(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.

["The Brow Escaped Again."] (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:
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)

Popsicle Hall of Fame / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glankoff
Inks:
Sam Glankoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama; children
Characters:
Tommy Brock; Jack Jones

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.

["One of the main reasons that police files are filled..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimestoppers Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

["We've been here a whole hour, Daddy"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
The Plenty family goes swimming.

["What a night for murder!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

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)

["Look! She's trying to teach him to blow!"] (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)

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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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko