(December 1950)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1950-10-11
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

["Cough! Cough! They're smoking us out, Tracy!"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat; Measles; Paprika

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in his book The Comic Book Makers.

Now You Can subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["Cough! Cough! They're smoking us out, Tracy!"] (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat; Measels; Gravel Gertie; Paprika; Vitamin Flintheart; Snowflake
Synopsis:
Measles hides out with the family that lives in the maintenance shed at the railroad. Measles lets the family use his ration book and gives them cash to help buy groceries and cigars. When Tracy and Sam track Measles down, a gun battle ensues. Measles tries to escape but is captured by Tracy. As Tracy transports Measles, an accident wrecks the car, and Measles takes refuge on a departing train, he bumps into Vitamin Flintheart and Snowflake, who are bound for California to make a movie.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate) 1945-03-18 to 1945-04-14.

Indexer Notes

Splash panel on page 1 is also used as the cover. The six recap panels on page 1 are from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #33.

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)

Tricks of the Trade (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; Measles; Vitamin Flintheart; Snowflake
Synopsis:
Vitamin believes he has knocked Measles unconscious with a bottle of cognac. When he leaves the compartment for help, Measles revives and latches the door.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-04-15 to 1945-04-18.

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Measles Escapes (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; Pat Patton; Vitamin Flintheart; Snowflake; Measles
Synopsis:
Measles jumps from the train and finds himself in a flood. He manages to get aboard a boat only to find himself swept along by the water. His boat comes to rest near a barn. Measles finds a horse and decides to continue his escape on horseback.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-04-18 to 1945-05-05 [April 23th-28th panels reorganized, several from April 29th removed]

Hi, Friends! Next Issue We Begin a New Spine-Tingling Adventure (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?; Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon; Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Chester Gould

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Breathless Mahoney
Synopsis:
House ad for Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #35.

[Cases Against Criminals Are Built Only on Facts] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief discussion of how evidence is gathered and processed.

Songs For Sale (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A story of a new crime racket.
Reprints:

Just Out! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["You call headquarters, Tess, I'm going to investigate!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess
Synopsis:
This is a "you solve it" mystery.
Reprints:

["No, ma'am ... I don't think so ... but wait a minute ..."] (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
Reprints:

["Golly! We've got to see that!"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["Boys! Girls! Hurry! Be the first to own this beautiful identification bracelet!"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Detroit Police (Table of Contents: 16)

America's Finest / text article / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Paying homage to the Detroit Police Department.
Reprints:

[Zoom 1st Issue Out Now] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Captain Tootsie and the Run-Away Baby Carriage (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

They're a Million Miles Ahead of Everything (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Where's Everybody Going? (Table of Contents: 20) (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: 21) (Expand) /

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

The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Telzall / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Cough! Cough! They're smoking us out, Tracy!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Now You Can subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  3. 2. ["Cough! Cough! They're smoking us out, Tracy!"]
    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. Tricks of the Trade
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Schwinn Is Guaranteed!
    Schwinn
  8. 7. Measles Escapes
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. Hi, Friends! Next Issue We Begin a New Spine-Tingling Adventure
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  10. 9. [Cases Against Criminals Are Built Only on Facts]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  11. 10. Songs For Sale
  12. 11. Just Out!
    Black Cat
  13. 12. ["You call headquarters, Tess, I'm going to investigate!"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  14. 13. ["No, ma'am ... I don't think so ... but wait a minute ..."]
    Sparkle Plenty
  15. 14. ["Golly! We've got to see that!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  16. 15. ["Boys! Girls! Hurry! Be the first to own this beautiful identification bracelet!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  17. 16. The Detroit Police
    America's Finest
  18. 17. [Zoom 1st Issue Out Now]
    Flash Gordon Comics
  19. 18. Captain Tootsie and the Run-Away Baby Carriage
    Captain Tootsie
  20. 19. They're a Million Miles Ahead of Everything
  21. 20. Where's Everybody Going?
    Boys' Ranch
  22. 21. World's Best Known Comics All in One Magazine
    Family Funnies
  23. 22. The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World
    Telzall
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko