(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)

["Help! Help! Police!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

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.

["Hello...yes...just a moment, please!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

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)

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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:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
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