Classics Illustrated Junior #519 [25 cent reprint]
(Fall 1969)

Gilberton, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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

Paul Bunyan (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Paul Bunyan; Babe the Blue Ox
Synopsis:
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox stride into a lumber camp.

[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 title in the Classics Illustrated Junior series, "Thumbelina". Spot illustration depicts the next issue's 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.

Paul Bunyan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); ? (traditional authors)
Pencils:
Bill Walsh ?
Inks:
Bill Walsh ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Paul Bunyan; Babe the Blue Ox; Skookum; Chris Crosshaul; Johnny Inkslinger; Sourdough Sam; Ole the Giant Blacksmith
Synopsis:
Paul Bunyan is a giant lumberjack who makes pets of Babe the Blue Ox and Skookum, a dog always walking downhill. Paul is credited with the creation of Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon.
Keywords:
lumberjack

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Donkey and the Little Dog (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (adapter); Aesop (original author)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Donkey; Dog; Master
Synopsis:
When a donkey tries to sit in his Master's lap in imitation of a pet dog, the Master drives him away. A dog observes that one should be satisfied being oneself.

Little Boy Blue (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Boy Blue
Synopsis:
Nursery rhyme about a boy falling asleep in a haycock while the sheep and the cows he tends stray.

Where Go the Boats? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Louis Stevenson
Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Poem from "A Child's Garden of Verses" about a youngster playing with toy boats.

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover promo offering Classics Illustrated and Classics Illustrated Junior subscriptions. Spot illustrations depict covers of both series.

[Paul Bunyan Pinup] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex A. Blum
Inks:
Alex A. Blum
Colors:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Paul Bunyan; Skookum
Synopsis:
Paul Bunyan and his dog, Skookum, walk among the hills.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Paul Bunyan
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Dot-to-Dot Puzzle]
    What Is This?
  4. 3. Paul Bunyan
  5. 4. The Donkey and the Little Dog
    Aesop's Fables
  6. 5. Little Boy Blue
  7. 6. Where Go the Boats?
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Paul Bunyan 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