Dav (sic) Pilkey writes “The Adventures Of Captain Underpants” and honors Three Stooges’ Curly Howard in the process. The story involves a comic strip written by student George Beard and illustrated by classmate Harold Hutchins. The ongoing plot centers around Principal Krupp who secretly turns into the hero, Captain Underpants. The school where all of this takes place is named after Howard: Jerome Horwitz Elementary School.
Jerome Horwitz Elementary School Setting For Comics