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Shock Suspenstories Volume 2 (2007) [Graphic Novel]
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Series: EC Archives

Summary (From the publisher):

EC Comics were superior to other comics of the 1950s because of a higher quality of writing and artwork, and they were widely imitated by other comics publishers. The subject matter for EC Comics were horror, science fiction/fantasy, crime stories, war stories and stories with a social message that generally had a twist or "shock" ending. This volume reprints the second six complete issues (24 stories) of the comic book Shock SuspenStories, originally published in 1953, and features a mixture of horror, crime, war and social issue-based stories, characterized by ironic "O. Henry" type twist endings, and including the first attempts in the comics medium to teach moral lessons about racial prejudice, anti-Semitism, gang violence, corrupt officials, etc.

Original title: Shock Suspenstories Volume 2
Alternative titles: The EC Archives: Shock Suspenstories Volume 2
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionFantasyGraphic Novels
FictionScience Fiction


  • The stories "The Small Assassin" (issue #7) and "The October Game" (issue #9) were adaptations of Ray Bradbury short stories

Edition #1: Shock Suspenstories Volume 2

Shock Suspenstories Volume 2 (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Illustrated by: George Evans Al Williamson Joe Orlando Wally Wood Albert B. Feldstein Johnny Craig Reed Crandall
Introduction by: Dean Kamen
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Shock Suspenstories Volume 2 (May 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Timonium, MD
Publisher: Gemstone Publishing
ISBN: 9781888472707
Pages: 212

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