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Classic Comics Reprints

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 51-100

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

 

 

UK issue

UK HRN

UK date

 price

US

Issue

US HRN

US Date

Title

cover

story

script

Comments

cover type

 

52

126/52

Nov-58

    1/3

144

 

May-58

First Men in the Moon

Gerald McCann

Woodridge/ Williamson/ Torres/ Krenkel

?

painted cover

 

53

124

Aug-55

     0.10

53

 

Nov-48

Christmas Carol

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

George Lipscomb/ Harry Miller

 

line drawn cover

53

134

Sep-60

    1/3

53

none

 

Christmas Carol

 

H. Kiefer

George Lipscomb/ Harry Miller

European painted cover

 

54

129/65

Mar-59

    1/3

146

 

Sep-58

With Fire and Sword

?

George Woodbridge

Betty Jacobsen

painted cover

 

 

55

126/56

Dec-58

    1/3

55

121

Jul-54

Silas Marner

?

Arnold Hicks

Harry Miller

painted cover

 

 

56

129/76

Aug-59

    1/3

18

140

Sep-57

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

?

Allen Simon

Evelyn Goodman

1st painted cover

art 1

 

56

134

Oct-60

    1/3

18

158

Sep-60

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Gerald McCann

Reed Crandall/ George Evans

?

2nd painted cover

new art

56.5

129/65

Jan-59

     0.10

20

60

Jun-49

The Corsican Brothers

Allen Simon

Allen Simon

Steven Burrows

 

line drawn cover

56A

134

Oct-60

    1/3

20

78

Dec-50

The Corsican Brothers

 

Allen Simon

Steven Burrows

 

European Painted cover

57

115

Apr-54

     0.10

57

 

Mar-49

The Song of Hiawatha

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

 

line drawn cover

 

57

129/76

Aug-59

    1/3

57

134

Sep-56

The Song of Hiawatha

?

Alex Blum

?

painted cover

 

58

77-10T

Mar-52

     0.10

58

 

Apr-49

The Prairie

Rudy Palais

Rudy Palais

?

 

line drawn cover

 

58

126/28

Aug-57

    1/3

58

146

Sep-58

The Prairie

?

Rudy Palais

?

painted cover

 

 

59

129/65

Mar-59

    1/3

147

 

Nov-58

Ben Hur

Gerald McCann

Joe Orlando

Betty Jacobsen

painted cover

 

60

82us

Nov-51

     0.10

60

 

Jun-49

Black Beauty

August Froelich

August Froelich

?

 

line drawn cover

 

60

134

Nov-60

    1/3

60

158

Sep-60

Black Beauty

?

L. B. Cole/ Norman Nodel/ S. Addeo

?

painted cover

new art-

 

61

129/65

Apr-59

    1/3

148

 

Jan-59

Buccaneer

Norm Saunders

Georege Evans /Bob Jenney

Jeanie MacPherson

painted cover

 

 

62

129/65

Apr-59

    1/3

62

137

Mar-57

Western Stories

(The Luck of Roaring Camp, The Outcasts of Poker Flat)

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

?

painted cover

 

 

63

129/76

Sep-59

    1/3

149

 

Mar-59

Off on a Comet

?

Gerald McCann

?

painted cover

 

64

82us

Jan-52

     0.10

64

 

Oct-49

Treasure Island

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

 

line drawn cover

 

64

126/12

Nov-56

    1/3

64

131

Mar-56

Treasure Island

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

painted cover

 

 

65

129/65

May-59

    1/3

127

 

Jul-55

The King of the Mountains

?

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

 

 

66

129/76

Sep-59

    1/3

4

150

May-59

The Last of the Mohicans

?

John Severin/ S Addeo

?

new art

-a2

 

67

129/76

Oct-59

    1/3

1

150

May-59

The Three Musketeers

?

George Evans

?

new art

-a2

68

82us

Oct-51

     0.10

68

 

Feb-50

Julius Caesar

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

?

 

line drawn cover

Julius Caesar- art 2

 

68

134

Nov-60

 

68

 

May-60

Julius Caesar

L. B. Cole

 

 

painted cover

-art 2

 

68

136

Feb-61

    1/3

68

156

May-60

Julius Caesar

L. B. Cole

H. Kiefer

?

painted cover

-art 1

69

125

Mar-56

     0.10

69

 

Mar-50

Around the World in 80 Days

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

?

 

line drawn cover

 

69

126/33

Dec-57

    1/3

69

136

Jan-57

Around the World in 80 Days

?

H. Kiefer

?

painted cover

 

 

70

129/76

Oct-59

    1/3

150

 

May-59

The Virginian

Doug Roea

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

 

71

125

Mar-56

    1/3

71

 

May-50

The Man Who Laughs

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

 

line drawn cover

71

141

Nov-61

    1/3

71

 

165

Jan-62

The Man Who Laughs

Norman Nodel

Norman Nodel

Al Sundel

painted mirror cover

new art

72

121

Nov-54

    1/3

72

 

Jun-50

The Oregon Trail

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

John O'Rourke

 

line drawn cover

 

72

129/65

Jul-57

 1/3

72

131

Mar 56

The Oregon Trail

 H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

John O'Rourke

 

 

73

120

Sep-54

    1/3

73

 

Jul-50

The Black Tulip

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

Ken Fitch

 

line drawn cover

73

126/45

Jul-58

1/3 

73

 

 

The Black Tulip

 

Alex Blum

Ken Fitch

euro painted cover

74

77-19T

Dec-52

    1/3

74

 

Aug-50

Mr Midshipman Easy

Alex Blum

Bob Lamme

?

 

line drawn cover

74

141

Nov-61

 

74

 

 

Mr Midshipman Easy

 

Bob Lamme

 

European

painted

cover

 

75

129/76

Nov-59

    1/3

140

 

Sep-57

On Jungle Trails

?

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

 

 

76

129/76

Nov-59

    1/3

12

150

May-59

Rip Van Winkle & Headless Horseman

?

Norman Nodel

?

new art

 

77

82us

Jan-52

1/3

77

 

Nov-50

The Iliad

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

?

line drawn cover

 

77

129

Jul-56

 1/3

77

 

 

The Iliad

 Ron Embleton

Alex Blum

 

 

new European cover

 The Iliad - US painted cover

77

129/65

May-59

 1/3

77

 

 

The Iliad

 

Alex Blum

?

 

us painted cover

77

129/85

Mar-60

 1/3

77

 

 

 

 

Alex Blum

  European cover returns

78

82

Mar-53

 1/

78

 

Dec-50

Joan of Arc

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

Sam Willinksy

line drawn cover

 

 

78

129

Jun-56

 1/3

78

128

Sept 55

Joan of Arc

?

H. Kiefer

Sam Willinksy

 

painted cover 1

78

?

?

 1/3

78

            new European painted cover

79

129

Jun-56

1/3

79

 

Jan-51

Cyrano de Bergerac

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

Ken Fitch

line drawn cover

 

 

80

129

Aug-56

     0.25

80

169

Oct-69

White Fang

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

 

81

129/85

Mar-60

    1/3

27

154

Jan-60

The Adventures of Marco Polo

?

Homer Fleming

Emmanuel Demby

painted cover

 

82

82

Apr-53

1/

82

 

Apr-51

The Master of Ballantrae

Alex Blum

Lawrence Dressler

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

82

129/85

Mar-60

1/3

 

 

 

The Master of Ballantrae

Siryk

Lawrence Dressler

Ken Fitch

 

new European cover

 

83

129/76

Dec-59

1/

151

 

Jul-59

Won by the Sword

?

John Tartaglione

?

painted cover

 

 

84

129/65

Jun-59

 1/3

84

 

Jun-51

The Gold Bug and Other Stories

Alex Blum

Alex Blum/ Jim Lavery/ Rudy Palais

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

84

129/85

Jun-62

 1/3

84

 

 

The Gold Bug and Other Stories

 

Mick Anglo

 

 

new European cover-

new art

 

85

129/85

Apr-60

 1/3

13

112

Oct-53

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

?

Lou Cameron

?

painted cover

new art

 

86

115

May-54

    1/3

86

 

Aug-51

Under Two Flags

Alex Blum

Maurice del Buorgo

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

 

87

129/85

Apr-60

    1/3

142

 

Jan-58

Abraham Lincoln

?

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

 

88

115

Jun-54

    1/3

88

 

Oct-51

Men of Iron

?

L Dresser/ H Dougherty/ G Schrotter

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

89

106

May-53

    1/3

89

 

Nov-51

Crime and Punishment

Alex Blum

Rudy Palais

John O'Rourke

painted cover

 

 

90

126

May-56

    1/3

90

 

Dec-51

Green Mansions

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

George Lipscomb

painted cover

 

 Green Mansions

LB Cole cover

90

141

Dec-61

    1/3

90

148

Jan-59

Green Mansions

L. B. Cole

Alex Blum

George Lipscomb

 

2nd painted cover

 

91

124

Sep-55

    1/3

91

 

Jan-52

The Call of the Wild

?

Maurice del Buorgo

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

 

92

134

Dec-60

    1/3

9

161

Mar-61

Les MisÚrables

?

Norman Nodel

?

painted cover

new art-

British version appeared before American version

 

 

 

Wild Animals I Have Known

 

93

129/83

Oct  61

    1/3

152

 141

Sep-59

Wild Animals I Have Known

L. B. Cole

L. B. Cole

?

painted cover.

1st edition printed with 152 on cover

 

 

94

129

Jul-56

    1/3

94

 

Apr-52

David Balfour

?

Rudy Palais

?

painted cover

 

 

95

129/85

May-60

    1/3

145

 

Jul-58

The Crisis

?

George Evans

?

painted cover

 

 

96

121

Dec-54

    1/3

96

 

Jun-52

Daniel Boone

?

Alex Blum

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

97

112

Dec-53

    1/3

97

 

Jul-52

King Solomon's Mines

H. Kiefer

H. Kiefer

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

 

98

124

Oct-55

    1/3

98

 

Aug-52

The Red Badge of Courage

?

Gustav Schrotter/ Maurice del Buorgo

?

painted cover

 

 

99

125

Feb-56

    1/3

99

 

Sep-52

Hamlet

Alex Blum

Alex Blum

Sam Willinksy

painted cover

 

 

100

121

Jan-55

    1/3

100

 

Oct-52

Mutiny on the Bounty

H. Kiefer

Morris Waldinger

Ken Fitch

painted cover

 

101-163