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16 minutes ago, Point Five said:

Love this one. It's been on my radar as well lately. Those deep black inks are sweet.

The main figure's face looks so much like a Jack Davis drawing. I've wondered before if it might be a swipe from an EC splash page. What do you think?

 

I can see a bit of Jack Davis' style in there but I think this is pure Nostrand. Although I'm no EC expert by a long shot.

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15 minutes ago, Jayman said:

I can see a bit of Jack Davis' style in there but I think this is pure Nostrand. Although I'm no EC expert by a long shot.

Cool. (thumbsu What are some other covers that Nostrand did? I don't know anything about him.

 

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1 hour ago, Point Five said:

Cool. (thumbsu What are some other covers that Nostrand did? I don't know anything about him.

 

Most of what I know is from his work for Harvey Comics. He did the cover to the classic Witches Tales 25, the severed head bell ringer cover. I found this book searching his name, looks interesting!

 

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2 hours ago, Jayman said:

Most of what I know is from his work for Harvey Comics. He did the cover to the classic Witches Tales 25, the severed head bell ringer cover. I found this book searching his name, looks interesting!

 

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Those are cool mostly reprints inside with dated stories and issues that are used (thumbsu

 

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4 minutes ago, SAKI said:

A nice way to finish the year..

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Great cover 

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4 hours ago, Jayman said:

Most of what I know is from his work for Harvey Comics. He did the cover to the classic Witches Tales 25, the severed head bell ringer cover. I found this book searching his name, looks interesting!

 

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The Ghoul looks like a rotted version of the Crypt Keeper to me.

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Just now, Larryw7 said:

The Ghoul looks like a rotted version of the Crypt Keeper to me.

Nostrand started out very heavily influenced by/swiping from Jack Davis.

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2 hours ago, SAKI said:

17226207_weirdtales.jpg.9416c719a99cd1fde0f98671fa2b55e2.jpgA nice way to finish the year..

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19 hours ago, SAKI said:

A nice way to finish the year..

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Such an awesome cover, and not seen often!

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On 12/13/2018 at 3:59 PM, adamstrange said:

Nostrand started out very heavily influenced by/swiping from Jack Davis.

I always thought of him as harveys answer to jack davis

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9 hours ago, Rude into terror said:

I always thought of him as harveys answer to jack davis

With a little bit of Will Eisner thrown in. 

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18 minutes ago, Phill the Governor said:

I've always wanted a copy of this book, and when the right copy at the right price comes along...

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:headbang:

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13 hours ago, Phill the Governor said:

I've always wanted a copy of this book, and when the right copy at the right price comes along...

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This Jack Davis precode war cover that is one of the greatest war covers to come out of the precode era. Congrats on getting a must have!

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3 hours ago, Point Five said:

So happy to knock this one off the list after spending most of the year looking for one. :headbang:  An insane cover, love everything about it.

Weird Chills is such a great name for a horror title, but the summer of '54 was not a good time to debut a horror title. Wish it could have started a year earlier... ah well.

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Great pickup! Need that one to complete the trio! 

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5 hours ago, Point Five said:

So happy to knock this one off the list after spending most of the year looking for one. :headbang:  An insane cover, love everything about it.

Weird Chills is such a great name for a horror title, but the summer of '54 was not a good time to debut a horror title. Wish it could have started a year earlier... ah well.

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Great grab. All 3 are classics!  PCH at it's finest.

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