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(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 (painting, signed)
Inks:
Stan Campbell (painting, signed)
Colors:
Stan Campbell (painting, signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
history

["Special Introductory Offer"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald McCann
Inks:
Gerald McCann
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
synopsis of the book

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Blizzard Rescue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Tartaglione
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. L. Kihl (signed)
Inks:
H. L. Kihl (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. L. Kihl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

From Gliders to Gasoline (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Great Almost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald McCann
Inks:
Gerald McCann
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The First to Fly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

What Makes an Airplane Fly? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

Pioneer Pilots (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
history
Characters:
Alberto Santos-Dumont; Louis Blériot; Henri Farman; Charles Willard; Glenn Curtiss
Keywords:
Biplane

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

A New Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Berger ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Red Knight of Germany (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Between the Wars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

A Deadly Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glanzman
Inks:
Sam Glanzman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Brick Wall in the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Tartaglione
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Flight of the Future (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Kirner] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Kirner] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
history
Synopsis:
final words on flight

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

["The wonderful world of fairy tales"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Special Introductory Offer"]
  3. 2. [The Illustrated Story of Flight]
  4. 3. Blizzard Rescue
  5. 4. Wings of Myth - Wings of Man
  6. 5. Leonardo's Dream of Flight
  7. 6. First in the Sky
  8. 7. From Gliders to Gasoline
  9. 8. The Great Almost
  10. 9. The First to Fly
  11. 10. What Makes an Airplane Fly?
  12. 11. Pioneer Pilots
  13. 12. A New Weapon
  14. 13. The Red Knight of Germany
  15. 14. Between the Wars
  16. 15. A Deadly Weapon
  17. 16. Brick Wall in the Sky
  18. 17. Flight of the Future
  19. 18. ["The wonderful world of fairy tales"]
  20. 19. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
  • Stan Hosmer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • James Ludwig
  • Karl Wilcox