(September 1956)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
Meyer A. Kaplan (Managing Editor)
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

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents)

Romeo and Juliet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Romeo; Tybalt
Synopsis:
Full-page illustration depicts Romeo and Tybalt duelling.

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustration)
Inks:
Alex A. Blum (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Literary Character Puzzle] (Table of Contents)

Who Am I? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented puzzle on the right side of the page. Five clues lead to the identification of a literary character.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents)

Romeo and Juliet / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); William Shakespeare (original author)
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Romeo; Juliet; Tybalt (Juliet's cousin); Nurse; Mercutio; Benvolio; Friar Laurence; Friar John; Paris; Prince Escalus; Lord Capulet; Lady Capulet; Lord Montague; Lady Montague; People of Verona
Synopsis:
After meeting at a masked ball, two young people fall in love and secretly marry. The ongoing feud between their families contributes directly their violent deaths.

William Shakespeare (Table of Contents)

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 William Shakespeare. Spot illustrations depict Shakespeare and the masks of tragedy and comedy.

Part 8: The Puritan Revolution (Table of Contents)

The Story of Great Britain / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about the Puritan period of British history and culture.
Reprints:

A Penny a Play (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about the Elizabethan and the Jacobean theaters. Spot illustration depicts a stage of the periods.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Full-page subscription offer for the Classics Illustrated series with tattoo decals as a premium.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

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

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

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

Synopsis:
Full-page list of available mail order back titles in the Classics Illustrated series. Spot illustration depicts a front cover from the series.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Juliet; Romeo
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Literary Character Puzzle]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Part 8: The Puritan Revolution
    The Story of Great Britain
  7. 6. A Penny a Play
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
  10. 9. Romeo and Juliet
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