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Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television (2004)

Tells the story of EC Comics, the controversy that led to the end of mainstream horror comics, and the HBO anthology series "Tales from the Crypt".

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Russ Cochran ...
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Digby Diehl ...
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Al Feldstein ...
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William M. Gaines ...
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Grant Geissman ...
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R.L. Stine ...
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Jerry Weist ...
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Tells the story of EC Comics, the controversy that led to the end of mainstream horror comics, and the HBO anthology series "Tales from the Crypt".

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This documentary is featured on the Tales from the Crypt (1989) complete first season DVD set, and was also released on its own on DVD as a 2-disc set. both were released in 2005. See more »

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Good documentary!
26 August 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This special program is located on the features menu on the second disc DVD of the excellent horror series Tales from the Crypt: Season 1: The Complete Season! Featuring in interviews in this telling of the history of horror comics! the guests are none other than John Carpenter, Russ Cochran, Digby Diehl, Mark Evanier, Al Feldstein, William M. Gaines, Grant Geissman, George A. Romero, Joel Silver, R.L. Stine, Jack Wohl, Bernie Wrightson, and Wendy Gaines-Bucci! There are some amazing parts of this feature. Many things are revealed that which I thought was amazing to know! Such as the history of EC Comics and all of the things that went around in the 40's and 50's eras. They also talk about many other incredible things and facts about this series and how the legendary Crypt Keeper came to be! Directer John Carpenter and Producer Joel Silver has some screen time on this feature so if you are one of their's fans then this'll be good for you to check out! I thought that this was a great feature I recommend this and I strongly the series film Tales from the Crypt!


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