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    Tales From the Crypt #40 Gaines File pedigree 7/12 (EC, 1954) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white pages. Jack Davis created what many consider to be one of the all time best EC covers for this issue. Underwater covers are often the coolest of whatever run they happen to grace, and this one has a particularly amazing quality to it. This fantastic copy has retained its brilliant aqua hues, and is truly striking. Making this issue even more special is the fact that it was used in the Kefauver Senate hearings and in the Hartford Courant anti-comics editorials. Overstreet 2002 NM 9.4 value = $460.

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    July, 2002
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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