LOT OF 1 VINTAGE COMIC BOOK: MYSTERY TALES #15 CGC 6.0, From The Second City Collection. One Of The Highlights Of The Run, The Classic Vampire's Coffin Cover By Russ Heath! This Super-Glossy Example Looks Amazing For The Grade And Will Be A Tremendous Acquisition For The Discriminating Collector Or Golden-Age Comics Investor. In The Early Fifties Timely/Atlas Comics (Which Later Became Top Publisher Marvel) Decided To Jump Into The Burgeoning Supernatural Market, And This Particular Title Contained Consistently Salacious Horror Covers, While Most Of The Other Atlas Titles Mixed In Rather Bland Mystery & Fantasy Oriented Covers. This One Includes A Vampire Bat Emerging From His Sarcophagus Just In Time To Drink The Blood Of The Hapless Man That Had Intended To Drive The Wooden Stake Into His Heart.
The Timeless Iconic Cover Is Perfect To Promote The Related Dracula Inspired Story, "The Vampire's Coffin". Other Occult Tales Include "The Little Monster" And More. The Shocking "Man In The Tank" Tale Is Drawn By The Masterful Everett R. Kinstler And Features Lurid Panels Depicting A Man Drowning Slowly...
Is Crucial To Any Pre-Code Collector And Is Scarce In Nice Shape Like This So Don't Take This Chance To Score An Authentic Unrestored Attractive Example Lightly, Or You May End Up Settling For An Embarrassing Photocopy Replica Instead. The Pre-Code Horror Craze Was In Full Swing So It's Got The Ubiquitous Lurid Content Including Gore And Cheesecake And Extreme Violence And Good Girl Art And Other Classic Elements Of The Gritty Fifties Comics. THIS HAD AN ORIGINAL PRICE OF TEN CENTS. The Horror And Good-Girl And Supernatural Themes Never Go Out Of Style! This hails from a dark, dry, smoke-free, climate-controlled environment.
See the various pictures, although the glare and reflections give it a washed-out appearance while it looks bold and striking in person; It retains a substantial amount of luster and the eye appeal is impressive for the grade. Crucial issue for any Vampire fan or collector of classic pre-code horror comics. MATERIAL LIKE THIS SPOTLIGHTING ICONIC THEMES OF CINEMA, TELEVISION, POP CULTURE AND LITERATURE NEVER LOSES APPEAL.
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