The World Around Us #23 - The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers
(July 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-05-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1960 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)
Inks
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)
Colors
Gerald McCann (painting, signed)

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
polar explorer
Synopsis
polar explorer with dog sled and team; insets of desert travelers on camels, and Spanish conquistadors
Reprints
Keywords
arctic; dog; dog sled; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; polar

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

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

The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Native Americans; Spanish conquistadors; French voyageurs; space explorers
Synopsis
Montage of explorers; introductory text on the question, "What lies beyond?"
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; space; space ship

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Passage to the Indies (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Vasco da Gama; Bartholomeu Diaz; Portuguese mariners
Synopsis
Using ships built by Diaz, da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope and initiates direct European trade with India.
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; educational; exploration; explorer; fact; India; Portugal

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill.

Saltarella sees just George Evans, except for the last 2 panels being not by Evans.

The Land of El Dorado (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Francisco de Orellana; Friar Gaspar de Carvajal; Native Americans
Synopsis
Orellana and his men cross South America, including a descent of the Amazon.
Reprints
Keywords
Amazon River; American Indian; Ecuador; educational; El Dorado; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; South America

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

A Storm of Peace (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Tropical cyclones and hurricanes in history
Keywords
cyclone; educational; fact; hurricane; Samoa

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Eric the Red; Christopher Columbus; Ferdinand Magellan
Synopsis
Short biographies and speculative illustrations of three explorers
Reprints
Keywords
educational; exploration; explorer; fact; Viking

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Mysterious Continent (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Captain James Cook; Nicholas Young; Chief Tupia
Synopsis
Captain Cook undertakes three voyages of exploration throughout the Pacific, but fails to find Australia.
Reprints
Keywords
education; exploration; explorer; fact; navy; Polynesia

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Emmeline Went Marching (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Emmeline Pankhurst
Synopsis
Emmeline Pankhurst conducts an aggressive, and ultimately successful, campaign for women's suffrage.
Keywords
education; fact; feminism; suffragette; suffragist; women's rights

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen; Richard Evelyn Byrd
Synopsis
Short biographies and illustrations of three explorers.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctic; Arctic; education; exploration; explorer; fact; North Pole; polar; South Pole

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Great Wilderness (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alexander MacKenzie
Synopsis
Alexander MacKenzie, representing the Northwest Company, makes the first crossing of North America by Europeans.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; Canada; education; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American; trading post

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Pathmarker (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
John C. Fremont; Kit Carson; Charles Preuss; Lucien Maxwell
Synopsis
Guided by Kit Carson, Fremont explores and maps a route through the Rockies to Oregon country.
Keywords
American Indian; bison; buffalo; education; exploration; explorer; fact; Native American

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Jacques Cartier; Vitus Bering; Edward Parry
Synopsis
Short biographies and illustrations of three Arctic explorers
Reprints
Keywords
Arctic; education; exploration; explorer; fact

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Mine of Death (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Jacob Waltz
Synopsis
Story of the Lost Dutchman Mine
Keywords
education; fact; miner; mining; prospecting; prospector

To the North Pole (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Robert E. Peary; Matthew Henson; Ooqueah; Ootah; Seegloo; Egingwah
Synopsis
Peary and his men are the first to reach the North Pole.
Reprints
Keywords
Arctic; dog sled; education; Eskimo; exploration; explorer; fact; Greenland; Inuit; navy; North Pole

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Famous Explorers (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Vivian Fuchs; Thor Heyerdahl; Maurice Herzog
Synopsis
Short biographies, with illustrations, of three explorers.
Reprints
Keywords
education; exploration; explorer; fact

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Duel (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton
Synopsis
Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton conduct a long and bitter political conflict, culminating in the duel in which Burr kills Hamilton.
Keywords
education; fact; politics

The Roof of the World (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Edmund Hillary; Bhotia Tenzing Norkey
Synopsis
As part of a larger expedition, Hillary and Tenzing make the first ascent on Mount Everest.
Reprints
Keywords
education; exploration; explorer; fact; mountain climbing; mountaineering; Nepal; Sherpa

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We hope you enjoyed this issue.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Suggested reading
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales"]
  3. 2. The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers
  4. 3. Passage to the Indies
  5. 4. The Land of El Dorado
  6. 5. A Storm of Peace
  7. 6. Famous Explorers
  8. 7. The Mysterious Continent
  9. 8. Emmeline Went Marching
  10. 9. Famous Explorers
  11. 10. The Great Wilderness
  12. 11. The Pathmarker
  13. 12. Famous Explorers
  14. 13. The Mine of Death
  15. 14. To the North Pole
  16. 15. Famous Explorers
  17. 16. The Duel
  18. 17. The Roof of the World
  19. 18. ["We hope you enjoyed this issue."]
  20. 19. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
  21. 20. ["Subscribe now! Today!"]
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