12 (Overstreet "classic Ingels cover - FN+), 13 (VF/NM), #14 (origin of Old Witch, Overstreet "classic Ingels cover" - FN+), 15 (FN+), 16 (VG), #17 (Overstreet "classic Ingles cover" - VG/FN), 18 (FN+), #19 ("Foul Play" story used in Senate Investigation on Juvenile delinquency, used in Seduction of the Innocent, bondage and decapitation cover - FN), 20 (FN), 21 (FN-), 22 (FN+), #23 (used in Seduction of the Innocent - VG), 24 (FN-), 25 (Apparent VG+, cover reinforced), 26 (FN+), 27 (cannibalism story, Vault Keeper show reading Seduction of the Innocent - FN), and #28 (low distribution - Apparent VG-, cover reinforced). Approximate Overstreet group value based on universal grades = $5,800. From the Don Vernon Collection.

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    October, 2008
    26th Sunday
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