(October 1950)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1950-08-11
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 MONTHLY #31.

Distributed by PDC (Publishers Distributing Co.)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Snowflake; Shaky

How Well Do You Know the Law? (Table of Contents: 1)

Calling All Sleuths / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Multiple choice questions about crime.

["Pat, I'm worried about Vitamin and Snowflake with Shaky on the loose."] (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; Junior Tracy; Shaky; Snowflake; Vitamin Flintheart
Synopsis:
As Tracy closes in, Shaky deceives Vitamin Flintheart into helping. As part of his escape, Shaky starts a fire tha rages out of control. Shaky is apparently killed in the fire.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #113 (July 1957) [ Page 1, Splash panel reprinted on page 1 of #113.
    Page 1, panels 2-9 reprinted on page 2 of #113
    Top of page 3 picks up on page 5 of #113]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1944-12-10 to 1945-01-07.

Bobby Shelby and the Forest Fire (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bobby Shelby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Till she slimmed down on her New Schwinn (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn and Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do You Know There's a Surprise Novelty in Every Box (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hazardous Escape (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Shaky
Synopsis:
Shaky hides in a smoke stack.
Reprints:

4 Reasons Why the New Delta 4-Way Light Can Be Best for Your Bike (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

["This ought to keep those durn girls away!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Shaky's Fate (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Junior Tracy; Shaky; Snowflake; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
Shaky is trapped by freezing water. Gravel Gertie appears in the police station and begins playing her ukelele.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #113 (July 1957) [Only pages 1, 2 and the top half of page 3 are reprinted in #113.]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1945-01-14 to 1945-01-27.

["Hi, friends. Next issue you're going to meet one of the most ruthless foes I;ve ever encountered."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Fingerprints Fragments Paint Chips (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Forensics data about the title subjects.

History of San Quentin (Table of Contents: 12)

America' Finest / text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; history
Reprints:

Just Out! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Black Cat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

["Did you say this was three hundred years old?"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Beware of These Rackets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["Say thar, Sparkle Honey. Are you fixin' to jump rope?"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty
Reprints:

Cowboys Wanter! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Boys' Ranch / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

World's Best Known Comics All in One Magazine (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Society's Debtor (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; crime
Reprints:

Don't Miss the First Issue of Chic Young's Dagwood (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Dagwood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

Now Published Every Month (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

It's Easy to Learn Dancing (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Pioneer Publications, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Case of the Hunter's Trap (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Which of These 2 One Time Weaklings Paid Only a Few Cents (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  3. 2. ["Pat, I'm worried about Vitamin and Snowflake with Shaky on the loose."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Bobby Shelby and the Forest Fire
    Bobby Shelby
  5. 4. Till she slimmed down on her New Schwinn
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  6. 5. Do You Know There's a Surprise Novelty in Every Box
    Cracker Jack
  7. 6. Hazardous Escape
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. 4 Reasons Why the New Delta 4-Way Light Can Be Best for Your Bike
    Delta Electric Company
  9. 8. ["This ought to keep those durn girls away!"]
    Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Shaky's Fate
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. ["Hi, friends. Next issue you're going to meet one of the most ruthless foes I;ve ever encountered."]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Fingerprints Fragments Paint Chips
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  13. 12. History of San Quentin
    America' Finest
  14. 13. Just Out!
    Black Cat
  15. 14. ["Did you say this was three hundred years old?"]
    Beware of These Rackets
  16. 15. ["Say thar, Sparkle Honey. Are you fixin' to jump rope?"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  17. 16. Cowboys Wanter!
    Boys' Ranch
  18. 17. World's Best Known Comics All in One Magazine
    Family Funnies
  19. 18. Society's Debtor
  20. 19. Don't Miss the First Issue of Chic Young's Dagwood
    Dagwood
  21. 20. Now Published Every Month
    Harvey Comics
  22. 21. It's Easy to Learn Dancing
    Pioneer Publications, Inc.
  23. 22. The Case of the Hunter's Trap
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  24. 23. Which of These 2 One Time Weaklings Paid Only a Few Cents
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  25. 24. New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame
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