(March 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1951-01-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics H
Editing
Leon Harvey
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 #36.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Itchy; Mrs. Mahoney; Breathless Mahoney; Pat Patton
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Joe Palooka; Humphrey; Little Max
Synopsis
House ad for the latest issues of JOE PALOOKA, HUMPHREY, and LITTLE MAX.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; domestic
Characters
Joe Palooka; Blondie; Dagwood; Dick Tracy; Breathless Mahoney; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis
House ad promoting four of Harvey's monthly titles - JOE PALOOKA, BLONDIE, DICK TRACY and FAMILY FUNNIES.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of inside front cover.

The Case of the Stolen Money (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Chester Gould; Joe Simon (recap)
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
Chester Gould

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; B. O. Plenty; Breathless Mahoney; Mrs. Mahoney
Synopsis
B. O. Plenty attempts strangling Breathless Mahoney and goes on a spending spree with the $50,000 that was stolen from Mrs. Mahoney.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-08-16 to 1945-09-12.

The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World (Table of Contents: 4)

Telzall / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This ad follows page one of the first Dick Tracy story.

Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette (Table of Contents: 5)

Fun Parade, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Sparkle Plenty

Introducing Itchy (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; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; B. O. Plenty; Mrs. Mahoney; Breathless Mahoney; Itchy
Synopsis
Mrs. Mahoney contacts Itchy and asks him to help retrieve her stolen money. B. O. Plenty goes on a spending spree with part of the money stolen from Mrs. Mahoney.
Reprints

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children; crime
Characters
Joe Palooka; Blondie; DIck Tracy; Dagwood
Synopsis
House ad for JOE PALOOKA, BLONDIE, DICK TRACY and FAMILY FUNNIES.

Indexer Notes

Same layout as the bottom half of the inside cover. Same script. However, the covers shown are different from the ones in the inside cover ad.

Learn to Dance in 5 Days or Pay Nothing! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page.

The Plot Thickens (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; Itchy; Breathless Mahoney; Mrs. Mahoney; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis
Itchy captures B. O. Plenty and tortures him in an effort to find Mrs. Mahoney's stolen money. Meanwhile, Tracy and Patton discovers where B. O. has hidden the money. Itchy finds Tracy and Patton in B. O.'s hotel room and threatens to shoot them.
Reprints

Can Itchy Get Away with Murder? (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Itchy; B. O. Plenty; Tess Trueheart
Synopsis
House ad for next month's issue of DICK TRACY COMICS MONTHLY, on sale February 14th.

Bullet, Blood, Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy
Synopsis
Readers are shown how to process evidence taken from a crime scene.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page.

The Murdered Prospector (Table of Contents: 12)

A True Crime Case / text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #102 (August 1956) [Originally titled "The Murdered Prospector." Title was most likely changed to appease The Comics Code Authority. Original publication of this story was accompanied by a spot illustration with the title.
    ]

Just Out! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Black Cat
Synopsis
Generic ad for the lastest issue of BLACK CAT COMICS.

How Well Do You Know the Law? (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Al Capone
Synopsis
Five multiple-choice questions about crime.

Indexer Notes

Topics include confession, Al Capone, the Secret Service, Torpedo and Dutch Exit.

[The Horse] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sparkle Plenty
Synopsis
Sparkle learns that playing with dolls is safer than riding a horse.

More Exciting Than Ever! More Thrilling Than Ever! More Action Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 16)

Black Cat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Black Cat
Synopsis
House ad for the current issue of BLACK CAT COMICS.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page.

Mystery! Thrills! Adventure! (Table of Contents: 17)

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Scarlet O'Neil; Hunky; Malignant; Butcher Boy
Synopsis
House ad for the current issue of INVISIBLE SCARLET O'NEIL.

The 7 Who Defied Death (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; crime
Reprints

What Would You Do If You Could Become Invisible? (Table of Contents: 19)

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
Synopsis
Generic house ad for INVISIBLE SCARLET O'NEIL.

New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame (Table of Contents: 20)

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm...Sheila Barton the famous actress.
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; I. B. Talent; Warren Hasbeen
Synopsis
Tracy solves the murder of an actress.

Special Introductory Offer (Table of Contents: 22)

H. & S. Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion
Synopsis
Ad for a combination cigarette case and lighter.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Get Your Prize (Table of Contents: 23)

American Seed Company, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Red Ryder; Dick Tracy; Roy Rogers; Gene Autry
Synopsis
Ad designed to entice children into selling packs of flower and garden seeds.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. 1st Choice of Readers! Don't Miss a Single Issue!
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  4. 3. The Case of the Stolen Money
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World
    Telzall
  6. 5. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  7. 6. Introducing Itchy
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. Learn to Dance in 5 Days or Pay Nothing!
    Pioneer Publications, Inc.
  10. 9. The Plot Thickens
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. Can Itchy Get Away with Murder?
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Bullet, Blood, Fingerprints
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  13. 12. The Murdered Prospector
    A True Crime Case
  14. 13. Just Out!
    Black Cat
  15. 14. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  16. 15. [The Horse]
    Sparkle Plenty
  17. 16. More Exciting Than Ever! More Thrilling Than Ever! More Action Than Ever!
    Black Cat
  18. 17. Mystery! Thrills! Adventure!
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  19. 18. The 7 Who Defied Death
    America's Finest
  20. 19. What Would You Do If You Could Become Invisible?
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  21. 20. New Silk-Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame
    Hollywood Film Studios
  22. 21. ["Hmmm...Sheila Barton the famous actress."]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  23. 22. Special Introductory Offer
    H. & S. Sales Co.
  24. 23. Get Your Prize
    American Seed Company, Inc.
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