(August 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1951-06-08
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
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out, Themesong! I'll handle this!
Genre
adventure; drama; children; crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Themesong; Shoulders
Reprints

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; Pat Patton; Nilon Hoze; Rod
Synopsis
Tracy captures Nilon and Rod and jails them while evidence against them is processed. Tracy handcuffs Nilon and Rod together and takes them to the spot where their aunt's mail-order groom is buried. Not wanting to go the electric chair, Rod drags Nilon into the path of an oncoming milk truck, which hits them and kills them both.
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #111 (May 1957) [Only pages 12 and 13 of this story are reprinted.], #115 (September 1957) [Only the bottom half of page 1, pages 2-8 and top half of page 9 are reprinted. ]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-05-13 to 1946-06-12. [May 20th removed, June 5th-8th removed.]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Have More Fun in '51 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Pick-Pocket Racket (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Themesong; Roach; Shoulders
Synopsis
Tracy captures two pickpockets that are using a child to create a diversion while they work the streets.
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 / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Roach, what kind of a fix do you expect me to put in with Dick Tracy?
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Roach; Shoulders; Themesong
Synopsis
Roach and Shoulders devise a plan to keep their pickpockets on the street. Meanwhile, Tracy tracks Themesong to her home and finds that she has a sick mother.
Reprints

Will Themesong Turn Soft and Talk? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Brently Case (Table of Contents: 10)

America's Finest / text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Just Out! Funniest Rabbit in Comics! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[Don't buy a uniform on the promise of a job.] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Brief descriptions of uniform scams, smuggled goods, contract movers,puncture fluid, and skin cream.
Reprints

[Gasoline thieves, palms and undersides of fingers, electron microscopes] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy
Synopsis
Brief decriptions of crime-solving techniques.
Reprints

"I'm taking a few weeks off from the studio to do a little hunting." (Table of Contents: 14)

Hector the Director / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Hector
Synopsis
Hector goes hunting in New Jersey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to buy Mother something for Mother's Day
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sparkle Plenty
Synopsis
Sparkle goes shopping.
Reprints

The Chinatown Murder (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Kalvin; Miss Lane
Reprints

Everyone Loves Poor Little Sad Sack (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Amazing Offer Television Bank (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Detective's Holiday (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Mr. Rhodes
Synopsis
Dick and Pat solve a murder.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look out, Themesong! I'll handle this!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Good News for Little Folks!
    Harvey Comics
  3. 2. Murder by Mail
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["Hey kids, I'm Roady Roadmaster!"]
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  5. 4. Have More Fun in '51
    Bobby Shelby The Shelby Cycle Company
  6. 5. Pick-Pocket Racket
    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. ["But Roach, what kind of a fix do you expect me to put in with Dick Tracy?"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Will Themesong Turn Soft and Talk?
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  11. 10. The Brently Case
    America's Finest
  12. 11. Just Out! Funniest Rabbit in Comics!
  13. 12. [Don't buy a uniform on the promise of a job.]
    Beware of These Rackets
  14. 13. [Gasoline thieves, palms and undersides of fingers, electron microscopes]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  15. 14. "I'm taking a few weeks off from the studio to do a little hunting."
    Hector the Director
  16. 15. ["I'd like to buy Mother something for Mother's Day"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  17. 16. The Chinatown Murder
  18. 17. Everyone Loves Poor Little Sad Sack
  19. 18. Sparkle Plenty Islander Ukette
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  20. 19. Amazing Offer Television Bank
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  21. 20. Detective's Holiday
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  22. 21. ["Why don't you try to put some weight on?"]
    Charles Atlas
  23. 22. Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
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