(July 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1960
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing:
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
educational; exploration; explorer; fact

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)
Inks:
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)
Colors:
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
polar explorer
Synopsis:
polar explorer with dog sled and team; insets of desert travelers on camels, and Spanish conquistadors
Reprints:
Keywords:
arctic; dog; dog sled; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; polar

["The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Native Americans; Spanish conquistadors; French voyageurs; space explorers
Synopsis:
Montage of explorers; introductory text on the question, "What lies beyond?"
Reprints:
Keywords:
American Indian; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; space; space ship

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Passage to the Indies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Vasco da Gama; Bartholomeu Diaz; Portuguese mariners
Synopsis:
Using ships built by Diaz, da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope and initiates direct European trade with India.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; India; Portugal

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

The Land of El Dorado (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Francisco de Orellana; Friar Gaspar de Carvajal; Native Americans
Synopsis:
Orellana and his men cross South America, including a descent of the Amazon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Amazon River; American Indian; Ecuador; educational; El Dorado; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; South America

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

A Storm of Peace (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Tropical cyclones and hurricanes in history
Keywords:
cyclone; educational; fact; hurricane; Samoa

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Eric the Red; Christopher Columbus; Ferdinand Magellan
Synopsis:
Short biographies and speculative illustrations of three explorers
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; exploration; explorer; fact; Viking

The Mysterious Continent (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Captain James Cook; Nicholas Young; Chief Tupia
Synopsis:
Captain Cook undertakes three voyages of exploration throughout the Pacific, but fails to find Australia.
Reprints:
Keywords:
education; exploration; explorer; fact; navy; Polynesia

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Emmeline Went Marching (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Emmeline Pankhurst
Synopsis:
Emmeline Pankhurst conducts an aggressive, and ultimately successful, campaign for women's suffrage.
Keywords:
education; fact; feminism; suffragette; suffragist; women's rights

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Richard Evelyn Byrd
Synopsis:
Short biographies and illustrations of three explorers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Antarctic; Arctic; education; exploration; explorer; fact; North Pole; polar; South Pole

The Great Wilderness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Alexander MacKenzie
Synopsis:
Alexander MacKenzie, representing the Northwest Company, makes the first crossing of North America by Europeans.
Reprints:
Keywords:
American Indian; Canada; education; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; trading post

The Pathmarker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
John C. Fremont; Kit Carson; Charles Preuss; Lucien Maxwell
Synopsis:
Guided by Kit Carson, Fremont explores and maps a route through the Rockies to Oregon country.
Keywords:
American Indian; bison; buffalo; education; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jacques Cartier; Vitus Bering; Edward Parry
Synopsis:
Short biographies and illustrations of three Arctic explorers
Reprints:
Keywords:
Arctic; education; exploration; explorer; fact

The Mine of Death (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Jacob Waltz
Synopsis:
Story of the Lost Dutchman Mine
Keywords:
education; fact; miner; mining; prospecting; prospector

To the North Pole (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Robert E. Peary; Matthew Henson; Ooqueah; Ootah; Seegloo; Egingwah
Synopsis:
Peary and his men are the first to reach the North Pole.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Arctic; dog sled; education; Eskimo; exploration; explorer; fact; Greenland; Inuit; navy; North Pole

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Vivian Fuchs; Thor Heyerdahl; Maurice Herzog
Synopsis:
Short biographies, with illustrations, of three explorers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
education; exploration; explorer; fact

The Duel (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton
Synopsis:
Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton conduct a long and bitter political conflict, culminating in the duel in which Burr kills Hamilton.
Keywords:
education; fact; politics

The Roof of the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Edmund Hillary; Bhotia Tenzing Norkey
Synopsis:
As part of a larger expedition, Hillary and Tenzing make the first ascent on Mount Everest.
Reprints:
Keywords:
education; exploration; explorer; fact; mountain climbing; mountaineering; Nepal; Sherpa

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

["We hope you enjoyed this issue."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Suggested reading
Reprints:

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

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["Subscribe now! Today!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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