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Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 1

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    Word Puzzle on inside front cover. "The Story of Flight"; The story of flight, from the legend of Daedalus and Icarus, to the Wright Brothers, to Lindbergh and Earhart, and ultimately speculation about when humanity might venture into space. Picture Progress Quiz. "Flight Time" activity page. "How to Make a Papercopter" activity page. 28 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 2

    Picture Progress, A Vote for Crazy River. No cover price. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 3

    Louis Pasteur crossword puzzle on inside front cover. "The Discoveries of Louis Pasteur"; Biography of Louis Pasteur, including discoveries of germ theory, pasteurization and vaccination. "Picture Progress Quiz"; Multiple choice quiz about Louis Pasteur. "Word and Picture Story"; Rebus puzzle about Louis Pasteur. "Chemistry Experiment"; Instructions on how to detect starch by using iodine. "Do You Know That"; Facts about Louis Pasteur: forty diseases cured based on his discoveries, the Pasteur Institute, Meister was gatekeeper at Pasteur Institute, first rabies vaccination, silkworm disease cure. 28 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 4

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    "The Star Spangled Banner"; The story of how the song 'The Star Spangled Banner' was inspired and written. "The Star Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key; Lyrics to the song. "Matching Game" activity page. 28 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 5

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    Stories and art by Eleanor Lidofsky and others. Children's comics and activities from Gilberton, the publisher of Classics Illustrated. This issue focuses on items in the news in 1954, including polio research, a famine, and a world record in running. Crossword Puzzle; News in Review 1954; Picture Progress Quiz; Breaking the Four Minute Mile; Number Fun; Did You Know That... 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 6

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    Stories and art by Eleanor Lidofsky and others. Children's comics and activities from Gilberton, the publisher of Classics Illustrated. A comics history of Alaska (published four years before it became a state) provides a quaint look at the mores and preconceptions of the 1950s. Word Puzzle; Alaska: The Great Land; Picture Progress Quiz; Race to the Gold Mine; Make Your Totem Pole; Did You Know That... 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 7

    "Word Puzzle"; Word puzzle about circus terms. "Life in the Circus"; Claude Cobrette, son of an animal trainer and trapeze artist, earns the right to perform with his father; The reader learns about circus traveling, animal training, clowns and more. "Picture Progress Quiz"; Multiple choice quiz about the circus. "A 3-D Circus Animal Act"; Instructions for building a cut-out circus model; answers to puzzles. "Choose One"; Number puzzle based on a circus theme. "Do You Know That"; Facts about the first circus, clowns, training bears and seals, and animal acts. 28 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 8
    • Piece missing from margin, does not interrupt art or story. Water damage.

    "Find the Word"; The Time of the Cave Man Word puzzle. "The Time of the Cave Man"; Story about prehistoric man, including discoveries of hand axes, fire, cooked food, spears, lamps and cave drawing. "Picture Progress Quiz"; Multiple choice quiz about cave men. "How to Make a Cro-Magnon Cave"; Instructions for building a model of a Cro-Magnon cave. "How to Make a Mold"; Instructions for using a clay mold to make a plaster cast of a leaf; quiz answers. "Do You Know That"; Facts about archaeology, dinosaurs and Cro-Magnon man. 28 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Picture Progress Vol. 2 (1954) 9

    Stories and art by Eleanor Lidofsky and others. Children's comics and activities from Gilberton, the publisher of Classics Illustrated. This issue focuses on summer activities, weather and typical summer wear of the era. Word Puzzle; Summer Fun; Picture Progress Quiz; How to Make a Leaf Print Scrapbook; Did You Know That... Final issue in this volume; series continues as Picture Progress Vol. 3 (1955) #1. 24 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.