Classics Illustrated was a comic book series that started in 1941 and was published by Gilberton Company, Inc. The series brought classic literature to a wider audience, especially younger readers, by adapting well-known literary works into comic book format.
Each issue of Classics Illustrated
featured an adaptation of a classic novel, play, or other significant literary work. The stories were presented with illustrations and condensed text to fit the format of a comic book, making them more accessible and engaging to readers who might not have otherwise tackled the original works.
Classics Illustrated covered a wide range of literary works, including novels like “Moby-Dick”, “Les Misérables”, ” Frankenstein”, “The War of the Worlds”, “Hamlet”, and “The Odyssey”. Over the years, the series produced hundreds of issues, becoming a significant part of popular culture and contributing to the introduction of classic literature to generations of readers.
The series eventually faced declining sales and other challenges, leading to its discontinuation in the mid-1970s. However, its influence on the comics industry and its role in promoting classic literature can’t be denied.
We have a large selection of Classics Illustrated comics
in Fine condition, listed below. These are highly collectible comics that are 50-60 years old.
$6 each for 1 or 2
$5 each for 3 -5
$4 each for 6 or more.
You can combine your order with VG copies of Classics Illustrated Special issues, and ‘World Around Us’ which cover various non-fiction topics.
Shipping is $5 for any number of comics
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Classics Illustrated in FINE condition
Classics Illustrated Specials & World Around Us
in VG condition or better.