The World Around Us #28 - The Illustrated Story of Whaling
(December 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-10-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication

Issue Notes

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

The Illustrated Story of Whaling (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
whalers
Synopsis
Whalers in a whaleboat attempting to harpoon a whale
Reprints
Keywords
whale; whaling

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Table of contents, with list of editorial credits. Indicia this page.

The Illustrated Story of Whaling (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
whalers
Synopsis
Whalers in whaleboat, approaching a sounding whale. Whale ship in background. Introductory text.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Full-page splash panel; Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

The Long Voyage (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Thomas Beale; ship's captain; harpooner; whalers
Synopsis
Thomas Beale sails (1831-1833) as surgeon aboard the whaler "Kent." Details on the hunting, killing, and processing of whales.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Facts (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the sperm whale; half-page illustration
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Samuel Judd; state inspector; teacher; whaling captain
Synopsis
Samuel Judd argues in court that his whale oil is not subject to inspection as fish oil. The jury rules against Judd, but later science proves Judd's assertion that the whale is a mammal.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

The Great Hunt (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
stone-age people; Basque whalers; Sven Foyne
Synopsis
History of whaling from prehistoric times to its decline into a minor industry around 1900.
Reprints
Keywords
Basque; educational; fact; oceanography; stone age; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Facts (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the right whale
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Glanzman's distinctive style may be identified with confidence.

Yankee Whaling (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Christopher Hussey
Synopsis
History of the growth and decline of New England whaling, from Native times to around 1900.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; educational; fact; Massachusetts; Nantucket; Native American; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill

Whale Lore (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Definitions (with illustrations) of whaling terms
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; whale

Stove by a Whale (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
George Pollard Jr.; Owen Chase; Matthew Joy; whalers
Synopsis
A sperm whale stoves in the whaler "Essex," wrecking it beyond use. Only eight men survive the ordeal of making for South America in small boats.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

Whale Facts (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the blackfish, killer whale, and northern bottle-nosed dolphin
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Explanation of spouting and sounding, with illustrations
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Whale Facts (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about the blue whale
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; oceanography; whale

Captain Larsen's Ship (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Carl Anton Larsen; whalers
Synopsis
Captain Larsen develops the factory ships that revive the whaling industry.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctica; educational; fact; whale

Indexer Notes

Possible art identification by Saltarella.

Whale Facts (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Illustrated introduction to the sei whale, finback whale, and common porpoise
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; whale

Whale Lore (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
James Bradley; Jonah
Synopsis
stories of men supposedly swallowed by whales
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; whale

Indexer Notes

illustrated

Whaling Today (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
state of the whaling industry as of 1960
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; whale

Indexer Notes

Possible art identification by Saltarella.

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

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We hope you enjoyed these stories.
Synopsis
suggested reading
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; whale

An Episode of War (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? (adaptor); Stephen Crane (original author)
Pencils
Edd Ashe ?
Inks
Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
lieutenant; orderly-sergeant; surgeon
Synopsis
Wounded by a stray shot, a Civil War lieutenant slowly makes his way to a field hospital in the rear. Despite the wound's seeming to be inconsequential, his arm is eventually amputated.
Keywords
amputation; Civil War

Indexer Notes

Possible art identification by Saltarella.

D-Day Part 2: Target Normandy (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Dwight D. Eisenhower; Bernard Law Montgomery; Adolf Hitler; secret agents; troops; officials
Synopsis
Eisenhower leads preparations for the great invasion, as the Germans try to predict where the blow will fall.
Keywords
educational; fact; France; Normandy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The Red Planet Part 2: Mars is a World (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Galileo Galilei; William Herschel
Synopsis
With the advent of the telescope, human understanding of Mars continually grows.
Keywords
astronomy; educational; fact; Mars; telescope

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The World of Science: Jets in the Bathtub (Table of Contents: 22)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Activity using a balloon and bathtub to demonstrate jet propulsion
Keywords
educational; fact; jet

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Whaling
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Illustrated Story of Whaling
  4. 3. The Long Voyage
  5. 4. Whale Facts
  6. 5. Whale Lore
  7. 6. The Great Hunt
  8. 7. Whale Facts
  9. 8. Yankee Whaling
  10. 9. Whale Lore
  11. 10. Stove by a Whale
  12. 11. Whale Facts
  13. 12. Whale Lore
  14. 13. Whale Facts
  15. 14. Captain Larsen's Ship
  16. 15. Whale Facts
  17. 16. Whale Lore
  18. 17. Whaling Today
  19. 18. ["We hope you enjoyed these stories."]
  20. 19. An Episode of War
  21. 20. D-Day Part 2: Target Normandy
  22. 21. The Red Planet Part 2: Mars is a World
  23. 22. The World of Science: Jets in the Bathtub
  24. 23. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
  25. 24. ["Subscribe now! Today!"]
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