(May 1951)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
?
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

Issue Notes

Indexed with a copy with HRN 167.

HRN 166 contains the new version of the artwork, but HRN 167 contains the old version of the artwork.


The Jungle Book (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Blum (painted)
Inks:
Alex Blum (painted)
Colors:
Alex Blum (painted)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mowgli

Indexer Notes

Credits from http://www.ttbwrr.com/ClassicsIllustrated/Classics-Illustrated-Artists-c...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order forms for Classics Illustrated Special Issues and a binder to hold Classics Illustrated comics.

Inside front cover.

Story One Mowgli's Brothers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudyard Kipling (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Inks:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mowgli; Akela; Bagheera; Shere Kahn; Tabaqui; Baloo; Kaa; Raksha
Synopsis:
Mowgli is saved from Shere Kahn as an infant by the wolf Raksha. When Raksha becomes old the pack, at the urging of Shere Kahn, tries to kill Mowgli.

Indexer Notes

Who's Who lists just Alex Blum.

http://www.ttbwrr.com/ClassicsIllustrated/Classics-Illustrated-Artists-c... lists Alex Blum and his son-in-law William Bossart.

Story Two The King's Ankus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudyard Kipling (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Inks:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mowgli; Kaa; Bagheera; King Cobra
Synopsis:
Mowgli learns a valuable lesson after taking part of man's treasure from the King of the Cobras.

Indexer Notes

Who's Who lists just Alex Blum.

http://www.ttbwrr.com/ClassicsIllustrated/Classics-Illustrated-Artists-c... lists Alex Blum and his son-in-law William Bossart.

Story Three Red Dog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudyard Kipling (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Inks:
Alex Blum; William Bossart ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mowgli; Red Dog; Kaa; Akela
Synopsis:
Mowgli has a plan to stop the wild dogs from attacking the Wolf pack.

Indexer Notes

Who's Who lists just Alex Blum.

http://www.ttbwrr.com/ClassicsIllustrated/Classics-Illustrated-Artists-c... lists Alex Blum and his son-in-law William Bossart.

Rudyard Kipling (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Rudyard Kipling
Synopsis:
Biography of the author Rudyard Kipling.

Charles Goodyear the Luckless Inventor of Vulcanized Rubber (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Biography of the scientist Charles Goodyear who invented the process to vulcanize rubber.

"Chief" A Fire Dog (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Siegfried (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Information on Richard Wagner's opera Siegfried.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for issues of Classics Illustrated Junior.

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Order form for other issues of Classics Illustrated.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Jungle Book
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Story One Mowgli's Brothers
  4. 3. Story Two The King's Ankus
  5. 4. Story Three Red Dog
  6. 5. Rudyard Kipling
  7. 6. Charles Goodyear the Luckless Inventor of Vulcanized Rubber
    Pioneers of Science
  8. 7. "Chief" A Fire Dog
    Dog Heroes
  9. 8. Siegfried
    Famous Operas
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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