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Classics Illustrated 10 cent editions by Date          03/16/13        

  Issue HRN Title Date page count  price cover story script Comments

William E. Kanter editor 30-55 (or up to 1956); Jerry Iger- art director; Ruth Roche- script editor (to 1953)

35   The Last Days of Pompeii Mar-47 60  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer I Thomas 1st Classics Illustrated
1 36 The Three Musketeers Apr-47 68 no price Malcolm Kildale Malcolm Kildale Malcolm Kildale  
2 36 Ivanhoe Apr-47 68  no price Malcolm Kildale Ed Ashe Al Kanter  
3 36 The Count of Monte Cristo Apr-47 68  no price Allen Simon Allen Simon Al Kanter  
4 36 The Last of the Mohicans Apr-47 68 no price Ray Ramsey Ray Ramsey Al Kanter  
5 36 Moby Dick Apr-47 68 no price Louis Zansky Louis Zansky Al Kanter  
36   Typee Apr-47 60  $    0.10 Ezra Whiteman Ezra Whiteman Harry Miller  
37   The Pioneers May-47 60  $    0.10 Rudy Palais Rudy Palais Samuel Willinsky  
38   The Adventures of Cellini Jun-47 60  $    0.10 August Froelich August Froelich L. Katz  
39   Jane Eyre Jul-47 60  $    0.10 Harley Griffiths Harley Griffiths Harry Miller  
40  

Mysteries

(The Pit and the Pendulum, The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall, The Fall of the House of Usher)

Aug-47 60  $    0.10 H. Kiefer August Froelich/ H. Kiefer/ Harley Griffiths Samuel Willinsky  
41   Twenty Years After Sep-47 60  $    0.10 Robert Burns Robert Burns Harry Miller  
42   The Swiss Family Robinson Oct-47 60  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Elspeth Campbell  
43   Great Expectations Nov-47 60  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?  
44   Mysteries of Paris Dec-47 60  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Albert Avitabile  
45   Tom Brown's School Days Jan-48 52  $    0.10 Homer Fleming Homer Fleming ?  
46   Kidnapped Apr-48 52  $    0.10 Robert Webb Robert Webb John O'Rourke  
47   Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea May-48 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?  
48   David Copperfield Jun-48 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer George Lipscomb  
49   Alice in Wonderland Jul-48 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
50   Tom Sawyer Aug-48 52  $    0.10 Aldo Rubano Aldo Rubano Harry Miller  
6 51 Tale of Two Cities Sep-48 68  no price Stanley Maxwell Stanley Maxwell Evelyn Goodman  
7 51 Robin Hood Sep-48 68  no price   Louis Zansky Louis Zansky Evelyn Goodman  
8 51 Arabian Nights Sep-48 68  

 no price

 

Lillian Chestney Lillian Chestney Evelyn Goodman  
9 51 Les Misérables Sep-48 68  no price Rolland Livingstone Rolland Livingstone Evelyn Goodman  
10 51 Robinson Crusoe Sep-48 68  no price   Stanley Maxwell Stanley Maxwell Evelyn Goodman  
28 51 Michael Strogoff Sep-48 52  

 no price

 

Arnold Hicks Arnold Hicks Pat Adam

pgs cut:

6,35-36,45

53-56

  

31 51 The Black Arrow Sep-48 52   no price Arnold Hicks Arnold Hicks Ruth Roche/ T. Scott

pgs cut

12,17-18, 27-28, 39-40, 55 

51   The Spy Sep-48 52  $    0.10 Arnold Hicks Arnold Hicks ?  
52   The House of the Seven Gables Oct-48 52  $    0.10 Harley Griffiths Harley Griffiths John O'Rourke  
14 53 Westward Ho! Nov-48 52  no price Allen Simon Allen Simon Dan Kushner

pgs cut:

9,52-56.

 

21-22,23-25

combined 

15 53 Uncle Tom's Cabin Nov-48 52  no price   Rolland Livingstone Rolland Livingstone Evelyn Goodman

pgs cut:

9,12,21,51,-55

30-31 combined 

33 53 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Nov-48 52  no price   H. Kiefer Louis Zansky/ H. Keifer ?

17 pgs cut

(Study in Scarlet dropped)

new filler 

53   Christmas Carol Nov-48 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer George Lipscomb/ Harry Miller  
54   The Man in the Iron Mask Dec-48 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer August Froelich John O'Rourke  
55   Silas Marner Jan-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer Arnold Hicks Harry Miller  

William Kanter no longer listed as editor in each issue, although he continues in the role.  Jerry Iger and Ruth Roche continue to direct material until 1953.

56   Toilers of the Sea Feb-49 52  $    0.10 August Froelich August Froelich Harry Miller  
57   The Song of Hiawatha Mar-49 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
58   The Prairie Apr-49 52  $    0.10 Rudy Palais Rudy Palais ?  
59   Wuthering Heights May-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Harry Miller  
12 60 Rip Van Winkle & Headless Horseman Jun-49 68  

 no price

 

Rolland Livingstone Rolland Livingstone Dan Levin  
13 60 Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde Jun-49 52  no price H. Kiefer Arnold Hicks Evelyn Goodman

new, less horrifying, cover

4 pgs cut

10,33,

55,56.

13-14, 39-40,48-49,

50-51 combined 

16 60 Gulliver's Travels Jun-49 52  no price  Lillian Chestney Lillian Chestney Dan Kushner

pgs cut:

16,29,52-55

31-32,33-34

combined 

17 60 The Deerslayer Jun-49 52  no price Louis Zansky Louis Zansky Evelyn Goodman

pgs cut:

16,29,52-55

 

7-8,41-42

combined 

18 60 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jun-49 52  no price   H. Kiefer Allen Simon Evelyn Goodman new, less horrifying, cover

 

pgs cut

36,48,52-56

 

22-23 combined

 

19 60 Huckleberry Finn Jun-49 52   no price Louis Zansky Louis Zansky Evelyn Goodman

pgs cut

29,52-56

 

10-11,36-37

combined 

20 60 The Corsican Brothers Jun-49 52  no price Allen Simon Allen Simon Steven Burrows

pgs cut

11,12,29, 52-56 

22 60 The Pathfinder Jun-49 52  no price   Louis Zansky Louis Zansky Evelyn Goodman

pgs cut 6.34,

52-56

 

35,23

combined 

23 60 Oliver Twist Jun-49 52  no price Arnold Hicks Arnold Hicks Georgina Campbell

pgs cut

12,18-19,37,48, 54-56

 
24 60 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Jun-49 52  

 no price

 

Jack Hearne Jack Hearne Ruth Roche/ T. Scott

pgs cut:

11-13,55-56

 

7-8, 26-27,37-38

combined 

25 60 Two Years Before the Mast Jun-49 52  no price Robert Webb/ David Heames Robert Webb/ David Heames Ruth Roche

pgs cut:

12-13,51-56 

26 60 Frankenstein Jun-49 68  no price Robert Webb/ Ann Brewster Robert Webb/ Ann Brewster Ruth Roche and Tom Anderson  
29 60 The Prince and the Pauper Jun-49 52  no price  H. Kiefer Arnold Hicks Scott Feldman/ Jack Bass

new, less horrifying, cover

 

pgs cut-

20,26-27

32,35-37,55-56

 

new filler 

30 60 The Moonstone Jun-49 52  no price Don Rico Don Rico Dan Levin

pgs cut:

8,15,24,42, 52-55 

34 60 Mysterious Island Jun-49 52  no price Robert Webb/ D Heames Robert Webb/ D Heames Manning Stokes

pgs cut

4,10,13,33,39, 54-56 

60   Black Beauty Jun-49 52  $    0.10 August Froelich August Froelich ?  
61   The Woman in White Jul-49 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum John O'Rourke  
21 62

Three Famous Mysteries

(The Sign of the Four, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Flayed Hand)

Aug-49 52  no price Louis Zansky/ Allen Simon/ Hicks Louis Zansky/ Allen Simon/ Hicks ?

pgs cut

2,19, 20,34, 44,52, 55-56 

37 62 The Pioneers Aug-49 52  no price Rudy Palais Rudy Palais Samuel Willinsky

pages cut

12.54-56

13-14, 24-25

31-32,46-47 

39 60 Jane Eyre Aug-49 52  no price Harley Griffiths Harley Griffiths Harry Miller

pages cut

36,54-56

15-16,28-29

34-35,47-48

combined 

40 62

Mysteries

(The Pit and the Pendulum, The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall, The Fall of the House of Usher)

Aug-49 52  no price   H. Kiefer August Froelich/ H. Kiefer/ Harley Griffiths Samuel Willinsky

8 pages cut

52-55

 

2-4,23-24

45-47

combined 

41 62 Twenty Years After Aug-49 52  no price H. Kiefer Robert Burns Harry Miller new, less horrifying, cover

8 pages cut-

37-39, 41-42, 54-56 

42 62 The Swiss Family Robinson Aug-49 52  no price   H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Elspeth Campbell

8 pages cut

34-37, 54-56

10-11 combined 

43 62 Great Expectations Aug-49 52  no price H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?

8 pages cut

5-6, 22, 32 36, 54-56 

44 62 Mysteries of Paris Aug-49 52  

 no price

 

H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Albert Avitabile

8 pages cut

25-27, 29,40, 55-56

 

44-46

combined

 
62   Western Stories (The Luck of Roaring Camp, The Outcasts of Poker Flat) Aug-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?  
63   The Man without a Country Sep-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer John O'Rourke  
32 53/64 Lorna Doone Oct-49 52  no price Matt Baker Matt Baker Ruth Roche

pgs cut:

5-8, 21-22,55-56 

36 64 Typee Oct-49 52  no price Ezra Whiteman Ezra Whiteman Harry Miller

  8 pages cut

   26-31, 54-55

 

64   Treasure Island Oct-49 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
65   Benjamin Franklin - Autobiography Nov-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer Alex Blum/ Robert Hebberd/ Gustav Schrotter ?  
66   The Cloister and the Hearth Dec-49 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Leslie Katz  
67   The Scottish Chiefs Jan-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum John O'Rourke  
68   Julius Caesar Feb-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?  
69   Around the World in 80 Days Mar-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer ?  
70   The Pilot Apr-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
71   The Man Who Laughs May-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
72   Oregon Trail Jun-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer John O'Rourke  
73   The Black Tulip Jul-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum Ken Fitch  
74   Mr Midshipman Easy Aug-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Bob Lamme ?  
75   The Lady of the Lake Sep-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer George Lipscomb  
76   The Prisoner of Zenda Oct-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Ken Fitch  
77   The Iliad Nov-50 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum ?  
78   Joan of Arc Dec-50 52  $    0.10 H. Kiefer H. Kiefer Sam Willinksy  
79   Cyrano de Bergerac Jan-51 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum Ken Fitch  
80   White Fang Feb-51 52  $    0.10 Alex Blum Alex Blum Ken Fitch  

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