(May 1950)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1950-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics H
Editing:
Leon Harvey (credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date based on house ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly No. 26.

Newspaper strip reprint data provided by Jeremy Pothast and entered by Gene Reed.


["Better give up Flattop! It's your last chance!"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vitamin Flintheart; Flattop

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits based on comments made by Joe Simon in his book The Comic Book Makers.

Sad Sack (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Flat Top Escapes Prison (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vitamin Flintheart; Flat Top;
The Chief; May Summers; June Summers
Synopsis:
Tracy and Pat race to catch Flat Top and find out how he got Vitamin Flintheart to assist in his prison break.
Reprints:

Bobby Shelby and His Pals Form a Bike Safety Club (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bobby Shelby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Schwinn Makes the Fastest and Safest Bikes in the World (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Trick Fails (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vitamin Flintheart; Flattop
Synopsis:
Vitamin Flintheart explains to the police how Flattop tricked him. Tracy discovers Flattop's hiding place.
Reprints:

["Heel and toe and strut yer stuff"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Stay on the Beam with Delta Sealed Beam! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Delta Electric Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Will Flattop Escape? (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vitamin Flintheart; Flattop; Summer Sisters
Synopsis:
Tracy pursues Flattop and finds him drowned. Outside the morgue, he meets the Summer Sisters as they try to pick his pocket. Tracy buys two tickets and tells Pat to make sure they get on the train. On board, the sisters take Pat's gun. See next issue for what happens next.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-05-11 to 1944-05-28.

Determining Direction; Tool Marks; Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 9)

Crimestoppers Handbook / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Short descriptions of how evidence is processed.

Indexer Notes

The feature is the left column of the page.

I'm Glad I Got This Swell All-Purpose Jacket (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Youth Jacket Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mysterious Clothes Vendor (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Test story with illustration. Junior Tracy's figure pasted from an undetermined newspaper strip.

["I'll never forget the suspects in the Dunn Case."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Minit Mystery / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
This is a you solve it done with a comic strip.

Get This Super Duper Chain of Champions Key Ring! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Old Nick Candy Bar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How The F.B.I. Smashed A Spy Ring (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

See Monark...Then Buy (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Monark SIlver King, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sensational Offer to Flower Lovers (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Michigan Bulb Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now Any Auto Repair Job Can be "Duck Soup" For You! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

MoToR Book Department / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn Your Daisy...I'll Show You How! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Better give up Flattop! It's your last chance!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Sad Sack
    Sad Sack
  3. 2. Flat Top Escapes Prison
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Bobby Shelby and His Pals Form a Bike Safety Club
    Bobby Shelby
  5. 4. Schwinn Makes the Fastest and Safest Bikes in the World
    Arnold, Schwinn Company
  6. 5. The Trick Fails
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. ["Heel and toe and strut yer stuff"]
    Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Stay on the Beam with Delta Sealed Beam!
    Delta Electric Company
  9. 8. Will Flattop Escape?
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Determining Direction; Tool Marks; Fingerprints
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  11. 10. I'm Glad I Got This Swell All-Purpose Jacket
    Youth Jacket Company
  12. 11. The Mysterious Clothes Vendor
  13. 12. ["I'll never forget the suspects in the Dunn Case."]
    Minit Mystery
  14. 13. Get This Super Duper Chain of Champions Key Ring!
    Old Nick Candy Bar
  15. 14. How The F.B.I. Smashed A Spy Ring
  16. 15. See Monark...Then Buy
    Monark SIlver King, Inc.
  17. 16. Sensational Offer to Flower Lovers
    Michigan Bulb Co.
  18. 17. Now Any Auto Repair Job Can be "Duck Soup" For You!
    MoToR Book Department
  19. 18. Earn Your Daisy...I'll Show You How!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko