(October-December 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE THREE CHIPMUNKS, No. 1042." Code number is THREE CHIPMUNKS O.S. #1042-5910. Copyright 1959 by Monarch Music Company, Inc. First and only Three Chipmunks Four Color. Based on the "Alvin and the Chipmunks" recordings by David Seville. The character design is different than that used in the later "Alvin" TV series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]
Keywords:
dancing; harmonicas; music; phonographs; record players; singing

The Musician's Agent (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]; Dave
Synopsis:
Dave gets the Chipmunks a job in the concert hall, but it isn't the one they had in mind.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.
Writer credits this issue from Martin O'Hearn.

The Troublesome Trio (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]; Dave; Prof. Pitch
Synopsis:
Alvin, Simon and Theodore are taking voice lessons from Prof. Pitch before their big concert.

The Record Request (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]; Dave; Hy Platter
Synopsis:
Dave and the Chipmunks try to get disc jockey Hy Platter to play their new record.

The Haunted Harmonica (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]; Dave
Synopsis:
Annoyed when Alvin's early morning harmonica playing wakes him up, Simon throws the harmonica into an old haunted house.

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]; Dave
Synopsis:
Dave gets the Chipmunks jobs singing "Happy Birthday" to various people; but the trio manage to ruin the birthday parties they're hired for.

The Clean Up Campaign (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]
Synopsis:
Alvin is sentenced to "clean up the town" when he is arrested for littering.

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents".

An Ill Wind (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]
Synopsis:
Alvin wants to stay home from school to practice his harmonica, but Simon has a plan that gets him to school anyway.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

No Sale (Table of Contents)

The Three Chipmunks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Three Chipmunks [Alvin; Simon; Theodore]
Synopsis:
The Chipmunks take several records into the listening booth at a record store, but stack them like playing cards rather than listen to them.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Three Chipmunks
  2. 1. The Musician's Agent
    The Three Chipmunks
  3. 2. The Troublesome Trio
    The Three Chipmunks
  4. 3. The Record Request
    The Three Chipmunks
  5. 4. The Haunted Harmonica
    The Three Chipmunks
  6. 5. Happy Birthday
    The Three Chipmunks
  7. 6. The Clean Up Campaign
    The Three Chipmunks
  8. 7. An Ill Wind
    The Three Chipmunks
  9. 8. No Sale
    The Three Chipmunks
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