(September 1951)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1951-07-10
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

["Quick! Give Me the Police!"] (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:
children; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Themesong

Indexer Notes

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)

Case of the Underworld Brat (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 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; Themesong; Roach; Shoulders; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
At the request of her mother, Themesong decides to help Tracy capture Roach and Shoulders.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note July 3rd-6th skipped between #42 and #43. Throughout this story, a number of panels and days in July and August dealing with Gertie and B.O. Plenty romance and Breathless Mahoney's suffering in hospital have been removed, although they left her death. Quite a few panels from Aug-Sept removed with the Christmas Early & Gargles story.

["Hey kids, I'm Roady Roadmaster!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Antiseptic Murderer (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 5 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; Christmas Early; George Empire; Gargles
Synopsis:
Tracy arrests a woman for killing a man with a revolving door. Gargles begins a reign of terror to coerce druggists into selling his particular brand of mouthwash.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-09-01 to 1946-09-15.

Have More Fun in '51 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The First Clue (Table of Contents: 6)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 4 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; Christmas Early; Gargles
Synopsis:
A druggist reports Gargles' racketeering efforts to Tracy.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-09-01 to 1946-09-29.

Indexer Notes

Two half-page ads appear between pages 2 and 3 of this story.

["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Is Tracy Trapped? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Jewel Thief Hoax (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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:
Questions about army deserter, stiff, Reading Gaol, blood money, Cain, Julius Caesar.

[Finger Prints, Invisible Ink, Blood Stains, Knots] (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimestoppers Handbook / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Descriptions of how process various pieces of evidence.

["Well, Sparkle honey, I think it's time fer you get acquainted with what has to be done with the animals here."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis:
B. O. shows Sparkle around the farm.
Reprints:

The Case of the Cursed Mine (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustrations.

Alcatraz (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
history
Reprints:

Now! Walt Disney Character Masks on Wheaties Boxe (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.1 page (report information)

How Well Do You Know the Law? (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; history
Synopsis:
Questions about counterfeiters, Edmund Randolph, instrument of execution, cattle thieves, police organization of France, defamation of character.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers! Subscribe Now to Dick Tracy! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Unlicensed Dealers, Health Foods, Smoking Cures, Used Car Dealers, Matrimonial Agencies] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
crime; domestic; romance
Synopsis:
A summary of some rackets and how to avoid them.
Reprints:

Death Goes to College (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Prof. Norman von Kelvin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Everybody Loves Humphrey (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

["It sure is a nice day for a,,,"] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Henry Argent
Synopsis:
Dick and Pat solve a hit-and-run incident.

Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

What Builds a Champion Builds You! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Quick! Give Me the Police!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Good News for Little Folks!
    Harvey Comics
  3. 2. Case of the Underworld Brat
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["Hey kids, I'm Roady Roadmaster!"]
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  5. 4. The Case of the Antiseptic Murderer
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. Have More Fun in '51
    Bobby Shelby The Shelby Cycle Company
  7. 6. The First Clue
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. ["Where there's fun you find Cracker Jack"]
    Cracker Jack
  9. 8. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. Is Tracy Trapped?
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  11. 10. The Case of the Jewel Thief Hoax
    Kerry Drake
  12. 11. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  13. 12. [Finger Prints, Invisible Ink, Blood Stains, Knots]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  14. 13. ["Well, Sparkle honey, I think it's time fer you get acquainted with what has to be done with the animals here."]
    Sparkle Plenty
  15. 14. The Case of the Cursed Mine
  16. 15. Alcatraz
    America's Finest
  17. 16. Now! Walt Disney Character Masks on Wheaties Boxe
    Wheaties
  18. 17. How Well Do You Know the Law?
    Calling All Sleuths
  19. 18. Calling All Crime-Stoppers! Subscribe Now to Dick Tracy!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  20. 19. [Unlicensed Dealers, Health Foods, Smoking Cures, Used Car Dealers, Matrimonial Agencies]
    Beware of These Rackets
  21. 20. Death Goes to College
  22. 21. Everybody Loves Humphrey
    Humphrey
  23. 22. ["It sure is a nice day for a,,,"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  24. 23. Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  25. 24. What Builds a Champion Builds You!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
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