(April 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1951-02-14
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 #37.


["Help! Tracy, I've Found Itchy!"] (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; Junior; Breathless Mahoney; Itchy

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)

["Murder and violence followed hot on the trail of the stolen $50,000 and then Itchy stepped into the case."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 21 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; Tess; Breathless Mahoney; Itchy; Junior; Pat Patton; B.O. Plenty
Synopsis:
After Itchy takes the $50,000 from Tracy, he steals a car and heads out of town. Junior and Tess spot him and chase him in a borrowed car. Itchy hits a cow and loses control of the car and crashes. The owner of the car is killed in the crash. Itchy douses him with gasoline and sets him afire to mislead the police into thinking he died in the flames. Itchy flees and then realizes he has left the money behind.
Reprints:
  • US in The Original Dick Tracy (Gladstone, 1990 series) #4 (March 1991) [Heavily edited when reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1945-10-01 to 1945-11-18. [Oct 15th-17th panels reorganized, 18th, 20th, 29th & 30th some panels removed,]

Indexer Notes

Page 1 recaps the story thus far.

The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Telzall / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

It's Easy to Learn Dancing (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy Is Held Captive! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Newly-Shaved Hair, Ashes, Oil Fumes] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief explanations of evidence-processing techniques.

Indexer Notes

This feature appears on the bottom half of the page immediately following the last page of the main story.

[Clinton P. Duffy] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Nostrand
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Clinton; Pretty Boy Floyd Guffey; John Jay
Synopsis:
A quiz on knowing the law.

The Insurance Racket (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
An informative article about insurance fraud.

["Oh, Sparkle, honey, will you catch that chicken like a good girl?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
Sparkle and Gravel let loose a chicken and Sparkle attempts to retrieve it.
Reprints:

The Bureau of Narcotics (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Harry Walker
Synopsis:
A story about the Bureau Of Narcotics.
Reprints:

The Case Of The Buried Gun (Table of Contents: 13)

Minit Mystery / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
You have to solve the murder of Tom Watson.

New Silk Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Buried Gun (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Ed Williams; Tom Watson; Miss Land
Synopsis:
A buried gun leads Tracy and Pat to a killer.

Special...Introductory Offer to Readers of This Magazine (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Get Your Prize (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Help! Tracy, I've Found Itchy!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Now You Can subscribe to Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  3. 2. ["Murder and violence followed hot on the trail of the stolen $50,000 and then Itchy stepped into the case."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. The Most Amazing Sun Watch in the World
    Telzall
  5. 4. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  6. 5. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. It's Easy to Learn Dancing
    Pioneer Publications, Inc.
  8. 7. Dick Tracy Is Held Captive!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  9. 8. [Newly-Shaved Hair, Ashes, Oil Fumes]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  10. 9. [Clinton P. Duffy]
    Calling All Sleuths
  11. 10. The Insurance Racket
  12. 11. ["Oh, Sparkle, honey, will you catch that chicken like a good girl?"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  13. 12. The Bureau of Narcotics
    America's Finest
  14. 13. The Case Of The Buried Gun
    Minit Mystery
  15. 14. New Silk Finish Enlargement, Ivory Gold-Tooled Frame
    Hollywood Film Studio
  16. 15. The Case of the Buried Gun
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  17. 16. Special...Introductory Offer to Readers of This Magazine
    H & S Sales
  18. 17. Get Your Prize
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kenneth Blair
  • JW "David" Asher
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Jean-Francois Masse
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko