(1940)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title - Dick Tracy, No. 8.
"Copyright, 1938, 1939, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy

Your Popular Comics Is Now on Sale Everywhere! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Promo for Popular Comics on inside front cover.

["So they make dairy feed down there, eh?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 64 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould (signed)
Inks:
Chester Gould (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy [also as John Jones]; Brighton Spotts; Charlie; Chief Jim Brandon; Jim Trailer; Johnny; Junior [Dick Tracy, Jr.]; Mr. Jade; Mr. Molner; Mr. Smithers; Mrs. Trueheart; Officer Rielley; Officer Leslie Shawn (death); Pat Patton; Pop Gainer; Tess Trueheart;
Halone (villain, death); Jim Zess (villain); Karpse [also as Blaine; also as Mr. Janings] (villain); Killer (villain); Marro [also as Mary] (villain); Mickey Gainer (villain); Mr. Nibbs (villain); Rono Wolley (villain); Scardol (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx
  • from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx
  • from Dick Tracy daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1939.xx.xx
  • from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1939.xx.xx
Keywords:
Pop's Health Farm

Indexer Notes

Page 6 of story is from Sunday strip dated November 6, 1938. Last Sunday strip in comic story is dated April 2, 1939 (page 62). Last daily strip in comic story would be a few days later in April 1939.

You Can't Beat The Funnies for Action! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Promo for The Funnies on the inside back cover.

War Comics #3 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Your Popular Comics Is Now on Sale Everywhere!
  3. 2. ["So they make dairy feed down there, eh?"]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. You Can't Beat The Funnies for Action!
  5. 4. War Comics #3
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kjell Crone
  • Chris Launder
  • Gary L. Watson