Classics Illustrated #68 [O] - Julius Caesar
(February 1950)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
Harry M. Adler (Managing Editor); Meyer A. Kaplan (Editorial Assistant)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Cover stock varies from Glossy standard paper to Glossy stiff paper; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Julius Caesar (Table of Contents)

Julius Caesar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Julius Caesar; Mark Antony; Roman Citizens
Synopsis
Full-page illustration depicts Marc Antony revealing the body of Caesar to the crowd.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

front cover

Jinxes of the Famous (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dick Hyman
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Half-page, vertically-oriented article on the left side of the page describes the superstitious beliefs and behavior of a few celebrities. Spot illustration depicts images related to the text.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Coming Next Month / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Julius Caesar (Table of Contents: 3)

Julius Caesar / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
? (adapter); William Shakespeare (original author)
Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Julius Caesar; Mark Antony; Brutus; Cassius; Calpurnia; Portia; Caesar's Ghost; Lepidus; Octavius Caesar; Casca; Cinna; Soothsayer; Boy (servant)
Synopsis
Following Caesar's assassination on the Ides of March, Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar bring the assassins to justice and restore civil and political order in Rome.
Reprints

William Shakespeare (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of William Shakespeare.
Reprints

Blaise Pascal (Table of Contents: 5)

Pioneers of Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of mathematician Blaise Pascal.
Reprints

Tippy, the Terrier (Table of Contents: 6)

Dog Heroes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article describes a terrier who saves a family from a house fire.

Manon (Table of Contents: 7)

Famous Operas / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks
Alex A. Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Plot synopsis of Jules Massenet's opera, "Manon".
Reprints

[Mail Order Back Titles List] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Classics Illustrated Giant Volumes Offer] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
  2. 1. Jinxes of the Famous
  3. 2. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  4. 3. Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Blaise Pascal
    Pioneers of Science
  7. 6. Tippy, the Terrier
    Dog Heroes
  8. 7. Manon
    Famous Operas
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
  10. 9. [Classics Illustrated Giant Volumes Offer]
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