(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)
Inks:
Gerald McCann (painting)
Colors:
Gerald McCann (painting)

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

Indexer Notes

McCann credit per Dan Malan from his book The Complete Classics Illustrated.

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

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pinocchio; Thumbelina; the Three Bears; the steadfast tin soldier
Synopsis:
Promo with order form for back issues of Classics Illustrated Junior (H.R.N. 566). Thumbnails of covers from four issues.

Indexer Notes

Indicia on this page.

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)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Promo with order form (H.R.N. 156) for back issues of Classics Illustrated.

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover to # 149, Off on a Comet

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

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

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

Synopsis:
Promo, with order form, for subscriptions to The World Around Us

Indexer Notes

Thumbails of four covers, most partly hidden

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales"]
  3. 2. The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers
  4. 3. Passage to the Indies
  5. 4. The Land of El Dorado
  6. 5. A Storm of Peace
  7. 6. Famous Explorers
  8. 7. The Mysterious Continent
  9. 8. Emmeline Went Marching
  10. 9. Famous Explorers
  11. 10. The Great Wilderness
  12. 11. The Pathmarker
  13. 12. Famous Explorers
  14. 13. The Mine of Death
  15. 14. To the North Pole
  16. 15. Famous Explorers
  17. 16. The Duel
  18. 17. The Roof of the World
  19. 18. ["We hope you enjoyed this issue."]
  20. 19. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
  21. 20. ["Subscribe now! Today!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Chris Boyko
  • Nick Caputo
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  • James Ludwig
  • Karl Wilcox