(July 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 chaffeur 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)

["Hey kids, I'm Roady Roadmaster!"] (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:

["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"] (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)

["Mr. Tracy? Yes, I've heard much about you!"] (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

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).

["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"] (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)

["Now be a good cat, Randolph"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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)

["Whew...what a day! Who is the first suspect, Pat?"] (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; 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
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