Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Chief Patton; Empty Williams; Karl the Kar-Wash King
Tracy and Sam track a killer who accidentally stole a truckload of diapers instead of a truckload of cash. The chase leads through a diner, and when Tracy corners Williams, the crook grabs a gun previously hidden in a vending machine.
From Dick Tracy newspaper strips (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Empty Williams; Bonnie the Lady Barber; Chief Patton
Tracing a lead to Bonnie's barbershop, Sam poses as a customer. Williams spots him as a cop, and he and Bonnie knock Sam unconscious and pack him into an empty slot machine. While Tracy and others look for Sam, the box in which he's been placed is picked up and taken to a junkyard for compaction.