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    George Roussos - Original Art for Crime Patrol #16, Complete 7-page Story "Trapped in the Tomb" (EC, 1950). This early EC horror story is more concerned with treachery and betrayal than supernatural nastiness, but it's still a tidy little terror tale and a clear progenitor of the more agressive stories that were to come. The sharp artwork by frequent Batman inker George Roussos lends mood and meter to the proceedings, and he perfectly captures the arid atmosphere of the Egyptian setting. A very cool piece, and a historic early entry in the EC horror sweepstakes. Seven pages, measuring 15" x 22", all in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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