The World Around Us #3 - The Illustrated Story of Horses
(November 1958)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1958 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
L. B. Cole (signed)

Reprints
Keywords
horses

The Illustrated History of Horses (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart
Inks
Ernie Hart
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Indian and His Horse (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
history
Characters
Hernando Cortez; Christopher Columbus; Red Cloud; Crazy Horse; Sitting Bull; Colonel George Custer
Synopsis
How horses were brought to the New World and how the changed the lives of the Plains Indians.
Keywords
Apache; buffalo; Comanche; Conquistador; Little Big Horn; Native Americans; railroad; Sioux

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Mustang! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman [as SJG] (signed)
Inks
Sam Glanzman [as SJG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
History of Mustangs in the United States.
Keywords
mustang; pony express

The Cowboy and His Horse (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
history
Synopsis
The history of cowboys and their horses, from the cattle drives from Texas to Kansas, to the modern day cowboy and the rodeo riders.
Keywords
bronc-busting; bronco; calf roping; cattle drive; cowboy; longhorn cattle; mustang; railroad; rodeo; Texas; vaqueros

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Know Your Oats (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart (signed) [as EHH]
Inks
Ernie Hart (signed) [as EHH]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
math & science
Synopsis
The evolution of the horse.
Keywords
American Saddle Horse; American Standardbred; Appaloosa; Arabian; Belgian; Clydesdale; Draft Horse; Eohippus; evolution; Morgan; Palomino; Percheron; Pinto; Quarter Horse; Shetland Pony; Shire; Tennessee Walking Horse; Thoroughbred; Wild Horse of Flanders

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Horse Diagram (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart ?
Inks
Ernie Hart ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Diagram of a horse.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Horses in War (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; history
Characters
King Xerxes; Genghis Khan; General Philip Sheridan; General Douglas MacArthur
Synopsis
The use of horses in warfare throughout history.
Keywords
cavalry; Charge of the Light Brigade; chariot; Civil War; knight; Middle Ages; Moors; The Battle of Austerlitz; World War I; World War II

Indexer Notes

Signed bottom of the first panel.

Horses in Sport (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart (signed)
Inks
Ernie Hart
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
King Henry the Eighth; Earl of Godolphin; Dennis O'Kelly; Willie Shoemaker
Keywords
Belmont Stakes; fox hunting; horse racing; jockey; jousting; Kentucky Derby; knight; Maryland Cup; polo; Preakness Stakes; steeplechase; thoroughbred; Triple Crown

Indexer Notes

Signed on last panel of page 7.

Harness Racing (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Keywords
Harness Racing

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Heroic Horsemen (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
history
Characters
Julius Caeser; Caligula; Joan of Arc; Napoleon; Presiden Zachary Taylor; General Robert E. Lee; Alexander the Great
Synopsis
Famous horsemen throughout history.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Stories and Legends (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Apollo; Bellerophon; Pegasus; Rosinante; Don Quixote; Black Beauty; Ulysses
Synopsis
Horses in mythology and fiction.
Keywords
centaur; Troy; unicorn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

You and Your Horse (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to care for a horse.
Keywords
blacksmith

Riding Through the Looking Glass (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. J. Kihl (signed)
Inks
H. J. Kihl (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Yesterday and Today (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
history
Synopsis
How horses were used to do common tasks.

More Horses (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
circus; parade

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Illustrated History of Horses
  3. 2. The Indian and His Horse
  4. 3. Mustang!
  5. 4. The Cowboy and His Horse
  6. 5. Know Your Oats
  7. 6. Horse Diagram
  8. 7. Horses in War
  9. 8. Horses in Sport
  10. 9. Harness Racing
  11. 10. Heroic Horsemen
  12. 11. Stories and Legends
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. You and Your Horse
  15. 14. Riding Through the Looking Glass
  16. 15. Yesterday and Today
  17. 16. More Horses
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