(July 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1951-05-10
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

Murder by Mail (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; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis
Tracy enters a window to rescue a captive while B. O. Plenty entertains a widow on the floor below.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Good News for Little Folks! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Murder by Mail (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; Brilliant; B. O. Plenty; Nilon Hoze; Gravel Gertie; Diet Smith; Breathless Mahoney
Synopsis
Diet Smith rewards B. O. Plenty by buying a small truck farm. Nilon and Hoze and her chauffeur plot to steal money from her aunt using B. O. as a foil.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only pages 2 and the top half of page 3 are reprinted in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #112.

Have More Fun in '51 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Identity Exposed (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; Pat Patton; B. O. Plenty; Nilon Hoze; Widow Hoze
Synopsis
Widow Hoze laughs when she realizes B. O. Plenty is not her mail-order groom. The real groom dies at the hands of Nilon's friend Rod.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
?
Letters
Chester Gould

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Tracy? Yes, I've heard much about you!
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Nilon Hoze; Widow Hoze
Synopsis
Rod and Nilon bury Mortimer's body in a road bed. B. O. and Gravel Gertie get better acquainted.
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #115 (September 1957) [Top half of page 6 not reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-04-26 to 1946-05-12 (except April 28th).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Be sure to read the sensational ending of the shocking schemes of Rod and Nilon Hoze in the next issue!] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now be a good cat, Randolph
Genre
humor; animal; children
Characters
Sparkle Plenty; Randolph
Synopsis
Sparkle devises to protect her goldfish from her cat.
Reprints

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; detective-mystery
Synopsis
Questions about Junks, Dollar Bills, Bobbies, Gunsel, Bluebeard.

Special Agent of the F. B. I. (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A brief account of the duties of an FBI agent.
Reprints

Don't Miss the New Issue of Chic Young's Dagwood Comics (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

All New! 8 Walt Disney Comic Books (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Model for Murder (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Brad Northrop

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew...what a day! Who is the first suspect, Pat?
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vernon Withers; John Newcomer
Synopsis
Dick and Pat solve the murder of a banker.
Reprints

Which of These 2 One Time Weaklings Paid Only a Few Cents (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Murder by Mail
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Good News for Little Folks!
    Harvey Comics
  3. 2. Murder by Mail
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Have More Fun in '51
    Bobby Shelby The Shelby Cycle Company
  5. 4. ["Hey kids, I'm Roady Roadmaster!"]
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. Identity Exposed
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. ["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"]
    Cracker Jack
  8. 7. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
  9. 8. ["Mr. Tracy? Yes, I've heard much about you!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. ["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"]
    Cracker Jack
  11. 10. ["Be sure to read the sensational ending of the shocking schemes of Rod and Nilon Hoze in the next issue!]
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  12. 11. ["Now be a good cat, Randolph"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  13. 12. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  14. 13. Special Agent of the F. B. I.
    America's Finest
  15. 14. Don't Miss the New Issue of Chic Young's Dagwood Comics
    Dagwood Comics
  16. 15. All New! 8 Walt Disney Comic Books
    Wheaties
  17. 16. Model for Murder
  18. 17. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  19. 18. Amazing Offer Television Bank
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  20. 19. ["Whew...what a day! Who is the first suspect, Pat?"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  21. 20. Which of These 2 One Time Weaklings Paid Only a Few Cents
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  22. 21. Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes!
    Wheaties
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  • Gene Reed
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