(August 1950)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1950-06-14
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

Detailed newspaper reprint data for Dick Tracy stories provided by Jeremy Pothast and entered by Gene Reed.

On sale date based on ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #29.


Blackmail Racket (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy

Indexer Notes

Cover credit based on Joe Simon's statement in THE COMIC BOOK MAKERS.

The Two-Faced Villain (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Brow Escaped Again.
Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Gravel Gertie; The Brow
Synopsis
Injured and blinded, the Brow is rescued by Gravel Gertie who nurses him back to health. The Brow falls in love with Gertie's voice and is repulsed. when his vision returns.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-09-03 to 1944-10-02. [September 25-27 not reprinted.]

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

Bobby Shelby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

See Monark...Then Buy (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blackmail Racket (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Snowflake; Nat Banks; Shaky
Synopsis
Dick and Junior pick up an abandoned bride.
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #113 (July 1957) [Selected panels reprinted: Page 13, panel 8; Page 1, panel 11.]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-10-02 to 1944-10-07.

Tommy Brock-Jack Jones Memphis, Tennessee (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Popsicle Hall of Fame / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Plan Fails (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Snowflake; Shaky
Synopsis
Tracy closes in on Shaky's abandoned bride scheme.
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #113 (July 1957) [Selected panels reprinted (The Plan Fails): Page 1, panel 3; Page 3, panel 10; Page 4, panel 10; Page 5, panel 6. ]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-10-08 to 1944-10-21.

The Rain Maker (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Special Message from Dick Tracy (Table of Contents: 9)

Dick Tracy / public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Dick Tracy
Synopsis
Rules of conduct for everyone.

[Every typewriter has its own distinctive type.] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy

"Why! They're Still the same length!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Beware the Rackets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
crime
Synopsis
How to avoid some of the most common schemes that take your money.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimestoppers Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the main reasons that police files are filled...
Genre
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Sparkle Plenty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've been here a whole hour, Daddy
Genre
humor
Characters
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis
The Plenty family goes swimming.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Dick Tracy Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a night for murder!
Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Henry Half; Mrs. E. Z. Rich

Get This Super Duper Chain of Champions (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

It's the Best (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Every Issue of Dick Tracy Comics (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Everybody Loves Blondie (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Blondie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Now You Can subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blackmail Racket
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. The Two-Faced Villain
  3. 2. ["The Brow Escaped Again."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Bobby Shelby and His Pals Form a Bike Safety Club
    Bobby Shelby
  5. 4. See Monark...Then Buy
  6. 5. Blackmail Racket
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Tommy Brock-Jack Jones Memphis, Tennessee
    Popsicle Hall of Fame
  8. 7. The Plan Fails
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. The Rain Maker
    Captain Tootsie
  10. 9. A Special Message from Dick Tracy
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. [Every typewriter has its own distinctive type.]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  12. 11. "Why! They're Still the same length!"
    Beware the Rackets
  13. 12. ["One of the main reasons that police files are filled..."]
    Crimestoppers Quiz
  14. 13. ["We've been here a whole hour, Daddy"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  15. 14. ["What a night for murder!"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  16. 15. Get This Super Duper Chain of Champions
    Old Nick Candy Bar
  17. 16. ["Look! She's trying to teach him to blow!"]
    Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum
  18. 17. It's the Best
    Schwinn Bicycles
  19. 18. 5 Reasons Why You Should Read Every Issue of Dick Tracy Comics
    Dick Tracy
  20. 19. Everybody Loves Blondie
    Blondie
  21. 20. Now You Can subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
    Dick Tracy Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko