Classics Illustrated #73 [O] - The Black Tulip
(July 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 Adler (managing editor); Meyer Kaplan (editorial assistant); Maurice Kanter (business manager)

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. Some information from Error report 8469 by Saltarella.

The Black Tulip (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

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

Student's Boners / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Selected by the Division of Examination and Testing of the State Education Department, these 'boners' indicate that the amount of misinformation found on examination papers is fantastic.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Black Tulip (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
Alexandre Dumas (original novel); Ken Fitch (adaptation)
Pencils
Alex Blum (signed)
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the year 1671, Holland lay calm and peaceful in the sunshine, her land interlaced with bright canals and dotted with shiny windmills, and covered with the gay flower-beds of ever-toiling, prosperous burghers.
Genre
historical
Characters
Cornelius Van Baerle; Rosa Gryphus; Cornelius De Witt; John De Witt; Gryphus; William of Orange; Isaac Boxtel
Synopsis
Cornelius Van Baerle, who is trying to breed a black tulip, is unjustly taken up as a traitor. Rosa's efforts, and William of Orange's justice, save him (and his tulip) in the end.
Reprints
Keywords
Holland; horticulture; Netherlands

Alexandre Dumas (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perhaps the most prolific fictioneer of all time was Alexandre Dumas.
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Alexandre Dumas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Educational; fact

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alfred Bernhard Nobel, chemist and engineer, was born in Stockholm, Sweden, October 21, 1833, the son of Emmanuel Nobel, a distinguished scientist.
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Alfred Nobel
Reprints
Keywords
Dynamite; educational; fact; nitroglycerine; Nobel Prize; Sweden

Tara the Life Saver (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Baby Vincent Kane reached the age of three, his father decided that it was time for the baby to have a pet -- a dog.
Genre
non-fiction; animal
Characters
Tara; Vincent Kane
Reprints
Keywords
Dog; educational; fact

Boris Gudenof (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Modeste Moussorgsky (original opera); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the court of the Russian Czar Feodor, in the year 1598, the privy councilor Boris was plotting for the throne.
Genre
historical
Keywords
Opera; Russia

Indexer Notes

Correct spelling of last name is Godunov

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Tulip
  2. 1. ["Selected by the Division of Examination and Testing of the State Education Department, these 'boners' indicate that the amount of misinformation found on examination papers is fantastic."]
    Student's Boners
  3. 2. ["Jack Easy is his name -- midshipman and sailor of fortune."]
  4. 3. The Black Tulip
  5. 4. Alexandre Dumas
  6. 5. Alfred Bernhard Nobel
    Pioneers of Science
  7. 6. Tara the Life Saver
    Dog Heroes
  8. 7. Boris Gudenof
    Famous Operas
  9. 8. ["Free! Free! Free!"]
  10. 9. ["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"]
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