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    Tales From the Crypt #46 Gaines File pedigree 8/11 (EC, 1955) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white pages. The final issue of this title starts with a sobering editorial that begins, "You may never read this magazine." Forced to shut down its line of horror and crime comics, EC produced this one last issue, the content of which had originally been produced for a planned fourth horror title to be called Crypt of Terror. The editorial warns that the issue might never be printed, and even then might not make it to newsstands. The comic did make it to readers, but distribution of this final issue was low. All of this overshadowed stories and art which were up to EC's usual standard, with a Jack Davis cover and interior art by Davis, George Evans, Joe Orlando, and Graham Ingels. This is the highest grade that CGC has assigned for this issue to date. Overstreet 2004 NM- 9.2 value = $625. CGC census 12/04: 3 in 9.4, none higher.

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