Four Color #1078 - The Three Stooges
(February-April 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell TV Comedy
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. 1078". Code number is T.STOOGES.O.S. #1078-602. Copyright 1959 by Norman Maurer Productions, Inc. Second 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

To Gobble or Not to Gobble (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Tony DiPaola
Letters
Tony DiPaola

Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
The Stooges wish for turkeys at a wishing well.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Shading is done with crafttint or zip-a-tone, not common for Dell comics.

Canine Capers (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 O.S. #1078-602
Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
The Three Stooges are barbers. Curly Joe brings in a sheepdog for them to practice on. After giving it a trim, the Stooges find that the dog is Snoodles, a millionaire's pet, and there is a $500 reward for his return.
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Monkey Business (Table of Contents: 3)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
After failing to make a go as organ-grinders (with Curly Joe as the monkey), the Stooges decide to enter Curly Joe in a fight with Crusho the Great (a gorilla) in order to win enough money to buy a real monkey.
Reprints

Something's Fishy (Table of Contents: 4)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
While fishing, the Stooges get lost and end up at a rocket training center. They enter a rocket during a countdown and get blasted to Mars. On Mars the three are put on display in a museum.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Follow-up story in Sequence 5 in this issue.

Home, Sweet, Home (Table of Contents: 5)

The Three Stooges / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
The Stooges are back home from Mars, with a couple of sentences explaining how they got back. Curly Joe goes to a bakery and buys two pies and lets Moe and Larry have them--right in the face.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Follow-up story to Sequence 4.

3 Stooges Racing Rampage (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
Board game featuring the Three Stooges.
Reprints

Kit and Kitty (Table of Contents: 7)

Curly Joe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Tony DiPaola
Letters
Tony DiPaola

Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Curly Joe]
Synopsis
A homeowner ignores salesman Curly Joe's extended banging on the door, but hears the scratching of his cat and opens up.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

The Jugglers (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
The Three Stooges [Larry; Moe; Curly Joe]
Synopsis
Moe and Larry have taken up juggling.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Three Stooges
    The Three Stooges
  2. 1. To Gobble or Not to Gobble
    The Three Stooges
  3. 2. Canine Capers
    The Three Stooges
  4. 3. Monkey Business
    The Three Stooges
  5. 4. Something's Fishy
    The Three Stooges
  6. 5. Home, Sweet, Home
    The Three Stooges
  7. 6. 3 Stooges Racing Rampage
  8. 7. Kit and Kitty
    Curly Joe
  9. 8. The Jugglers
    The Three Stooges
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