Classics Illustrated #133 [O] - The Time Machine [HRN 167]
(March 1966)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
Meyer A. Kaplan (managing editor); William Kanter (editor); Alex Blum (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 is a variant of Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #133 [O] - The Time Machine.

Printed in the U.S.A. Inside front cover has a binder promo. Inside back cover has a promo for Classics Illustrated Junior (HRN 576).


The Time Machine (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
H. G. Wells
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Subscribe Now! Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Who Am I? / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Five different clues are given to the reader to decipher in order to determine the identity of a famous literary character (Alleyne Edricson).

The indicia is also found on this page, and lists Meyer A. Kaplan as Managing Editor, and is dated July 1956.

The Time Machine (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
H. G. Wells (original author) (signed); Lorenz Graham (adaptation)
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
H. G. Wells; Wells' unnamed friends; Eloi (people from over 800,000 years in the future); Weena (girl, a Eloi); The Morlocks (villains)
Synopsis
Wells is late to dinner with his friends, but shows up, clothes tattered, and he tells them the story of his time machine, travel into the very distant future, falling in love, battling the Morlocks, and his arrival back into the present. His only proof to them were flowers given to him as a present from Weena.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

H. G. Wells (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks
Alex Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
H. G. Wells; Amy Catherine Robbins (Well's second wife)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrated biography of Herbert George Wells, born September 21, 1866, died August 13, 1946.

Part 7: The Elizabethan Age (Table of Contents: 5)

The Story of Great Britain / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
history
Characters
Elizabeth I; Elizabeth I's un-named suitor (death); John (settler)
Reprints
Keywords
Elizabethan Age; Spanish Armada

Indexer Notes

Story of of Great Britain's Elizabeth I (daughter of Henry VIII), from age 3 through adulthood, spotlighting the death of her mother and suitor, imprisonment, explorations and settlements, prosperity and advancements in the arts, as well as trade and exploration.

Part 8 is titled "The Puritan Revolution", appearing in the next issue.

Charles Darwin (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum (spot illustration)
Inks
Alex Blum (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Charles Darwin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biography, with spot illustration, of the English scientist, Charles Darwin, born in 1809 and who died April 19, 1882. Much of the article discusses his theory of evolution.

Build Your Own Library (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Classics Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Time Machine
  2. 1. Subscribe Now! Today!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. The Time Machine
  5. 4. H. G. Wells
  6. 5. Part 7: The Elizabethan Age
    The Story of Great Britain
  7. 6. Charles Darwin
  8. 7. Build Your Own Library
    Classics Illustrated
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Classics Illustrated
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