Lot 66 of 340:
THE DEAD WHO WALK * CGC 1.5 * Avon Horror One-Shot  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
$400 - $600







CGC certified: Fair/Good (1.5). Tex Blaisdell, Ed Goldfarb and Bob Baer art. One-shot.

Graves open to yield their ghastly cargo, a scourge upon the living. The text asks the reader impossible questions: "Can the living understand what only the dead know?" The ads offer insight into the embattled inner lives of the readership: "DO YOU WANT LUCK? Chase Evil, Bad Luck, Jinxes and Unwanted Things. We sell them as curios only. No spiritual claims made" [latter part in tiny print]. "MIDGET BIBLE FREE. Now you can carry the Bible with you at all times. Smallest Bible in the world. Many people feel that this is of great value in obtaining things you desire." "HOW to GET ALONG with GIRLS." More.

CGC census: Two 1.5 copies. Comparable CGC sales: None reported. Low-grade stats: 2.0: $787 (June, 2019); 2.0: $794 (Fall, 2019).

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