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1-34

 Line-Drawn Covers

35-81

Painted_Covers

81-169

British Series

by Number

51-100 101-168 Canadian Series
By Date

Classic_Comics 

1941-47

1947-51

1951-57

1957-63

25 Cent Issues

1967-71

British Series

by date

1956-63  

Classics Illustrated UK by Issue Number

Only the first 10 Thorpe and Porter issues had dates on them.

The rest of the dates are all guesses from Dan Malan's Complete Guide  to Classics Illustrated

 

 

UK issue

UK HRN

UK date

 price

US

Issue

US HRN

US Date

Title

cover

story

script

Comments

cover type

1

129/12

Sep-56

 1/3

19

131

Mar-56

Huckleberry Finn

?

Frank Giacoia

?

painted cover

-new art

2(A)

77-16T

Apr-52

 2/

2

60

Jun-49

Ivanhoe

Malcolm Kildale

Ed Ashe

Al Kantner

 

line drawn cover-a1

2(B)

129/12

Oct-56

 1/3

47

128

Sep-55

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

?

H. Kiefer

?

painted cover

1

3

129/11

Oct-56

    1/3

34

140

Sep-57

Mysterious Island

?

Robert Webb/ D Heames

Manning Stokes

painted cover

 

4

129/11

Nov-56

    1/3

128

 

Sep-55

Macbeth

?

Alex Blum

Lorenz Graham

painted cover

 

5

129

Aug-56

    1/3

5

131

Mar-56

Moby Dick

?

Norman Nodel

?

new art-

painted cover

 

6

77-16T

May-52

1/

6

51

Sep-48

Tale of Two Cities

Stanley Maxwell

Stanley Maxwell

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover-a1

6

126/12

Feb-57

 1/3

6

132

May-56

Tale of Two Cities

?

Joe Orlando

?

new art-

painted cover

 

7

77-16T

Jun-52

     0.10

7

51

Sep-48

Robin Hood

Louis Zansky

Louis Zansky

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover-a1

7

126/19

Apr-57

    1/3

7

136

Jan-57

Robin Hood

?

art2

 

painted cover

-a2

8

129/12

Nov-56

    1/3

81

 

Mar-51

The Odyssey

Alex Blum

Harley Griffiths

?

1st painted cover

1

9

126/12

Dec-56

    1/3

130

 

Jan-56

Caesar's Conquests

?

Joe Orlando, et al

Annette Rubenstein

painted cover

 

10

77-16T

Jul-52

2/0

10

51

Sep-48

Robinson Crusoe

Stanley Maxwell

Stanley Maxwell

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover-a1

10

126/19

Apr-57

    1/3

10

140

Sep-57

Robinson Crusoe

?

Sam Citron

?

new art

-a2

11

129/12

Dec-56

    1/3

133

 

Jul-56

The Time Machine

?

Lou Cameron

Lorenz Graham

painted cover

 

12

129/12

Dec-56

    1/3

132

 

May-56

The Dark Frigate

?

Robert Webb/ Ed Waldman

Annette Rubenstein

painted cover 2nd edition misprinted as #132

 

13(A)

77-16T

Aug-52

     0.10

13

60

Jun-49

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

H. Kiefer

Arnold Hicks

Evelyn Goodman

-new cover

line drawn cover2-a1

 

13(A)

121

Feb-55

 

13

 

 

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

?

Arnold Hicks

Evelyn Goodman

painted cover

 

 

13(B)

126/19

Jun-57

    1/3

134

 

Sep-56

Romeo and Juliet

?

George Evans

?

painted cover

14

77-16T

Sep-52

     0.10

14

53

Nov-48

Westward Ho!

Allen Simon

Allen Simon

Dan Kushner

 

line drawn cover

14

134

Aug-60

 

14

53

 

Westward Ho!

 

Allen Simon

Dan Kushner

 

European painted cover

15

82

Jan-53

     0.10

15

53

Nov-48

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Rolland Livingstone

Rolland Livingstone

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover

 

15

126/19

Jan-57

    1/3

15

117

Mar-54

Uncle Tom's Cabin

?

Rolland Livingstone

Evelyn Goodman

painted cover

1

16

82us

Nov-51

     0.10

16

60

Jun-49

Gulliver's Travels

Lillian Chestney

Lillian Chestney

Dan Kushner

 

line drawn cover

16

129/85

Feb-60

    1/3

16

 

155

Mar-60

Gulliver's Travels

?

Lillian Chestney

Dan Kushner

new European cover

The Talisman

16

141

Nov 61

 

 

111

 

The Talisman

 

H. Kiefer

Ken Fitch

Error cover (rare)

should be 111

 

17

77-10T

Mar-52

     1/3

17

60

Jun-49

The Deerslayer

Louis Zansky

Louis Zansky

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover

17

129/76

Jun-59

     0.25

17

166

Jul-68

The Deerslayer

 

Louis Zansky

Evelyn Goodman

European painted cover

 

18(A)

82

Feb-53

     1/

18

60

Jun-49

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

H. Kiefer

Allen Simon

Evelyn Goodman

-new cover

line drawn cover2-a1

 

18(B)

126/19

Jun-57

    1/3

135

 

Nov-56

Waterloo

Alex Blum

Graham Ingels

?

painted cover

 

 

19

126/19

May-57

    1/3

131

 

Mar-56

The Covered Wagon

?

Norman Nodel

Annette Rubenstein

painted cover

 

 

20

126/19

Jul-57

    1/3

2

136

Jan-57

Ivanhoe

?

Norman Nodel

?

new art-painted cover

-a2

 

21

126/28

Aug-57

    1/3

3

135

Nov-56

The Count of Monte Cristo

Lou Cameron

Lou Cameron

?

new art-painted cover

-a2

22

77-10T

Feb-52

     0.10

22

60

Jun-49

The Pathfinder

Louis Zansky

Louis Zansky

Evelyn Goodman

 

line drawn cover

22

134

Sep-60

    1/3

22

Nov-63

Nov-63

The Pathfinder

 

Louis Zansky

Evelyn Goodman

European painted cover

 

23

125

Dec-55

     0.10

23

60

Jun-49

Oliver Twist

Arnold Hicks

Arnold Hicks

Georgina Campbell

 

line drawn cover-a1

23

129/65

Feb-59

    1/3

23

 

136

Jan-57

Oliver Twist

?

Arnold Hicks

Georgina Campbell

painted cover

-a1

23

141

Sep-61

    1/3

23

 

164

Oct-61

Oliver Twist

?

Reed Crandall/ George Evans

?

mirror cover

new art

 

24

126/28

Sep-57

    1/3

138

 

May-57

Journey to the Center of the Earth

?

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

 

25

77-16T

Oct-52

     0.10

25

60

Jun-49

Two Years Before the Mast

Robert Webb/ David Heames

Robert Webb/ David Heames

Ruth Roche

 

line drawn cover

 

25

136

Jan-61

    1/3

25

156

May-60

Two Years Before the Mast

?

Robert Webb/ David Heames

Ruth Roche

painted cover

 

 

26

126/33

Oct-57

    1/3

137

 

Mar-57

The Little Savage

?

George Evans

?

painted cover

 

 

27

126/28

Sep-57

    1/3

51

139

Jul-57

The Spy

?

Arnold Hicks

?

painted cover

 

 

28

126/28

Oct-57

     0.25

75

169

Apr-69

The Lady of the Lake

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

George Lipscomb

painted cover

 

29

129

Sep-56

    1/3

29

128

Sep-55

The Prince and the Pauper

?

Arnold Hicks

Scott Feldman/ Jack Bass

painted cover

 

 

30

126/39

Jan-58

    1/3

24

140

Sep-57

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

?

Jack Sparling

?

new art-painted cover

-a2

31

125

Apr-56

     0.10

31

51

Sep-48

The Black Arrow

Arnold Hicks

Arnold Hicks

Ruth Roche/ T. Scott

 

line drawn cover

 

31

129/65

Feb-59

    1/3

31

131

Mar-56

The Black Arrow

?

Arnold Hicks

Ruth Roche/ T. Scott

painted cover

 

32

125

Jan-56

     0.10

32

53/64

Oct-49

Lorna Doone

Matt Baker

Matt Baker

Ruth Roche

 

line drawn cover

 

32

129/76

Jul-59

    1/3

32

138

May-57

Lorna Doone

?

Matt Baker

Ruth Roche

painted cover

 

33

126/39

Jan-58

    1/3

50

140

Sep-57

Tom Sawyer

?

Aldo Rubano

Harry Miller

painted cover

-a1

 

33

141

Sep-61

    1/3

50

164

Oct-61

Tom Sawyer

?

?

?

new art

-a2

 

34

126/33

Nov-57

    1/3

85

 

Jul-51

The Sea Wolf

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

 

35

126/45

Feb-58

    1/3

39

142

Jan-58

Jane Eyre

?

Harley Griffiths

Harry Miller

painted cover

 

 

 

 

35

141

Oct-61

    1/3

39

165

Jan-62

Jane Eyre

?

H. J. Kihl

Al Sundel

new art

 

 

36

126/33

Nov-57

    1/3

54

142

Jan-58

The Man in the Iron Mask

?

Ken Battefield

John O'Rourke

painted cover

new art-

 

37

77-10T

Feb-52

 1/3

37

62

Aug-49

The Pioneers

Rudy Palais

Rudy Palais

Samuel Willinsky

 

line drawn cover

37

129/76

Jul-59

 1/3

37

166

Jul-68

The Pioneers

 

Rudy Palais

Samuel Willinsky

new European cover

 

38

126/45

Mar-58

    1/3

52

142

Jan-58

The House of the Seven Gables

?

George Woodbridge

?

new art-painted cover

-a2

 

39

126/45

Mar-58

    1/3

67

136

Jan-57

The Scottish Chiefs

?

Alex Blum

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

40(A)

77-19T

Nov-52

 1/6

40

62

Aug-49

Mysteries

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

H. Kiefer

August Froelich/ H. Kiefer/ Harley Griffiths

Samuel Willinsky

line drawn cover

 

 

40(B)

126/45

Apr-58

1/3

65

131

Mar-56

Benjamin Franklin

?

Alex Blum/ Robert Hebberd/ Gustav Schrotter

?

painted cover

 

41

126/33

Dec-57

    1/3

70

 

Apr-50

The Pilot

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

 

line drawn cover

 

41

136

Jan-61

    1/3

70

156

May-60

The Pilot

Gerald McCann

Alex Blum

?

painted cover

 

42

112

Nov-53

     0.10

42

62

Aug-49

The Swiss Family Robinson

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

Elspeth Campbell

 

line drawn cover

 

42

126/19

May-57

    1/3

42

131

Mar-56

The Swiss Family Robinson

?

H. Kiefer

Elspeth Campbell

painted cover

 

 

 

42

129/83

Jan-60

    1/3

42

152

Sep-59

The Swiss Family Robinson

?

Norman Nodel

?

new art

 

 

43

126/45

Apr-58

    1/3

87

 

Sep-51

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

Sam Willinksy

painted cover

 

 

44

126/45

May-58

    1/3

93

 

Mar-52

Pudd'nhead Wilson

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

?

painted cover

 

 

44

141

Oct-61

    1/3

93

165

Jan-62

Pudd'nhead Wilson

Gerald McCann

H. Kiefer

?

new cover

2

 

45

126/45

Jun-58

    1/3

116

 

Feb-54

The Bottle Imp (also The Beach of Falesá)

?

Lou Cameron

Richard E. Davis/ Harry Miller

painted cover

 

46

123

May-55

     0.10

46

 

Apr-48

Kidnapped

Robert Webb

Robert Webb

John O'Rourke

 

line drawn cover

 

46

126/39

Feb-58

    1/3

46

131

Mar-56

Kidnapped

?

Robert Webb

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

47

126/52

Sep-58

    1/3

139

 

Jul-57

Reign Of Terror

?

George Evans

Ferrin Fraser

painted cover

 

 

48

115

Mar-54

    1/3

48

121

Jul-54

David Copperfield

?

H. Kiefer

George Lipscomb

painted cover

 

Alice In Wonderland

line drawn cover

49

82us

Oct-51

1/3

49

 

Jul-48

Alice in Wonderland

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

 

line drawn cover

49

(JES 1)

125

Jan-56

1/3

49

155

Mar-60

Alice in Wonderland

?

Alex Blum

?

painted cover 4 years before US version

 

50

126/52

Oct-58

    1/3

141

 

Nov-57

Castle Dangerous

?

Stan Campbell

?

painted cover

 

51-100