(May 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

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Goldilocks; Three Bears
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the three bears finding Goldilocks in Baby Bear's bed.
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 of Classics Illustrated Junior, "Beauty and the Beast". Spot illustration depicts the next issue's front 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.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Table of Contents)

comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Robert Southey (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Goldilocks; Mother; Three Bears; Squirrel; Bird
Synopsis:
Goldilocks makes use of the food, chairs, and beds of three bears. When caught, she runs home to her mother and later promises the bears she will never to do it again.

Foreign Lands (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Louis Stevenson
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" that tells of a youngster climbing a tree and gazing upon the countryside.

"The animal we usually call the buffalo..." (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 bison.
Keywords:
bison

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

[Color this picture with crayons] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Exists in HRN 568 issues.

[Goldilock and the Three Bears Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Three Bears; Goldilocks; Mother; Squirrel; Bird
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts the story's several characters dancing in a circle.

[The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Order form for Classics Illustrated Junior issues.

Exists in HRN 568 issues.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  5. 4. Foreign Lands
  6. 5. "The animal we usually call the buffalo..."
  7. 6. [Subscription Offer]
  8. 7. [Color this picture with crayons]
  9. 8. [Goldilock and the Three Bears Pinup]
  10. 9. [The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp