(June 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1951-04-10
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

["An atom light! I'm blinded!"] (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:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Diet Smith
Reprints:

Mobilize for Defense (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
photo
Inks:
photo
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
A brief history of the American Red Cross and its goals and accomplishments.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Case of the Atomic Killers (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 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; Diet Smith; B. O. Plenty; Chief Brandon; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
While Diet Smith tries to clear himself of murder charges, employees at his Detroit plant work on a scheme to steal one of Smith's atomic inventions. Tracy receives his first wrist radio.
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)

["Laboratory facilities on this boat are not nearly as good as those we had at the house."] (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; Diet Smith; Irma; Brilliant
Synopsis:
Tracy and Smith search for the thieves who stole Smith's atomic light.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

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)

["Don't you see, Brilliant!"] (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; Diet Smith; B. O. Plenty; Irma; Brilliant
Synopsis:
Thieves continue to use Diet Smith's atomic light to rob warehouses even as Tracy and Smith try to find them. Irma shoots Diet Smith while he's in the bathtub. B. O. Plenty discovers the wounded Smith and contacts Tracy.
Reprints:

Murder by Mail! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Radiator Emblems, Invisible Writing, Footprints, Geiger Counter] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of how pieces of evidence are processed.
Reprints:

How Well Do You Know the Law? (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Multiple choice questions about hot cars, narcotics violations, ice, parole, attorney general.

Death Hangs on the Clothesline (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)

[Sparkle Visits the Library] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty

Bureau of Policewomen (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; history
Reprints:

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)

Have More Fun in '51 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[Contracts, Charities, Bonds, Phony Talent Scouts] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
How to avoid some of the most common rackets.

New! Sensational! At a Low, Low Price! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bud and Sis (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["An atom light! I'm blinded!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Mobilize for Defense
    American Red Cross
  3. 2. The Case of the Atomic Killers
    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. ["Laboratory facilities on this boat are not nearly as good as those we had at the house."]
    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. ["Don't you see, Brilliant!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Murder by Mail!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  11. 10. [Radiator Emblems, Invisible Writing, Footprints, Geiger Counter]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  12. 11. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  13. 12. Death Hangs on the Clothesline
  14. 13. Just Out!
    Black Cat
  15. 14. [Sparkle Visits the Library]
    Sparkle Plenty
  16. 15. Bureau of Policewomen
    America's Finest
  17. 16. Folks! My new issue of Kerry Drake Detective Cases is Now on Sale!
    Kerry Drake
  18. 17. Have More Fun in '51
    Bobby Shelby The Shelby Cycle Company
  19. 18. [Contracts, Charities, Bonds, Phony Talent Scouts]
    Beware of These Rackets
  20. 19. New! Sensational! At a Low, Low Price!
    Niresk Industries
  21. 20. 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