(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:
Chase Craig (managing editor)
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 STOOGES, No. 1043". Code number is T.STOOGES.O.S. #1043-5910. Copyright 1959 by Norman Maurer Productions, Inc. First of five Three Stooges Four Colors.


The Three Stooges (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges; Moe Howard (photo); Larry Fine (photo); Curly Joe DeRita (photo)

[Intro] (Table of Contents)

[The Three Stooges / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado; ? (photo)
Inks:
Tony DiPaola; ? (photo)
Letters:
Tony DiPaola

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges; Moe Howard (photo); Larry Fine (photo); Curly Joe DeRita (photo)
Synopsis:
Intro to series has photo of Three Stooges looking into a mirror at their drawn "cartoon" counterparts.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and illustration.

Westward Whoa (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
Tony DiPaola
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony DiPaola
Job Number:
T. STOOGES OS #1043-5910

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
The Three Stooges (Moe; Larry; Curly Joe); Black Phantom (villain)
Synopsis:
The Stooges head west and unknowingly buy three outfits identical to that of the outlaw called the Black Phantom. They are mistaken for the Phantom in three different parts of town at the same time, driving the Sheriff to distraction. Larry gets a job in a bakery which leads to their capture of the Phantom.

Yukon Yokels (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
Tony DiPaola
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tony DiPaola

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]; Yukon Kate; Dandy Eddie (villain)
Synopsis:
Curly Joe answers a question on the phone from a TV quiz show and wins a car and trailer and half-interest in a gold mine in Alaska. The Stooges go to Alaska, where they help a pretty girl get her money back from the crook who sold her the other half-interest in the Stooges' mine. Despite being told the mine is worthless, the Stooges go to investigate and find their mine is occupied by a bear. Giving up any idea of mining, the Stooges enter a mountain-climbing contest to earn money to pay their way home.

[Three stunts] (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis:
Each Stooge is given a task to perform, all of which have a trick to them.

Indexer Notes

Includes Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Inside back cover; black and white. Three illustrations and typeset text.

Larry, Moe and Curly Joe's Stooginary (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
Tony DiPaola
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Larry; Moe; Curly Joe

Indexer Notes

Back cover. In some issues this page is replaced by advertisements.

The Three Stooges in Have Rocket, Will Travel (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges; Moe Howard (photo); Larry Fine (photo); Curly Joe DeRita (photo)
Synopsis:
Promo for the Three Stooge movie "Have Rocket, Will Travel". Includes colorized version of photo on movie poster.

Indexer Notes

Upper half of back cover. NOTE: Some issues have
a "Stooginary" (daffy definitions) on back cover
instead of ads.

3-Stooges Fan Club (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Maurer?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis:
Promo for the Three Stooges Fan Club.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of back cover. Illustrated ad for Three Stooges Fan Club kit of certificate, Stooge stamps, membership card, and two autographed photos. Cost is 50 cents with mail-in form to Box 791, Hollywood 28, Calif.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Three Stooges
    The Three Stooges
  2. 1. [Intro]
    [The Three Stooges
  3. 2. Westward Whoa
    The Three Stooges
  4. 3. Yukon Yokels
    The Three Stooges
  5. 4. [Three stunts]
    The Three Stooges
  6. 5. Larry, Moe and Curly Joe's Stooginary
    The Three Stooges
  7. 6. The Three Stooges in Have Rocket, Will Travel
    The Three Stooges
  8. 7. 3-Stooges Fan Club
    The Three Stooges
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