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(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

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.
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.

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.

Prophecy of Doom (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Conquest of Mexico
  2. 1. The Conquest of Mexico
  3. 2. Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
  4. 3. Prophecy of Doom
  5. 4. The Old World
  6. 5. [Classics Illustrated Junior Back Titles List]
  7. 6. [Classics Illustrated Binder Offer]
  8. 7. [Classic Illustrated Back Titles List]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kirk House
  • Bob Hughes