Two swindlers convince a vain Emperor they can make an invisible suit of clothes that only he who is fit for his position can see. A child exposes the truth. Based on a tale by Danish writer and poet Hans Christian Andersen.
Original edition features a "Coming Next" ad for No. 518 "The Golden Goose", and a "What is It?" dot-to-dot puzzle (squirrel) on inside cover. Inside back cover features a full page in-house subscription coupon and ad for both "Classics Illustrated" and "Classics Illustrated Junior". Back cover has full page illustration of Emperor before a mirror with two swindlers and court fool in attendance.