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    Johnny Craig - Vault of Horror #16 Cover Original Art (EC, 1951). Johnny Craig created the debut cover of Vault of Horror, and then went on to draw every cover for the title through the end of its run, nearly five years later. This scene from the chiller "Fitting Punishment" was inspired by the H.P. Lovecraft story, "In the Vault." In The Art of Al Williamson, EC alumnus Williamson commented on Craig's talent, "Johnny Craig should have gotten much more recognition at EC because his stuff was really good. In his own right, he was a good as Harvey Kurtzman, because he wrote good stories and drew them as well, and knew how to entertain you." The image area of this macabre masterpiece measures 13" x 18.5". The title logo stat and the portrait stat of the Vault-Keeper are replacements; otherwise, the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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