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Comic books in 'Pre-Code Horror'

  • Issue #23
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 23

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Howard Nostrand, Bob Powell, John Giunta and Manny Stallman. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. A surgeon saves a woman's life with a heart transplant, but she becomes obsessed with the donor. An asylum inmate insists that aliens are planning to invade Earth. A reporter spends the night in a wax museum. Extra-creepy cover by Lee Elias. Heartline; The Storm; Invasion; The Museum; Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box; The Meaning of Dreams; Dust Unto Dust. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 24

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Tom Hickey, Howard Nostrand, Bob Powell, Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. A vampire tells the reader the story of his existence from his point of view. A henpecked husband finally snaps. An ex-convict seeks revenge on the man who framed him, in a story with atmospheric art by Tom Hickey. Plus a vintage ad for a "Toy Circus," featuring a live "performing chameleon" lizard offered through the mail! Classic hand-from-the-grave-cover by Lee Elias. Heartline; The Storm; Invasion; The Museum; Chilly Chamber Music: Songs from the Spook Box; The Meaning of Dreams; Dust Unto Dust. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 25
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. 3.5" Internal page tear.
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    • Heavy cover oxidation.

    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Bob Powell, John Giunta, Manny Stallman, and Joe Certa. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. A brain operation unleashes the monstrous beast within an ordinary man. A meteorite is discovered to be filled with precious gems, bringing out the worst in humanity. A shrunken head tells its new owner that it needs a body. The Shrunken Skull; An Appointment With a Corpse; The Army Ants; The Devil's Blood; Operation--Monster; Spirit In the Stone; Return of the Werewolf! 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Chamber of Chills (1952 Harvey) 26
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2100085011
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    • Heavy cover oxidation.
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    • Majority of spine split and reattached with tape and glue.

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Tom Hickey, Al Avison, Manny Stallman, John Giunta and Vic Donahue. Harvey Comics joins the parade of pre-Code horror comics pioneered by EC in the 1950s. Antarctic explorers discover a long-frozen caveman. A man arranges a fiendish revenge on the thieves who murdered his wife, setting the eight-armed Ranu against them. Figures from nursery rhymes are brought to life as murderous minions. Bondage cover by Al Avison. The Eight Hands of Ranu; The Captain's Return; The Ice Horror; Demons of the Night. Final issue under this title; the series continues as Chamber of Clues (1955) #27. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Chilling Tales (1952) 13

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    Cover art by Matt Fox. The Screaming Skull, art by Harry Harrison. The Hand of Glory, art by Matt Fox; A mystical item is made from the hand of a dead thief that grants the user the ability to steal from anyone. What Is a Ghoul? text story. Pursued, art by Vic Carrabotta. Spider Hider. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Chilling Tales (1952) 14
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    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Manufactured without staples.
    • Label #2063021002
  • Issue #15
    Chilling Tales (1952) 15

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  • Issue #16
    Chilling Tales (1952) 16
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, front cover detached.
  • Issue #17
    Chilling Tales (1952) 17
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    • Interior is complete. Near full length spine split with splitting through some interior wraps.
  • Issue #2
    Three Dimensional Tales from the Crypt (1954) 2

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    Series continued from Three Dimensional E.C. Classics. Unless otherwise noted, this comic will not come with the original 3-D glasses. "The Trophy" (art by Jack Davis, story from Tales From the Crypt # 25), "The Strange Couple" (art by Bill Elder, story from Vault of Horror # 14), "Bats in My Belfry" (art by Johnny Craig, story from Tales From the Crypt # 24), and "The Thing From the Grave" (art by Joe Orlando, story from Tales From the Crypt # 22). Stories redrawn to 3-D format. Original stories not necessarily by the artists here. Al Feldstein cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1
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    Weird Tales of Justice from Charlton Comics Golden Age! A collection of Pre-code crime stories pulled from the series Lawbreakers Suspense Stories (1953 Charlton). Squarebound, 42 pages, full color, 6.75" x 10.25"

  • Issue #1
    Wall of Flesh (1992) 1

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    Cover by Bill Black. Edited by Bill Black. Stories by Gardner Fox and others. Art by John Nadeau, Mark Heike, Bob Powell, Joe Kubert, Wally Wood, and Dick Ayers. AC Comics reprints classic horror stories that originally appeared in comics from the Golden Age. While some horror comics of the era stand the test of time, these are more like the comics equivalent of B-movies, including the notorious Wall of Flesh. A mad scientist seeks revenge on the woman who spurned him by offering her to his creation, a slab of artificial life that needs humans to live. Also, a tale of murder and revenge from beyond the grave with art by Joe Kubert, and Wally Woods The Repulsive Dwarf. Wall of Flesh; Curse of Khar; Wof Pinup: Rad; The Repulsive Dwarf; The Bloody Fangs of Fear. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.