(May 1960)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly with special issues in June and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
Meyer Kaplan (production director); Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht (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.

The 15-cent variant exists in editions with HRNs 156 and 167. Their promos differ, and 167 omits the quiz.


The Conquest of Mexico (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
history
Synopsis:
Full-page illustration depicts the Spanish and the Aztecs in battle.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Aztecs; Conquistadors; Spanish

The Conquest of Mexico (Table of Contents)

comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Sundel (adapter); Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (original author)
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
history
Characters:
Cortes; Montezuma
Synopsis:
Spanish forces led by Cortes defeat the Aztecs.
Reprints:

Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Brief biographical sketch of Bernal Diaz Del Castillo. Spot illustration depicts Del Castillo.
Reprints:

Prophecy of Doom (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about the Aztec gods.
Reprints:

The Old World (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about conditions in Europe at the time of the conquest of Mexico.

[Classics Illustrated Junior Back Titles List] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Classics Illustrated Binder Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Classic Illustrated Back Titles List] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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