The World Around Us #31 - Hunting
(March 1961)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-01-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Editing
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht

Issue Notes

Alfred Sundel (Associate Editor); Helene Lecar (Assistant Editor); Jane Elizabeth Churchman (Copy Editor); Sidney Miller (Art Director); Stephen L. Added (Art Assistant); Meyer A. Kaplan (Production Director); Fred A. Brewer (European Editor). On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
moose; hunter
Synopsis
Moose with hunter in background
Keywords
hunt; hunter; hunting; moose

Indexer Notes

Painted cover

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
table of contents; indicia; editorial credits

Hunting (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
bear; dog; stone age hunters
Synopsis
Three stone age hunters and a dog threaten a bear; short text survey of how hunting developed
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; stone age

The Rogue Elephant (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
John Hunter; Saseeta; Chief Ngiri
Synopsis
In the early twentieth century, colonial game control officer John Hunter tracks and kills a dangerous elephant in Kenya. He discovers an old musket ball lodged in a nerve center, and concludes that the beast was driven mad by a careless hunter.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; elephant; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; Kenya

Indexer Notes

Artist credit verified by Roger Hill.

Early Hunters (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
hunters
Synopsis
Development of hunting, agriculture, and civilization... from ancient time through Rameses II in ancient Egypt.
Reprints
Keywords
dog; educational; Egypt; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; stone age

Indexer Notes

Note similarity of panel 2 page 6, panel 3 page 6, and panel 2 page 7 with Simon Greco's paintings for The Epic of Man (Life, 1961) on pages 23-24; pages 48-50; and page 52. These paintings are not copied in the comic, but may well have been used for reference or inspiration."

Mythical Monsters (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Peltz; Howie Post
Inks
George Peltz; Howie Post
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bellerophon; Pegasus; chimera; unicorn; basilisk
Synopsis
How to fight (or capture) the chimera, unicorn, and basilisk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"pages 12-14 by Pete Morisi; page 15-16 by George Peltz" info per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated and Nick Caputo. However, it seems much more likely that George Peltz is the artist on pp. 12-14 and pp. 15-16 are definitely by Howie Post. Artist credit verified by Roger Hill.

From Falcon to Fox (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi ?
Inks
Pete Morisi ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
king
Synopsis
Summary of medieval falconry, medieval boar hunting, and English fox hunting
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; falconry; fox hunting; hunt; hunter; hunting; riding to hounds

Indexer Notes

Possible Morisi credit per Nick Caputo.

Wanton Killing (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
W.D.M. Bell; army officer; mountain men; Kenyan headman
Synopsis
Hunters devastate the buffalo on the American prairie, and the elephant in East Africa.
Reprints
Keywords
bison; buffalo; educational; elephant; fact; furs; genocide; hunt; hunter; hunting; Kenya; mountain man; trapper

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's art may be confidently identified from his distinctive style.

An End to Slaughter (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Theodore Roosevelt; Kermit Roosevelt
Synopsis
Theodore Roosevelt's enthusiasm for both hunting and conservation contributes to a system of national parks and wildlife refuges in the United States. Similar systems worldwide help preserve wildlife.
Reprints
Keywords
conservation; educational; fact; game warden; hunt; hunter; hunting; national park; wildlife refuge

The Trapped Trapper (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Evert Stenmark; Kjell Stenmark
Synopsis
Professional hunter Evert Stenmark is buried alive by an avalanche in northern Sweden. Eating raw ptarmigan from his bag he keeps himself alive for eight days until found by his brother.
Reprints
Keywords
avalanche; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; ski; skiing; Sweden

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's distinctive style may be identified with confidence.

Bringing Them Back Alive (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Till Goodan
Inks
Till Goodan
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Carl Hagenbeck; Hans Schomburgk; Dr. William Mann
Synopsis
Schomburgk and Hagenbeck capture wild animals for various zoos.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; monkey; pigmy hippopotamus; zoo

Indexer Notes

Goodan credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

Malay Tiger (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Locke; Pa Mat
Synopsis
Locke and his helper hunt down a nuisance tiger.
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; Malay Peninsula; tiger

Indexer Notes

Dominguez credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

Hunting Today (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
various hunters
Synopsis
Modern forms of hunting in Europe and North America
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting

Dogs and Guns (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. I. Kihl
Inks
H. I. Kihl
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
What dogs are used for hunting; what firearms are used for hunting
Reprints
Keywords
dog; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; rifle; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Illustrations accompany text. Kihl credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

A New Way to Hunt (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
"Hunting" with a camera
Reprints
Keywords
camera; educational; fact; hunt; hunter; hunting; photography

Indexer Notes

Sam Glanzman's distinctive style may be confidently identified.

The World of Story: Two Tales of Baron Munchausen (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Rudolf Erich Raspe
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Baron Munchausen
Synopsis
Munchausen takes a voyage in which his ship collides with a whale, and a swim in which he is swallowed by a great fish.
Keywords
tall tale; whale

Indexer Notes

Illustrations in the style of eighteenth-century woodcuts.

D-Day Part 5: The Landing (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Allied troops attack and make a landing in France on June 6, 1944.
Keywords
history; Normandy; World War II

Indexer Notes

Evans credits for both pencils and inks per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated. Saltarella sees some Reed Crandall inks in this story.

Desert Treasure Part 1: The Dead Sea Scrolls (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Muhammed; Kando; the Metropolitan Samuel; Dr. John C. Trevor; Professor E.L. Sukenik; G.L. Harding; Father Roland de Vaux
Synopsis
A Bedouin boy discovers the Dead Sea scrolls. Scholars explore and expand the find.
Keywords
archaeology; Bible; educational; fact; history; Palestine; Qumran

Indexer Notes

Nodel credit per Dan Malen from his book The Complete Guide to Classics Illustrated.

A Puff of Steam (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
At-home experiment demonstrating steam power
Keywords
activity; educational; fact; science; steam power

Indexer Notes

Morisi credit per Nick Caputo.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Hunting
  4. 3. The Rogue Elephant
  5. 4. Early Hunters
  6. 5. Mythical Monsters
  7. 6. From Falcon to Fox
  8. 7. Wanton Killing
  9. 8. An End to Slaughter
  10. 9. The Trapped Trapper
  11. 10. Bringing Them Back Alive
  12. 11. Malay Tiger
  13. 12. Hunting Today
  14. 13. Dogs and Guns
  15. 14. A New Way to Hunt
  16. 15. The World of Story: Two Tales of Baron Munchausen
  17. 16. D-Day Part 5: The Landing
  18. 17. Desert Treasure Part 1: The Dead Sea Scrolls
  19. 18. A Puff of Steam
  20. 19. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
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