Published April-May 1952
Cover by Jack Davis. EC Artist of the Month article about Jack Davis (with photo) by Al Feldstein. “Grounds…For Horror!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Davis; A young boy’s bullying butcher step-father locks him in the closet as punishment for various actions; At first, Artie is frightened, but meets a friend named Hozir who lives in the closet and wants to give the step-father what he deserves. “A Rottin’ Trick!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Joe Orlando; A man uses a girl then dumps her and makes the mistake of seeking the help of a boat pilot to leave the country who used to love her before she killed herself. “Werewolf!” text story. “Board To Death!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Jack Kamen; A woman with a fear of enclosed spaces due to being trapped in a cave-in as a child is driven insane when her cruel husband repeatedly threatens to bury her alive. “A Sucker For a Spider!”, script by Al Feldstein, art by Graham Ingels; An embezzling banker who keeps spiders for a hobby is blackmailed by his chief teller who is aware of the embezzlement. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.
Content Jack Davis • Grounds… for Horror! • Crypt of Terror • A Rottin’ Trick! • Vault of Horror! • Werewolf! • Board to Death! • A Sucker for a Spider! • Witch’s Cauldron!
Artists Al Feldstein writer • Bill Gaines editor • Graham Ingels inker, penciler • Jack Davis • cover, inker, penciler • Jack Kamen • inker, penciler • Joe Orlando inker, penciler