Category: Crypt of Horror

Crypt of Horror Volume 33

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Crypt of Horror Volume 33 is now available!! “Mid-’50’s Malevolent Madness” is the theme, played out in 24 full-story reprints straight out of the great horror comic books of the Pre-Code 1950’s, as published by long-defunct companies including Avon, Fiction House, Hillman, Standard and others. Stories include “The Man Who Fought The World”, drawn by Norman Nodel, from Strange Worlds #7; “Return Of The Pied Piper” with art by Jack Sparling and Vince Coletta; “The Curse Of The Crystal Ball”, illustrated by John Prentice; “The Lizard” by Al Williamson; “Ghost Squadron ” from Maurice Whitman; “Something Waits On The Mountain” by Bernie Krigstein; Bob Powell’s “Down To Earth”; “Priestess Of The Sphinx” drawn by Al Camy; “The Buried Curse”; “Scare At Sea” drawn by Bill Everett; “Someone Is Following Me” by Robert Q. Sale; “The Glory Hand”, delineated by Jon Blummer; “The Green Fog” from the team of Mike Sekowsky and Vince Coletta; another artistic team-effort, “The Hands of Horror”, by Richard Brice and Ken Bald; and yet a third two-party affair; “When The Spirit Walked” as produced by Bill Molno and Bill Fraccio; “Madman’s Manor” attributed to Charles Nicholas’ art-stylings; ” I’ll String Along”, a solo effort by Jack Sparling; John Forte’s “Time On My Hands”; “The Rift Of The Maggis” drawn by Howard Nostrand; A Ghost Gallery episode- “The Parting” -illustrated by Alex Blum; “Vampire Castle” by Dick Beck; “When Time Stood Still” from John Romita; “Hypnotist Of Death” (artist unkown); “Ghostly Destroyer” by Charles Nicholas, and “The Demon Of The Deep” by King Ward. A full 140 pages of high-definition black and white horror between full-color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched for $29.95. Printed in 2017.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 32

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Crypt of Horror Volume #31 is now available!! 21 great vintage horror stories never before reprinted fill this historic volume, originally seen within the pages of comics published by Fawcett, Prize, Aragon, Charlton and others. Stories include “The Dark Mirror”, “The Unseen”, and “The Thing From The Lake” (originally seen in Fawcett’s Strange Stories From Another World; “Evil Eye”, “Turnabouit”,”The Curse Of The Pirates’s Gold”, “Fate”, “Cold Cash” and “Bloody Spawn of the Cat”, from Aragon’s Weird Mysteries; plus “The Haunted Room”, “Reign of Terror”, “Invisible Link”, “The Zombies Prowl”, “The Little Things”, “The Gool Strikes”, “Beware Of The Cat”, “Lost In The Graveyard”, “The Man Who Said No”, “Last Seen Entering An Elevator”, “Preliminary Hearing” and “King Of Planetoid X”. Artists include Mort Meskin, Dick Giordano, Steve Ditko, Joe Maneely, Sheldon Moldoff, Graham Ingels, Ed McCarty, Sal Trapani, Edvard Moritz, Charles Stern and Ed Waldman. 140 pages of great PreCode horror in stunningly-clear black and white with color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched for $29.95 from AC Comics

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Crypt of Horror Volume 31

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Crypt of Horror Volume #31 is now available!! 21 great vintage horror stories never before reprinted fill this historic volume, originally seen within the pages of comics published by Fawcett, Prize, Aragon, Charlton and others. Stories include “The Dark Mirror”, “The Unseen”, and “The Thing From The Lake” (originally seen in Fawcett’s Strange Stories From Another World; “Evil Eye”, “Turnabouit”,”The Curse Of The Pirates’s Gold”, “Fate”, “Cold Cash” and “Bloody Spawn of the Cat”, from Aragon’s Weird Mysteries; plus “The Haunted Room”, “Reign of Terror”, “Invisible Link”, “The Zombies Prowl”, “The Little Things”, “The Gool Strikes”, “Beware Of The Cat”, “Lost In The Graveyard”, “The Man Who Said No”, “Last Seen Entering An Elevator”, “Preliminary Hearing” and “King Of Planetoid X”. Artists include Mort Meskin, Dick Giordano, Steve Ditko, Joe Maneely, Sheldon Moldoff, Graham Ingels, Ed McCarty, Sal Trapani, Edvard Moritz, Charles Stern and Ed Waldman. 140 pages of great PreCode horror in stunningly-clear black and white with color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched for $29.95 from AC Comics

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Crypt of Horror Volume 30

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Crypt of Horror Volume 30 is now available; the latest installment in AC Comic’s heralded Pre-Code horror reprint anthology!! This big “Hyde and Seek” edition features vintage horror comics originally published by Fox Features , Ace, Ziff-Davis, Charlton and other great horror houses of the 1950’s, including such classic tales as “The Mystery of Lunablanca”, “The Dead Guard The Gold”, “The Ghost Who Stole A Body”, “The Doorway To Yesterday”, and “Creatures of Fantasy”, from Ace Comics’ The Beyond; “Monster of the Moat”, “Land of the Silicon Men”, “Diogenes’ Deadly Lamp” and “Nightmare Flight”, from Baffling Mysteries; “The Evil Men Do”, “Escape on a Planetoid”, and “The Princess of the Future”, all from Ziff-Davis’ Amazing Adventures; a special 25-page comic-format adaptation of “Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde” from Fox Features A Star Presentation (with art by Wallace Wod and Harry Harrison), plus “The Shadow”, “The Shrunken Head”, “Before the Dawn of Time”, “The Alien”, and “It’s Harmless…I THINK!!” Artists include Steve Ditko, Lou Cameron, Russ Heath, Mike Sekowsky, Bill Benulis, Max Elkin, Ken Rice, John Belfi, Richard Case, Rudy Palais, Frank Giacoia, Louis Zansky, Paul Gattuso, George Appel, Maurice Gutwirth , Vince Alascia and Jim McGlaughlin. A full 140 pages of classic comic book horror, black and white interiors with full-color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched. $29.95 from AC Comics. Printed in 2016.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 29

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Crypt of Horror Volume 29- BIGGER and BETTER than EVER!! Wheras a REGULAR issue of COH normally runs 140 pages, this SPECIAL #29 adds twenty on TOP of that- a FULL 160 pages of gruesome Pre-Code horror!! 25 full stories from vintage publishers including Toby/Minoan, Fawcett, Standard/Nedor, Star, Charlton, Bernard Bailey Pubs, Superior and others, with titles like: “The Obi Makes Jumbee”, “A Life For A Life”, “Corpses From The Sea”, “Death Takes A Hand”, “When Time Ran Out”, “The Weirdest Suicide Pact Ever”, “Special On Beet Soup”, “Test Of Terror”, “Fiend Of The Flames”, “They Are Watching You”, “The Dry Doom”, “Freak”, “The Mirror Of Mowgaladi”, “The Secret Of Planet X”, “Your Grave Is Ready”, “Idol Of Evil”, “Down By The Old Mill Scream”, “Ship Of The Walking Deadf”, “When The Shaman Walked”, “Creeping Death”, “When Death Takes A Hand”, “The Treacherous Genie”, “The Hound Dog”, “The Day Harrington Died”, and “The Planet That Wasn’t There”. Artists include Bob Powell, Jay Disbrow, Mel Keefer, Steve Ditko, Sheldon Moldoff, Bill Walton, Ken Bald, Lin Steeeter, Ross Andru, John Belfi, Myron Fass, Jack Sparling, Rocke Mastroserio, Gene Fawcette, Robert Baldwin, Bob Fujitani and others. Get this collection and enjoy some of the WEIRDEST horror stories comics of the 1950’s had to offer. A whopping 160 pages in glistening black and white with color covers; standard comic book size, saddle-stitched for $29.95. Printed in 2016.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 28

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More rare and esoteric PreCode horror comics are available once again in the brand-new Crypt of Horror Volume 28, now available from AC Comics!! 21 full stories in all, originally published by a plethora of pulp print publishers from the near-forgotten past of thw 1950’s, including Ajax/Farrell, Fawcett, Charlton, Hillman, Merit, Superior, ACG, Star and others, featuring art by the likes of Bernard Bailey, Sid Check, Marvin Stein, Al Hollingsworth, Harry Lazarus, Bob McCarty, Leonard Frank, John D’Agostino, Bob Forgione, Pete Riss, Al Eadeh and others uncredited. from the pages of such titles as This Magazine Is Haunted, Dark Mysteries, Strange Fantasy, Haunted Thrills, Fantastic Fears, Adventures Into The Unknown, Voodoo, Strange Journey and others. Stories include: “Skull Scavenger”, “The Monster”, “The City Of The Dead”, “Adventure In Death”, “Pit Of Horror”, “The Man Who Died Laughing”, “The Red Death, “The Eyes Of Death”, “The Hand Of Death”, “Beware The Bejango”, “What Happened To Dr. Dormm”, “The Forbidden Doom”, “The Soul Collector”, “The Vampire Cat”, “Spare Me, Please Sir”, “The Terror Of The Killer Plant”. “Ghoul For A Day”, “The Fat Man”, “Demon Fiddler”, “The Constant Eye” and “When The Sea Goes Dry”. 140 full pages of vintage macabre comic-book madness, unavailable anywhere else!! Black and white interiors, full color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched. $29.95 from AC Comics. Released in 2016.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 27

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Crypt of Horror Volume 27 is now on sale!! The latest in our acclaimed anthology of rare 1950’s horror comic book reprints returns; this issue subtitled “Major Macabre”! Chock full of classic scare-stories originally published by Ajax/Farrell, Avon, Prize, St. John, Mikross and others, with stories including “The Stranger In Studio X”, “The Monster of the Storm”, “The Black Flame”, “The Trumpet of Doom”, “Monster of the Moors”, “The Abduction of Earth”, “The End of his Service”, “One More Chance”, “The Other Me”, “Frigid Fear”, “Death Is the Jury”, “Dying Is So Contageous”, “The Man In The Cell”, “The Little Black Box”, “Live For Reunion”, “Wheel Of Terror”, “The Shadows On the Screen”, “The Devil Collects”, “Freak”, “Hoofbeats of the Devil’s Horse”, “Gold Has No Conscience”, and “Someone Is In the Trunk”. Artists on these gems include Joe Simon and Jack Kirby; Bob Powell, Dick Ayers, Mort Meskin, Rocke Mastroserio, Norman Nodel, John Rosenberger, Goldfarb Baer, Gene Fawcette, Rafael Astarita. Robert Hayward Webb, Henry C.Kiefer and other greats. 140 pages of vintage comics monsters, mystery and mayhem in black and white, with a color cover by Mike Esposito. Standard comic book size, saddle-stiched, for $29.95.Released in 2015.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 26

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Another great compilation of vintage horror comics- Crypt of Horror Volume 26- is now available!! Focusing on some of the greatest horror comics artists of the 1950’s, 20 full stories from Fawcett, Minoan, Charlton, Harvey and others are featured:”Green Hands Of Terror”( art by George Evans), “Devil’s Due” and “The Weirdest Corpse of All Time” (art by Sheldon Moldoff and Ed Moline), from Fawcett’s This Magazine Is Haunted #2; “Giant From The Tomb” and “Death Flower” both drawn by Ben Brown and Dave Gantz from Purple Claw #3; Basil Wolverton’s “Planet of Terror”; “The Darkness Outside” by Dick Ayers; a quartet of classic Steve Ditko gems- “Deadly Cargo of Spaceship 90”, “The Most Dangerous Man In The World”, “Exiled To Earth”, and “The Faceless Man”; a pair of Gene Colan stadouts-“Behind The Dreadful Door” and “Witch Doctor”; two drawn by former EC stars- “Barely Human” by Joe Orlando and “I Foiled An Alien Invasion” by Jack Davis, plus “A Hex On My Brother”, “Assault On The Unknown”, “Bride Of The Beast” and “Bats By Night”and “The Magic Metal”. 140 full pages of horror comic book history in crystal-clear black and white with color covers, standard comic book size and saddle-stitched, for $29.95.Released in 2015.

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Crypt of Horror Volume 25

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Crypt of Horror Volume 25 is NOW AVAILABLE!! Another awesome assemblage of rare and esoteric macabre masterpieces from the 1940’s and ’50’s! This issue’s special focus is on the horror stories of Fiction House Comics, and it includes FIVE classic Ghost Gallery stories from Jumbo Comics, illustrated by Alex Blum, John Belcastro and a trio of tales drawn by future EC Comics great Jack Kamen-plus a chilling Ghost Squadron story by the inimitable Maurice Whitman AND “The Last Of The Glanamores” from Ghost Comics #6, as illustrated by Larry Woromay. But there’s LOTS more, including a trio of Pre-Code chiilers prepared for Standard/Better’s horror books: “Harvest of Death” and “Werewolf”, both drawn by Mort Meskin and George Roussos, and “That Stray Cat” by Mike Roy; “The Witches Come Out At Midnight ” (by Norman Nodel and Vince Alascia), and “The Red Spider” from Avon Publications’ City Of The Living Dead #1 and Witchcraft #3, respectively ; “The Devil’s Chair”, as drawn by Enrico Bagnoli ( originally published in St. John’s 3D House of Terror #1), plus ten more chillers: “Fair Exchange” by Bob Powell, “They Vanish At Night” from John Tartaglione, “Trick Or Treat” by Mike Sekowsky, “Maxies’ Last Fight” by Max Elkan and Mike Esposito, “The Ghost Comes Back” by Dick Ayers, “The Man Who Went Back” by Pete Tumlinson, Steve Ditko’s “The Greatest Experiment, and “How To Be a Gracious Ghost.” 140 pages of rarely-seen horror comics from the genre’s formative years, in full-story black and white reprints inside a full-color cover. Standard comic book size, saddle stitched for $29.95. Released in 2015.

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