(May 1959)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing:
Roberta Strauss (Editor); Sam Birnkrant (Associate Editor)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Illustrated Story of the Army (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Doug Rosa (Painted)
Inks:
Doug Rosa (Painted)
Colors:
Doug Rosa (Painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Original indexer credited Doug Roea for pencils, inks, and colors. Martin O'Hearn has identified Rosa as the name of the artist whose signature at times appeared to read Roea (September, 2012).

The Illustrated Story of the Army (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Synopsis:
One page quick history of the Army.

Follow Old Minick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
John W. Minick
Synopsis:
True story of Medal of Honor winner John W. Minick who was killed during WWII.

Here Comes Yankee Doodle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
Miles Standish; General George Washington; Baron Ludwig Von Steuben
Synopsis:
Story of the early militia and how George Washington and Baron Von Steuben made them into an army.

Frontier Forts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
Alexander Hamilton; President George Washington; Ohio Governor Arthur St. Clair; General Anthony Wayne
Synopsis:
The story of President Washington's struggle to force congress to allow for a standing peacetime army and the building of forts in the Ohio valley.

The Corps of Cadets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
President Thomas Jefferson; Superintendent of West Point Sylvanus Thayer; President James Monroe; Commanding General of the Army Winfield Scott
Synopsis:
Story of the founding of West Point Military Academy.

Two Too Many (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
James McNeill Whistler
Synopsis:
Amusing story about James Whistler as a cadet at West Point during an art class. James Whistler later became a famous artist.

Rifles and Arrows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war; western-frontier
Characters:
Red Cloud; Roman Nose; Major George Forsyth; Lieutenant Frederick Beecher; Crazy Horse; General George Cook; Sitting Bull; General George Custer
Synopsis:
Short history of the Indian Wars.

Custer's Last Stand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war; western-frontier
Characters:
Colonel George Custer; General Alfred Terry; General George Crook; Chief Crazy Horse; Chief Gall; Chief Rain-In-The-Face; Chief Sitting Bull; Captain Benteen; Captain Reno
Synopsis:
A typical white man's version of the Battle at Little Big Horn with Custer as hero.

Northern Raiders (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mitchell's Raiders; Secretary of War Edwin Stanton
Synopsis:
Re-telling of the story of Mitchell's Raiders during the Civil War. Mitcell's Raiders became the first Medal of Honor winners.

The Army in War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
William Henry Harrison; Chief Tecumseh; New York State Militia Commander Jacob Brown; Brigadier General Winfield Scott; Andrew Jackson
Synopsis:
History of the War of 1812

The Mexican War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
General Zachary Taylor; Mexican General Santa Anna; Lieutenant William Stover; General Winfield Scott
Synopsis:
Story of the Mexican war.

The Civil War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dennis Hart Mahan; President Lincoln; General Ulysses S. Grant; General Jubal Early; General Philip Sheridan; General William T. Sherman
Synopsis:
Story of the Civil War.

The Spanish-American War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt; Leonard Wood; Major Walter Reed
Synopsis:
Story of the Spanish-American war, and the discovery of the cure for Yellow Fever.

World War I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
war
Characters:
General John J. Pershing
Synopsis:
The story of World War I

World War II (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
General Douglas MacArthur; General Dwight D. Eisenhower; General Mark Clark; General George Patton
Synopsis:
The story of World War II.

The Korean War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Story of the Korean War.

The Army in Peace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sam Donley; Bill Masters; Lee Wells
Synopsis:
Sam, Bill and Lee join the peacetime army. They take different career paths. All decide to re-enlist.

Scooter Burke's Peak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lloyd "Scooter" Burke; Sergeant Foster
Synopsis:
True story of Medal of Honor winner Lloyd Burke.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of the Army
  2. 1. The Illustrated Story of the Army
  3. 2. Follow Old Minick
  4. 3. Here Comes Yankee Doodle
  5. 4. Frontier Forts
  6. 5. The Corps of Cadets
  7. 6. Two Too Many
  8. 7. Rifles and Arrows
  9. 8. Custer's Last Stand
  10. 9. Northern Raiders
  11. 10. The Army in War
  12. 11. The Mexican War
  13. 12. The Civil War
  14. 13. The Spanish-American War
  15. 14. World War I
  16. 15. World War II
  17. 16. The Korean War
  18. 17. The Army in Peace
  19. 18. Scooter Burke's Peak
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • James Ludwig
  • Karl Wilcox