(May 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:
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

Issue Notes

Credits from Classics Illustrated A Cultural History 2nd Edition by William B.Jones Jr.


The Frog Prince (Table of Contents)

The Frog Prince / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter (painting)
Inks:
Lin Streeter (painting)
Colors:
Lin Streeter (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Frog; Princess
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tale

What Is This? (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Connect-the-dots puzzle that forms a fish underwater.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. No credits.

[Subscribe Now! Today!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Replaces the "What Is This?" sequence in HRN 550 editions.

The Frog Prince (Table of Contents)

The Frog Prince / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Frog [becomes Prince]; King; Princess
Synopsis:
Through the kindness of a princess, a frog turns into a prince.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tale

The Hares And The Frogs (Table of Contents)

Aesop's Fables / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Aesop (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Fox; Frogs; Hares; Horses
Reprints:
Keywords:
parable

Indexer Notes

No credits.

Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
The "Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat" poem with illo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One panel. No credits.

What Are Little Boys Made Of? (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
The "What Are Little Boys Made Of?" poem with illo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One panel. No credits.

The Condor (Table of Contents)

The Animal World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No credits.

The Frog Prince (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Frog; Princess
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tale

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. One panel. Can also be seen as a pinup. No credits.

[Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for Classics Illustrated issues.

This replaces the page to color on the inside cover in HRN 550 editions.

[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 of HRN 550 copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Frog Prince
    The Frog Prince
  2. 1. What Is This?
  3. 2. [Subscribe Now! Today!]
  4. 3. The Frog Prince
    The Frog Prince
  5. 4. The Hares And The Frogs
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
  7. 6. What Are Little Boys Made Of?
  8. 7. The Condor
    The Animal World
  9. 8. The Frog Prince
    Color This Picture With Crayons
  10. 9. [Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication]
  11. 10. [The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales]
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