Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS

October is here, and our minds are turning towards horror comics, particularly old-school titles like Tales from the Crypt. Here's one of TFTC's most absurd tales. It's about two lovers at Mardi Gras, one of whom has a dark secret.

There's so much to love about this 1953 story from Tales from The Crypt 38 I don't know where to start:

1.) Its premise. Everything about it. If a draft of this comic was presented in The Twilight Zone writers' room, Rod Serling would throw a chair at you.
2.) The notion that this weird-ass comic was likely responsible for the sexual awakenings of a couple hundred members of the Silent Generation.
3.) The boneheaded idea to go drunk driving into the night and wake up a small-town parishioner for a Hurricane-fueled wedding.
4.) Suzanne's wan dismissal of Herbert: "I know...YAWN."
5.) The fact that Herbert's beer muscles turn him into a goddamn cyborg.
6.) The vault-keeper's post-game banter: "She may lose face!"

This gem was spotted on Scans Daily.

Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS

Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS

Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS

Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS

Quite possibly the most ridiculous Tales from the Crypt story you'll ever readS