Lot 57 of 340:
TALES FROM THE CRYPT #33 * CGC 6.0 * Origin: CRYPT KEEPER  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
TALES FROM THE CRYPT No. 33

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Publisher:
Entertaining Comics

Date:
December, 1952-January 1953

Description:

CGC certified: Fine (6.0). Off-white pages. Gaines, Feldstein and DeFuccio stories. Jack Davis, George Evans, Graham Ingels and Jack Kamen art, Jack Davis cover. Origin of the Crypt Keeper.

Baby Crypt Keeper cameo. Also: man goes on blind date, ends up as sex-slave to a hot-to-trot corpse ("The female-thing dragged the screaming man into the satin draped mausoleum... And all the while, as it closed the lid down, it kept murmuring... its foul-smelling breath upon his terror-stricken face").

CGC census: 13 copies graded 6.0. Comparable CGC sales: One 6.0 sale reported for $444 (Jan., 2020).

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Item number:
311440
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