(2000)

Avalon Communications, 1998 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avalon Communications
Brand:
ACG Classix
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; Sam Catchem

The Final Frontier! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "Star Hawks" comic.

[Sketch Paree and Spike Dyke] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; B.O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Tess; Pat Patton; Talcum Freely (death); Spike Dyke (intro); Sketch Paree (villain)
Synopsis:
B.O. Plenty flees after he thinks he has killed Talcum Freely. Tracy's investigation leads him to entertainer Spike Dyke, who gives him a lead on a half-crazed fashion designer, Sketch Paree. Tracy and Catchem follow a clue to an abandoned ice house where Paree tries to drown them. Later Paree plans to kill Dyke by drowning him with a "water mask."
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy daily and Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1949.07.20-1949.09.16
Keywords:
attempted suicide; closed circuit television; murder; night clubs

Indexer Notes

Spike Dyke is a parody of musician Spike Jones.

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. Also includes mail-in coupon for ordering back issues of The Jack Kirby Collector #13-19.

["If you're interested in the art of the comic book..."] (Table of Contents)

Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Kubert (caricature)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning art course.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. The Final Frontier!
    Star Hawks
  3. 2. [Sketch Paree and Spike Dyke]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. The Jack Kirby Collector #20
    TwoMorrows
  5. 4. ["If you're interested in the art of the comic book..."]
    Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk