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« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2016, 01:13:57 PM »
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« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2016, 01:50:29 PM »
Wow! I had forgotten that they did paperback reprints of EC comics.
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« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2016, 02:08:19 PM »
Wow! I had forgotten that they did paperback reprints of EC comics.
All of the books were listed separately, and with somewhat hazy item descriptions, so I actually thought I was buying a comic when I bought the Vault of Horror book!
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« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2016, 02:29:07 PM »
I actually thought I was buying a comic when I bought the Vault of Horror book!

Oh, so it's not reprints of the comics! Is it short stories in text form?
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« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2016, 02:52:55 PM »
Oh, so it's not reprints of the comics! Is it short stories in text form?

No, it is a reprint, in paperback form...

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« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2016, 03:51:55 PM »
Nice haul!

If we're including horror comics, Dark Horse Publishing is a big name to know. In addition to publishing a lot of modern horror comics (which aren't really relevant to this thread) they've been reprinting Creepy in its entirety, along with its cousin Eerie (see what I did there?) as well, in gorgeous hardcover editions. I believe they've also just started reprinting Tales From The Crypt and The Haunt of Fear  in the same style. They also collected the short-lived Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery in a nice pair of hardcovers. Below I've linked to the first volumes in each series.

http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/15-381/Creepy-Archives-Volume-1-HC
http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/15-803/Eerie-Archives-Volume-1-HC
http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/28-282/EC-Archives-Tales-from-the-Crypt-Volume-1-HC
http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/15-819/Boris-Karloff-Tales-of-Mystery-Archives-HC




Another publisher compiling classic horror comics is Dynamite, who have been compiling the many Vampirella comics into hardcovers as well. Normally I would link you directly to the publisher but the first volume is unavailable from their site, so I've included a link to Amazon instead.

https://www.amazon.com/Vampirella-Archives-One-Hc/dp/1606901753/

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« Reply #21 on: November 08, 2016, 04:28:09 PM »
No, it is a reprint, in paperback form...

Oh, now I get what you were saying. You thought the paperback was an actual comic book. You didn't notice the Balantine Books logo in the upper corner.
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« Reply #22 on: November 08, 2016, 05:30:32 PM »
Oh, now I get what you were saying. You thought the paperback was an actual comic book. You didn't notice the Balantine Books logo in the upper corner.
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« Reply #23 on: December 23, 2016, 08:30:31 PM »
Sorry to say that if you order these now they may not arrive on time, but Biblioasis has put out a lovely bundle of collectible paperback editions of classic Christmas ghost stories. Order before Christmas and the whole bundle is just 35 bucks. The titles include:

"The Signalman" by Charles Dickens
"Afterward" by Edith Wharton
"One Who Saw" by A.M. Burrage
"The Diary of Mr. Poynter" by M.R. James
"The Crown Derby Plate" by Marjorie Bowen

Each edition also features a cover and illustrations by Seth, a renowned Canadian cartoonist.

http://biblioasis.com/shop/new-release/christmas-ghost-stories-holiday-bundle/

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