(November 1954)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-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

Pinocchio (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:
Pinocchio; Geppetto
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts Pinocchio coming to life before Geppetto.

[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 Steadfast Tin Soldier". 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.

Pinocchio (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Carlo Collodi (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pinocchio; Geppetto; Blue Fairy; Puppet Master; Circus Owner; Fox; Cat; Cricket; Fish
Synopsis:
A wooden marionette comes to life and has many adventures before becoming a real boy.

The Ant and the Grasshopper (Table of Contents)

Aesop's Fables / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Aesop (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Ant; Grasshopper
Synopsis:
The grasshopper plays all summer while the ant gathers food for the coming winter.

Pirate Story (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" about children playing pirates in a meadow before being frightened away by a herd of cattle.

["There are only about 800..."] (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 grizzly bear.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover promo offering Classics Illustrated and Classics Illustrated Junior subscriptions. Spot illustrations depict front covers of both series.

[Pinocchio Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pinocchio; Geppetto; Blue Fairy
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts Pinocchio dancing before Geppetto and the Blue Fairy.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Pinocchio
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. Pinocchio
  5. 4. The Ant and the Grasshopper
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. Pirate Story
  7. 6. ["There are only about 800..."]
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Pinocchio Pinup]
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