(1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing:
?
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 "DICK TRACY, No. 96." No code number. Copyright 1940, 1941 by the Chicago Tribune.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Yogee Yamma; Professor

["Ye Gods! What hideous work is this?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Yogee Yamma; Professor; Pat Patton; Chief Brandon
Synopsis:
Tracy finds a chemist being held as a slave by Yogee Yamma in an abandoned section of the subway. After Tracy prevents Yogee from killing the man, Yogee escapes and traps the other two in the tunnel, which fills with water. A street cave-in lets Tracy and the chemist escape.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover in black, red, and white.

["Help! Help me, s'body---Help---"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Yogee Yamma; Professor; Pat Patton; Chief Brandon; Pearl Erad [Black Pearl]
Synopsis:
In a drunken stupor after getting a $500,000 payoff and thinking he has gotten rid of Tracy and the chemist, Yogee Yamma passes out in a hotel room. He forgets that the nerve gas he carries has to be kept cool with dry ice and the device explodes, filling the room with flames and killing him. Later Tracy investigates a bomb and he and Pat are captured by Pearl Erad, the Black Pearl.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

["He? It's no man-it's a woman!"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Professor; Pearl Erad [Black Pearl]; Horace
Synopsis:
Black Pearl takes Tracy and Patton to a secret proving grounds in the mountains to have them test her combination tank-plane-submarine. During underwater tests, Tracy finds a way to use an aqueduct to send a message for help.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

["Yes, it was Morse Code and it said 'Tracy and Patton..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Pearl Erad [Black Pearl]; Horace; Jim Trailer; Junior; Tess; Buck; Deafy Sweetfellow
Synopsis:
Tracy and Patton have to test the tank against flame-throwers. The police interrupt the test but have to deal with the flame-thrower themselves. Pearl and Horace escape to an underground hangar with a foreign dignitary, but are stopped when the diplomat proves to be a G-Man in disguise. Later Junior goes into business with a man named Buck, parking bicycles on his vacant lot.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

["Sold! I've always wanted to visit the southern mountains..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess; Junior; Chief Brandon; Buck; Deafy Sweetfellow
Synopsis:
Junior sets up a bike-parking business with a man named Buck. On his first day of business, a truck intentionally backs over the bike racks and Junior is left to find a way to repair or replace the damaged bikes. Deafy Sweetfellow contacts Junior with an offer to supply him with replacement bikes at very low prices. Junior starts selling the bikes, but one of the boys' fathers accuses him of selling stolen bikes.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

["Yeah? What is it, son?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Tess; Junior; Deafy Sweetfellow; Buck
Synopsis:
Junior tracks the bicycle thieves to their mobile workshop, but the crooks back the truck suddenly, severely injuring him. Dick Tracy returns from a vacation two days later and finds Junior in the hospital. The thieves are stopped by a motorcycle policeman and shoot the cop and abandon the truck. Deafy and Buck go to Buck's mother's hamburger stand to hide out.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

["What was in the note you stuck into that red hot toaster?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Chief Brandon; Deafy Sweetfellow; Buck
Synopsis:
Tracy and Patton capture Deafy's gang at his mother's hamburger stand, but Deafy escapes. Deafy is sprayed by a skunk and Tracy captures him when he tries to hide in a load of Christmas trees.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune) newspaper strips from 1940

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on back cover in color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["Ye Gods! What hideous work is this?"]
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["Help! Help me, s'body---Help---"]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["He? It's no man-it's a woman!"]
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. ["Yes, it was Morse Code and it said 'Tracy and Patton..."]
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. ["Sold! I've always wanted to visit the southern mountains..."]
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. ["Yeah? What is it, son?"]
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. ["What was in the note you stuck into that red hot toaster?"]
    Dick Tracy
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