(July 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-05-09
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 based on ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #52.


Introducing Heels Beals (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; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Heels Beals; Acres O'Riley

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on comments by Joe Simon in his book The Comic Book Makers.

Anyone Can Learn to Dance (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Pipe-Stem Killer (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Acres O'Riley; Brier; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Diet Smith
Synopsis:
Acres O'Riley leaves the hospital in a glowing painter's drop cloth and searches for the man who stabbed her and stole her cab. Heels Beals, a midget con man, appears and sets up a sting. Tracy and Patton find Acres O'Riley but not until she has exacted her revenge on Brier, the man who stole her cab.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Fighting Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Try 20 Vials of World-Famous Perfumes for Only $2.00 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Perfume Import / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Deadlier Than the Male (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; history
Characters:
Maartha Place; Cleopatra; Belle Gunness; Lucrezia Borgia; Lady Macbeth
Synopsis:
Questions about infamous female killers in history and literature.

Sticky Surfaces, Opened Letters, Liars, Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of evidence processing and interrogation techniques.

Here's Real Fun for You! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Waverly Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy Meets the Murderous Midget (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash panel);Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash panel);Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Acres O'Riley; Heels Beals
Synopsis:
Heels Beals arrives to visit Acres O'Riley and chases Tracy and Patton from her hospital room. He then embarks on a confidence scheme to promote Acres as a celebrity and keep most of the money she makes. Tracy and Patton reveal the scheme to Acres, who leaves Beals fuming because his scheme was exposed.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Tracy Clashes with a Killer (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

We Dare You to Read (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Hotel Homicide (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Lieutenant Raymond; Alfred Lyons

["I'd like your opinion on this killing, Count..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehehart; Detective-Lieutenant Bates; Lefty Marlowe; Mrs. Marlowe
Synopsis:
Boris and the Lieutenant investigate an apparent suicide.
Reprints:

Threat of Death (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lester Arnold; Dave Holloway; Harrison Blane; Allison Arnold
Synopsis:
Dave Holloway investigates a death threat against a prominent businessman.

How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy nto Dazzling Dotty! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Mini-Gym / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look! Terrific Bargains! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

U. S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Skinny!...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foot Itch Athlete's Foot (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Gore Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Heels Beals
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Anyone Can Learn to Dance
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Pipe-Stem Killer
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  5. 4. Try 20 Vials of World-Famous Perfumes for Only $2.00
    Perfume Import
  6. 5. Deadlier Than the Male
  7. 6. Sticky Surfaces, Opened Letters, Liars, Fingerprints
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  8. 7. Here's Real Fun for You!
    Waverly Books
  9. 8. Dick Tracy Meets the Murderous Midget
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Tracy Clashes with a Killer
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  11. 10. We Dare You to Read
    Black Cat Mystery
  12. 11. Hotel Homicide
  13. 12. ["I'd like your opinion on this killing, Count..."]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  14. 13. Threat of Death
  15. 14. How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy nto Dazzling Dotty!
    Mini-Gym
  16. 15. Look! Terrific Bargains!
    U. S. Diamond House
  17. 16. Hey Skinny!...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. Foot Itch Athlete's Foot
    Gore Products
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