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Classics Illustrated Junior, #510
(Famous AuthorsGilberton, 1967)
FG is told on one page (30) in five panels. The grapes are clearly ripe, and the fox jumps repeatedly. His comment is I'm sure those grapes are sour, anyway! $.15.
Classics Illustrated Junior, #566
(Famous AuthorsGilberton Company, 1965)
One of four numbers that I was able to find in a small store off of St. Catherine. I noticed the shop by chance as I wandered my way through Montreal. The Mouse, the Cat and the Rooster appears on 27-29; it may be the ...
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, ...
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, #518
LM takes up three pages (28-30). The mouse is in a playful mood and slides down the lion's nose, saying Whee! This is fun! This lion laughs. $.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.