Tales from the Crypt comics

About Tales from the Crypt comics

Tales from the Crypt comicsHosted by the Crypt Keeper, Tales from the Crypt comics features various scary tales. Each issue depicts its own terrifying story which presents different creatures of the dark to scare its readers.

Tales from the Crypt comic book series traces back its origin to Feldstein’s story, Return from the Grave in EC Comic’s Crime Patrol featuring the debut appearance of the Crypt Keeper as the host.

Crime Patrol changed its title to The Crypt of Terror as it featured more horror tales than crime stories. An anthology comic by Russ Cochran was released in 1979, a full collection of 5 black and white hardbacks.

TFTC comic books were produced by publisher William Gaines and his editor Al Feldstein when they began experimenting with horror tales in their crime titles.

It was later on adapted into a tv series aired in HBO and also to a Saturday morning cartoon series of the same title in 1993.

Recommended Issues: Issues 27 33, 43, 44, 46


Tales from the Crypt comics resources and useful links

Creator site

William M. Gaines English
He is the co creator of Tales from the Crypt comic book series. William Gaines is a publisher of MAD magazine and co editor of EC comics.
http://www.williammgaines.com/
 
Al Feldstein English
The author and editor of Tales from the Crypt. Feldstein drew and edited for EC comics, check this site for more of his works and hobbies.
http://www.alfeldstein.com/

Movie site

Tales from the Crypt on DVD English
Tales from the Crypt movie information on Warnervideo.com. Read helpful facts and updates on the anthology film based on the comic book series of the same title.
http://www.warnervideo.com/talesfromthecryptdvd/

Publisher site

Welcome To EC Comics Online English
Comic book publisher of Tales from the Crypt. EC comics specializes in horror fiction, crime, satire, military and sci fi themed comics.
http://www.eccrypt.com/





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