Classics Illustrated #128 [HRN 166] - Macbeth [Twin Circle]
(1968)

Gilberton, 1947 Series
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Price
[none]
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
Albert L. Kanter
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

[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

Macbeth (Table of Contents: 3)

Macbeth / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
William Shakespeare (original story); Lorenz Graham (adaptation)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
? (Leroy Lettering)

Characters
Macbeth (dies); King Duncan (dies); Malcolm; Donalbain; The Three Witches; Banquo; Ross; Lady Macbeth; MacDuff
Synopsis
Macbeth and his wife murder King Duncan and ascend to the throne of Scotland but eventually an army of nobles defeat them and restore moral, civil, and political order.
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Indexer Notes

Story is set in the early eleventh century.

Script credit from Jerry Bails' "Who's Who of American Comic Books."

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
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of Shakespeare. Spot illustrations depict Shakespeare and the masks of tragedy and comedy.
Reprints

Part 2: The Roman Conquest (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
Julius Caesar; Brythons; Romano-Britons
Synopsis
Illustrated article about the Roman period of British history and culture.

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of a 12 part series. Pencils and inks credits from Jerry Bails' "Who's Who of American Comic Books."

Banquo's Descendant (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex A. Blum (footer illustration)
Inks
Alex A. Blum (footer illustration)
Colors
? (footer illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
King James I
Synopsis
Brief biographical sketch of King James I of England. Footer illustration depicts Banquo and the witches.
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. Macbeth
    Macbeth
  2. 1. [Forthcoming Title]
    Coming Next Month
  3. 2. [Literary Character Puzzle]
    Who Am I?
  4. 3. Macbeth
    Macbeth
  5. 4. William Shakespeare
  6. 5. Part 2: The Roman Conquest
    The Story of Great Britain
  7. 6. Banquo's Descendant
  8. 7. [Subscription Offer]
  9. 8. [Mail Order Back Titles List]
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