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From stories by the legendary team Bill Gaines & Al Feldstein come the classic horror tales written by Feldstein and illustrated by the all-star line-up of Wally Wood, Jack Kamen, Johnny Craig, Feldstein himself, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, Jack Davis, and Marie Severin. Reprints 24 stories from Tales from the Crypt with a foreword by Joe Dante, director of Gremlins. R ...more
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published July 3rd 2007 by Gemstone Publishing
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Jerry
Aug 18, 2014 Jerry rated it really liked it
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This was a fun read, though maybe not as fun as the first volume. The stories start out strong, but lose their kick over the course of the volume. It's like having that third jelly doughnut: still good but definitely crossing the line into over-indulgence.

Of course, I didn't go into this expecting great horror stories. I went in looking for old-school vibes and classic riffs from the dawn of horror comics. Volume Two delivers on that count. The plots are "Tales from the Crypt Standard Issue": i
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Tara
Apr 11, 2015 Tara rated it it was amazing
This book was great from beginning to end. Packed full of thrilling short stories. This hardcover collects issues 7-12, and the quality of this reprint is fantastic. Full colour throughout the whole book, they include all of the old ads that were in the original issues. If you're thinking of reading this book, you definitely should.
Sylvester
Aug 19, 2015 Sylvester rated it really liked it
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Slightly better than the first volume with some nice stories without all the "psychological" twists.
Russell Grant
A much stronger collection then volume one. The kinks have been worked out, the editors know what they are doing and everything is firing on all cylinders. They aren't the most literate stories you'll read in the EC line, but they are fun and entertaining. Great stuff!
David Bales
Jun 01, 2010 David Bales rated it it was ok
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Mostly acceptable graphic novel along the lines of the old style horror comic books. Stories were o.k., but nothing much special.
Deimosa Webber-Bey
Quality work from the arch-nemesis of the Comic Book Code Authority. This will keep you up at night (checking under the bed, etc).
Beatlesfan685
Dec 11, 2008 Beatlesfan685 rated it it was amazing
great 50's horror comic which was burned in many towns due to violence.just look at the cover.
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Sep 05, 2013 Greg Harrison rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this collection.
In fact I gave it 4 SCARS! AAAAAHAHAHAHAHAhahahahahaaaaaaaaa...
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