Four Color #1043 - The Three Stooges
(October-December 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1959
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor)

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)
Reprints

[Intro] (Table of Contents: 1)

[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: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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: 5)

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: 6) (Expand) /

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

3-Stooges Fan Club (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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