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Tales from the crypt : the official archives / by Digby Diehl ; designed by David Kaestle and Rick DeMonico.

Diehl, Digby. (Author). Gaines, William M. (Added Author). Kaestle, David. (Added Author). DeMonico, Rick. (Added Author). Uslan, Michael, 1951- (former owner.). EC Comics. (Added Author).
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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 741.5973 Diehl (Text) 78292000120322 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Checked out 02/05/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 0312144865
  • ISBN: 9780312144869
  • Physical Description: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Content descriptions

General Note:
From the library of Michael Uslan.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In the beginning -- The birth of the comic book -- The grisly creativity of William Gaines -- The descent into the crypt : the early days of EC -- ES splatters America with an explosion of horror -- The just desserts cookbook : EC's grisly morality plays -- Send in the ghouls : the crypt keeper as horror host -- The EC constellation of comic book artists -- EC's Mad Magazine -- Further into horror : the comics become more gruesome -- Premature death of tales -- The weird science of Dr. Fredric Wertham -- The Kefauver hearings -- Bowing to the inevitable : EC quits horror -- Corpses & covers : covers of all 105 EC horror comics -- Four four tales : four complete classic tales in their original form -- The fans keep the flame alive -- Tales from an English crypt : the 1970s movies -- A star is exhumed : tales resurrected on TV -- Joel Silver : the spark plug -- Bringing the Crypt Keeper to life : Kevin Yagher and his puppeteers -- The crypt compendium : a complete filmography of the series -- Now a major motion picture -- Demon knight -- Special effects wizard Todd Masters and his demons -- Bordello of blood -- Yesterday's memories - tomorrow's treasures -- Collectibles from the crypt -- Bill Gaines : an appreciation -- A final gift from the crypt : picto-fiction story - "The Mother" / illustrated by Jack Davis.
Summary, etc.:
Through text and illustrations, examines the history of the popular comic strip and television series.
Subject: Gaines, William M.
EC Comics.
Tales from the crypt (Comic strip) > Miscellanea.
Tales from the crypt (Television program) > Miscellanea.

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