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Comic Books TV 

Scare ‘Em Dead! Five Frightening TALES FROM THE CRYPT Covers

TALES FROM THE CRYPT is coming back to TV, and we’re all hopeful that they can recapture the magic of the last series. Obviously, being in TNT, the show won’t be able to be as nasty as it was on HBO, but that doesn’t mean they can’t tell some fantastic stories. Fingers crossed! It is […]

Comic Books Scary Fun 

Dr. Wertham’s Dilemma: The Rise & Fall of EC Horror Comics

Today’s gory horror films owe more than a debt to the chest-bursting, intestine-twirling Senate Subcommittee-defying horrors of EC Comics’ 1950s “funny books” — TALES FROM THE CRYPT, THE VAULT OF HORROR and THE HAUNT OF FEAR. When comic books first hit newsstands in the 1930s — all in color for a dime — they were […]