(March 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-01-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Famous Name Comics
Editing:
Leon Harvey (credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia gives Alfred Harvey as President and Leon Harvey as Vice-President.

On sale date based on the date in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #72.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Empty Williams

Indexer Notes

Cover reprinted from splash of inside story.

Art credit based on comments made by Joe Simon in his book The Comic Book Makers.

Extra Money for All Those "Extras" You Want! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of Murder By Mistake (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
? (splash); Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash panel);Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash panel);Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (splash panel); Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Empty Williams; Bonnie the Barber
Synopsis:
Empty marries Bonnie to get his hands on her money and then forces her to ride in a travel trailer behind their car. He loosens the hitch, and the trailer is knocked loose by an overpass. The trailer rolls downhill and crashes into a high-voltage power line. Empty flees the scene and hides in a kid's tree house.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jetex Javelin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ride a Bike for Fun! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Loved by Millions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

They Claim This Coupon Brings You Good Luck (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Tess -- what's the matter? -- You don't look right!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Tess Tracy; Sam Catchem; Empty Williams; Bonny Braids
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam track Empty to a kid's tree house. When they use tear gas, Empty keeps throwing the cannisters out of the tree house. Tracy climbs into the tree house and fights Empty. Their fight cause the tree house to collapse. Tracy survives with scratches, but Empty dies when he's impaled by a jagged board. Meanwhile, Junior tries to get Tess to the hospital but doesn't quite make it. Tracy's daughter is born in a police squad car and named by a nurse at the hospital.

Indexer Notes

This is part two of "Murder by Mistake."

Study in Suspense (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Frank Henderson; Margaret Henderson
Synopsis:
Fate catches up with a murderer.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert B. Harvey
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; historical

["Come on, Dolph -- I know you wrote this note to Marcus Lane. Admit it!"] (Table of Contents)

Girl Friday / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Setting for Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Hogan; Lilette Duprez; Paul Gray; Norman Base
Synopsis:
An actress is found murdered in what appears to be an elaborately staged setting.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

["I==I swa him jump! Just couldn't get there in time!"] (Table of Contents)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Mr. Teal; Mr. Kay
Synopsis:
Boris solves a murder at a lighthouse.

Free..Prize Set of 4 Official United Nations Stamps (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Charming Bird House and Complete Bird Care Station (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bird Friends of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get Prizes...Make Money This Easy Way (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Extra Money for All Those "Extras" You Want!
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. The Case of Murder By Mistake
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Jetex Javelin
  5. 4. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Ride a Bike for Fun!
    Bendix
  7. 6. Loved by Millions!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. They Claim This Coupon Brings You Good Luck
    International Correspondence Schools
  9. 8. ["Tess -- what's the matter? -- You don't look right!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Study in Suspense
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  12. 11. ["Come on, Dolph -- I know you wrote this note to Marcus Lane. Admit it!"]
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Setting for Death
  14. 13. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. ["I==I swa him jump! Just couldn't get there in time!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  16. 15. Free..Prize Set of 4 Official United Nations Stamps
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. Charming Bird House and Complete Bird Care Station
    Bird Friends of America
  18. 17. In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. Get Prizes...Make Money This Easy Way
    American Seed Co.
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