Tales of Terror! The EC Companion - Signed & Numbered Deluxe Edition


 

$950.00

In stock

55844
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Description

One of 500 signed & numbered copies of the deluxe edition. This is signed by authors Fred Von Bernewitz and Grant Geissman and 14 EC contributors: Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Jerry De Fuccio, Will Elder, George Evans, Al Feldstein, Adele Kurtzman, Nick Meglin, Shelly Moldoff, Joe Orlando, John Severin, Marie Severin, Al Torres, and Al Williamson on an illustrated bookplate on the front endpaper.

This deluxe edition is bound in black leather and housed in a matching leatherbound slipcase with an onlaid color plate.

From the publisher:

Widely acclaimed as the definitive history of the EC Comics legend, Tales of Terror! is a visual checklist, creator index, guidebook and more!

This is the definitive story of EC Comics! Tales from the Crypt, Weird Science, Frontline Combat and all of the other EC titles are included in this comprehensive volume that uncovers the amazing history behind the comics. See the work of creators like Wally Wood, Al Feldstein, Al Williamson, Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels, Bernie Krigstein, and others! Experience the full text of EC publisher Bill Gaines' testimony to the U.S. Senate! Find out why EC comics continue to influence comic creators and collectors today! Encounter the other events that shaped the comics world for decades to come! Every EC cover is reproduced in full color! Celebrate EC's "New Trend" with this exhaustively researched and meticulously detailed book! It's the perfect addition to any comics library and is an absolute "must-have" for even the casual EC enthusiast.

"A wonderful book! An EC lover's dream come true." (John Landis, film director)

"A marvelous scrapbook that provides a comprehensive checklist [and] a variety of interviews with and insiders' accounts...." (Adam Bresnick - Los Angeles Times Book Review)

Nominated for two Harvey Awards and an Eisner Award!

Features

Fred Von Bernewitz, Grant Geissman

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine in a Near Fine slipcase (very light wear to the slipcase)
#120 of 500 deluxe slipcased copies signed by authors Von Bernewitz & Geissman and Johnny Craig, Jack Davis, Jerry De Fuccio, Will Elder, George Evans, Al Feldstein, Adele Kurtzman, Nick Meglin, Shelly Moldoff, Joe Orlando, John Severin, Marie Severin, Al

Creators

Fred
Von Bernewitz, Grant Geissman

Publishing Information

Timonium, MD/Seattle, WA
Gemstone/Fantagraphics
2000
1st

Physical Description

12.75 inches
9.5 inches
296 pages
color and black & white illustrations
Hardcover
leather
English