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    Lee Elias - Original Cover Art for Tomb of Terror #12 (Harvey, 1953). For "Tales Beyond Belief and Imagination," look no further than the TOMB OF TERROR! Arguably the coolest pre-Code horror cover ever, this is a truly disturbing image. Who is the ghoulish guy with the branding iron, and why is he threatening the young man in the foreground? Who knows? Who cares? What's important is that this is a great, grisly cover by the master of pre-Code terror, Lee Elias. Measuring approximately 14" x 19" overall, with an image area of approximately 11" x 15.75", this cover is in superb condition. There are some editorial notations at the margins, but none that affect the art in any way. If images of rotting corpses brandishing red-hot torture implements bother you, you might want to consider bidding on something a bit more sedate. If, however, you have an appreciation for the weird, the bizarre, and the unsettling, then this is the piece for you!

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2002
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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