Rare Horror Comic: Chilling Tales. LOT OF 1 VINTAGE COMIC BOOK: CHILLING TALES #14 CGC 3.5 With Exemplary Off-White To White Pages And Bold Colors. The Legendary "Weird Tales" Pulp Artist Matt Fox Contributed The Classic Cover To This Second Issue Of The Short Occult Series.
The Eye-Catching Cover Is Both Spooky And Unsettling, Perfect To Promote The Related "Smell Of Death" Zombie Story. It's One Of The Rarest Issues Of This Red-Hot Cult-Classic Series, And Certainly One Of The Scarcest Matt Fox Comic Covers There Is; Many Fox Fans Search For Years Before Eventually Settling For A Hideous Filler Copy Or Replica Reprint...
This Seldom-Seen Issue Has The "Ancient Mariner" Lead Story By The Renowned Harry Harrison, Along With "Don't Wear That Suit", By Joe Galotti. It Closes With "Snake Pit" By Bob Baer, Featuring A Man Doomed To Underground Caves And Catacombs, Laden With Venomous Vipers And Assorted Slithering Reptiles And The Evil Snake-Worshipping Death Cult That Plots Against The Surface-Dwelling Humans. This Title Is Infamous For Explicit Shock And Gore Including Bondage, Torture, And Extreme Violence, And Indeed This One Has It's Share Of Graphic Content. It Is Crucial To Any Fox Fan Or Horror Collector And Is One Of The True Toughies, So Don't Take This Chance To Score A Well-Preserved Unrestored Example Lightly, Or You May End Up Settling For A Humiliating Facsimile Photocopy Version Instead. The Pre-Code Horror Craze Was In Full Swing So It's Got The Ubiquitous Lurid Content Including Gore And Good Girl Art And Graphic Violence And Supernatural Themes.THIS INCREASINGLY POPULAR COMIC HAS THE BANNER: "BEWARE - TALES OF HORROR", ACROSS THE TOP EDGE AND HAD AN ORIGINAL PRICE OF TEN CENTS. The Horror And Supernatural Themes Never Go Out Of Style! This hails from a dark, dry, pet-free, climate-controlled environment. See the pictures, it is nicer than one would expect for a "3.5". Although it's approaching seventy years old, it retains an amazing amount of luster and the eye appeal is stunning for the strict grade. Crucial issue for any collector of classic pre-code horror comics.
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