Classics Illustrated #2 [HRN 136] - Ivanhoe
([January 1957])

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
William E. Kanter (as William Kanter) (editor); Alex Blum (art director); Roberta Strauss (as Roberta Strauss Feurlicht) (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

New art-painted cover. Reprinted in HRN 142: January 1958; HRN 153: November 1959; HRN 149(165): Summer-Fall 1961 (white background); HRN 167: Spring-Summer 1963, May 1964, January 1965, March 1966; HRN 166: September 1967, 1968 (25¢); HRN 169: Winter 1969 (stiff cover), Winter 1971 (stiff cover).
Data from Bill Jones "Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History", second edition.
Original index by Peter Croome and Max Capp.
This issue has variants:

Ivanhoe (Table of Contents)

Ivanhoe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Wilfred of Ivanhoe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Index done on Classics Illustrated #2 (HRN 167), 20th edition.

[13 Outstanding Classics Illustrated Special Issues] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Ivanhoe (Table of Contents: 2)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 47 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Scott (as Sir Walter Scott) (original story); ? (adaptation)
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Norman Nodel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
Athelstane; the Black Knight [turns out to be King Richard of England]; Cedric the Saxon; Friar Tuck; the Grand Master of the Templars; Gurth; Isaac of York (merchant); Maurice De Bracy (Norman noble); Rebecca (Isaac's daughter); Reginald Front-De-Boeuf; Robin Hood; Rowena (ward of Cedric the Saxon); Sir Brian De Bois-Guilbert (member of the Knights Templar); Ulrica (a Saxon); Wamba; Wilfred of Ivanhoe (Cedric the Saxon's son) [also poses as a palmer; Sir Disinherited]
Reprints
Keywords
castle; Crusades; England; joust; knights; Knights Templar; Sherwood Forest

Indexer Notes

An adaptation of the Ivanhoe novel, first published in 1820. No credits.

Sir Walter Scott (Table of Contents: 3)

Sir Walter Scott / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Biography of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish poet and novelist, with portrait.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits.

[Classics Illustrated Junior] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Classics Illustrated] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ivanhoe
    Ivanhoe
  2. 1. [13 Outstanding Classics Illustrated Special Issues]
  3. 2. Ivanhoe
    Ivanhoe
  4. 3. Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
  5. 4. [Classics Illustrated Junior]
  6. 5. [Classics Illustrated]
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