The World Around Us #25 - The Illustrated Story of Magic
(September 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht; Meyer A. Kaplan (executive editor)

Issue Notes

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

The Illustrated Story of Magic (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Illustrated Story of Magic (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

The Wizard of France (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Jean-Eugene Robert Houdin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

The Secret of the Pharoahs (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The First Magicians (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Cursed Trick (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ann Brewster (signed)
Inks
Ann Brewster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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The Beheading Game (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Irish legend

The Great Houdini (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Harry Houdini
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Most Marvelous Trick in the World (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Mysterious Traveler (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Paracelsus

Witches, Magic and Medicine (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

A Man of Sense (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Truth Will Out (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

What's Magic About It? (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Saltarella.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Magic
  2. 1. The Illustrated Story of Magic
  3. 2. The Wizard of France
  4. 3. The Secret of the Pharoahs
  5. 4. The First Magicians
  6. 5. The Cursed Trick
  7. 6. The Beheading Game
  8. 7. The Great Houdini
  9. 8. The Most Marvelous Trick in the World
  10. 9. The Mysterious Traveler
  11. 10. Witches, Magic and Medicine
  12. 11. A Man of Sense
  13. 12. The Truth Will Out
  14. 13. What's Magic About It?
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