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Reprinting the first six complete issues (24 stories) of the comic book Haunt of Fear, originally published by EC Comics in 1950 and 1951.
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published December 2011 by GC Press, LLC
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Tarl
Jan 21, 2013 Tarl rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror, comics
I picked this up because it was a treat when I was a child to even lay my hands on one of these. Now that they are available in collections, I had to read them again.

The writing is everything you expect from the period this was written is here. The stories, the art, everything blends seamlessly into a bunch of interesting and entertaining stories that capture the imagination. There are one or two stories that were a bit hard to get through, mostly just because the storylines were a little tame t
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Michael
Jun 24, 2014 Michael rated it really liked it
Good art, generally strong stories - the EC team hadn't quite reached their apex yet, but these are definitely comics worth owning. The only real negative is that Gemstone's reproduction is sometimes spotty.
Russell Grant
Apr 22, 2014 Russell Grant rated it really liked it
Another fine volume in the series. This one starts a bit slow since it's the early days of the new trend, but by issue 3 it's pretty much firing on all cylinders.

My previous volumes are currently packed up so I can't compare, but the actual quality of this volume I think is a bit less than the previous ones. Now that the series is solidly with Dark Horse hopefully they wont feel like this one anymore.
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A less than favourable volume of tales that followed the conventions form other anthologies.
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