(May 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Itchy: Mrs. B-B-Eyes
Synopsis:
Itchy tortures Dick Tracy as Mrs. B-B-Eyes watches.

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in his book, THE COMIC BOOK MAKERS.

Mobilize for Mercy (Table of Contents: 1)

Red Cross / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy

[Captured by Itchy] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Junior Tracy; Itchy; Mrs. B-B-Eyes; Tess Trueheart
Synopsis:
Tess escapes Itchy, but Tracy falls into a trap set by Itchy. Itchy places Tracy in the trunk of a squad car and escapes. He heads for the home of his former friend, B-B-Eyes, and tells Mrs. B-B-Eyes that he has captured Tracy. Together, they set up a schedule to slowly kill Tracy by starvation and thirst.
Reprints:

1st in Looks! 1st in Life! 1st in Value! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Monark Silver King, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Here's Why Schwinn Bikes Are the Best (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Itchy's Downfall (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; Pat Patton; Itchy
Synopsis:
An emaciated Tracy gets the drop on Itchy.
Reprints:

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Boys! Girls! Hurry! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Broth and a glass of milk!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 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 Trueheart; Pat Patton; Junior Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Diet Smith
Synopsis:
Tracy works on regaining his health. B. O. Plenty decides to look for work.
Reprints:

Atomic Killers at Large! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Stolen cars, walking picture, typewriter letters] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief description of how evidence is processed.

[Modeling Schools, Doodle Bugs. Sell and Switch, Pennyweight, Civil Service Course] (Table of Contents: 11)

Beware of These Rackets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Warnings of common scams and how to avoid them.

Robbery after Dark (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Just Out! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

["Let's go inside, Daddy!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis:
Sparkle and B. O. visit a music store.

International Crime-Busters (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Folks! My new issue of Kerry Drake Detective Cases is Now on Sale! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Fun Parade, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Offer Television Savings Bank (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Fun Parade, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Call from the Milkman (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Louise Grayson; Doug Stilwell
Synopsis:
Dick and Pat solve the murder of a debutante.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Bud and Sis (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Mobilize for Mercy
    Red Cross
  3. 2. [Captured by Itchy]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. 1st in Looks! 1st in Life! 1st in Value!
    Monark Silver King, Inc.
  5. 4. Here's Why Schwinn Bikes Are the Best
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  6. 5. Itchy's Downfall
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Boys! Girls! Hurry!
    Smith Brothers
  9. 8. ["Broth and a glass of milk!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Atomic Killers at Large!
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  11. 10. [Stolen cars, walking picture, typewriter letters]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  12. 11. [Modeling Schools, Doodle Bugs. Sell and Switch, Pennyweight, Civil Service Course]
    Beware of These Rackets
  13. 12. Robbery after Dark
  14. 13. Just Out!
    Black Cat
  15. 14. ["Let's go inside, Daddy!"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  16. 15. International Crime-Busters
    America' Finest
  17. 16. Folks! My new issue of Kerry Drake Detective Cases is Now on Sale!
    Kerry Drake
  18. 17. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  19. 18. Amazing Offer Television Savings Bank
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  20. 19. Call from the Milkman
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  21. 20. Calling All Crime-Stoppers
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  22. 21. Bud and Sis
    Wilson Chemical 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