(February 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1950-12-13
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 COMICS MONTHLY #35.


The Case of the Runaway Blonde (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:
drama; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Breathless Mahoney; B. O. Plenty

Indexer Notes

Cover art is also used as the splash panel on page 1 of the story.

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

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

The Case of the Runaway Blonde (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; Breathless Mahoney; B. O. Plenty; Pat Patton; Wetwash
Synopsis:
Breathless manages to escape in a laundry truck. She is discovered by the driver, who tries to take half of the money in exchange for helping her escape. Breathless subdues the driver and then hides the money in a plowed field on B.O. Plenty's farm.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-06-25 to 1945-07-22. [Some panels from July 9th-10th removed.]

Indexer Notes

Splash panel on page 1 is the same as the cover art.

Bobby Shelby and the Christmas Party (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Finest Gift in the World for Any Boy or Girl (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn and Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Exhausted] (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; Breathless Mahoney; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis:
Tracy finds Breathless in B. O. Plenty's home. Breatless poisons Tracy's coffee and makes a getaway.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-07-23 to 1945-07-28.

Gridiron Hero (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["H'm? B. O. must be milking the cows"] (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; B. O. Plenty; Breathless Mahoney
Synopsis:
While B. O. and Breathless are on the run, Pat sends for a doctor to treat Dick for the poison that was put in his coffee. Breathless escapes with most of the money and leaves B. O. sleeping on a bus. B. O. is captured by Dick and Pat but simply walks out of the police station when everyone is distracted by a phone call.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-07-29 to 1945-08-15. [August 12th removed, August 13th-15th reorganized.]

["In the next issue you'll meet Itchy..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[Linoleum Floor, Document, Oil Drops] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Techniques for processing evidence.

Texas Rangers of the Air (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; crime
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Texas Rangers and their methods of operation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two small illustrations enhance this text story.

Zoom Out Now (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

How Well Do You Know the Law? (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
J. Edgar Hoover; Ruth Snyder
Synopsis:
This feature has questions about the following: paper hanger, J. Edgar Hoover, Ruth Snyder, frogskin and hot ice.

["Shore ain't nothin' like a ride on Sunday"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; crime
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Reprints:

["It's a hold-up!"] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Western Saddle Ring (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The April Fool Murder (Table of Contents: 16)

A True Crime Case / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
ty

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Capt. J. M. Kelly; Lt. David Gay; Mrs. John V. Highland

It's America's Big Top Performer (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Monark Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

['There's the SIlver Dollar over there, Pat."] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
Dick and Pat solve a murder at a night club.

Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Becyn Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Christmas Be a Cowboy (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Runaway Blonde
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Now You Can Subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. The Case of the Runaway Blonde
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Bobby Shelby and the Christmas Party
    Shelby Cycle Company
  5. 4. The Finest Gift in the World for Any Boy or Girl
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  6. 5. [Exhausted]
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Gridiron Hero
    Captain Tootsie
  8. 7. ["H'm? B. O. must be milking the cows"]
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. ["In the next issue you'll meet Itchy..."]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. [Linoleum Floor, Document, Oil Drops]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  11. 10. Texas Rangers of the Air
    America's Finest
  12. 11. Zoom Out Now
  13. 12. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  14. 13. ["Shore ain't nothin' like a ride on Sunday"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  15. 14. ["It's a hold-up!"]
    Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. Western Saddle Ring
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  17. 16. The April Fool Murder
    A True Crime Case
  18. 17. It's America's Big Top Performer
    Monark Bicycles
  19. 18. ['There's the SIlver Dollar over there, Pat."]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  20. 19. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Becyn Inc.
  21. 20. This Christmas Be a Cowboy
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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