Classics Illustrated #129 [O] - Davy Crockett
(November 1955)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly with a seventh edition in December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
William E. Kanter; Meyer A. Kaplan (managing editor)
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

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A.


Coming Next (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Davy Crockett (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Be always sure you're right, then go ahead' -- that was the motto he lived by.
Genre
non-fiction; biography; history; western-frontier
Characters
Davy Crockett; Polly Finley [Polly Crockett]; frontier folk; Colonel Coffee; Creek Indians; Cherokee Indians; Elizabeth Patton [Elizabeth Crockett] [Libbie Crockett]; Members of Congress; Andrew Jackson; James Bowie; [Jim Bowie]; William Travis; defenders of the Alamo
Synopsis
Davy Crockett grows up poor in Tennessee. He learns to hunt, and develops skills of living in the woods. He fights in the Creek War, goes to Congress, and fights Andrew Jackson over Cherokee removal. Eventually he makes his way to Texas and is killed in the defense of the Alamo.
Reprints
Keywords
Alamo; American Indian; Amerind; Cherokee; Congress; Creek War; election; hunting; Tennessee; Texas; Texas War of Independence

Part 3: Saxon England (Table of Contents: 4)

The Story of Great Britain / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
King Alfred; Angles; Saxons; Jutes; Norsemen [Danes] [Vikings]; monk; Roman-British woman
Synopsis
Anglo-Saxons invade Britain, then settle down there. Over centuries they become the people of the land.
Keywords
Anglo-Saxons; Britain; Vikings

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of a 12 part series.

James Bowie (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
Characters
James Bowie [Jim Bowie]; Rezin Bowie; Janes Black; Urselita Veramendi
Synopsis
Jim Bowie and his brother develop a remarkable knife for use on the frontier. Jim Bowie moves to Texas and marries there, and is killed in the defense of the Alamo.
Reprints
Keywords
Alamo; Bowie knife; Texas

The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Read the Best in the World's Finest Juvenile Publication (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Davy Crockett
  2. 1. Coming Next
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Davy Crockett
  5. 4. Part 3: Saxon England
    The Story of Great Britain
  6. 5. James Bowie
  7. 6. The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales
  8. 7. Read the Best in the World's Finest Juvenile Publication
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