(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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Subscription information

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[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.

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.

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)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for a binder to hold Classics Illustrated comics.

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 Classics Illustrated issues.

Back cover.

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:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes