Lot 26 of 340:
HAUNT OF FEAR No. 17 [3rd Issue] * CGC 4.0 * Origin Ish  

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Title:
HAUNT OF FEAR No. 17 [3rd Issue]

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Entertaining Comics

Date:
September-October, 1950

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CGC certified: VG (4.0). Off-white to white pages. Craig, Kurtzman, Fox & Feldstein stories. Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels & Al Feldstein art, Johnny Craig cover & art. Origin of Crypt of Terror, Vault of Horror and Haunt of Fear. Bill Gaines and Al Feldstein appearance. Used in Seduction of the Innocent and the N.Y. Legis. Committee hearings on juvenile delinquency.

EC publisher Bill Gaines and editor Al Feldstein meet the three GhouLunatics in the sewers of NYC and are coerced into publishing their adventures. "Well, Al, they got us! I guess we'll have to publish their stuff!" 

CGC census: Eight 4.0 copies (one with purple label). Comparable CGC sales: 4.0 copy sold for $960 (Sept., 2019). 

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