DescriptionJohnny Craig Vault of Horror #27 "Strictly From Hunger" Cover Original Art (EC, 1952). With his heart-stopping ability to create quickly mounting terror, Johnny Craig was tapped by Bill Gaines to create every cover of Vault of Horror from its start through the end of its run nearly five years later. In this particularly gruesome cover scene by Craig, a flesh-eating blob consumes a tasty morsel -- run for your lives. "He did some of our best covers," Gaines recalled. "Including the infamous severed head cover, which may be the most famous cover ever in comics, and certainly the only one ever to be the focus of an inquiry before the United States Senate." A slow, meticulous craftsman, in a career that spanned four decades, that Craig's relatively small body of work has been influential and well-remembered is testimony to his skill. The image area of this horrific masterpiece measures 13" x 18.5", and it has been framed to an overall size of 16.35" x 23.75". The art is in Excellent condition.
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