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    Johnny Craig Vault of Horror #25 Preliminary Cover Original Art (EC Comics, 1952). Craig had staked out Vault of Horror as his primary vehicle for experimentation, and he designed this conceptual cover for the classic "Sèance!" issue for a more cinematic/realistic appearance than usual. (He ramped back on the photo-realism when drawing the published version.) This prototype is even creepier than the familiar pen-and-ink version, with a more emphatic ghostly figure and more anxious facial expressions around the table. Accompanied by COA. Graphite on vellum. Image area, 8" x 10". Marginal smudging. Excellent condition.

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