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    Tales From the Crypt #20 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) pedigree (EC, 1950) CGC VF- 7.5 Cream to off-white pages. This is the first issue of the best-known EC title, which was renamed from Crypt of Terror. Reportedly, publisher Bill Gaines wanted the word "terror" out of the title -- the logo of this early issue seems unfamiliar because "Tales" rather than "Crypt" is emphasized. Johnny Craig drew the issue's cover; the book's interior artists are Craig, Al Feldstein, Jack Kamen, and Graham Ingels. Overstreet 2006 VF 8.0 value = $876. CGC census 9/06: 4 in 7.5, 10 higher. From the Crippen Collection.

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    November, 2006
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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