(February 1950)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
Harry M. Adler (Managing Editor); Meyer A. Kaplan (Editorial Assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Cover stock varies from Glossy standard paper to Glossy stiff paper; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Julius Caesar (Table of Contents)

Julius Caesar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Inks:
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Julius Caesar; Mark Antony; Roman Citizens
Synopsis:
Full-page illustration depicts Marc Antony revealing the body of Caesar to the crowd.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

front cover

Jinxes of the Famous (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Hyman
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented article on the left side of the page describes the superstitious beliefs and behavior of a few celebrities. Spot illustration depicts images related to the text.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents)

Coming Next Month / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented promo on the right side of the page for the next issue in the Classics Illustrated series, "Around the World in Eighty Days". Spot illustration depicts the next issue's front cover.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Julius Caesar (Table of Contents)

Julius Caesar / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); William Shakespeare (original author)
Pencils:
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Inks:
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Julius Caesar; Mark Antony; Brutus; Cassius; Calpurnia; Portia; Caesar's Ghost; Lepidus; Octavius Caesar; Casca; Cinna; Soothsayer; Boy (servant)
Synopsis:
Following Caesar's assassination on the Ides of March, Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar bring the assassins to justice and restore civil and political order in Rome.

William Shakespeare (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Brief biographical sketch of William Shakespeare.

Blaise Pascal (Table of Contents)

Pioneers of Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Brief biographical sketch of mathematician Blaise Pascal.

Tippy, the Terrier (Table of Contents)

Dog Heroes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article describes a terrier who saves a family from a house fire.

Manon (Table of Contents)

Famous Operas / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Plot synopsis of Jules Massenet's opera, "Manon".

[Mail Order Back Titles List] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page promo for mail order back titles in the Classics Illustrated series. Spot illustrations depict front covers from the series.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[Classics Illustrated Giant Volumes Offer] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page offer for three anthologies of various Classics Illustrated titles. Spot illustrations depict front covers of the three volumes.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
  2. 1. Jinxes of the Famous
  3. 2. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  4. 3. Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Blaise Pascal
    Pioneers of Science
  7. 6. Tippy, the Terrier
    Dog Heroes
  8. 7. Manon
    Famous Operas
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
  10. 9. [Classics Illustrated Giant Volumes Offer]
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