(1999)

Avalon Communications, 1998 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avalon Communications
Brand:
ACG - America's Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chester Gould ?
Inks:
Chester Gould ?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy

[Tim Truman - Tim Bradstreet] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "Dragon Chiang" comic.

[Montage] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / recap / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Selbert; Mrs. DePoole; Myrna

Indexer Notes

Parts of panels in a montage showing roughly what happened in the previous issue. Logo, but no other text.

[Selbert the Killer (Part 2)] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Selbert DePoole; Mrs. DePoole; Myrna; Carter; Revol
Synopsis:
Mrs. DePool shoots Selbert when he threatens Myrna, her granddaughter. Selbert gets his revenge by killing Mrs. DePoole with a poisoned doorbell and setting the house on fire while Tracy is trapped in a basement cistern hideout. Selbert buys a diner, but one of the women hostesses gets suspicious and Selbert drowns her by pushing a car into a river. Selbert sneaks into a parade float to escape, but is double-crossed when the float driver rams the float into a low viaduct.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy daily and Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1941.03.18-1941.05.10
Keywords:
cistern; drowning; fire; insane; murder; parade; poison; telephone company; viaduct

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue.

Introducing--"Dick Tracy" (Table of Contents)

The Scrapbook of Chester Gould / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dick Tracy (cameo); Chief Brandon (cameo); Pat Patton (cameo); Junior (cameo); Tess Trueheart (cameo)
Reprints:
  • from Portland Oregonian 1933.02.26

Indexer Notes

Promo from 1933.02.26 introducing the Dick Tracy strip into the Portland (Ore.) Oregonian newspaper.

The Jack Kirby Collector #20 (Table of Contents)

TwoMorrows / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Silver Surfer (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for The Jack Kirby Collector #20 and Comic Book Artist #1. Mail-in coupon for ordering back issues of The Jack Kirby Collector #13-19.

["You've just discovered..."] (Table of Contents)

Comic Book Marketplace / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for "Comic Book Marketplace" magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. [Tim Truman - Tim Bradstreet]
    Dragon Chiang
  3. 2. [Montage]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. [Selbert the Killer (Part 2)]
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. Introducing--"Dick Tracy"
    The Scrapbook of Chester Gould
  6. 5. The Jack Kirby Collector #20
    TwoMorrows
  7. 6. ["You've just discovered..."]
    Comic Book Marketplace
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk