Classics Illustrated #12 [HRN 60] - Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman
([June 1949])

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
[none]
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated

Issue Notes

Reprinted from Classic Comics version. Reprinted in HRN 62,71, 89 ($.15) and 118.
Publication date based on HRN.
This issue has variants:

Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Colors
?

Genre
drama; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Headless Horseman
Reprints
Keywords
jack o'lantern; pumpkin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Levin (adaptation); Washington Irving (original)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rip Van Winkle; Gretchen Van Winkle; Wolf (dog); Van Bummel; Hendrick Hudson
Synopsis
Rip Van Winkle sleeps for 20 years just to get away from his wife and mother-in-law.
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Indexer Notes

Although the title page has both stories listed (as on the cover), this sequence is the story of Rip Van Winkle.

The Headless Horseman or The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Levin (adaptation); Washington Irving (original story)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (as Rolland H. Livingstone)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ichabod Crane; Katrina Van Tassel; Brom Van Brunt; Rip Van Winkle; Headless Horseman
Synopsis
Ichabod Crane encounters the Headless Horseman at midnight.
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Life of Washington Irving (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
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...And One Came Back (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
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Classics Illustrated in Gift Boxes (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman
  2. 1. ["Classics Illustrated brings you never-to-be forgotten stories..."]
  3. 2. Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman
  4. 3. The Headless Horseman or The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  5. 4. Life of Washington Irving
  6. 5. ...And One Came Back
  7. 6. The Charge of the Light Brigade
  8. 7. Classics Illustrated in Gift Boxes
  9. 8. ["Now you can start or complete your own library of the famous Classics Illustrated... here's how!"]
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