(October 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

Meyer A. Kaplan (executive editor); Leonard B. Cole (art director)

Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
N.J. Nodel (painting) (signed)
Inks:
N.J. Nodel (painting) (signed)
Colors:
N.J. Nodel (painting) (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Lewis Armistead
Synopsis:
Union and Confederate soldiers clash near the High-Water Mark in Pickett's Charge; map of Gettysburg in background
Keywords:
army; Civil War; educational; fact; Gettysburg; Pennsylvania; Pickett's Charge

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

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

Pencils:
?
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?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pinocchio; Gepetto; Thumbelina; the Three Bears; the Steadfast Tin Soldier
Synopsis:
Promo, with order form, for back issues of Classics Illustrated Junior (H.R.N. 567)

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover to #513 (Pinocchio), plus three other covers partially hidden.

The Civil War (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln; Ulysses S. Grant; Jefferson Davis; Robert E. Lee; Union soldier; Confederate soldier
Synopsis:
Montage of specific and generic figures from the Civil War; introductory text.
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Before the Storm (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
John Brown; abolitionists; pro-slavery southerners; fugitive slave
Synopsis:
The young United States begins to tear itself apart in the quarrel over slavery.
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; slave; slavery

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Storm Breaks (Table of Contents)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as President. Five weeks later, South Carolina attacks Fort Sumter, beginning the Civil War.
Keywords:
Charleston; Civil War; educational; fact; South Carolina; war

Indexer Notes

Illustration of attack on fort

War Leaders (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln; Jefferson Davis
Synopsis:
Portraits and short biographies of the two Presidents
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; President

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The General Who Fought (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Ulysses S. Grant; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
Grant leads his men to victory at Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, and Shiloh. Confronted with demands for Grant's removal because of high casualties, Lincoln refuses, preferring a general who is willing to fight.
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; Shiloh; Tennessee

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Great Train Chase (Table of Contents)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
James J. Andrews
Synopsis:
James J. Andrews leads his men on an unsuccessful attempt to steal the Confederate locomotive "General."
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; locomotive; spy; train

Indexer Notes

frame illustrations

Restless Conspirator (Table of Contents)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Joseph Mazzini
Synopsis:
Joseph Mazzini spends years successfully fighting for a united Italy, but is bitterly disappointed that the new nation is a monarchy rather than a republic.
Keywords:
educational; fact; Italy

Indexer Notes

spot illustration

Flames on the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Raphael Semmes; John Winslow
Synopsis:
Raphael Semmes commands the Confederate raider "Alabama" on a highly-successful commerce-raiding mission. "Alabama" is sunk off Cherbourg by USS "Kearsage," John Winslow commanding.
Keywords:
Cherbourg; Civil War; educational; fact; France; navy

Indexer Notes

Glanzman's distinctive artwork may be identified with confidence.

The Iron Ships (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
"Monitor" and "Merrimack" fight a naval duel off Hampton Roads, Virginia
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; navy; Virginia

Indexer Notes

illustrations at margins

War Leaders (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Ulysses S. Grant; Robert E. Lee; David G. Farragut
Synopsis:
portraits and brief biographies of three military commanders
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

War Drums (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Harry M. Kieffer; Andy; Union soldiers
Synopsis:
Harry Kieffer and his friend join the 150th Pennsylvania Volunteers as drummer boys and stretcher bearers. They fight at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg.
Keywords:
Civil War; drummer boy; educational; fact; Pennsylvania

Indexer Notes

Presumably drawn from "The Recollections of a Drummer Boy" by Harry M. Kieffer.

Comic artist identification by Saltarella.

Trial of the Century (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of Nazi atrocities, and of the Nuremberg Trials.
Keywords:
concentration camp; educational; fact; Germany; Nazi; Nuremberg; Nuremberg Trials; World War II

These Brave Fields (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Frank Aretas Haskell; Union soldiers; Confederate soldiers
Synopsis:
Haskell's account of his experiences in the Battle of Gettysburg
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact; Gettysburg; Pennsylvania

Indexer Notes

Illustrated. Content drawn from "The Battle of Gettysburg," by Frank A. Haskell (published posthumously -- Haskell was killed at Cold Harbor).

Possible art identification by Saltarella.

The Men in Uniform (Table of Contents)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Civil War soldiers were recruited, outfitted, and killed.
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

Indexer Notes

spot illustrations

War Leaders (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
George E. Pickett; George G. Meade; Thomas J. Jackson
Synopsis:
portraits and short biographies of three army leaders
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

The Ghost Dance (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Wovoka
Synopsis:
Wovoka sees visions guiding him to lead the Ghost Dance peacefully, in order to remove the white invaders of Indian country. A Sioux uprising, somewhat connected with the Ghost Dance, is crushed.
Keywords:
American Indian; educational; fact; Native American; Sioux; western

The Gray Ghost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
John Singleton Mosby; J.E.B. Stuart; Robert E. Lee
Synopsis:
Mosby's Partisan Rangers cavalry unit successfully harasses Union posts in Northern Virginia.
Keywords:
cavalry; Civil War; educational; fact; Virginia

Indexer Notes

Glanzman's distnctive artwork may be confidently identified.

The People at Home (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How civilians experienced the Civil War
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

Indexer Notes

illustrations at margins

War Leaders (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Philip Kearny; James E. B. Stuart; William T. Sherman
Synopsis:
portraits and short biographies of three army leaders
Keywords:
Civil War; educational; fact

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Final Days (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Ulysses S. Grant; William Sherman; Abraham Lincoln; Robert E. Lee; James Longstreet
Synopsis:
As Lincoln begins his second term, Grant crushes Confederate forces in Virginia, forcing Lee's surrender.
Keywords:
Appomattox; Civil War; educational; fact; President; Virginia

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

An April Day (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln; Ulysses S. Grant; Mary Todd Lincoln
Synopsis:
Account of Lincoln's last day
Keywords:
assassin; assassination; Civil War; educational; fact; Ford's Theater; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

illustrations at margins

The Prophet From Hoboken (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
John Stevens; De Witt Clinton; Gouvernor Morris
Synopsis:
John Stevens agitates for a railroad in 1812, before railroads exist. In 1831 he opens the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Keywords:
educational; fact; Hoboken; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; railroad; transportation

The Aftermath (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Northern military occupation of the South, and Reconstruction governments, are finally unsuccessful in rebuilding the South or uniting the nation.
Keywords:
educational; fact; Ku Klux Klan; Reconstruction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

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

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
suggested reading

["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, for back issues of Classics Illustrated (H.R.N. 156)

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

Thumbnails of several covers, most partly hidden