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(Fall 1969)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classics Illustrated
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

Rumpelstiltskin (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Rumpelstiltskin; Miller's Daughter
Synopsis:
Rumpelstiltskin spins straw into gold while the miller's daughter watches in amazement.
Reprints:

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

What Is It? / 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.

Rumpelstiltskin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Rumpelstiltskin; Miller; Miller's Daughter; King; Jester
Synopsis:
A mysterious little man helps a miller's daughter spin straw into gold then demands her first born child as payment. When she correctly guesses the little man's name, he disappears and she lives happily ever after.
Reprints:

The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey (Table of Contents)

Aesop's Fables / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Miller; Miller's Son; Donkey; Townspeople
Synopsis:
A miller is criticized by the townspeople - and tries to accomodate them - but finally realizes he cannot please everyone.
Reprints:

To Market, To Market (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Narrator; Pig; Hog; Plum Bun
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about going to market and returning home.

3 Wise Men of Gotham (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Three Wise Men
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about three men going to sea in a bowl.

["The giraffe is the tallest..."] (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 giraffes.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Rumpelstiltskin Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Rumpelstiltskin; Miller's Daughter
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover illustration depicts Rumpelstiltskin climbing through a window and into the chamber where the miller's daughter sits at a spinning wheel.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rumpelstiltskin
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is It?
  4. 3. Rumpelstiltskin
  5. 4. The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. To Market, To Market
  7. 6. 3 Wise Men of Gotham
  8. 7. ["The giraffe is the tallest..."]
  9. 8. [Subscription Offer]
  10. 9. [Rumpelstiltskin Pinup]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Max Capp