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World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) comic books 1958

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

    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.

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    $25 CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED The World Around Us #1 Dogs (1958) VG+

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  • 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.

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    $5 World Around Us Indians (1958) #2 - Fair/Good
    3 days left Auction Classics Illustrated The World Around Us Indians #1 VG+ 4.5
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  • 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.

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  • Issue #4
    World Around Us (1958-1961 Gilberton) 4

    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.

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    3 days left Auction Classic Illustrated World Around Us No.4 Illustrated Story of Railroads Dec 1958
    3 days left Auction 1958 Classics Illustrated THE WORLD AROUND US THE STORY OF RAILROADS
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