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    Tales From the Crypt #20 (#1) Gaines File pedigree (EC, 1950) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. Arguably EC's most famous horror title didn't start out that way -- with this title, that is! The title for the first issue of the series had been the innocuous International Comics, which became International Crime Patrol, then simply Crime Patrol before ominously morphing to The Crypt of Terror for three issues before finally settling on Tales From the Crypt. This copy of the first issue of the ultimate title is close enough to perfect for anyone, and has the highest grade you'll find in CGC's census for the issue. Johnny Craig and Al Feldstein each scripted and drew stories, and Craig also provided the cover. Jack Kamen and Graham Ingels contributed interior art. CGC has certified this as a Gaines File Copy, but no certificate accompanies the book. Overstreet 2007 NM- 9.2 value = $1,875. CGC census 6/07: 4 in 9.8, none higher.

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