(Fall 1969)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Authors, Ltd.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated Junior
Editing:
Meyer A. Kaplan (Managing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Little Red Riding Hood (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Little Red Riding Hood; Wolf
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf walking along a forest path.

[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
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

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

[Dot-to-Dot Puzzle] (Table of Contents)

What Is This? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (puzzle directions)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented, inside front cover dot-to-dot puzzle positioned on the right side of the page.

Little Red Riding Hood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Brothers Grimm (original authors)
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Little Red Riding Hood; Wolf; Grandmother; Mother; Woodcutter
Synopsis:
Little Red Riding Hood is on her way to her grandmother's house when a wolf surprises her in the forest. After learning the child's destination, he hurries ahead and hides in the grandmother's bed. Little Red Riding Hood is saved when a woodcutter drives the wolf away.

The Fox and the Grapes (Table of Contents)

Aesop's Fables / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); Aesop (original author)
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Fox
Synopsis:
A fox tries to reach a bunch of grapes hanging high on a vine but fails. He walks away telling himself the grapes were probably sour anyway.

Little Bo-Peep (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (traditional author)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Bo-Peep; Sheep
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about a shepherdess who loses her sheep and waits for them to come home "wagging their tails behind them".

["The Indian rhinoceros is one of the..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about the Indian rhinoceros.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover promo offering a Classics Illustrated Junior subscription. Spot illustration depicts front cover of "The Pied Piper".

[Little Red Riding Hood Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William A. Walsh
Inks:
William A. Walsh
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Woodcutter; Little Red Riding Hood; Wolf
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts the woodcutter and Little Red Riding Hood walking along a path while the wolf lurks behind a tree.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Little Red Riding Hood
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. Little Red Riding Hood
  5. 4. The Fox and the Grapes
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. Little Bo-Peep
  7. 6. ["The Indian rhinoceros is one of the..."]
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Little Red Riding Hood Pinup]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp