(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
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
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.

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
Characters:
Frog [becomes Prince]; King; Princess
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
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
Characters:
Frog; Princess
Reprints:
Keywords:
fairy tale

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Frog Prince
    The Frog Prince
  2. 1. What Is This?
  3. 2. The Frog Prince
    The Frog Prince
  4. 3. The Hares And The Frogs
    Aesop's Fables
  5. 4. Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
  6. 5. What Are Little Boys Made Of?
  7. 6. The Condor
    The Animal World
  8. 7. The Frog Prince
    Color This Picture With Crayons
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