(November 1958)

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 (executive editor); Roberta Strauss (editor); Leonard B. Cole (art director)
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

This issue has variants.

HRN 158 and 167 editions exist, both with the original cover. The 167 edition differs as to promos.


Ben Hur (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Ben-Hur (Table of Contents)

comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Lew Wallace (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Judah Ben-Hur; Messala; Valerius Gratus; Joseph; Jesus of Nazareth; Quintus Arrius; Simonides; Esther; Balthasar; Shiek Ilderim; John the Nazarite; Tirzah; Pontius Pilate
Synopsis:
Judah Ben-Hur is wrongly accused of trying to assassinate a Roman governor and is sentenced to a galley. After saving Arrius he is freed from his imprisonment and gains his revenge on Messala. Ben-Hur then meets Jesus of Nazareth and becomes one of the leaders of the early Christian church.
Reprints:

Lew Wallace (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Lew Wallace
Synopsis:
Biography of the author of Ben-Hur, Lew Wallace.
Reprints:

Fame or Death (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Information about ancient Roman sports.

Emperor of Rome (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Information on Nero, the Roman Emperor.

[Build your own Library] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ben Hur
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. Ben-Hur
  5. 4. Lew Wallace
  6. 5. Fame or Death
  7. 6. Emperor of Rome
  8. 7. [Build your own Library]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House