(September 1956)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand:
Classics Illustrated
Editing:
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

This issue has variants.

Exists in an HRN 161 edition, with slightly different promo material and different back cover.


[Forthcoming Title] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[Literary Character Puzzle] (Table of Contents: 2)

Who Am I? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Half-page, vertically-oriented puzzle on the right side of the page. Five clues lead to the identification of a literary character.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Romeo and Juliet (Table of Contents: 3)

Romeo and Juliet / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script:
? (adapter); William Shakespeare (original author)
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama; romance
Characters:
Romeo; Juliet; Tybalt (Juliet's cousin); Nurse; Mercutio; Benvolio; Friar Laurence; Friar John; Paris; Prince Escalus; Lord Capulet; Lady Capulet; Lord Montague; Lady Montague; People of Verona
Synopsis:
After meeting at a masked ball, two young people fall in love and secretly marry. The ongoing feud between their families contributes directly their violent deaths.
Reprints:

William Shakespeare (Table of Contents: 4)

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 William Shakespeare. Spot illustrations depict Shakespeare and the masks of tragedy and comedy.
Reprints:

Part 8: The Puritan Revolution (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Characters:
King James I; King Charles I; King Charles II; Oliver Cromwell; Puritans
Synopsis:
Illustrated article about the Puritan period of British history and culture.
Reprints:

A Penny a Play (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about the Elizabethan and the Jacobean theaters. Spot illustration depicts a stage of the periods.
Reprints:

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Literary Character Puzzle]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. Romeo and Juliet
    Romeo and Juliet
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Part 8: The Puritan Revolution
    The Story of Great Britain
  7. 6. A Penny a Play
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
  • Dan Kurdilla