(March 1954)

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

The 3 Little Pigs (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:
Three Pigs; Wolf
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the wolf watching the pigs.
Reprints:

[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, "Jack and the Beanstalk". 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.

The 3 Little Pigs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Three Pigs; Mother Pig; Wolf
Synopsis:
A hungry wolf waits for an opportunity to devour three pigs but his several attempts to capture them are thwarted.
Reprints:

I Saw a Ship A-Sailing (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:
White Mice; Duck
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about a ship manned by mice and captained by a duck.

"On a hunt, the cheetah..." (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 cheetah.

[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 subscription offer for the Classics Illustrated Junior series. Spot illustration depicts front cover of "The Pied Piper".

[The 3 Little Pigs Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Three Pigs
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts the three pigs and a wheelbarrow.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 3 Little Pigs
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. The 3 Little Pigs
  5. 4. I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
  6. 5. "On a hunt, the cheetah..."
  7. 6. [Subscription Offer]
  8. 7. [The 3 Little Pigs 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