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    Vault of Horror #12 (#1) White Mountain pedigree (EC, 1950) CGC VF 8.0 Off-white pages. This is one of the very first EC bondage and torture covers. The rack, that most painful of all medieval torture devices, heralds the terrifying stories found within this key first issue after the title change from War Against Crime! The interior art is drawn by Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, and Harvey Kurtzman. CGC notes, "'Feb. 20, 1950" written on 1st page in pen." A Pacific Comic Exchange grading certificate and a White Mountain certificate of authenticity accompany this lot. Overstreet 2003 VF 8.0 value = $3,225.

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    July, 2003
    17th-20th Thursday-Sunday
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