(March 1961)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1961
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
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

Alfred Sundel (Associate Editor); Helene Lecar (Assistant Editor); Jane Elizabeth Churchman (Copy Editor); Sidney Miller (Art Director); Stephen L. Added (Art Assistant); Meyer A. Kaplan (Production Director); Fred A. Brewer (European Editor)

Keywords:
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
moose; hunter
Synopsis:
Moose with hunter in background
Keywords:
hunt; hunter; hunting; moose

Indexer Notes

Painted cover

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
table of contents; indicia; editorial credits

Hunting (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
bear; dog; stone age hunters
Synopsis:
Three stone age hunters and a dog threaten a bear; short text survey of how hunting developed
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; stone age

The Rogue Elephant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
John Hunter; Saseeta; Chief Ngiri
Synopsis:
In the early twentieth century, colonial game control officer John Hunter tracks and kills a dangerous elephant in Kenya. He discovers an old musket ball lodged in a nerve center, and concludes that the beast was driven mad by a careless hunter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; elephant; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; Kenya

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill.

Early Hunters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
hunters
Synopsis:
Development of hunting, agriculture, and civilization... from ancient time through Rameses II in ancient Egypt.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dog; educational; Egypt; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; stone age

Indexer Notes

Note similarity of panel 2 page 6, panel 3 page 6, and panel 2 page 7 with Simon Greco's paintings for The Epic of Man (Life, 1961) on pages 23-24; pages 48-50; and page 52. These paintings are not copied in the comic, but may well have been used for reference or inspiration."

Mythical Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Peltz; Howie Post
Inks:
George Peltz; Howie Post
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bellerophon; Pegasus; chimera; unicorn; basilisk
Synopsis:
How to fight (or capture) the chimera, unicorn, and basilisk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"pages 12-14 by Pete Morisi; page 15-16 by George Peltz" info per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated and Nick Caputo. However, it seems much more likely that George Peltz is the artist on pp. 12-14 and pp. 15-16 are definitely by Howie Post. Artist credit verified by Roger Hill.

From Falcon to Fox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
king
Synopsis:
Summary of medieval falconry, medieval boar hunting, and English fox hunting
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; falconry; fox hunting; hunt; hunter; hunting; riding to hounds

Indexer Notes

Possible Morisi credit per Nick Caputo.

Wanton Killing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
W.D.M. Bell; army officer; mountain men; Kenyan headman
Synopsis:
Hunters devastate the buffalo on the American prairie, and the elephant in East Africa.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bison; buffalo; educational; elephant; fact; furs; genocide; hunt; hunter; hunting; Kenya; mountain man; trapper

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's art may be confidently identified from his distinctive style.

An End to Slaughter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt; Kermit Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Theodore Roosevelt's enthusiasm for both hunting and conservation contributes to a system of national parks and wildlife refuges in the United States. Similar systems worldwide help preserve wildlife.
Reprints:
Keywords:
conservation; educational; fact; game warden; hunt; hunter; hunting; national park; wildlife refuge

The Trapped Trapper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Evert Stenmark; Kjell Stenmark
Synopsis:
Professional hunter Evert Stenmark is buried alive by an avalanche in northern Sweden. Eating raw ptarmigan from his bag he keeps himself alive for eight days until found by his brother.
Reprints:
Keywords:
avalanche; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; ski; skiing; Sweden

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's distinctive style may be identified with confidence.

Bringing Them Back Alive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Carl Hagenbeck; Hans Schomburgk; Dr. William Mann
Synopsis:
Schomburgk and Hagenbeck capture wild animals for various zoos.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; monkey; pigmy hippopotamus; zoo

Indexer Notes

Goodan credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

Malay Tiger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Locke; Pa Mat
Synopsis:
Locke and his helper hunt down a nuisance tiger.
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; Malay Peninsula; tiger

Indexer Notes

Dominguez credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

Hunting Today (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
various hunters
Synopsis:
Modern forms of hunting in Europe and North America
Reprints:
Keywords:
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting

Dogs and Guns (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H.I. Kihl
Inks:
H.I. Kihl
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
What dogs are used for hunting; what firearms are used for hunting
Reprints:
Keywords:
dog; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; rifle; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Illustrations accompany text. Kihl credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

A New Way to Hunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
"Hunting" with a camera
Reprints:
Keywords:
camera; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; photography

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's distinctive style may be confidently identified.

The World of Story: Two Tales of Baron Munchausen (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudolf Erich Raspe
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Baron Munchausen
Synopsis:
Munchausen takes a voyage in which his ship collides with a whale, and a swim in which he is swallowed by a great fish.
Keywords:
tall tale; whale

Indexer Notes

Illustrations in the style of eighteenth-century woodcuts.

D-Day Part 5: The Landing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Allied troops attack and make a landing in France on June 6, 1944.
Keywords:
history; Normandy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Evans credits for both pencils and inks per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated. Saltarella sees some Reed Crandall inks in this story.

Desert Treasure Part 1: The Dead Sea Scrolls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Muhammed; Kando; the Metropolitan Samuel; Dr. John C. Trevor; Professor E.L. Sukenik; G.L. Harding; Father Roland de Vaux
Synopsis:
A Bedouin boy discovers the Dead Sea scrolls. Scholars explore and expand the find.
Keywords:
archaeology; Bible; educational; fact; history; Palestine; Qumran

Indexer Notes

Nodel credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

A Puff of Steam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
At-home experiment demonstrating steam power
Keywords:
activity; educational; fact; science; steam power

Indexer Notes

Morisi credit per Nick Caputo.

["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 and order form for Classics Illustrated (H.R.N. 161)

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover for # 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

Indexer Notes

Thumbnails (most partial) of covers from several issues.

Promo with order form for subscriptions to The World Around Us.