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Classics Illustrated Junior, #549
(Famous Authors Ltd., 1958)
The Spendthrift and the Swallowtakes up two pages (29-30). Restricted space makes some demands on this traditional story! This version adds a used-clothing shopkeeper who asks the man if he will not be needing the coat ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #555
The Boy and the Filberts is on 29-30. This is one of those comic books in which the ink creates its own effects, sometmes by being placed outside the lines and sometimes by bleeding over from the adjoining page. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #552
The Woodcutters and the Ax takes up two pages (29-30). Is it some coincidence that two woodcutters are out walking and find a lost axe? Their names here are Fritz and Hans. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #557
The Donkey's Shadow is on 29-30. As so often in CIJ, the version is milder than most in the tradition. Here the driver asks the merchant (who has surprisingly usurped the shade) to move over so that they can both sit in ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #559
Hercules and the Wagon Driver is on 29-30. Here Hercules appears amid thunder and lightning…. Hercules helps to get the cart out of the rut when the man puts his shoulder to the wheel. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #560
2W is on 29-30. Here the young wife picks out the gray hairs at night, and the older wife picks out the dark hairs in the morning. The older wife comments correctly at the end that he looks dreadful. He gives the moral: ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #553
(Famous Authors, 1958)
The Man and the Satyrtakes up two pages (29-30). The ending is unusual. Instead of ejecting the man from his dwelling, the satyr simply says What a strange creature is man! He can blow hot and cold with the same breath! $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #562
The Two Maids and the Cock is on 29-30. These maids are not pretty young things! Uniquely in the tradition, they give the cock away and then claim that he was stolen. The mistress then fears that they will all oversleep ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #558
The Wolf and the Kid is on 29-30. As usual, the rooftop makes the kid bold. The farmer put him there for safety while he would be away. $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #551
(Classics Illustrated, 1958)
A real surprise find in a store that I was saying to myself I never should have wandered into! The Plane Tree takes up two pages (29-30). The tree not only gives shade but has allowed cool grass to grow beneath its ...