Tales from the Crypt: The Official Archives

Tales from the Crypt: The Official Archives

by Digby Diehl
     
 

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Since his debut forty-six years ago, the Crypt Keeper and Tales from the Crypt have captured the imaginations and scared the wits out of people with their ghostly tales and grisly visions. Now open the vault and relive the experience: the official biography of the Crypt Keeper and history of EC Horror Comics; a previously unpublished Picto-Fiction horror story drawn… See more details below

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Since his debut forty-six years ago, the Crypt Keeper and Tales from the Crypt have captured the imaginations and scared the wits out of people with their ghostly tales and grisly visions. Now open the vault and relive the experience: the official biography of the Crypt Keeper and history of EC Horror Comics; a previously unpublished Picto-Fiction horror story drawn by Jack Davis; all 105 EC Horror Comic covers reproduced in "living" color; a pictorial "filmography" of the award-winning HBO and Fox Television series featuring credits, synopses, and at least on "terrorific" picture from every episode; four original (and complete) stories by Jack Davis, Al Feldstein, Graham Ingels, and Jack Kamen (based on a classic Ray Bradbury story) reprinted from the actual art and reproduced in color in their original size; brief biographies and portfolios of the key EC artists; collectibles section highlighting the coolest and most valuable Crypt merchandise; and a behind-the-scenes look at the Tales from the Crypt Productions' feature films.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"It's gory, it's gruesome, it's juvenile, it's vile, it's disgusting-and for the true fan, it's a gift from above." —Dayton News

"An unabashedly loving tribute to the Crypt Keeper...Fans will wallow in it." —The Cincinnati Enquirer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312144869
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.29(w) x 12.16(h) x 1.06(d)

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