The bottom rip just barely gets into the art. Every one of those 2 rips have been, if not professionally, carefully, taped with thin slices of tape. There are 2 pieces missing out of the front cover. A piece of tape on front & back of a rip on the knife holding hand on the front cover.There a stain next to Charles Atlas on the back cover. There is a piece missing at the bottom spine of the back cover. There is a 1/2 rip taped on the inside edge of the back cover. There are other mostly minor defects like other small rips. He gives his manager a timebomb in a suitcase for his flight and then figures where the plane should be in the desert when the bomb goes off. He drives out to make absolutely sure his boss does not survive and when the bomb goes off, the plane falls directly onto him. A man makes his fortune off the government's atomic bomb production and murders his wife to trade her in for a newer model. The cops pick him up when a prospector locates the body from the signal in the radium dial of his wife's watch. Al Williamson When an innocent man is strapped into the electric chair and sponges are applied it jogs his memory too late about a detail that could have saved him at his trial for the murder of a tramp he'd been with.
The witness testified that a man wearing a gray coat had been seen leaving the victim's apartment the night she'd been killed, but he hadn't been wearing his gray coat that evening as he'd been unable to get a spot out of it with a sponge and it was sent to the cleaners. When a barber finds out that the bank president has cuckolded him with his wife, he goes after him with a straight razor.The item "EC CRIME SUSPENSTORIES #16 orig Apr-May 1953 lots of taped edge rips Good Reader" is in sale since Wednesday, February 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Golden Age (1938-55)\Horror & Sci-Fi". The seller is "pocketfullofmiracles" and is located in Santa Monica, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bermuda, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru.