(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)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got a kind of peculiar case up here, Mr. Tracy...
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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