(December 1957)

Gilberton, 1955 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
June and December
On-sale date:
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
Roberta Strauss
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7" w x 10 1/4" h
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

"This issue of Classics Illustrated has been prepared in cooperation with the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission and under the supervision of its Director, Hermann Hagedorn."

Keywords:
assassination; Election; explorer; hunting; president; ranching; San Juan Hill; Spanish-American War

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Theodore Roosevelt, in "Rough Riders" uniform, in cavalry charge with drawn saber.
Keywords:
Cavalry; president; Spanish-American War

["Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission"] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hermann Hagedorn
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letter from Hermann Hagedorn, Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission, introducing Roosevelt as "The Great American."

Indexer Notes

On Commission letterhead.

The Rough Rider (Table of Contents)

comic story / 94 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt Sr.; Kermit Roosevelt; Edith Carow Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Biography of Theodore Roosevelt through childhood, western ranching, public life, family life, military service, presidency, political campaigns, travels in Africa and South America, and death.
Keywords:
assassination; election; exploration; hunting; politics; President; ranching; Spanish-American War

This He Believed... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Theodore Roosevelt
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Excerpts from the writings of Theodore Roosevelt.
Keywords:
Brotherhood; citizenship; government; religion

Theodore Roosevelt (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Praise of Theodore Roosevelt.

Indexer Notes

"From a resolution adopted by the Boy Scouts of America after Roosevelt's death in 1919." Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt.

["I have thoroughly enjoyed The Rough Rider."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Shane MacCarthy; Chloe Gifford; Daniel A. Poling; George C. Gilman
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Praise for "The Rough Rider" from various dignitaries.

"Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Julius Caesar
Synopsis:
List of Classics Illustrated titles -- HRN 141.

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail illustration of cover from #130, "Caesar's Conquests"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission"]
  3. 2. The Rough Rider
  4. 3. This He Believed...
  5. 4. Theodore Roosevelt
  6. 5. ["I have thoroughly enjoyed The Rough Rider."]
  7. 6. "Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin