Classics Illustrated #156 [O] - The Conquest of Mexico
(May 1960)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly with special issues in June and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
Meyer Kaplan (production director); Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht (editor); Leonard B. Cole (art director)
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.

The 15-cent variant exists in editions with HRNs 156 and 167. Their promos differ, and 167 omits the quiz. The HRN 156 version includes a Who Am I? quiz (0.5 page) and a promo for issue 157, Lives of the Hunted (0.5 page), along with the binder promo (1 page) and the Classics Illustrated back issue promo (1 page). Printed in the U.S.A.


The Conquest of Mexico (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Sundel (adapter); Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (original author)
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
history
Characters
Cortes; Montezuma
Synopsis
Spanish forces led by Cortes defeat the Aztecs.
Reprints

Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of Bernal Diaz Del Castillo. Spot illustration depicts Del Castillo.
Reprints

Prophecy of Doom (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about the Aztec gods.
Reprints

The Old World (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about conditions in Europe at the time of the conquest of Mexico.

[Classics Illustrated Junior Back Titles List] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[Classics Illustrated Binder Offer] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Classic Illustrated Back Titles List] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Conquest of Mexico
  2. 1. The Conquest of Mexico
  3. 2. Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
  4. 3. Prophecy of Doom
  5. 4. The Old World
  6. 5. [Classics Illustrated Junior Back Titles List]
  7. 6. [Classics Illustrated Binder Offer]
  8. 7. [Classic Illustrated Back Titles List]
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