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Classics Illustrated Junior, #514
(Famous Authors Ltd., 1955)
The Actor and the Farmer takes what may be a series maximum of eight pages (23-30). This unusual tale from Phaedrus (V 5, Perry #527) has extra phases not found in Phaedrus. The rich man suffers from boredom and so offers ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #572
The Hare and the Hound takes up two pages (29-30). The art here sketchier, more angular, and less mature, I believe, than the typical art in CIJ. There is one good subtle twist here. The master, when he sees a hare, ...
(First Publishing Inc., 1991)
Here is the second of two extra copies of this contemporary Classics Illustrated. I have searched in vain for a first edition of this comic book and have had to content myself with a copy of the second edition. How nice ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #548
(Famous Authors Ltd., 1958)
Charles Santino reported in Aesop's Fables #3 (1991) that he had heard from John Haufe that an Aesopic fable appeared as back-up story in about forty Classics Junior Illustrated issues between #509 and #572. I followed ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #516
(Classics IllustratedFamous Authors, 1955)
BW takes up three pages (28-30). The boy tries his trick twice, noting the second time that they said they would not come again but they have come anyway. (In fact, they did not say that, but rather Do not do that again.) ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #525
(Famous Authors, 1956)
MM takes up two pages (29-30). She has a hand on the pail until the fateful panel where she tosses her head. A cat lapping up the milk tells her that that should teach her not to count her chickens before they are ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #517
(Famous Authors, 1955)
TMCM takes up three pages (28-30). Elmer visits Otto in the country. The door bursts open, a huge dog comes in, and is followed by the master. The two mice escape inside the hole by which they entered the dining room. ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #526
The Hares and the Frogs takes up three pages (28-30). There is no thought of suicide here; the hares run to the lake for safety. Might it be paradoxical to have a frog in the pond announce that there is always someone ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #524
The Raven and the Swan takes up two pages (29-30). The raven spends a week in the lake and is starving, when he returns back to his raven friend. I do not know how often I have seen a good picture of a skinny raven, but ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #528
(Famous Authors, 1956)
The Two Goatstakes up two pages (29-30). To my surprise, fishermen rescued them from the river into which they fell. I do not think I have ever before seen the goats come out of this fable alive. $.15.