(December 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
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:
oceanography; whale; whaling

The Illustrated Story of Whaling (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
whalers
Synopsis:
Whalers in a whaleboat attempting to harpoon a whale
Reprints:
Keywords:
whale; whaling

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Table of contents, with list of editorial credits. Indicia this page.

The Illustrated Story of Whaling (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
whalers
Synopsis:
Whalers in whaleboat, approaching a sounding whale. Whale ship in background. Introductory text.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Full-page splash panel; Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

The Long Voyage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Thomas Beale; ship's captain; harpooner; whalers
Synopsis:
Thomas Beale sails (1831-1833) as surgeon aboard the whaler "Kent." Details on the hunting, killing, and processing of whales.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the sperm whale; half-page illustration
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Samuel Judd; state inspector; teacher; whaling captain
Synopsis:
Samuel Judd argues in court that his whale oil is not subject to inspection as fish oil. The jury rules against Judd, but later science proves Judd's assertion that the whale is a mammal.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

The Great Hunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
stone-age people; Basque whalers; Sven Foyne
Synopsis:
History of whaling from prehistoric times to its decline into a minor industry around 1900.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Basque; educational; fact; oceanography; stone age; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the right whale
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Glanzman's distinctive style may be identified with confidence.

Yankee Whaling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Christopher Hussey
Synopsis:
History of the growth and decline of New England whaling, from Native times to around 1900.
Reprints:
Keywords:
American Indian; educational; fact; Massachusetts; Nantucket; Native American; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Lore (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Definitions (with illustrations) of whaling terms
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; whale

Stove by a Whale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
George Pollard Jr.; Owen Chase; Matthew Joy; whalers
Synopsis:
A sperm whale stoves in the whaler "Essex," wrecking it beyond use. Only eight men survive the ordeal of making for South America in small boats.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the blackfish, killer whale, and northern bottle-nosed dolphin
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Explanation of spouting and sounding, with illustrations
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the blue whale
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Captain Larsen's Ship (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Carl Anton Larsen; whalers
Synopsis:
Captain Larsen develops the factory ships that revive the whaling industry.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Antarctica; educational; fact; whale

Whale Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated introduction to the sei whale, finback whale, and common porpoise
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
James Bradley; Jonah
Synopsis:
stories of men supposedly swallowed by whales
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; whale

Indexer Notes

illustrated

Whaling Today (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
state of the whaling industry as of 1960
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; whale

["We hope you enjoyed these stories."] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
suggested reading
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; whale

An Episode of War (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adaptor); Stephen Crane (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
lieutenant; orderly-sergeant; surgeon
Synopsis:
Wounded at random by a stray shot, a Civil War lieutenant slowly makes his way to a field hospital in the rear. Despite the wound's seeming to be inconsequential, his arm is eventually amputated.
Keywords:
amputation; Civil War

D-Day Part 2: Target Normandy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Dwight D. Eisenhower; Bernard Law Montgomery; Adolf Hitler; secret agents; troops; officials
Synopsis:
Eisenhower leads preparations for the great invasion, as the Germans try to predict where the blow will fall.

Indexer Notes

educational; fact; France; Normandy; World War II

The Red Planet Part 2: Mars is a World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Galileo Galilei; William Herschel
Synopsis:
With the advent of the telescope, human understanding of Mars continually grows.
Keywords:
astronomy; educational; fact; Mars; telescope

The World of Science: Jets in the Bathtub (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Activity using a balloon and bathtub to demonstrate jet propulsion
Keywords:
educational; fact; jet

["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)

["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