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

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
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
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:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Penny Prince
  2. 1. The Penny Prince
  3. 2. The Two Goats
    Aesop's Fables
  4. 3. Three Little Kittens
  5. 4. The Rabbit
    The Animal World
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Color This Picture With Crayons
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp