(July 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 by William B. Jones, Jr. 2nd Edition


The Penny Prince (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dik Browne (painting)
Inks:
Dik Browne (painting)
Colors:
Dik Browne (painting)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Penny Prince; Emperor's Daughter
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the Penny Prince laughing at the Emperor's Daughter.
Reprints:

[Coming Next Month] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for next month's issue "The Magic Servants". Inside front cover of HRN 529 issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

What is This? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Connect-the-dots puzzle. Inside front cover of HRN 529 copies.

The Penny Prince (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Hans Christian Andersen (original author)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Penny Prince; Emperor's Daughter; Emperor; Prince's Tutor; Celia (Lady-in-Waiting); Ladies-in-Waiting; Page Boys
Synopsis:
The Penny Prince disguises himself as a swineherd and woos the Emperor's daughter with magical gifts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on "The Swineherd"

The Two Goats (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (adapter); Aesop (original author)
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Two Goats; Fisherman
Synopsis:
Two goats meet at the center of a bridge, fight, and fall into the river. A fisherman decides that something always goes wrong when everyone thinks he's right.
Reprints:

Three Little Kittens (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (traditional author)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Three Kittens; Mother Cat
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about three kittens, their mittens, and a pie.
Reprints:

The Rabbit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about rabbits.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey

Reprints:

[The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover of HRN 529 editions.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Penny Prince
  2. 1. [Coming Next Month]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    What is This?
  4. 3. The Penny Prince
  5. 4. The Two Goats
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. Three Little Kittens
  7. 6. The Rabbit
    The Animal World
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Color This Picture With Crayons
  9. 8. [The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp