Classics Illustrated is an American comic book series featuring adaptations of literary classics. The series began publication in 1941 and finished its first run in 1969, producing 169 issues. This is a rare and hard to find issue of Classics Illustrated. Issue #40 is based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe and includes the tales of: The Pit and the Pendulum, The Adventures of Hans Pfall, and The Fall of the House of Usher.
Written by: Edgar Allan Poe
Published by: Gilberton Company
Printing Date: August 1947
In Good Condition for the age. The cover has moderate wear along the edges and corners along with a few crease marks. Some age discoloration on front and back. There is some writing on the back cover form. The inside pages are in Good condition with light wear along the edges.