(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) (Expand) /

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

[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) (Expand) /

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

[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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  • Kathryn Wright
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp