Panels from Classics Illustrated Junior #508 [Golidlocks and the Three Bears] (May 1954), creators unknown
Now, at this point in the story, Golidlocks tries to remember if bears are more afraid of you than you are of them, and she tries to make herself bigger to startle them away, but eventually she runs away into the forest screaming and howling in terror, stampeding into trees and giving herself such a traumatic experience that she'll be dealing with it in therapy for ages, perhaps in group right alongside Little Red Riding Hood and Hansel and Gretel. At least, that's the way I've been told the story by Mama Bull, and you probably have too, and that's where it ends, right?
Not in the Classics Illustrated version. Here Mrs. Goldilocks's Mama consults her Emily Post and writes a beautifully calligraphed note of apology in a quick effort to stave off an impending legal injunction against her daughter.
And then they all had breakfast together and were very good friends. WHAT THE FABLES?!?