Collectors Corner - Comic Books
 
Stooges manager, producer, director (and Moe Howard's son-in-law), Norman Maurer signed a deal with Jubilee Publishing (a company owned by Archer St John).  This first series of Stooges comics contained only two editions and featured Curly Howard as the third Stooge.

 

These are the only two items on this page, which are not currently in my collection.
Jubilee #1 - Feb 1949
Jubilee #2 - May 1949
   
       
Fours years after the Jubilee comics, Norman Maurer along with his long-time friend Joe Kubert created a new series of Stooges comics featuring Moe, Larry and Shemp from 1953 to 1954.  This series by the St. John Publishing company (a company owned by Archer St John) featured seven comics, including two 3D editions, one of which was touted as being the "World's First 3D Comic" (although this distinction was actually taken by St John's Sept 1953 "Mighty Mouse" comic, which was released a month before the Stooges 3D book).
St. John #1 - Sept 1953
St. John #2 - Oct 1953
St. John #3 - Nov 1953
St. John #4 - Mar 1954
St. John #5 - June 1954
St. John #6 - Aug 1954
St. John #7 - Oct 1954
After a five year absence from comics, Norman inked a licensing deal with Western Publishing to print and publish "Three Stooges" comics.  Through a partnership with Dell Publishing, the comics were sold under the "Dell" name.  The books were a part of the Dell Four Color series, which were known for their beautiful "photo covers".  This series featured nine regular editions plus specials for "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules" and a Comic Album (#18).
Dell #1 - Oct 1959
Dell #2 - Feb 1960
Dell #3 - Aug 1960
Dell #4 - May 1961
Dell #5 - Aug 1961
Dell #6 - Nov 1961
Dell #7 - Dec 1961
Dell #8 - Mar 1962
 
Dell #9 - June 1962
Dell - Hercules - 1962
Dell Comic Album 18 - 1962
In 1962 the Three Stooges comics changed from being sold under the Dell name to Gold Key, after Western Publishing decided to start doing its own in-house printing.  There were 45 regular editions, including special entries for Stooges feature films "The Three Stooges in Orbit", "The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze", & "The Outlaws is Coming".
Gold Key - Orbit - 1962
Gold Key #10 - Oct 1962
Gold Key #11 - Jan 1963
Gold Key #12 - Apr 1963
Gold Key #13 - July 1963
Gold Key #14 - Oct 1963
Gold Key #15 - Jan 1964
Gold Key #16 - Mar 1964
Gold Key #17 - May 1964
Gold Key #18 - July 1964
Gold Key #19 - Sept 1964
Gold Key #20 - Nov 1964
Gold Key #21 - Jan 1965
Gold Key #22 - Mar 1965
Gold Key #23 - May 1965
Gold Key #24 - Jul 1965
       
Gold Key #25 - Sept 1965
Gold Key #26 - Nov 1965
Gold Key #27 - Mar 1966
Gold Key #28 - May 1966
       
Gold Key #29 - July 1965
Gold Key #30 - Sept 1966
Gold Key #31 - Nov 1966
Gold Key #32 - Jan 1967
       
Gold Key #33 - Mar 1967
Gold Key #34 - May 1967
Gold Key #35 - July 1967
Gold Key #36 - Sept 1967
       
Gold Key #37 - Dec 1967
Gold Key #38 - Mar 1968
Gold Key #39 - June 1968
Gold Key #40 - Sept 1968
       
Gold Key #41 - Dec 1968
Gold Key #42 - Mar 1969
Gold Key #43 - June 1969
Gold Key #44 - Sept 1969
       
Gold Key #45 - Dec 1969
Gold Key #46 - Mar 1970
Gold Key #47 - June 1970
Gold Key #48 - Sept 1970
       
Gold Key #49 - Dec 1970
Gold Key #50 - Mar 1971
Gold Key #51 - June 1971
Gold Key #52 - Sept 1971
       
 
Gold Key #53 - Dec 1971
Gold Key #54- Mar 1972
Gold Key #55 - June 1972
 
       

Little Stooges #1 - 1972
Little Stooges #2 - Dec 1972
Little Stooges #3 - Dec 1972
Little Stooges #4 - June 1973
       
Little Stooges #5 - Sept 1973
Little Stooges #6 - Dec 1973
Little Stooges #7- Mar 1974
 
       
March of Comics - 1966
March of Comics - 1967
 
Top Comic #1 - 1967
       
In true retro style, Eclipse Comics published three Three Stooges comics in 3D
 
Eclipse #1 - Sept 1986
Eclipse #2 - Nov 1986
Eclipse #3 - Oct 1987
 
       
In 1986 an unusual series of comics were introduced, with three "troll" characters by the names of Jerry, Harry, and Larry.  Although there was no official recognition, the trio was recognized as a parody of the Stooges.
There were a total of 17 original Trollords comics produced between 1986-1988 as well as a "Classic"edition in 1995.  Pictured below are the ones that I have in my collection.
Trollords #1 - Feb 1986
 (first printing)
Trollords #1 - 1986
(second printing)
Trollords #2 - May 1986
Trollords #3 - June 1986
       
Trollords #4 - Aug 1986
Trollords #5 - Oct 1986
Trollords #6 - Dec 1986
Trollords #7 - May 1987
       
Along with the original Tru Studios Trollords comics, there were three other series published by Comico Comics, Apple Comics, & Tapestry/Caliber Comics.
<< This odd and late edition in Stooge comics features the personal story of all six of the Stooges.
Trollords Special Edition
 - Feb 1987
 
Fox Comic - 1992
 
       
 
 
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