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    The Haunt of Fear #15 (#1) Gaines File pedigree 3/11 (EC, 1950) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages. As first issues go, this one's a doozy, as not only does it feature a tremendous Johnny Craig cover, it features the first appearance of the Old Witch. More importantly, this issue helped usher in the start of the ECs foray into the horror genre with a vengeance. EC comics gave nightmares to thousands of youngsters in the telling of their gruesome stories. As horrific as the stories were, justice was always served perhaps with a side of blood, but the wicked never got off the hook. The scarcity of this premiere issue is notorious, as it is frequently the last issue that a collector needs to finish his run. Calling this copy high-grade is a vast understatement, and it is the highest CGC-graded copy to date. Overstreet 2003 NM 9.4 value = $3,600.

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    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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