(November 1950)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1950-09-08
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 ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #32.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Measles

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Strange Case Of Measles, The Teen-Age Dope Smuggler (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Gravel Gertie; Measles
Synopsis:
Gravel Gertie gets unwittingly involved in a prison dope smuggling ring headed by Measles. Meanwhile, Tracy goes undercover to shut down the smuggling ring.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-01-28 to 1945-02-25. [Some panels Feb 5th-7th, 11th removed, Feb 22nd-25th panels reorganized.]

Indexer Notes

First Measles appearance in comics.

Hey Kids! Get This Exciting Book of Dog-Training Secrets (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Dash Dog Food / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Christmas Ask Dad for a Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Twist of Fate (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; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Measles; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
Tracy gets the drop on Measles, but the car backs into Tracy. Measles clubs Tracy and ties him to the back of the car. As he drags Tracy down the road, Gravel Gertie spots him and sets out to save him.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-02-26 to 1945-03-03.

Schwinn Is Guaranteed! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Getaway (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; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Measles; Pat Patton; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
Tracy catches fire while being dragged behind the car driven by Measles. His coat tear loose, and he rolls into a ditch where the police find him and take him to a hospital. Gravel Gertie keeps two of Measles' henchmen at bay with an axe. Measles abandons his car and hides in a lineman's aerial tent until the police pass by. He leaves the tent and heads for a watchman's residence on the railroad, hoping to find some shelter there.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-03-04 to 1945-03-17.

Will Measles Outwit Tracy? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["Boys! Girls! Hurry! Be the first to own this beautiful identification bracelet!"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Police Athletic League (Table of Contents: 10)

America's Finest / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A brief history the of Police Athletic League.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article with small illustration.

The Case Of The Writer's Note (Table of Contents: 11)

Dick Tracy Minit Mystery / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
This is a you solve it mystery, with the solution at the bottom of page.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a recurring concept in the Tracy series.

["We better hurry, Sparkle, Honey..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B.O. Plenty
Synopsis:
B.O. and Sparkle go to the movies.
Reprints:

["Golly! We've got to see that!"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

1st Choice of Readers! Don't Miss a Single Issue! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Murder...Without Clues (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pete Coohy
Reprints:

Zoom 1st Issue Out Now (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Captain Tootsie Tames a Lion (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bobby Shelby and the Forest Fire (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Bobby Shelby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Scare the Devil out of People with This! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Telzall / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  3. 2. The Strange Case Of Measles, The Teen-Age Dope Smuggler
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hey Kids! Get This Exciting Book of Dog-Training Secrets
    Dash Dog Food
  5. 4. This Christmas Ask Dad for a Roadmaster
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. Twist of Fate
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Schwinn Is Guaranteed!
    Schwinn
  8. 7. The Getaway
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. Will Measles Outwit Tracy?
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  10. 9. ["Boys! Girls! Hurry! Be the first to own this beautiful identification bracelet!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. The Police Athletic League
    America's Finest
  12. 11. The Case Of The Writer's Note
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  13. 12. ["We better hurry, Sparkle, Honey..."]
    Sparkle Plenty
  14. 13. ["Golly! We've got to see that!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  15. 14. 1st Choice of Readers! Don't Miss a Single Issue!
    Joe Palooka
  16. 15. Murder...Without Clues
  17. 16. Zoom 1st Issue Out Now
    Flash Gordon
  18. 17. Captain Tootsie Tames a Lion
    Captain Tootsie
  19. 18. Bobby Shelby and the Forest Fire
    Bobby Shelby
  20. 19. Now You Can Scare the Devil out of People with This!
    Johnson Smith Co.
  21. 20. The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World
    Telzall
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko