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  • Issue #1
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 1

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    The Illustrated Story of Dogs. Cover art by Ernie Hart. "Moustache," pencils by George Evans; True story of Moustache, a black poodle who took part in Napoleon's campaigns. "Balto"; True story of Balto, a husky sled dog who trekked six hundred miles through a blizzard to deliver a diptheria vaccine. "Bob of Carmel"; True story of Bob of Carmel, a courageous German Shepherd. "How the Dog Began," art by Ernie Hart. "Chips"; True story of Chips, the son of a husky and a collie-German shepherd cross, who was chosen to lead the first K-9 detachment to cross the Atlantic Ocean during the Allied invasion of Africa during World War II. "Andy"; True story of Andy, a Doberman Pinscher who served as a scout dog on the Solomon Islands in World War II. "Peefka"; True story of Peefka, a German shepherd who led infantry patrols through the Italian mountains in World War II. "Sandy," art by Ernie Hart; True story of Sandy, a big, black German shepherd who served as a messenger dog with the marines in the New Britain campaign in the Pacific in World War II. "Bruce"; True story of Bruce and Silver, two German shepherds who saved two American soldiers in a foxhole, on Luzon in the Philippine Islands during World War II. "Working Dogs" article. "Sporting Dogs" article. "Hounds" article. "Terriers" article. "Toy Dogs" article. "Non-Sporting Dogs" article. "The Far Frontiers"; The story of sled dogs used in polar expeditions by explorers like Admiral Richard Byrd and Roald Amundsen. "Dog Paratroopers"; Story of Lux (a German shepherd), the first dog paratrooper in history. "Guide to the Blind" non-fiction story. "Their Human Friends"; Stories of Diamond, Sir Isaac Newton's spaniel; Bounce, Alexander Pope's Great Dane; Maida, Sir; Walter Scott's hound; etc. "You and Your Dog" article. "How Would Your Dog Rate You?" article, art by Ernie Hart. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 2

    The Illustrated Story of Indians. Cover art by Gerald McCann. "Buffalo Hunt," art by Sam Glanzman; On his first buffalo hunt, Small Eagle saves the day and proves his manhood, and is renamed Buffalo Slayer. "The White Buffalo" text story, art by John Forte; Blessed by the white buffalo, a child grows strong and aids his people; In manhood he transforms himself into the white buffalo in order to save them from their enemies. "Play the Chunkey Game" activity. "First in America" non-fiction story. "The Woodsmen of the Eastern Forests"; Introduction to life in the northeastern woodlands. "The Hunters of the Plains"; Introduction to life on the northern plains. "The Northern Fishermen"; Introduction to life on the Pacific northwest coast. "The California Seed Gatherers"; Introduction to life in pre-contact California. "The Southwest Tribes"; Introduction to life in the desert southwest. "Chief Joseph"; For decades the Nez Perce work to accommodate the whites and learn from them; But continuous attacks, and the constant theft of land, finally provoke the Nez Perce to fight their way toward Canada. "Test of Friendship"; When Judge White moves into Oneida country, Chief Yerry tests the judge's intentions by asking to take the Whites' little girl into his own town for the night; When the judge acquiesces, and Betsy is returned safely on the morrow, it opens up trust between the groups. "Make an Indian Bonnet" activity. "Sequoya"; From an early age, Sequoya is fascinated by writing; Disdained by most of his people but strongly supported by his daughter, he develops a Cherokee writing system that is quickly embraced, and endures to this day. "Alphabet in Cherokee" article. "Sign Talk" educational story. "First Among the Indians" starring Hiawatha; Samoset; Chief John Logan; Sacagawea; Charles Curtis; Jim Thorpe; Will Rogers; Chief Bender; and Maria Tallchief, art by Angelo Torres. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 3

    The Illustrated History of Horses. L. B. Cole. "The Indian and His Horse," art by Gerald McCann; How horses were brought to the New World and how the changed the lives of the Plains Indians. "Mustang!", art by Sam Glanzman. "The Cowboy and His Horse," art by Gerald McCann; The history of cowboys and their horses, from the cattle drives from Texas to Kansas, to the modern day cowboy and the rodeo riders. "Know Your Oats" article; The evolution of the horse. Horse Diagram illustration. "Horses in War," art by John Forte; The use of horses in warfare throughout history. "Horses in Sport" starring King Henry the Eighth, Earl of Godolphin, Dennis O'Kelly, and Willie Shoemaker; art by Ernie Hart. "Harness Racing," art by Gerald McCann. "Heroic Horsemen," art by Gerald McCann; Famous horsemen throughout history. "Stories and Legends"; Horses in mythology and fiction. "You and Your Horse," art by John Forte; How to care for a horse featuring a blacksmith. "Riding Through the Looking Glass," art by H. J. Kihl. "Yesterday and Today"; How horses were used to do common tasks. "More Horses" featuring a circus and a parade, art by Gerald McCann. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 4
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    The Illustrated Story of Railroads. Painted cover art. "A Weapon of War," pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts); Recalled to the colors in 1862, Herman Haupt energizes and trains the Union army's engineering and railroading arm, and plays a key role in victory at Gettysburg. "Birth of the Locomotive"; Various workers improve the steam engine, and work on self-propelled vehicles; The Stephensons turn the locomotive and the railroad into practical propositions. "A Very Merry Ride," script by William H. Brown (original); Through many a mishap, the 1831 "De Witt Clinton" locomotive pulls a crowded train from Albany to Schenectady. "A Steel Driving Man" text story, art by Norman Nodel; John Henry beats a steam drill in a challenge, but dies with a hammer in his hand. "Stopped by Wind"; Westinghouse invents airbrakes using compressed air, enabling long trains to stop safely. "The Way West"; Surveyors explore possible routes for a transcontinental railroad, and Dodge finds a way through the Black Hills. "Highball," art by Sam Glanzman; Over time, railroads develop automatic semaphore systems to enhance safety. "Casey's Last Ride," script by Wallace Saunders (original); Casey Jones climbs the ladder of railroading jobs to become an engineer; In 1900 he sacrifices his life to save passengers by staying at his post to slow the train down. "Today and Tomorrow," art by John Tartaglione; Review of the history of railroads and their then-current use, and speculation about their use in the future. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 5
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    The Illustrated Story of Space. Art by Graham Ingels, Gerald McCann (?), and others. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 6
    • 3/4" spine split from the top.

    The Illustrated Story of The F.B.I. Painted cover art. "The FBI in War," art by George R. Evans; An alert Coast Guardsman, and a turncoat saboteur, help the F.B.I. to quickly capture two teams of saboteurs. "Double Agents," art by Graham Ingels; Sent as a Nazi spy to the Americas, ND98 defects and works spreading disinformation as a double agent with the F.B.I. "The Doll Woman"; The "Doll Woman," who operates a doll shop, acts as an agent for the Japanese in World War II. "The Spy Scientists"; F.B.I. investigations lead them to uncover and arrest two spies giving atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. "How It Began," art by Gerald McCann; Theodore Roosevelt creates a body of federal investigators to deal with encroachments onto public lands; This group evolves into the modern professionalized F.B.I., largely under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover. "G-Men" one-page story; When captured by agents, Kelly gives them the nickname G-Men. "The FBI in Peace"; F.B.I. men investigate a kidnaping, arresting the criminals. "Wanted"; John Dillinger conducts a state-by-state spree of bank robbery and crime; The F.B.I. pursues him, locates him with the help of an informer, and kills him in a gunfight. "Playing Many Parts"; In pursuit and investigation of criminals, agents need to adopt many roles and personae. "Solved by Science"; The F.B.I. uses numerous scientific approaches to examine and evaluate evidence. "Telltale Fingerprints"; Fingerprinting helps the F.B.I. identify many criminals, and solve many crimes. "If You Join"; Dramatization of a candidate's process through F.B.I. selection and training. "Make-Believe Cases"; Agents in training run through numerous simulations. "To Catch a Thief"; Procedures and equipment that the F.B.I. uses (or teaches local police to use) in pursuit of criminals and spies. "Youre an Agent"; Young campers use F.B.I. techniques to discover who stole their hidden cake. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 7

    The Illustrated Story of Flight synopsis of the issue, art by Gerald McCann. Painted cover art. "Blizzard Rescue," art by John Tartaglione; Carl Gillam flies his plane in Alaska to save an injured miner. "Wings of Myth - Wings of Man," art by H. L. Kihl; recounts mankind's legends and early attempts at flight. "Leonardo's Dream of Flight"; a summary of Leonardo Da Vincis designs for flying machines. "First in the Sky," art by Graham Ingels; the story of French balloon inventors. "From Gliders to Gasoline"; man's experiments with gliders. "The Great Almost," art by Gerald McCann; the quest for powered flight. "The First to Fly"; The Wright Brothers design and build the first airplane. "What Makes an Airplane Fly?"; an introduction to the physics of flight. "Pioneer Pilots"; biplane story. "A New Weapon"; the development of fighter planes in World War I. "The Red Knight of Germany," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall; the story of the Red Baron. "Between the Wars"; aviation development. "A Deadly Weapon," art by Sam Glanzman; advancements in airplanes as weapons during World War II. "Brick Wall in the Sky," art by John Tartaglione; Jet fighters and the sound barrier featuring Captain Charles "Chuck" Yeager, Glennis Yeager, and Captain Bill Bridgman. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 8

    Painted cover art by Stan Campbell. Synopsis of the book, art by Gerald McCann. "Blizzard Rescue," art by John Tartaglione; Carl Gillam flies his plane in Alaska to save an injured miner. "Wings of Myth - Wings of Man," art by H. L. Kihl; recounts mankind's legends and early attempts at flight. "Leonardo's Dream of Flight"; a summary of Leonardo's designs for flying machines. "First in the Sky," art by Graham Ingels; the story of French balloon inventors. "From Gliders to Gasoline"; man's experiments with gliders. "The Great Almost," art by Gerald McCann; the quest for powered flight. "The First to Fly"; The Wright Brothers design and build the first airplane. "What Makes an Airplane Fly?"; an introduction to the physics of flight. "Pioneer Pilots" featuring Alberto Santos-Dumont, Louis Blériot, Henri Farman, Charles Willard, and Glenn Curtiss. "A New Weapon"; the development of fighter planes in World War I. "The Red Knight of Germany," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall; the story of the Red Baron. "Between the Wars"; aviation development between the wars. "A Deadly Weapon," art by Sam Glanzman; advancements in airplanes as weapons during World War II. "Brick Wall in the Sky," art by John Tartaglione; Jet fighters and the sound barrier are discussed. "Flight of the Future"; final words on flight. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 9

    The Illustrated Story of the Army. Painted cover art by Doug Rosa. The Illustrated Story of the Army, art by Gerald McCann; One page quick history of the Army. "Follow Old Minick," art by John Tartaglione; True story of Medal of Honor winner John W. Minick who was killed during WWII. "Here Comes Yankee Doodle"; Story of the early militia and how George Washington and Baron Von Steuben made them into an army. "Frontier Forts," art by Graham Ingels; The story of President Washington's struggle to force congress to allow for a standing peacetime army and the building of forts in the Ohio valley. "The Corps of Cadets"; Story of the founding of West Point Military Academy. "Two Too Many" one-page story; Amusing story about James Whistler as a cadet at West Point during an art class. "Rifles and Arrows" text story; Short history of the Indian Wars featuring Sitting Bull and General George Custer. "Custer's Last Stand," art by Gerald McCann; A typical white man's version of the Battle at Little Big Horn with Custer as hero. "Northern Raiders"; Re-telling of the story of Mitchell's Raiders during the Civil War; Mitchell's Raiders became the first Medal of Honor winners. "The Army in War"; History of the War of 1812. "The Mexican War" featuring General Zachary Taylor, Mexican General Santa Anna, Lieutenant William Stover, and General Winfield Scott. "The Civil War," art by Joe Orlando. "The Spanish-American War"; Story of the Spanish-American war, and the discovery of the cure for Yellow Fever. "World War I." "World War II," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall. "The Korean War," art by Norman Nodel. "The Army in Peace," art by Gerald McCann; Sam, Bill and Lee join the peacetime army; They take different career paths; All decide to re-enlist. "Scooter Burke's Peak," art by Sam Glanzman; True story of Medal of Honor winner Lloyd Burke. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 10

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    The Illustrated Story of the Navy. Painted cover art by Gay Welker. The Illustrated Story of the Navy, art by Gerald McCann. "The First Hero," art by Gerald McCann; John Paul Jones rises to captain in a seafaring career, then joins the infant America navy; Through a series of brilliant single-ship actions, he becomes that service's first great hero. "The First Fleet" one-page story; Congress orders the first naval vessels for the Revolutionary War, the war with the Barbary Pirates, and the War of 1812. "They Shall Fight Today," art by Gerald McCann; Oliver Hazard Perry fights and wins the Battle of Lake Erie, sinking or capturing the opposing British fleet. "A Bet Is Paid," art by Everett Raymond Kinstler; Friends in peacetime, Captains Dacres ("Guerriere") and Hull ("Constitution") bet a hat as to which ship would win in a battle; When they meet in the War of 1812 Hull wins decisively, and takes his opponent's hat, rather than his sword, in surrender. "Learning to Lead"; Farragut rises to high rank without an education, but succeeding generations of officers need more; Shocked by an attempted mutiny, Congress establishes the US Naval Academy. "Fighting Words," one-page story, art by Gerald McCann; Lawrence ("Don't give up the ship") and Mason ("Sighted sub, sank same") coin phrases that live in naval tradition. "The Navy in War: An Impossible Task"; Farragut fights his ships past forts and flotillas to capture New Orleans. The "Navy in War: Battle After Breakfast"; Dewey decisively wins the Battle of Manila Bay against a Spanish fleet. "The Navy in War: The Unseen Enemy"; The American and British navies work out weapons and tactics to defeat the German u-boat campaign in World War I. "The Navy in War: Full Speed Ahead!", art by Sam Glanzman; The US and Japanese navies fight each other hard around Tulagi, Savo, and Guadalcanal; Admiral Dan Callaghan wins a major victory after ordering full speed toward the enemy. "The Navy in War: The Wonderful Blunder," art by Sam Glanzman; Six destroyers expose themselves to shellfire in the narrow channel of Inchon, thereby discovering the position of North Korean batteries. "Cheese-Box on a Barrelhead" text article; Three participants describe the battle between "Monitor" and "Merrimack" (or "Virginia"). "The Navy in Peace"; The navy's many peacetime functions include exploration; Wilkes, Peary, and Byrd conduct polar expeditions over a period of a hundred years. "The Fleet Below," art by Gerald McCann; Development of submarines from the American Revolution through the nuclear-powered "Nautilus," which made the first submerged journey through the Arctic Ocean and under the North Pole. "The Good Old Days"; Humorous comparison of naval life in 1778 and 1958. "Mission to Mindanao," art by Sam Glanzman. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 11
    • 3" spine split from the top.

    Painted cover art by Alex Blum. Iwo Jima illustration by Gerald McCann. "The Shores of Tripoli," art by Gerald McCann; During the Barbary Wars, Lt. O'Bannon leads a small Marine detachment on a dangerous journey through the desert, after which the small party assaults a fort from the shore as the navy bombards it from the sea. "The Terrible Tiger" article about saber-tooth tigers. "Fighting Leathernecks"; Marines serve in numerous battles and campaigns of the American Revolution. "A Gentle Hand" article; Florence Nightingale defies danger and expectations to establish a corps of woman nurses in the Crimean War. "The Halls of Montezuma," art by Everett Raymond Kinstler; Marines are assigned to rear duty for much of the Mexican War, but take the lead in storming Mexico City and Chapultepec Castle. "The Marines Have Landed," art by Joe Orlando; Review of the Marine Corps' history from the War of 1812 to 1958 peacekeeping in Lebanon. "Six Outposts to Charlemagne," art by Graham Ingels; Disguising themselves as Cacos bandits, and working with Haitian gendarmes, marines bluff their way past six outposts to kill the bandit leader. "Devil Dog"; Marines drive the Germans out of Belleau Wood, earning the nickname Devil Dogs. "The Piltdown Hoax" article; Dawson's discoveries of apparently ancient skulls are hailed as great finds, but eventually the skulls are determined to have been hoaxes. "Becoming a Marine," art by John Tartaglione; After high school, Dick joins the Marines; He goes through basic training and individual combat training, then into Marine aviation mechanics. "The Floating Laboratory" article; Ewing's scientific team chart the ocean floor, and take samples for study. "Peacetime Firemen"; Survey of Marine activities and assignments during peacetime. "Circle of Death"; Marines are surrounded and outnumbered at Chosin in deadly winter weather, but fight their way out. "Rocks, Sand and Bullets," art by Sam Glanzman; Marines on Iwo Jima fight to the top of Mount Suribachi, where they raise the American flag; Joe Rosenthal captures the moment on film. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 12
    • 3/4" spine split from the bottom. Oxidation.
    • 3/4" Spine split from top of comic.
    • 2 3/4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation.

    The Illustrated Story of the Crusades. Painted cover art. The Illustrated Story of the Coast Guard, art by Gerald McCann. "Four Last Words"; Signalman First Class Munro uses landing craft to set Marines ashore at Guadalcanal. When they become trapped Munro leads 10 craft back, shielding the Marines from shore fire at theyre-board; Munro is killed, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor. "Revenues and Rescues"; Alexander Hamilton establishes the Revenue Marine Service to combat smuggling. "The Gallant Mare" article. "Send for Black Maria"; Teamster Black Maria fights off smugglers who try to steal her load of cannon intended for a revenue cutter; She later runs a boarding house, keeping it well-mannered with her fists. "Cutters at War"; Revenue service (later Coast Guard) men and vessels defend the country at sea and along the shore from the Quasi-War of 1798 through World War II, in which the Coast Guard operates the world's fifth biggest navy. "The Mystery of Stonehenge" article. "The Matchbox Fleet," art by Sam Glanzman; Coast Guard personnel operate a fleet of 83-foot wooden rescue boats during the Normandy invasion, at great risk to themselves, saving 1,438 men. "Training for Duty," art by Ann Brewster; New Coast Guard enlistees go through 13 weeks of boot camp. "Sea Patrol," art by Graham Ingels; Coast Guard personnel serve in multitudinous roles world-wide. "The Fatal Fever" article. "Mayday!", art by John Tartaglione; A seaplane airliner is forced to ditch near a Coast Guard weather ship; In a 24-hour struggle, Coast Guard personnel rescue all 69 passengers and crew. "First Around the World" article; Ferdinand Magellan and many others die along the way, but 18 of his crew complete the first circumnavigation of the globe in 1522. Six Subs in Twelve Hours"; The men of Coast Guard cutter "Campbell," on World War II convoy duty in the North Atlantic, engage six German u-boats in twelve hours. "The Long March," art by Sam Glanzman; Officers of the Coast Guard cutter "Bear," unable to break through pack ice, walk 2000 miles to Point Barrow, using dogs and herding reindeer. Their arrival relieves the desperate inhabitants and marooned seamen. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 13

    The Illustrated Story of the Air Force. Art by Gerald McCann? L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 14
    • 1" spine split from top.
    • Tape on interior back cover.

    The Illustrated Story of the French Revolution. Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Reed Crandall, and George Evans. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 15

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    The Illustrated Story of Prehistoric Animals. Art by Al Williamson (6 pages and 8 pages) and Gray Morrow. Gerald McCann art? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 16

    The Illustrated Story of the Crusades. Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Art by Gerald McCann? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 17

    The Illustrated Story of Festivals. Painted cover art by George Evans. "A Visit From St. Nicholas," art by George Evans; A Netherlands family celebrates St. Nicholas Day. St. Nicholas appears in other countries in other forms. "A Child is Born: The Presepe," art by Bruno Premiani; The Santos family of Bahia, Brazil makes an elaborate presepe, or nativity scene, to honor the birth of Jesus. "A Child is Born: The Posadas"; A Mexican neighborhood enacts the Posadas, honoring the birth of Jesus, then celebrates by breaking the pinata. "A Child is Born: The Pinata" activity page. "Christmas Long Ago: Myrtle and Mistletoe," art by H. J. Kihl; History of the Saturnalia, and legends of the mistletoe, including the myth of Balder the Beautiful. "Christmas Long Ago: Christmas in America" one-page story, art by Alex Blum; Columbus's flagship Santa Maria wrecks on Christmas Eve; He invites a local chief to Christmas dinner aboard the Nina. "Christmas Long Ago: Feasting and Firing"; Old English Christmas customs, including the boar's head and Yule log. "The Ancient Games" article; Story of the ancient Greek Olympic games. "The New Year, art by John Tartaglione; New Year customs world-wide. "Washington's Vision" article; Mormon legend of an angelic vision delivered to George Washington at Valley Forge. "The Earth Unlocks: The Death of Winter," art by Bruno Premiani; Springtime festivals in Czechoslovakia and Switzerland. "The Earth Unlocks: Easter"; Easter customs in Europe, the United States, and Mexico. "The Earth Unlocks: Preparing Papaquis" activity page. "The Earth Unlocks: Watch Me Tap This Easter Egg" activity page. "Harvest Home," art by Norman Nodel; Harvest festivals in ancient Israel, ancient Rome, old England and Scotland, Plymouth colony, the United States, and Austria. "Festivals of Freedom: July 4, 1776." "Festivals of Freedom: To The Bastille!" "Festivals of Freedom: Buzkashi Races." "Festivals of Freedom: A Great Miracle," art by Norman Nodel. "A Grab-Bag of Festivals," art by John Tartaglione; Stories of Guy Fawkes Day, Tibetan Butter Festival, Sheker Bairam, and and April Fool's Day. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 18

    Cover art by Norman Nodel. The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists intro, art by George Evans. "The Earth Is Round," art by George Evans; Eratosthenes calculates the size of the Earth. Other famous geographers are profiled. "Fun with Geography" activity page, art by Stephen Addeo. "The Body Is Charted," art by Edd Ashe; Andreas Vesalius is the first to make detailed drawings of the anatomy of the human body. "The Earth Moves," pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by Al Williamson; Galileo discovers that the Earth travels around the Sun. "Fun with Astronomy," art by Stephen Addeo. "Nature Has Laws," art by John Tartaglione; The story of Issac Newton and his discoveries. "Fun with Mathematics" activity page, art by Stephen Addeo. "The Earth's Secrets," art by Bruno Premiani; The story of Niels Stensen and his discoveries in geology. "Fun with Geology" activity page, art by Stephen Addeo. "Germs Cause Disease," art by Gray Morrow; The story of Louis Pasteur and his accomplishments. "Fun with Biology" activity page, art by Stephen Addeo. "The Ways of Mankind," art by Sam Glanzman; The story of John Wesley Powell and his work studying Native American tribes. "Fun with Anthropology" activity page, art by Stephen Addeo. "The Magic Element," art by Norman Nodel; The story of Marie Curie and her discover of Radium. "The Inner Man" featuring Sigmund Freud, John Locke, William James, Hugo Munsterberg, and Alfred Adler, art by Angelo Torres. "The Atom Splits," art by H. J. Kihl; The story of Albert Einstein. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 19
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    The Illustrated Story of the Jungle. Art by Reed Crandall, Al Williamson, and Gray Morrow. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 20

    Painted cover art. Classics Illustrated Junior ad. Through Time and Space: The Illustrated Story of Communications. "The First Words," art by Gerald McCann; Speculative story of how language developed. "Signs and Sounds," art by Gerald McCann; The development of written language, both phonetic and ideographic. "Signals and Speed," art by Bruno Premiani; Looking for ways to send long-distance messages, people experiment with such methods as drums, smoke signals, and heliographs; Even so, most such messages need to be delivered by runner; Pheidippides runs himself to death carrying vital messages when Athens is invaded. "Mounted Messengers"; Marco Polo describes the Great Khan's effective and elaborate system of mounted post couriers. "The Art of Printing," art by John Tartaglione; Chinese scholars invent practical forms of paper, printing, and moveable type. Europe later adopts the same innovations; Even so, printing and communication remain slow. "A Moving Stream"; Summary of the operation of electricity. "Words over Wires," art by Gerald McCann; Samuel Morse works out a code for communicating over wires via electricity and develops a system to accomplish this over long distances; He convinces the U.S. Congress to fund a demonstration project and sends messages 44 miles between Washington and Baltimore. "Linking Two Worlds," pencils by Norman Nodel; Cyrus Field conceives and implements a plan for a transatlantic telegraph cable; It takes ten years and many bitter failures, but at last he succeeds. "Talking by Telegraph," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall; Bell looks for a way to improve the telegraph but in conjunction with Watson devises a way to transmit sound by wire and creates the telephone. "Words without Wires"; Marconi invents a radio transmitter to carry Morse Code which helps rescue seamen in distress in 1899; He then creates equipment to send a signal across the Atlantic and demonstrates his success in 1901. "The Electronic Ear," art by Sam Glanzman; radio story, including two pages on how radio works. "The Electronic Eye"; How television was developed, and how it is used. "Today and Tomorrow"; How communications technology and uses may develop. 72 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 21

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    Painted cover art by Larry Myers. The Illustrated Story of American Presidents. "American Presidents," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall; Montage of Presidents, with introductory text on the Presidency. "The Founding Fathers," pencils by George Evans, inks by Reed Crandall; Washington chairs the Constitutional Convention as it debates and defines the office of the Presidency. "First in Peace," pencils by Norman Nodel; Washington's early life and Presidency, including debates between Jefferson and Hamilton over the nature of American society and government. "Mansion in the Mud" article, art by Gray Morrow; Career of John Adams. "Is This the Fourth?", art by John Tartaglione; Jefferson's career, Presidency, and retirement. "Madison and Monroe" article. "Old Man Eloquent," art by Gerald McCann; John Quincy Adams risks his life against the British as a boy, serves in Congress and the White House without pandering to public opinion, and angers many by opposing slavery in Congress. "Old Hickory," art by Gray Morrow; Andrew Jackson fights the British, defies captors, conducts duels, and defends the Union against nullification. "Before the Great War" article; Brief introductions to eight Presidents. "The Nation's Wounds," art by Normal Nodel; Lincoln is a successful lawyer and indulgent father who fights politically against the spread of slavery; Elected President, he guides the nation to emancipation and victory, only to be killed by an assassin. "From Johnson to McKinley" article. "The Rough Rider," art by Gerald McCann; Theodore Roosevelt overcomes youthful sickliness to make a rapid and energetic rise through public service, becoming the youngest President ever; He fights for a Square Deal for all Americans, and remains energetic in retirement. "The Nation Asks for Action"; Franklin D. Roosevelt rises in politics but is stymied by polio; He fights back and wins the Presidency, leading his nation through Depression and war only to die at the point of victory. "Electing the President"; Historical process of selectin a Presidential nominee and running for office. "The Asphalt Trap" article; Prehistoric animals are trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. "The Unlucky Submarine" article; Confederate submarine C.S.S. Hunley sinks the U.S.S. Housatonic, but is lost with all hands in the process. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 22

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    Painted cover art by Gerald McCann. The Illustrated Story of Boating. Classics Illustrated Junior ad. "Race Against Time," art by Norman Nodel; Using an experimental jet-powered hydroplane, Don Campbell weathers challenges to set a new world speed record. "Boat Talk"; Illustrated glossary of boating terms. Illustrated guides to different kinds of boats. "The Flying Windmill" article; Development and uses of the helicopter. "Revolution in Electricity" article. "From Trunk to Outboard"; Means of propulsion, as developed through the ages. "The Enchanted Isles" article; The discovery of the Galapagos Islands. "From Kayak to Ku-Dru"; Illustrated guide to various ancient forms of boats, some still in use. "Racing Sails," art by Gerald McCann; With a vessel (the America) of new design, the New York Yacht Club meets the challenge of a regatta against the Royal Yacht Squadron, and handily wins; This is the beginning of the America's Cup Races. "Ski Tips"; Safety precautions for water skiing. "When the Earth Was Flat" article. "Wrecks and Rescues," art by Gray Morrow; When a U.S. naval vessel is wrecked on a desert island in 1870, a lieutenant and three volunteers prepare a small boat in which to sail 1100 miles for help; Despite spoiled food and repeated storms they finally make Hawaii, but three of the four are killed attempting to land on the rocky coast. "The Open Boat" text story by Stephen Crane. Lots of stories on boating tips. Classics Illustrated ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
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    Painted cover art by Gerald McCann. The Illustrated Story of Great Explorers intro, pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by George Evans. "Passage to the Indies," pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by George Evans; Using ships built by Diaz, da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope and initiates direct European trade with India. "The Land of El Dorado," art by Gray Morrow; Orellana and his men cross South America, including a descent of the Amazon. "Famous Explorers" article. "The Mysterious Continent," art by Gerald McCann; Captain Cook undertakes three voyages of exploration throughout the Pacific, but fails to find Australia. "The Great Wilderness," art by John Tartaglione; Alexander MacKenzie, representing the Northwest Company, makes the first crossing of North America by Europeans. "The Pathmarker," art by George Evans; Guided by Kit Carson, Fremont explores and maps a route through the Rockies to Oregon country. "To the North Pole"; Peary and his men are the first to reach the North Pole. "The Roof of the World," art by Gerald McCann; As part of a larger expedition, Hillary and Tenzing make the first ascent on Mount Everest. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
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    The Illustrated Story of Ghosts. Art by Gray Morrow and George Evans. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #25
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    The Illustrated Story of Magic. Art by George Evans and Gray Morrow. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
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    Painted cover art by N. J. Nodel. The Civil War illustration by Gray Morrow. "Before the Storm," art by Gray Morrow; The young United States begins to tear itself apart in the quarrel over slavery. "The Storm Breaks" Abraham Lincoln article. "The General Who Fought," art by Angelo Torres; Grant leads his men to victory at Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, and Shiloh. Confronted with demands for Grant's removal because of high casualties, Lincoln refuses, preferring a general who is willing to fight. "The Great Train Chase" article; James J. Andrews leads his men on an unsuccessful attempt to steal the Confederate locomotive "General." "Flames on the Sea," art by Sam Glanzman; Raphael Semmes commands the Confederate raider "Alabama" on a highly-successful commerce-raiding mission; "Alabama" is sunk off Cherbourg by USS "Kearsage," John Winslow commanding. Various bios on military leaders. "War Drums," art by Gray Morrow; Harry Kieffer and his friend join the 150th Pennsylvania Volunteers as drummer boys and stretcher bearers; They fight at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. "Trial of the Century" article; Account of Nazi atrocities, and of the Nuremberg Trials. "These Brave Fields" article; Haskell's account of his experiences in the Battle of Gettysburg. "The Gray Ghost," art by Sam Glanzman; Mosby's Partisan Rangers cavalry unit successfully harasses Union posts in Northern Virginia. "The Final Days," art by Jerry McCann; As Lincoln begins his second term, Grant crushes Confederate forces in Virginia, forcing Lee's surrender. "The Aftermath," art by Norman Nodel; Northern military occupation of the South, and Reconstruction governments, are finally unsuccessful in rebuilding the South or uniting the nation. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
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    Painted cover art. High Adventure illustration by George Evans. "The Highest Mountain"; After Everest is identified as the world's highest peak repeated attempts are made to climb it, some ending in death; In 1953 Tenzing and Hillary succeed. "How Mountains Are Made"; Types of mountains, and how geological forces bring them into being. "Men of the Mountains"; In the Andes Mountains the Incan people carve out a life, an empire, and an enduring culture. "Conquering the Barriers," art by Gerald McCann; Mountains create formidable barriers, but with incentive people cross those barriers, often in large numbers. "In Seas and Space," art by Sam Glanzman; Description of mountains worldwide, and underwater, and on the moon. "The Homes of the Gods," art by Gray Morrow; The Giants and the gods do battle, making and unmaking mountains in the process. "The Fiery Mound"; The rise of Paricutin, and the history of other noted volcanoes. "The Father of Mountaineering," art by Ernie Hart; Sausurre's expedition, reaching the top of Mont Blanc and conducting scientific experiments there, begins to popularize mountaineering. "Fun and Danger," art by Gerald McCann; Bernie shows Al and Bill safe practices for mountain climbing; In the Swiss Alps avalanches are a constant threat; People there must learn to live with them safely. "The Mysterious Footprints," art by Sam Glanzman; Colonel Waddell finds curious footprints and hears reports of the Yeti; Subsequent investigations find no evidence of such a creature, although Tenzing and others are convinced that it exists. "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" text story by Samuel Clemens [Mark Twain] (original story). "D-Day Part 1: The Key to Victory," art by George Evans; The Axis powers are very successful with their invasions and attacks in 1939, 1940 and 1941. By 1943, though, the Allies are pushing back; They make plans for D-Day--the invasion to begin the recapture of Europe--in earnest. "The Red Planet Part 1: The True Orbit," art by Norman Nodel; In ancient and prehistoric times, people puzzle over Mars and its movements; Ptolemy proposes an epicyclical motion, which Copernicus vastly improves to a model of circular motion; Kepler finally demonstrates the correct elliptical motion. Classics Illustrated ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #28
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    Painted cover art. The Illustrated Story of Whaling illustration by Gray Morrow. "The Long Voyage," art by Gray Morrow; Thomas Beale sails (1831-1833) as surgeon aboard the whaler "Kent"; Details on the hunting, killing, and processing of whales. Various whale articles. "The Great Hunt," art by Gerald McCann; History of whaling from prehistoric times to its decline into a minor industry around 1900. "Yankee Whaling," pencils by Angelo Torres, inks by Al Williamson; History of the growth and decline of New England whaling, from Native times to around 1900. "Stove by a Whale," art by Bruno Premiani; A sperm whale stoves in the whaler "Essex," wrecking it beyond use; Only eight men survive the ordeal of making for South America in small boats. "Captain Larsen's Ship"; Captain Larsen develops the factory ships that revive the whaling industry. "An Episode of War" text story. "D-Day Part 2: Target Normandy," art by George Evans; Eisenhower leads preparations for the great invasion, as the Germans try to predict where the blow will fall. "The Red Planet Part 2: Mars is a World"; With the advent of the telescope, human understanding of Mars continually grows. "The World of Science: Jets in the Bathtub" activity page, art by Gray Morrow. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
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    Painted cover art by Gerald McCann. The Vikings illustration, pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by George Evan. "The Dragon Ships," pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by George Evans; Raiders sack the island of Lindisfarne in 793 C.E., marking the traditional beginning of the Viking age. "The Home Shores"; Historical introduction to the Vikings. "The Longship"; Development and employment of the Viking longship. "Rivers of Blood," art by Gray Morrow; Vikings raid the coast of the Frankish kingdom, then take advantage of internal warfare to sack cities as far inland as Paris. "The Viking Gods"; Introduction to the major Viking gods, and beliefs about the afterlife and the end of the world. "The Uneasy Throne"; Vikings invade and partly conquer England; Their fortunes wax and wane, but they are eventually absorbed into the local population. "The Colonists," art by Sam Glanzman; Norwegian and Danish Vikings battle for control of Ireland; There is an illustration and map showing the Faeroes, Hebrides, Shetlands, and Orkneys, with text explaining their occupations by the Vikings; Vikings discover and colonize Iceland. "The Strongest of Vikings," art by Tony Tallarico; Palna Tolki establishes a company under his strict regime, and the Jonsvikings become known as the strongest of their kind; But they deteriorate under his lenient successor Sigvald. "The Far Shores," art by Bruno Premiani; Vikings discover North America, but repeated colonization attempts prove abortive. "End of an Age," pencils by Reed Crandall, inks by George Evans; With changes in Scandinavia, and inability to prevail in land battles, the Viking Age dies out about 1100 C.E. "The Convicts and the Eagle" text story by Fyodor Dostoevsky (original author). "D-Day Part 3: The Decision"; Eisenhower takes a risk ordering the Normandy invasion in questionable weather, and the first forces begin their attacks, catching the Germans by surprise. "The Red Planet Part 3: The Martian Canals"; Astronomer Percival Lowell insists that he sees canals on Mars, and builds an elaborate speculation about civilization there. "The World of Science: What the Weather Will Be" activity, art by Sam Glanzman; How to make a simple barometer. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
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    Painted cover art by Jay Scott Pike. Undersea Adventures illustration, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Frogmen," art by Angelo Torres; Riding undersea "pig" piloted torpedoes, Italian frogmen attack British warships in Alexandria and Gibraltar. "Mines Below," art by Angelo Torres; Lionel Crabb joins British scuba divers protecting shipping and fighting Italian frogmen in Gibraltar. "Underwater Conquest," art by Sam Glanzman; History of underwater exploration, from ancient Greek sponge divers through early underwater devices, experiments by Bushnell and Fulton, and the first bathysphere. "Sea Monsters--False and True," art by Gray Morrow; Five mythical sea creature as imagined in the sixteenth century, and five unusual real sea creatures. "Sunken Treasure," art by Lou Morales; Captain Dickinson uses a diving bell to salvage treasure lost in a shipwreck; modern divers use scuba gear; divers investigate Mayan wells, and a Kefti shipwreck in the Mediterranean. "Skin Diving," art by Tony Tallarico; Explanations of skin diving, practical applications in wildlife management, oil prospecting, police work, and scientific studies are given. "In Magellan's Wake," art by Sam Glanzman; Beach and his crew conduct the Triton on the world's first underwater circumnavigation of the globe. "Seven Miles Down," art by Stan Campbell; Piccard and Walsh take the first bathyscaph (Trieste) to a record depth--35,800 feet in the Marianas Trench. "The Duel" text story by Guy de Maupassant (original), art by Jack Kirby. "D-Day Part 4: Night Drop," art by George Evans; U.S. and U.K. paratroopers and glider troopers descend on Normandy and attack the Germans, hours before the D-Day seaborne assault. "The Red Planet Part 4: A Trip to Mars"; Speculation in the means of the first flight to Mars, and what astronauts might find there. "The World of Science: Blue Skies" activity page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
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    Hunting illustration, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Rogue Elephant," art by Sam Glanzman; In the early twentieth century, colonial game control officer John Hunter tracks and kills a dangerous elephant in Kenya; He discovers an old musket ball lodged in a nerve center. "Early Hunters," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Development of hunting, agriculture, and civilization...from ancient time through Rameses II in ancient Egypt. "Mythical Monsters," art by George Peltz and Howie Post; How to fight (or capture) the chimera, unicorn, and basilisk. "From Falcon to Fox"; Summary of medieval falconry, medieval boar hunting, and English fox hunting. "Wanton Killing," art by Sam Glanzman; Hunters devastate the buffalo on the American prairie, and the elephant in East Africa. "An End to Slaughter," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Theodore Roosevelt's enthusiasm for both hunting and conservation contributes to a system of national parks and wildlife refuges in the United States. "The Trapped Trapper," art by Sam Glanzman; Professional hunter Evert Stenmark is buried alive by an avalanche in northern Sweden; Eating raw ptarmigan from his bag he keeps himself alive for eight days until found by his brother. "Bringing Them Back Alive," art by Till Goodan; Schomburgk and Hagenbeck capture wild animals for various zoos. "Malay Tiger," art by Luis Dominguez; Locke and his helper hunt down a nuisance tiger. "Hunting Today"; Modern forms of hunting in Europe and North America. "Dogs and Guns" article, art by H. I. Kihl. "A New Way to Hunt," art by Sam Glanzman; "Hunting" with a camera. "The World of Story: Two Tales of Baron Munchausen" text story, art by Rudolf Erich Raspe. :D-Day Part 5: The Landing," art by George Evans; Allied troops attack and make a landing in France on June 6, 1944. "Desert Treasure Part 1: The Dead Sea Scrolls," art by Norman Nodel; A Bedouin boy discovers the Dead Sea scrolls; Scholars explore and expand the find. "A Puff of Steam" one-page story, art by Pete Morisi; At-home experiment demonstrating steam power. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #32
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    For Gold and Glory. Art by Gray Morrow, Jack Kirby, Reed Crandall, and George Evans. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
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    Cover art by Geggan. "Famous Teens" text story, pencils by Gerald McCann. "Victory at Orleans"; The story of Joan of Arc. "Teens as Rulers"; Brief biographies of Charles XII, Prince Edward, and Victoria. "Mr. Farragut, Sir!", pencils by Angelo Torres; Story of Farragut as a teenager. "Teens in War" text story, pencils by Angelo Torres; Brief biographies of Anne Frank, Marquis de Montcalm, and Horatio Nelson. "The Young Engineer"; Story of John Ericsson, particularly his work on the Gota Canal between the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. "Teens in Science" brief bios. "The Boy Mozart"; Story of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a teenager. "Olympic Champion"; Story of Bob Mathias from youth to winning the Olympic Decathlon in 1948. "The Knight of the Couchant Leopard" text story by Sir Walter Scott (original story). "The Threat from the East" (part 1), pencils by George Evans. "Fortress of Faith" (part 3), pencils by Norman Nodel. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #34
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    Painted cover art. "The Salmon of Miramichi," script by Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (original story); Roosevelt enjoys fishing under challenging conditions in New Brunswick. "Hook, Line and Sinker," art by Sam Glanzman; Over time, human beings develop the tools and techniques of fishing. An assortment of non-fiction stories about various types of fish. "Angler's Angles," art by Sam Glanzman; Various types of fishing. "A Share for Awang," art by Jack Sparling; Awang's father is a master fisherman, leading several boats and crews as they fish commercially; Young Awang joins the crew and labors hard, receiving in the end an equal share of the profits with the other men. "From Drags to Kites," art by Sam Glanzman; Various types of commercial fishing. "The Secret Fleet"; Danish commercial fishermen play a key role in anti-Nazi resistance activity, notably spiriting the Danish Jews to safety in neutral Sweden. "Know the Law," art by Gerald McCann; A conservation officer teaches two boys the laws and rules relating to fishing, so that they may get fishing licenses. "A Home Aquarium" how-to story. "The Champion from Rum Alley," script by Stephen Crane (original story). "The Battle of Tours Part 2: The Franks Fight Back," art by George Evans; Muslims in Spain raid deep into France, smashing the army of Duke Eudo and ravaging the Aquitaine; Frankish forces rally behind Charles Martel; He wins a mighty victory at Tours, but the Muslims see it as only a setback. "Desert Treasure Part 4: The Fate of Qumran," art by Norman Nodel; Rejecting the mainstream Jewish leadership, the Teacher of Righteousness leads his people to Qumran in the desert; They remain true to his teaching even after his death, but under threat of Roman invasion they hide their sacred scrolls in caves in the desert hills. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #35
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    Spies. Art by Jack Kirby and George Evans. Gray Morrow art? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
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    Fight for Life (history of medicine). Pencils Jack Kirby (approximately 13 pages). Cover price $0.25.