(February 1956)

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:
Helene Lecar; Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht (editorial director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Art Director - Sidney Miller. Art Assistant - Stephen L. Addeo. Production Director - George V. Rickel.


The Gallant Tailor (Table of Contents)

The Gallant Tailor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Sekowsky
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
The Gallant Tailor
Keywords:
Fairy Tale

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

What is it? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Connect the dots puzzle on inside front cover.

The Gallant Tailor (Table of Contents)

The Gallant Tailor / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adaptation); Brothers Grimm (original)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tailor; Princess; King; Giants; Unicorn; Boar
Synopsis:
A tailor defeats several giants but is given almost impossible tasks to fulfuill before winning a princess in marriage.
Keywords:
Fairy Tale

Indexer Notes

Art identification by William B. Jones Jr in Classics Illustrated a Cultural History

The Fox and the Crow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Sekowsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Fox; Crow
Synopsis:
A fox tricks a crow into dropping a piece of cheese by flattering her singing voice, and then suggests she not listen to that which she knows is not true.
Keywords:
Parable

Windy Nights (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" about the personification of the wind as a horse and rider galloping about at night.

Indexer Notes

From A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Wouldn't it Be Funny? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about ridiculous propositions including a cow barking and a dog mooing.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated nursery rhyme.

Jack, Be Nimble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jack
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about a boy jumping over a candlestick.
Keywords:
nursery rhyme.; nursery rhymes

Indexer Notes

Illustrated nursery rhyme.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Color This Picture With Crayons / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Gallant Tailor

Indexer Notes

Coloring page on inside back cover.

Classics Illustrated Junior (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Checklist for Classics Illustrated Junior titles, on back cover.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Mike Nielsen (since 2014-09-27, last edit 2014-09-27)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Gallant Tailor
    The Gallant Tailor
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    What is it?
  3. 2. The Gallant Tailor
    The Gallant Tailor
  4. 3. The Fox and the Crow
    Aesop's Fables
  5. 4. Windy Nights
  6. 5. Wouldn't it Be Funny?
  7. 6. Jack, Be Nimble
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Color This Picture With Crayons
  9. 8. Classics Illustrated Junior
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp