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Classic Comics #5 Values

Publisher: Gilberton, 1942

About Classic Comics #5

Moby Dick. Louis Zansky cover and art.

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COVER DETAILS

Classic Comics #5 Moby Dick - Original Edition - Vancouver pedigree (Gilberton, 1942) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages....
Title: Moby Dick

Characters: whalers; Moby Dick

Pencils: Louis Zansky

Inks: Louis Zansky

Letters: ?; typeset

Notes: Whalemen are in deadly battle with Moby Dick.

Reprints: Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #5 [HRN 36] ([April 1947])


STORY DETAILS

Title: Moby Dick

Characters: Ishmael; Queequeg; Captain Ahab; Starbuck; Moby Dick

Synopsis: Despite dire warnings, Ishmael and Queequeg sign aboard the Pequod to sail under Captain Ahab. Obsessed to kill the whale that took his leg, Ahab drives the crew in pursuit of Moby Dick despite sense, safety, appeals to humanity, or the pleadings of first mate Starbuck. The final confrontation kills the whale and destroys the ship. Ishmael alone escapes, and the sea rolls on.

Pages: 61.000

Script: Herman Melville (original novel); Al Kantner (adaptation)

Pencils: Louis Zansky

Inks: Louis Zansky

Letters: Fred Eng

Reprints: Classics Illustrated (Gilberton, 1947 series) #5 [HRN 36] ([April 1947])

Notes: Based upon the 1851 novel by Herman Melville. Includes three single-panel conceptual splash pages introducing chapters.

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  0 0 0 3 1 3 2 1 1 2 2 1 5 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 29
Qualified  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Signature Series  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Restored  0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Total 0 0 0 3 1 4 2 1 1 3 2 1 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 32

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