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Three Stooges (1953 St. John) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #3942979006
    • INCOMPLETE. Ad page missing, does not affect art or story. Full length spine split to cover (taped) with some splitting through wraps.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Norman Maurer and Sandy Woolf. St. John, a pioneer of celebrity comics, puts Moe, Larry and Shemp on the four-color page. The world's biggest swindler sells the Stooges a firecracker factory, and it's only a matter of time until everything blows sky-high. The Stooges go treasure hunting in the East River. Action girl Jeanie finds trouble on the set when a jealous actress tries to have her eliminated, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Bogus Takes a Beating; Bumps for the Umps; Big Brush Off; Jeanie Steele, Hollywood Stunt-Girl; Bell Bent for Treasure. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2A
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 2A

    This item is not in stock at MyComicShop. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Copy includes original 3-D glasses. Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer. St. John, pioneer of celebrity comics and 3-D comics, combines the two as Moe, Larry and Shemp leap off the page. A mad scientist tricks the Stooges into test-piloting his rocketship to the moon. The Stooges are hired as store detectives to catch the thief known as The Chimp. Stunt performer Jeanie Steele goes on a location shoot in the jungle and danger follows, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Men in the Moon; Two Drips and a Droop!; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus; Stunt Girl; Pie-Rates Reward. 32 pages, B/W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2B
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 2B
    • Water damage.
    • Damaged non-manufacturer glasses included.
    • Top staple missing. Staple rust
    • Glasses not included. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached. 1" Spine split.

    Does not include original 3-D glasses. Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Joe Kubert and Norman Maurer. St. John, pioneer of celebrity comics and 3-D comics, combines the two as Moe, Larry and Shemp leap off the page. A mad scientist tricks the Stooges into test-piloting his rocketship to the moon. The Stooges are hired as store detectives to catch the thief known as The Chimp. Stunt performer Jeanie Steele goes on a location shoot in the jungle and danger follows, in a story with early art by comics legend Joe Kubert. Men in the Moon; Two Drips and a Droop!; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus; Stunt Girl; Pie-Rates Reward. 32 pages, B/W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3A
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 3A

    This item is not in stock at MyComicShop. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Copy includes original 3-D glasses. Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and others. St. John, pioneer of celebrity comics and 3-D comics, combines the two as Moe, Larry and Shemp leap off the page. Con man Benedict Bogus sells worthless property to the Stooges, telling them it's the site of a gold mine. In another story, Bogus enlists the Stooges in his latest swindle, a circus. The Stooges get locked in a store at closing, on the same night Shnook and his gang are planning a burglary. Plus a vintage ad for the first cartooning course from comics legend and instructor Joe Kubert, offering lessons in creating 3-D comics. Gold in Them Thar Teeth; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus; Magic Page; The Three Stooges. 32 pages, B/W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3B
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 3B

    This item is not in stock at MyComicShop. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Does not include original 3-D glasses. Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and others. St. John, pioneer of celebrity comics and 3-D comics, combines the two as Moe, Larry and Shemp leap off the page. Con man Benedict Bogus sells worthless property to the Stooges, telling them it's the site of a gold mine. In another story, Bogus enlists the Stooges in his latest swindle, a circus. The Stooges get locked in a store at closing, on the same night Shnook and his gang are planning a burglary. Plus a vintage ad for the first cartooning course from comics legend and instructor Joe Kubert, offering lessons in creating 3-D comics. Gold in Them Thar Teeth; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus; Magic Page; The Three Stooges. 32 pages, B/W with 3-D effects. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 4

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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer, Jeff Michaels and Michael Brand. St. John, a pioneer of celebrity comics, puts Moe, Larry and Shemp on the four-color page. The bumbling detectives become involved in a case involving a miniature atomic bomb. Con man Benedict Bogus decides to see a psychiatrist to get at the root of his criminal behavior; unfortunately, he chooses the Stooges. Li'l Stooge accidentally starts a feud with neighborhood kid Spaceball, who just happens to be the captain of the opposing football team. Up and Atom; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus: Nuts!; The Adventures of Li'l Stooge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 5

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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and Jeff Michaels. St. John, a pioneer of celebrity comics, puts Moe, Larry and Shemp on the four-color page. Shemp becomes a famous bullfighter, because his bad breath can stop bulls in their tracks. Con man Benedict Bogus travels back in time to swindle the island of Manhattan from the Natives, but the Stooges are there waiting for him. Retired baseball pro Lefty O'Toole offers to teach Li'l Stooge baseball so he can join the team with the bigger kids. And an ad for the "Scholart Institute," one of comics legend Joe Kubert's first attempts at comics art instruction, preceding the Joe Kubert School by two decades. Alotta Bull; The Nightmares of Benedict Bogus: 99.44/100% Puritan; Li'l Stooge. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 6

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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and Joe Kubert. St. John, a pioneer of celebrity comics, puts Moe, Larry and Shemp on the four-color page. The Stooges are hired to run a creepy old mansion, but hillbilly squatters decide to scare them out of the house by dressing like ghosts. A parody of the comic strip Bringing Up Father features a script by comics legend Joe Kubert. Con man Benedict Bogus somehow gets roped into getting married for real, and only the Stooges can get him out of it. The Stooges go to work at a barber shop, and hair hilarity ensues. And an ad for the "Scholart Institute," one of Kubert's first attempts at comics art instruction, preceding the Joe Kubert School by two decades. Fluke Spook; Saggy and Figgs: Bringin' Up Mamma; Bogus Takes a Bride; The Three Stooges. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Three Stooges (1953 St. John) 7

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    Cover by Norman Maurer. Stories and art by Norman Maurer and William Overgard. St. John, a pioneer of celebrity comics, puts Moe, Larry and Shemp on the four-color page. The Stooges accidentally steal a gangster's gambling boat when they think it's the ship they bought for a tropical cruise. Con man Benedict Bogus hires Shemp to ghost-write his memoirs. The Crisco Keed and Puncho are Western heroes, not to be confused with The Cisco Kid and Pancho, because the Crisco Keed uses vegetable shortening. Cover features photos of the Three Stooges. Nautical Nitwits; The Memoirs of Benedict Bogus; Crisco Keed and Puncho: The Great Mane Robbery. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.