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Frisky Fables, Vol. 4 No. 3
(Premium Group of ComicsPremium Service Company, 1948)
As I feared, this comic book has nothing to do with fables. Its stories are all typical comic book stuff.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #521
Compare this copy with my 1955 copy. Gilberton has bought out Famous Authors but still is at the same address. The price of the issue is still $.15. The names of the contributing personnel have been dropped. The What ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #556
The Shepherd Goes to Sea is on 28-30. This version has a nice line repeated to the shepherd: There is more to the sea than meets the eye. The shepherd returns to work for the man to whom he sold his sheep and says to ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #564
The Father and His Two Daughters is told in six panels on 29-30. Panels two and three contrast nicelywith each other, as do four and five. I understand the father's question in the last panel (What is a father to wish ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #554
The Deer and the Hunters is on 29-30. This version adds a mother. The young deer barely managed to free himself in a development I have very seldom seen in this fable. The young deer himself admitted his mistake to her, ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #527
The Fox and the Goat is on 28-30. This fox surprisingly admits to the goat that he has been wondering for an hour how to get out. The fox announces the Next time look before you leap moral to the goat in the last panel. ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #511
(Famous Authors Ltd., 1954)
Compare this edition with the 1954/69 edition I have. Here it is claimed that the magazine is published monthly, while there it is quarterly. This magazine cost only $.15 in 1954, while that cost $.25 in 1969. See my ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #520
(Famous Authors Ltd., 1955)
CP takes up two pages (29-30). An unusual addition is the dog who suggests pushing the pitcher over and to whom the crow can enunciate the moral. Poor condition. $.15.
(Decker Publications Inc.,, 1957)
I will list one number of this comic book to have an example in the collection. This issue includes Midas, The Boy Who Lost His Size, The Wolf Boy, The Princess with the Horrible Hairdo, Rumpelstiltskin, David and the ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #545
(Famous Authors, Ltd., 1957)
The Donkey and the Salt takes up three pages (28-30). In this version of the story, the owner returns with the donkey three times in one day to the same place. The owner is happy in the end that he has taught the beast ...