The World Around Us #6 - The Illustrated Story of the FBI
(February 1959)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-12-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. Some information for this index submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker. On-sale date from 1959 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Illustrated Story of the FBI (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Special Introductory Offer (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Illustrated Story of the FBI (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece.

The FBI in War (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
George Evans [as George R. Evans] (signed)
Inks
George Evans
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
F.B.I. agents; Coast Guardsmen; Nazi saboteurs; J. Edgar Hoover
Synopsis
An alert Coast Guardsman, and a turncoat saboteur, help the F.B.I. to quickly capture two teams of saboteurs.
Keywords
2nd World War; Coast Guard; educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Nazis; sabotage; saboteur; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

Double Agents (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; military; spy
Characters
ND98; Nazi spymasters; F.B.I. agents
Synopsis
Sent as a Nazi spy to the Americas, ND98 defects and works spreading disinformation as a double agent with the F.B.I.
Keywords
Agent provocateur; double agent; educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

The Doll Woman (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; history; spy
Characters
Doll Woman; doll collector; F.B.I. agents
Synopsis
The "Doll Woman," who operates a doll shop, acts as an agent for the Japanese in World War II.
Keywords
Doll; educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

The Spy Scientists (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Characters
English physicist [apparently Klaus Fuchs]; chemist [apparently Harry Gold]; F.B.I. agents
Synopsis
F.B.I. investigations lead them to uncover and arrest two spies giving atomic secrets to the Soviet Union.
Keywords
Educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Los Alamos; Manhattan Project; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

How It Began (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Gerald McCann
Inks
Gerald McCann
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime; history
Characters
Theodore Roosevelt; Charles J. Bonaparte; Harlan Fiske Stone; J. Edgar Hoover; Franklin D. Roosevelt; criminals; Ku Klux Klan members; F.B.I. agents; Communist spies; American Nazis
Synopsis
Theodore Roosevelt creates a body of federal investigators to deal with encroachments onto public lands. This group evolves into the modern professionalized F.B.I., largely under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover.
Keywords
Educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Ku Klux Klan

G-Men (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; crime; history
Characters
F.B.I. agents; Machine-Gun Kelly
Synopsis
When captured by agents, Kelly gives them the nickname G-Men [Government Men].
Keywords
Educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI in Peace (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; crime; history
Characters
Oilman; wife; kidnapers; F.B.I. agents
Synopsis
F.B.I. men investigate a kidnaping, arresting the criminals.
Keywords
Educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; kidnaper; kidnaping; Oklahoma

Wanted (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Berger ?
Inks
Charles Berger ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
John Dillinger; F.B.I. agents; police; informer; woman in red
Synopsis
John Dillinger conducts a state-by-state spree of bank robbery and crime. The F.B.I. pursues him, locates him with the help of an informer, and kills him in a gunfight.
Keywords
Bank robbery; educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; gunfight

Playing Many Parts (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Tartaglione ?
Inks
John Tartaglione ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
F.B.I. agents; banker; race track fans; race track clerks; cowboys; Osage Indians
Synopsis
In pursuit and investigation of criminals, agents need to adopt many roles and personae.
Keywords
American Indian; educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Native Americans; Oklahoma; Osage Indians

Solved by Science (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut ?
Inks
Bill Draut ?
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime; spy
Characters
Joe; police; doctor; farmer; killer; hit-and-run driver; drunks; bartender; arsonist; ex-convict; Eskimo (Inuit); spies; F.B.I. agents
Synopsis
The F.B.I. uses numerous scientific approaches to examine and evaluate evidence.
Keywords
Arson; crime lab; educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; hit and run

Telltale Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
F.B.I. agents; banker; kidnapers
Synopsis
Fingerprinting helps the F.B.I. identify many criminals, and solve many crimes.
Keywords
Educational; fact; fingerprints; kidnaper; kidnaping

If You Join (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bill Jones; Alice Jones; doctor; mailman; trainees; F.B.I. trainers
Synopsis
Dramatization of a candidate's process through F.B.I. selection and training.
Keywords
Educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Quantico

Make-Believe Cases (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Trainees; crime lab scientists; F.B.I. trainers
Synopsis
Agents in training run through numerous simulations.
Keywords
Educational; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation

To Catch a Thief (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta ?
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; crime; spy
Characters
F.B.I. agents; police; gunmen; burglars
Synopsis
Procedures and equipment that the F.B.I. uses (or teaches local police to use) in pursuit of criminals and spies.
Keywords
Double agent; educational; espionage; F.B.I.; fact; FBI; Federal Bureau of Investigation

You’re an Agent (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Berger ?
Inks
Charles Berger ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Campers
Synopsis
Young campers use F.B.I. techniques to discover who stole their hidden cake.
Keywords
Camp; educational

The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of the FBI
  2. 1. Special Introductory Offer
  3. 2. The Illustrated Story of the FBI
  4. 3. The FBI in War
  5. 4. Double Agents
  6. 5. The Doll Woman
  7. 6. The Spy Scientists
  8. 7. How It Began
  9. 8. G-Men
  10. 9. The FBI in Peace
  11. 10. Wanted
  12. 11. Playing Many Parts
  13. 12. Solved by Science
  14. 13. Telltale Fingerprints
  15. 14. If You Join
  16. 15. Make-Believe Cases
  17. 16. To Catch a Thief
  18. 17. You’re an Agent
  19. 18. The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales
  20. 19. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
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