The World Around Us #2 - The Illustrated Story of Indians
(October 1958)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss

Issue Notes

Index provided by Saltarella (error 8360). Printed in the U.S.A. On-sale date from 1958 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Illustrated Story of Indians (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gerald McCann (signed)
Inks
Gerald McCann (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Indians [Native Americans]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

"The first people to live in America were the Indians." (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier

Buffalo Hunt (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chief Sharp Knife; Small Eagle
Synopsis
On his first buffalo hunt, Small Eagle saves the day and proves his manhood, and is renamed Buffalo Slayer.

The White Buffalo (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (illustration) (signed)
Inks
John Forte ? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Man; woman; son; Fox people; Sioux warriors; white buffalo
Synopsis
Blessed by the white buffalo, a child grows strong and aids his people. In manhood he transforms himself into the white buffalo in order to save them from their enemies.
Keywords
American Indians; bison; Fox Indians; Native Americans; Sioux; white buffalo

Play the Chunkey Game (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
How to play chunkey (achkapi).
Keywords
American Indians; Choctaw; game; Native Americans

First in America (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier

The Woodsmen of the Eastern Forests (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Algonquins; Iroquois
Synopsis
Introduction to life in the northeastern woodlands.
Keywords
American Indians; Haudenosaunee; Iroquois; Native Americans

The Hunters of the Plains (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Plains Indians
Synopsis
Introduction to life on the northern plains
Keywords
American Indians; bison; buffalo; Native Americans

The Northern Fishermen (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Kwakiutles
Synopsis
Introduction to life on the Pacific northwest coast
Keywords
American Indians; Great Northwest; Kwakiutles; Native American; potlatch; totem poles

The California Seed Gatherers (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
California Indians
Synopsis
Introduction to life in pre-contact California
Keywords
American Indians; California; Native Americans

The Southwest Tribes (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Pueblos; Navajos
Synopsis
Introduction to life in the desert southwest
Keywords
American Indians; American southwest; Arizona; desert; Native Americans; Navajo; New Mexico; Pueblo

Chief Joseph (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Reverend Henry Spalding; Chief Joseph the Elder; Young Joseph [Chief Joseph]; Indian Agent John Montieth; President Ulysses S. Grant; General Oliver O. Howard; Colonel Nelson A. Miles; Looking Glass
Synopsis
For decades the Nez Perce work to accommodate the whites and learn from them. But continuous attacks, and the constant theft of land, finally provoke the Nez Perce to fight their way toward Canada. Despite many successes over four months and 1500 miles they are finally captured, and separated from their homeland.
Keywords
American Indians; cavalry; educational; fact; gold rush; Native Americans; Nez Perce; Washington

Test of Friendship (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Judge White; Chief Han Yerry; Betsy
Synopsis
When Judge White moves into Oneida country, Chief Yerry tests the judge's intentions by asking to take the Whites' little girl into his own town for the night. When the judge acquiesces, and Betsy is returned safely on the morrow, it opens up trust between the groups.
Keywords
American Indians; educational; fact; Haudenosaunee; Indian captive; Iroquois; Native Americans; New York

Make an Indian Bonnet (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Sequoya (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Tartaglione ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
George Guess; Sequoya; A-You-Ku; Chief George Lowrey
Synopsis
From an early age, Sequoya is fascinated by writing. Disdained by most of his people but strongly supported by his daughter, he develops a Cherokee writing system that is quickly embraced, and endures to this day.
Keywords
American Indians; Cherokee; educational; fact; literacy; Native Americans

Alphabet in Cherokee (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Sign Talk (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Keywords
American Indians; educational; fact; Native Americans

First Among the Indians (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; western-frontier
Characters
Hiawatha; Samoset; Chief John Logan; Sacagawea; Charles Curtis; Jim Thorpe; Will Rogers; Chief Bender; Maria Tallchief

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Indians
  2. 1. ["Special Introductory Offer"]
  3. 2. "The first people to live in America were the Indians."
  4. 3. Buffalo Hunt
  5. 4. The White Buffalo
  6. 5. Play the Chunkey Game
  7. 6. First in America
  8. 7. The Woodsmen of the Eastern Forests
  9. 8. The Hunters of the Plains
  10. 9. The Northern Fishermen
  11. 10. The California Seed Gatherers
  12. 11. The Southwest Tribes
  13. 12. Chief Joseph
  14. 13. Test of Friendship
  15. 14. Make an Indian Bonnet
  16. 15. Sequoya
  17. 16. Alphabet in Cherokee
  18. 17. Sign Talk
  19. 18. First Among the Indians
  20. 19. ["The wonderful world of fairy tales"]
  21. 20. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
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