(December 1953)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Authors, Ltd.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated Junior
Editing:
Meyer A. Kaplan (Managing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Cinderella (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dik Browne ? (painting)
Inks:
Dik Browne ? (painting)
Colors:
Dik Browne ? (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cinderella; Fairy Godmother
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts Cinderella gazing upon a miniature pumpkin coach.

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents)

Coming Next Month / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented, inside front cover promo positioned on the left side of the page for the next issue in the Classics Illustrated Junior series, "The Pied Piper". Spot illustration depicts the next issue's cover.

[Dot-to-Dot Puzzle] (Table of Contents)

What Is This? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (puzzle directions)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented, inside front cover dot-to-dot puzzle positioned on the right side of the page.

Cinderella (Table of Contents)

comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Charles Perrault (original author)
Pencils:
Peter Costanza (signed)
Inks:
Peter Costanza (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cinderella; Fairy Godmother; Stepmother; Two Stepsisters; Prince
Synopsis:
Cinderella is a drudge in her stepmother's household but attends the Prince's ball through the agency of her Fairy Godmother. The Prince falls in love with her. At midnight, she loses her glass slipper while fleeing the palace, but the Prince tries the slipper on every maiden in the land until he discovers the woman he loves.

Jack and Jill (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (traditional author)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Jack; Jill
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about two children climbing a hill to draw a pail of water.

[The rough and tumble antics...] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about the panda.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover promo offering a Classics Illustrated Junior subscription. Spot illustration depicts the cover of "The Pied Piper".

[Cinderella Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Peter Costanza
Inks:
Peter Costanza
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cinderella; Prince
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts Cinderella rushing down the palace staircase with the Prince in pursuit.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cinderella
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. Cinderella
  5. 4. Jack and Jill
  6. 5. [The rough and tumble antics...]
  7. 6. [Subscription Offer]
  8. 7. [Cinderella Pinup]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp