(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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Look out, Themesong! I'll handle this!"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.]

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

["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)

["But Roach, what kind of a fix do you expect me to put in with Dick Tracy?"] (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

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.

["I'd like to buy Mother something for Mother's Day"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

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:

["Why don't you try to put some weight on?"] (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)

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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
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  • Gene Reed
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