(June 1957)

Gilberton, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly with special issues in June and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated Special Issue
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7" w x 10 1/4" h
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed with information submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Three printings: June 1957, June 1959, and December 1961.


Adventures in Science (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
math & science
Keywords:
rocket

The Story of Flight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
math & science
Characters:
Daedalus; Icarus; Leonardo da Vinci; Zoroastro; George Cayley; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Charles Lindbergh; Sir Frank Whittle; Captain Charles Yeager
Synopsis:
The history of human flight from early designs by Leonardo da Vinci to the jet age and beyond.
Keywords:
jet engine; Kitty Hawk North Carolina; Paris France; rocket; speed of sound; Spirit of Saint Louis; wind tunnel

Andy's Atomic Adventure (Table of Contents)

comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
math & science
Characters:
Andy Wilson; Dr. Mitchell; Miss Raymond; Dr. Jeff Clark; John
Synopsis:
Andy learns about the power of the atom.
Keywords:
atomic explosion; atomic submarine; desert; Geiger counter; Middletown Nevada; Nautilus submarine; radioactivity; uranium

The Discoveries of Louis Pasteur (Table of Contents)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Louis Pasteur; Marie Pasteur; Cecile Pasteur; Emperor Napoleon III; Marie Louise Pasteur; Joseph Meister
Synopsis:
The life and discoveries of Louis Pasteur.
Keywords:
Alps; antrax; germs; microscope; Paris France; rabies; vaccination

From Tom Tom to TV (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science
Characters:
Julius Ceaser; Johann Gutenberg; Samuel Morse; Cyrus Field; Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas Watson; Guglielmo Marconi; President Woodrow Wilson
Synopsis:
The history of communication from smoke signals to television.
Keywords:
Athens Greece; carrier pigeon; cavemen; Marathon Greece; morse code; printing press; radio; Sparta Greece; telephone; television

Amelia Earhart (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Joseph Priestley (Table of Contents)

Pioneers of Science / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Adventures in Science
  2. 1. The Story of Flight
  3. 2. Andy's Atomic Adventure
  4. 3. The Discoveries of Louis Pasteur
  5. 4. From Tom Tom to TV
  6. 5. Amelia Earhart
  7. 6. Joseph Priestley
    Pioneers of Science
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