Famed cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davis, whose iconic work graced the pages of classic horror comics Tales from the Crypt, The Vault of Horror, The Haunt of Fear and more is dead at 91. The artist began freelancing at EC Comics in 1950, and by 1952 he had become one of the founding illustrators of Mad Magazine.
He continued on to draw book and album covers, movie posters and more right up until he retired in 2014 when he decided he was no longer satisfied with the quality of his work.
Davis was the last living artist from the horror era of EC Comics.
Tales from the Crypt cover by Jack Davis
Frankenstein pinup mail away ad from Famous Monsters
From “You’ll Die Laughing” Topps trading cards, 1959