(March 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig (Managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

(c) 1967 by Norman Maurer Productions, Inc.


The Abdominal Snowman! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges [Moe Howard; Larry Fine; Curly Joe DeRita]

["Sombreros"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges [Moe Howard; Larry Fine; Curly Joe DeRita]
Synopsis:
Curly Joe doesn't let a sombrero get in the way of girl-watching.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover, in black and white.

On the Trail of the Abdominal Snowman (Table of Contents)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Cecil Beard ?
Pencils:
Sparky Moore
Inks:
Sparky Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T. STOOGES #38-6412

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges [Moe Howard; Larry Fine; Curly Joe DeRita]; crooks; natives; Abdominal Snowman
Synopsis:
Getting tickets from a rich aunt, the Stooges arrive in Europe. But they mix up bags with some crooks and end up in Ding-Bong, home of the Abdominal Snowman. The crooks are after the Doomsday Ruby that causes super bad luck. Curly Joe lures away the ruby with a banana, and everyone snowballs down the mountains to where the crooks are buried in bananas.

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Activities including "Be an Artist!", "Readers Create Monsters!", "The Joke's On You", and "Mini-Comics".

Meet New Twist 'N Turn Barbie! (Table of Contents)

Barbie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Twist 'N Turn Barbie!

Dear Stooges (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Messerli
Inks:
Joe Messerli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Three Stooges [Moe Howard; Larry Fine; Curly Joe DeRita]
Synopsis:
The Stooges answer readers' letters with corny jokes.
Keywords:
jokes

The Sinister Stairway (Table of Contents)

The Little Monsters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Little Monsters ['Orrible Orvie; Awful Annie]; Dr. Frankenfurter; Mildew (father); Demonica (mother)
Synopsis:
The stairs take a toll on Mama's "batteries", so the kids seek a non-stairs solution for the castle.

You Are Under the Spell of Ka-Bala (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Ka-Bala fortune-telling game from Transogram.

132 pc. Roman Soldier Set (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for plastic Roman soldiers

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, in color

Ready for a Round-Up! (Table of Contents)

Daisy BB Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy 1894 BB rifle

Indexer Notes

Back cover, in color

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Abdominal Snowman!
    The Three Stooges
  2. 1. ["Sombreros"]
    The Three Stooges
  3. 2. On the Trail of the Abdominal Snowman
    The Three Stooges
  4. 3. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  5. 4. Meet New Twist 'N Turn Barbie!
    Barbie
  6. 5. Dear Stooges
    The Three Stooges
  7. 6. The Sinister Stairway
    The Little Monsters
  8. 7. You Are Under the Spell of Ka-Bala
  9. 8. 132 pc. Roman Soldier Set
  10. 9. Ready for a Round-Up!
    Daisy BB Guns
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