King in 2007
Theatrical release poster
In 1971, King worked as a teacher at Hampden Academy
Several screenshots from the film, demonstrating the way comic-book imagery and effects were used extensively by director George A. Romero to recreate the feel of classic 1950s EC horror comics, such as ''Tales from the Crypt
Stephen King at the Harvard Book Store, June 6, 2005
Stephen King in 2011
King campaigning for Gary Hart for President in 1984
King at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, 2013
King's home in Bangor
King wearing a Boston Red Sox jersey at a book signing in November 2004

Creepshow is a 1982 American horror comedy anthology film directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King, making this film his screenwriting debut.

- Creepshow

He displayed an early interest in horror as an avid reader of EC horror comics, including Tales from the Crypt, and he later paid tribute to the comics in his screenplay for Creepshow.

- Stephen King
King in 2007

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EC Comics

American publisher of comic books, which specialized in horror fiction, crime fiction, satire, military fiction, dark fantasy, and science fiction from the 1940s through the mid-1950s, notably the Tales from the Crypt series.

American publisher of comic books, which specialized in horror fiction, crime fiction, satire, military fiction, dark fantasy, and science fiction from the 1940s through the mid-1950s, notably the Tales from the Crypt series.

225 Lafayette Street, home of EC Comics
"Judgment Day" was first published in Weird Fantasy #18 (April 1953)

The omnibus movies Creepshow (1982) and Creepshow 2, while using original scripts written by Stephen King and George A. Romero, were inspired by EC's horror comics and hosted by a Ghoulunatic-inspired character.

Hill at the 2019 WonderCon

Joe Hill (writer)

American writer.

American writer.

Hill at the 2019 WonderCon
Hill at a book store reading in March 2007

King is the son of authors Tabitha and Stephen King, and the brother of writer Owen King.

At age 9, he appeared in the 1982 film Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, which co-starred and was written by his father.