The World Around Us #22 - The Illustrated Story of Boating
(June 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht

Issue Notes

Two slightly different indicia appear, one on inside front cover and one on page one. Art credits for several sequences supplied by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker. On-sale date from 1960 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Illustrated Story of Boating (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gerald McCann (painting, signed) [as G. McCann]
Inks
Gerald McCann (painting, signed) [as G. McCann]
Colors
Gerald McCann (painting, signed) [as G. McCann]
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Reprints
Keywords
Sailboat

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

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

Boating (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Full-page splash panel

Race Against Time (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Norman Nodel
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Donald Campbell; race team
Synopsis
Using an experimental jet-powered hydroplane, Don Campbell weathers challenges to set a new world speed record.
Keywords
England; hydroplane; racing

Boat Talk (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart ?
Inks
Ernie Hart ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
Illustrated glossary of boating terms
Keywords
Boats

Boats for Sport: Outboard Boats (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats

Boats for Sport: Inboard Boats (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats

Boats for Sport: Hydroplanes (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats; hydroplane

Boats for Sport: Unusual Power Boats (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats

Boats for Sport: Oared Boats (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats

Boats for Sport: Sailboats (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to boat types
Keywords
Boats

The Flying Windmill (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
Igor Sikorsky; Leonardo da Vinci; Enrico Forlanini; Heinrich Focke
Synopsis
Development and uses of the helicopter
Keywords
Connecticut; helicopter

Revolution in Electricity (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; biography; math & science
Characters
Nikola Tesla; supervisor; George Westinghouse
Synopsis
Tesla develops important innovations in electricity, and produces them in conjunction with George Westinghouse.
Keywords
Electricity

From Trunk to Outboard (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Primitive men; ancient Egyptians; Vikings; European experimenters; Ole Evinrude
Synopsis
Means of propulsion, as developed through the ages
Keywords
Boats

The Enchanted Isles (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Bishop Tomás de Berlanga; pirate; whalemen
Synopsis
The discovery of the Galapagos Islands

From Kayak to Ku-Dru (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boatsmen
Synopsis
Illustrated guide to various ancient forms of boats, some still in use.
Keywords
Boats

Racing Sails (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; history; sports
Characters
George Steers; members of the New York Yacht Club; members of the Royal Yacht Squadron; captain of the Lavrock; captain and crew of the America; Queen Victoria
Synopsis
With a vessel (the America) of new design, the New York Yacht Club meets the challenge of a regatta against the Royal Yacht Squadron, and handily wins. This is the beginning of the America's Cup Races.
Keywords
America's Cup; Isle of Wight; yacht

Ski Tips (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Peltz ?
Inks
George Peltz ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Swimmers; boaters; anglers; water skiers
Synopsis
Safety precautions for water skiing
Keywords
Boats; water skiing

When the Earth Was Flat (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
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Characters
Chaldeans; ancient Egyptians; ancient Hebrews; ancient Hindus; ancient Chinese; ancient Greeks; Cnidus; Christopher Columbus; Ferdinand Magellan
Synopsis
Developing understanding of the shape and size of the earth.
Keywords
exploration; explorer; Geography

Course Contest (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Officials; competitors
Synopsis
How to conduct a boating course contest
Keywords
Boats

Wrecks and Rescues (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Captain of the Saginaw; Lieutenant John Talbot; William Halford; Peter Francis; James Muir; John Andrews
Synopsis
When a U.S. naval vessel is wrecked on a desert island in 1870, a lieutenant and three volunteers prepare a small boat in which to sail 1100 miles for help. Despite spoiled food and repeated storms they finally make Hawaii, but three of the four are killed attempting to land on the rocky coast. Survivor Halford alerts the navy, and the rest of the crew are rescued.
Keywords
Boats; desert island; navy; shipwreck

The Open Boat (Table of Contents: 21)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen Crane
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
drama
Characters
Captain; cook; correspondent; oiler; rescuers
Synopsis
When their ship sinks, four men in an open boat row until they reach land. But the approach is rough, and their boat swamps in the surf. Men on shore rush to rescue them, but only three of the boatmen reach safety.

Indexer Notes

Abridged version. Abridger unknown.

A Safe Voyage: Before You Sail (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters; Coast Guard instructor
Synopsis
Safety basics to observe before starting boating
Keywords
Boats; Coast Guard

A Safe Voyage: Fire Precautions (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Ted; Pete; Peg; smoker; official
Synopsis
Basics of on-board fire safety and prevention
Keywords
Boats; fire safety

A Safe Voyage: Life Preservers (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
Types of life preserver
Keywords
Boats; safety

A Safe Voyage: Buoys (Table of Contents: 25)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Types of buoys
Keywords
Boats

A Safe Voyage: Rules of the Road (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
Explanation of boating right-of-way
Keywords
Boats

A Safe Voyage: Safety Tips (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 2 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
Characters
Boaters; swimmers
Synopsis
General boating safety rules
Keywords
Boats

A Safe Voyage: Man Overboard! (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
How to handle rescue of an overboard boater
Keywords
Boats; rescue

A Safe Voyage: Stormy Weather (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
How to avoid or handle stormy weather, and how to recognize official storm signals
Keywords
Boats; hurricane

A Safe Voyage: Time and Distance (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boaters
Synopsis
Rules of thumb on judging time and distance
Keywords
Boats

Till Next Season (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boys
Synopsis
How to store a boat properly for overwintering
Keywords
Boats

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

The World Around Us / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Boating
  2. 1. ["The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales"]
    Classics Illustrated Junior
  3. 2. Boating
  4. 3. Race Against Time
  5. 4. Boat Talk
  6. 5. Boats for Sport: Outboard Boats
  7. 6. Boats for Sport: Inboard Boats
  8. 7. Boats for Sport: Hydroplanes
  9. 8. Boats for Sport: Unusual Power Boats
  10. 9. Boats for Sport: Oared Boats
  11. 10. Boats for Sport: Sailboats
  12. 11. The Flying Windmill
  13. 12. Revolution in Electricity
  14. 13. From Trunk to Outboard
  15. 14. The Enchanted Isles
  16. 15. From Kayak to Ku-Dru
  17. 16. Racing Sails
  18. 17. Ski Tips
  19. 18. When the Earth Was Flat
  20. 19. Course Contest
  21. 20. Wrecks and Rescues
  22. 21. The Open Boat
  23. 22. A Safe Voyage: Before You Sail
  24. 23. A Safe Voyage: Fire Precautions
  25. 24. A Safe Voyage: Life Preservers
  26. 25. A Safe Voyage: Buoys
  27. 26. A Safe Voyage: Rules of the Road
  28. 27. A Safe Voyage: Safety Tips
  29. 28. A Safe Voyage: Man Overboard!
  30. 29. A Safe Voyage: Stormy Weather
  31. 30. A Safe Voyage: Time and Distance
  32. 31. Till Next Season
  33. 32. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
    Classics Illustrated
  34. 33. ["Subscribe now! Today!"]
    The World Around Us
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