(April 1959)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Campbell (signed)(painted)
Inks:
Stan Campbell (signed)(painted)
Colors:
Stan Campbell (signed)(painted)
Letters:
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Genre:
history

[The Illustrated Story of Flight] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
synopsis of the book

Blizzard Rescue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
pilot Harold Gillam; miner Carl Witham
Synopsis:
Carl Gillam flies his plane in Alaska to save an injured miner.

Wings of Myth-Wings of Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / pages (report information)

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Pencils:
H. L. Kihl (signed)
Inks:
H. L. Kihl (signed)
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Genre:
history
Characters:
Emperor Shun; Wayland; Daedalus; Icarus; Brother Oliver (an English Monk); John Damien
Synopsis:
recounts mankind's legends and early attempts at flight

Leonardo's Dream Of Flight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils:
H. L. Kihl ?
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Genre:
history
Characters:
Leonardo Da Vinci
Synopsis:
a summary of Leonardo's designs for flying machines

First in the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Joseph Montgolfier; Etienne Montgolfier; King Louis XVI of France; Pilatre De Rozier; Marquis D'Arlandes
Synopsis:
the story of French balloon inventors

From Gliders to Gasoline (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Sir George Cayley; WIlliam Henson; John Stringfellow; Sir Hiram Maxim; Otto Lilienthal
Synopsis:
man's experiments with gliders

The Great Almost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Dr. Samuel Pierpont Langley; Theodore Roosevelt; President William McKinley; Charles Manly
Synopsis:
the quest for powered flight

The First to Fly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Samuel Langley
Synopsis:
the Wright Brothers design and build the first airplane

What Makes an Airplane Fly? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Synopsis:
an introduction to the physics of flight

Pioneer Pilots (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Alberto Santos-Dumont; Louis Bleriot; Henri Farman; Charles Willard; Glenn Curtis

A New Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Roland Garros
Reprints:
  • the development of fighter planes in World War I

The Red Knight of Germany (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Baron Manfred Von Richthofen; Captain Roy Brown; Wilfred May
Synopsis:
the story of the Red Baron

Between the Wars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Lieutenant Commander Richard E. Byrd, USN; Edsel Ford; Floyd Bennett; Charles A. Lindbergh; Frank Hawks; Wiley Post; Harold Gatty; Howard Hughes
Synopsis:
aviation development between the wars

A Deadly Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Synopsis:
advancements in airplanes as weapons durring World War II

Brick Wall in the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Genre:
history
Characters:
Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager; Glennis Yeager; Captain Bill Bridgman
Synopsis:
jet fighters and the sound barrier are discussed

Flight of the Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
history
Synopsis:
final words on flight
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Illustrated Story of Flight]
  3. 2. Blizzard Rescue
  4. 3. Wings of Myth-Wings of Man
  5. 4. Leonardo's Dream Of Flight
  6. 5. First in the Sky
  7. 6. From Gliders to Gasoline
  8. 7. The Great Almost
  9. 8. The First to Fly
  10. 9. What Makes an Airplane Fly?
  11. 10. Pioneer Pilots
  12. 11. A New Weapon
  13. 12. The Red Knight of Germany
  14. 13. Between the Wars
  15. 14. A Deadly Weapon
  16. 15. Brick Wall in the Sky
  17. 16. Flight of the Future
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  • Stan Hosmer
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