(September 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1952-07-09
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 the date in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #53.


Introducing the Dick Tracy Teleguard (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; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Diet Smith; Brilliant; Big Frost

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's remarks in The Comic Book Makers.

Amazing New Invention Makes Drawing Easy! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Master Art Helper Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Murderous Midget (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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; Heels Beals; Acres O'Riley; B. O. Plenty; Officer Milligan; Don Wicks
Synopsis
Beals hides inside a soft drink bottle display and finds himself trapped when the display is attached to a billboard high above the street. B. O. Plenty becomes furious when a soft-drink bottler uses Sparkle's name and picture without permission. On a hunch, Tracy has the display lowered back to the street. They cut an opening and find Heels Beals dehydrated and close to death. B. O. comes to terms with the soft-drink bottler, and Beals is transported to the jail's hospital ward.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Hey Look! He's Got a New Schwinn for School! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Teleguard Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 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; Diet Smith; Brilliant; Big Frost
Synopsis
Diet Smith is shot when crooks attempt to steal his invention, the Teleguard, a device that allows monitoring of locations with the help of cameras. Brilliant, the scientist who also worked on the device, demonstrates its potential to Dick Tracy.
Reprints

Hurry Friends! Get These New Comics 'Specially for Little Folk! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Fighting Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Over My Dead Body (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Jason Slade; Mrs. Jason Slade; Inspector Thaddeus Mason
Synopsis
A multi-millionaire's wife is murdered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

Who killed Sherlock Holmes? (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
crime; history
Synopsis
Five questions about Sherlock Holmes, lie detectors, branding, knockout drops, bombs, and plastic surgery.

The Wrestling Scene (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fun Parade, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Terror Strikes Again (Table of Contents: 10)

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; The Chief; Diet Smith; Brilliant; Big Frost
Synopsis
Diet Smith sets up a demonstration for his Teleguard machine. Tracy invites Chiefs of Police from all over the country to attend the demonstration. Using phony credentials, Big Frost attends. After learning that Brilliant did most of the development, Big Frost goes to the apartment of the young scientist and shoots him!
Reprints

A Dream of Death! (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
George Hollander; Laura Hollander
Synopsis
A woman dreams that her husband is killing her.

Calling All Crimestoppers! Be Sure to Get the Oct, issue of Dick Tracy! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Help! Police!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Gehrhart; Simone; Ronald Stanton; Sandra Stanton
Synopsis
The Count solves the murder of his host.
Reprints

[Until Congress passed new legislation in 1932 and 1939...] (Table of Contents: 14)

Your F.B.I. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; history
Synopsis
A series of historical tidbits about the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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

Girl Friday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello...yes...just a moment, please!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Alfred Boyd; Fred Travers
Synopsis
Myra and Glenn solve the murder of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints

An Amazing New Health Supporter Belt (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Ronnie Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Powerful! Long Range (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Gained 53 lbs. of Power-Packer Muscle! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Novelty Nart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing the Dick Tracy Teleguard
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Amazing New Invention Makes Drawing Easy!
    Master Art Helper Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Murderous Midget
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hey Look! He's Got a New Schwinn for School!
    Arnold, Schwinn Company
  5. 4. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Teleguard Terror
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. Hurry Friends! Get These New Comics 'Specially for Little Folk!
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  8. 7. Over My Dead Body
  9. 8. Who killed Sherlock Holmes?
    Calling All Sleuths
  10. 9. The Wrestling Scene
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  11. 10. The Terror Strikes Again
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. A Dream of Death!
  13. 12. Calling All Crimestoppers! Be Sure to Get the Oct, issue of Dick Tracy!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  14. 13. ["Help! Help! Police!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  15. 14. [Until Congress passed new legislation in 1932 and 1939...]
    Your F.B.I.
  16. 15. ["Hello...yes...just a moment, please!"]
    Girl Friday
  17. 16. An Amazing New Health Supporter Belt
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
  18. 17. Super Powerful! Long Range
    Consumers Mart
  19. 18. I Gained 53 lbs. of Power-Packer Muscle!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  20. 19. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop!
    Novelty Nart
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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