THE THREE INVESTIGATORS 
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U.S. EDITIONS
COLLECTOR SITE
INTRODUCTION: 
   Who are The Three Investigators???
   Meet the Fan Who Created this Site

COLLECTING THE SERIES:
   Identifying First Printings - Updated!
   The Original Series - A comprehensive
        guide with scans of every US cover.
   Hardbound Trade Editions/Formats
   Paperback Trade Editions/Formats
   Library and GLB Editions
   Scholastic & Weekly Reader Books
   Find-Your-Fate Books
   Crimebusters Books
   The Book of Mystery Puzzles
   Unusual and/or Rare T3I Items
   Build a Master Set of U.S. T3I books
   Hints, Tips, and Sources
   Brief Overview of the Collins Editions
   In-Depth Articles for the Collector
   T3I Errata

3 INVESTIGATORS BOOKS FOR SALE!
   Seth's Salvage Yard 
      -Updated at least once each week.

The AUTHORS & ARTISTS:
   Interviews, Biographies, Pictures
      -You don't want to miss these pages!

FAN FICTION AND ART:
   MORE 3I Fan Fiction!
   Fan-Submitted Art
  "The Secret of the Ancient Astronauts"
           A full-length novel in English!
  "The Mystery of the Chess Pieces"  -A
           novel in Spanish and in English.
  Martha Schwartz: T3I Comics and art.

OTHER:
Robert Arthur's original manuscript for
   The Mystery of the Talking Skull
Vintage Correspondence from the
   Random House T3I Files!
The 2007 Elizabeth Arthur Interview
   Three Investigators 40th Anniversary
   Three Investigators Movie/TV News!
   Links
   Help Save The Three Investigators!
   Vintage Letters!              
       -by M.V. Carey, William Arden, etc.
   The Colonial Press (T3I manufacturer)
   Three Investigators Reviews  
   Series Books: Articles & Reviews
   2013 T3I Survey & Results
   Guestbook & Special Thanks
   Update Log
   Contact
Created and maintained by Seth T. Smolinske.       [email protected]
Copyright 2000 - 2018.                                 Launch Date:  October 3, 2000 
This site is primarily dedicated to helping fans and collectors of The Three Investigators series accurately identify the many different U.S. formats available.

The site also serves as a repository for historical information pertaining to The Three Investigators series that can't readily be found elsewhere.

The site actively promotes the work of both amateur and professional authors and artists inspired by Robert Arthur
and The Three Investigators series.

Finally, this site serves as an ongoing source of 
accurate, current Three Investigators findings and information, "Research-In-Progress" if you will.  Enjoy!
WHAT'S NEW?

The sale of the Smolinske T3I Collection
begins November 17, 2018!

"The Mystery of the Chess Pieces" 
A full-length T3I Fan-Fic novel by Manuel
Ortuno.  Uploaded Oct. 13, 2018.

The manuscript for "The Mystery of the Ghost Train" does exist!  What little can be told is found on THIS PAGE.

Three Investigators Books For Sale!  Tired of purchasing T3I books on-line and not getting what you expected?  Buy from an experienced seller who knows T3I books.

Harry Kane's original 1964 Alternate End Papers. Smolinske collection.
LAST UPDATE:  October 13, 2018
Detail from Harry Kane's original 1968 cover painting for "The Mystery of the Screaming Clock."
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