(December 1959)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Authors, Ltd.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated Junior
Editing:
Meyer A. Kaplan (executive editor); Roberta Strauss (Editor); Diane Alexander (assoc. 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

Indexed from copy with Highest Reorder Number of 563 (assumed first printing).


The Wishing Well (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
L. B. Cole (painting)
Inks:
L. B. Cole (painting)
Colors:
L. B. Cole (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Keywords:
Fairy Tale

[Coming Next] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Cover of next issue (The Salt Mountain). Also Statement of Ownership and indicia.

The Wishing Well (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy
Synopsis:
A young man discovers a magic ax, a magic walnut and a magic spade and wins the hand of a princess.
Keywords:
Fairy Tale

Aesop's Fables: The Boy Bathing (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Aesop (adapted from)
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children; fantasy
Synopsis:
A boy is drowning but the man on the shore stops to lecture him.
Keywords:
Parable

There Was a Young Lady Whose Nose (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy
Synopsis:
Limerick by Edward Lear illustrated.
Keywords:
Nursery Rhyme

The Alpaca (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. B. Cole
Inks:
L. B. Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about the alpaca.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
L. B. Cole
Inks:
L. B. Cole
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Pen and ink version of cover illustration.

The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for other Classics Illustrated Junior titles that were available. Highest reorder number is 563.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wishing Well
  2. 1. [Coming Next]
  3. 2. The Wishing Well
  4. 3. Aesop's Fables: The Boy Bathing
    Aesop's Fables
  5. 4. There Was a Young Lady Whose Nose
  6. 5. The Alpaca
    The Animal World
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Color This Picture With Crayons
  8. 7. The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
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