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RETRO REVIEW: Tales From The Crypt #33 (December 1952/January 1953)

Or – “A Collector’s Item For Our Dear Fiends!” Greetings, fright-fans!  Give the man your grimy little dime, if you haven’t done so already, and step into the Crypt of COMICS!  I’m your host, the Longbox-Lifter, with a quartet of loathsome gems from that heyday of fear and loathing, the repressed and recessed decade known as the nineteen-fifties!  Hang on to your heads, Faithful Spoilerites, and mind your other organs too as we present a Halloween treat for boils and ghouls alike, featuring your recommended daily allowance of Halloween terror! **This Retro Review comes from a time before the Comics…

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TELEVISION: Tales from the Crypt series in the works

Deadline is reporting that EC’s Tales from the Crypt is getting renewed interest from BOOM! Studios co-founder, and co-creator of the SyFy television series Eureka, Andrew Cosby. The new hourlong series will neither be anthological nor related to the HBO show. “It will be an ongoing series that uses characters from the comic books in a more modern context,” Cosby said. “It’s all about continually elevating the genre, for both existing fans of the source material and mainstream audiences.” Nothing has been done besides a detailed pitch and a series bible.  The hope is to take the idea around to…

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SDCC’11: Fantagraphics Books to publish EC Comics Library

Press Release Fantagraphics Books President and Co-Publisher Gary Groth announced today at Comic-Con International that it has entered into a publishing agreement with William M. Gaines Agent, Inc. to publish the EC Comics Library, beginning in Summer 2012. The announcement teams two of the most storied comics publishers in history and aims to reintroduce the timeless work of EC to contemporary readers.

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RETRO REVIEW: Haunt Of Fear #19 (May/June 1953)

Or – “Greetings, Fright Fans!” Memorial Day Weekend, the official start of summer!  And what better way to celebrate summer than with a little baseball?  Of course, when you’re talking EC Comics, there’s a pretty good chance that the rules of the game may get a little bit bent in the process…