(January 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1951-11-10
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

Issue Notes

On sale date base on house ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #46.


The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde (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:
adventure; drama; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Coffyhead; Autumn Hews

"Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones!" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde (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; Junior Tracy; Autumn Hews; Coffyhead; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
Con artist Autumn Hews frames Junior and the Crimestoppers for a crime and then has Coffyhead recruit them to pull a series of jobs. If they refuse, Coffyhead threatens to beat them. Meanwhile, Autumn uses her feminine wiles to distract Dick Tracy. Tracy rescues the captured Crimestoppers and pursues Autumn Hews and Coffyhead.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #119 (January 1958) [Pages 1 and 2 not reprinted; page 3, panels 1-9 not reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1947-07-20 to 1947-08-27. [July 31 not reprinted.]

Schwinn Black Phantom (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Arnld, Schwinn Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Alan Got His Christmas Bike A Shelby - That He'll Always Like (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Trap Begins to Close (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; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Zabu; Lugi
Synopsis:
Tracy traps Coffyhead and Zabu in a basement and tries to talk them into surrendering, not knowing that Lugi is sneaking up behind him with intentions of stabbing Tracy with a pitchfork.
Reprints:

You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Now! 100 Biggest, Best Laughs with Blondie! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Chase! (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 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; Junior Tracy; Lugi; Coffyhead; Autumn Hews; Zabu
Synopsis:
Tracy captures Coffyhead and Zabu. Autumn Hews takes refuge in a grease pit to elude the police. Disguised as a service station attendant, she escapes by boldly walking past the police. When she hides in a kennel, she is attacked by two dogs.
Reprints:

Drama of Death (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Madeline Mason
Synopsis:
The police solve a murder at the Bright Lights Hotel.
Reprints:

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Don't Miss the Fireworks! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Boys! Girls! Hurry! Get Your Beautiful U.S. Military Ring and Bracelet! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Urschel Case (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Mr. Walter R. Jarrett; Mrs. Walter R. Jarrett; Mr. Charles F. Urschel; Mrs. Charles F. Urschel; Bates Kelly
Synopsis:
How the F.B.I. solved a kidnap case.
Reprints:

Attention All Crimestoppers! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

["Got a kind of peculiar case up here, Mr. Tracy..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Dick solves a supposed drowning case.

Blood Stains, Identification, Dye, Stomach (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of how evidence is processes.

Now You Can Subscribe to One, Two, Three, or All (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Be Kind to Animals Week (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty
Synopsis:
Sparkle feeds a homeless dog.

Terrific Price Smash (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Consumers Price Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Double Gift Idea! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. "Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones!"
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Schwinn Black Phantom
    Arnld, Schwinn Company
  5. 4. How Alan Got His Christmas Bike A Shelby - That He'll Always Like
  6. 5. The Trap Begins to Close
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. You Don't Have to Wait Two Months for These Top Comics
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Now! 100 Biggest, Best Laughs with Blondie!
  9. 8. The Chase!
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Drama of Death
  11. 10. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  12. 11. Don't Miss the Fireworks!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  13. 12. Boys! Girls! Hurry! Get Your Beautiful U.S. Military Ring and Bracelet!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. The Urschel Case
    America's Finest
  15. 14. Attention All Crimestoppers!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  16. 15. ["Got a kind of peculiar case up here, Mr. Tracy..."]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  17. 16. Blood Stains, Identification, Dye, Stomach
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  18. 17. Now You Can Subscribe to One, Two, Three, or All
    Harvey Comics
  19. 18. Be Kind to Animals Week
    Sparkle Plenty
  20. 19. Terrific Price Smash
    Consumers Price Mart
  21. 20. New Double Gift Idea!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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