Classics Illustrated #134 [O] - Romeo and Juliet [HRN 161]
(September 1956)

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 A. Kaplan (Managing Editor)

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. Inside front cover has a half-page subscription promo for The World Around Us and a half-page Who Am I? activity. Inside back cover has a binder promo.
This issue is a variant of Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #134 [O] - Romeo and Juliet. There exist further variants:

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents)

Romeo and Juliet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
drama; romance
Characters
Romeo; Tybalt
Synopsis
Full-page illustration depicts Romeo and Tybalt duelling.
Reprints

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[Literary Character Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 2)

Who Am I? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Half-page, vertically-oriented puzzle on the right side of the page. Five clues lead to the identification of a literary character.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents: 3)

Romeo and Juliet / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
? (adapter); William Shakespeare (original author)
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; romance
Characters
Romeo; Juliet; Tybalt (Juliet's cousin); Nurse; Mercutio; Benvolio; Friar Laurence; Friar John; Paris; Prince Escalus; Lord Capulet; Lady Capulet; Lord Montague; Lady Montague; People of Verona
Synopsis
After meeting at a masked ball, two young people fall in love and secretly marry. The ongoing feud between their families contributes directly their violent deaths.
Reprints

William Shakespeare (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of William Shakespeare. Spot illustrations depict Shakespeare and the masks of tragedy and comedy.
Reprints

Part 8: The Puritan Revolution (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
non-fiction; history
Characters
King James I; King Charles I; King Charles II; Oliver Cromwell; Puritans
Synopsis
Illustrated article about the Puritan period of British history and culture.
Reprints

A Penny a Play (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about the Elizabethan and the Jacobean theaters. Spot illustration depicts a stage of the periods.
Reprints

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Mail Order Back Titles List] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Literary Character Puzzle]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Part 8: The Puritan Revolution
    The Story of Great Britain
  7. 6. A Penny a Play
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
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