Classics Illustrated #134 [O] - Romeo and Juliet
(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
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