(October 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1952-08-13
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 date in last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #54.


The Teleguard Terror (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; Big Frost
Reprints

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

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Teleguard Terror (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
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; Big Frost; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Diet Smith
Synopsis
After killing Brilliant, Big Frost embarks on a crime spree with the Teleguard. He has his own daughter kidnapped and beaten by men who throw her down an embankment. She comes to rest in front of B. O. Plenty's house, where she is found by Sparkle. B. O. and Gravel Gertie nurse the young woman back to health, and B. O. decides to call Tracy.
Reprints

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

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

Boys! Girls! Parents! Send Today for This Beautiful Pen and Pencil Set! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Everyone Gets the Golden Ring with These New Comics! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Who Wrote the World's First Real Detective Story? (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; history
Characters
Sherlock Holmes
Synopsis
Six questions about historical crimes.

Downward to Death! (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Patrolman Tommy Connors; Miss Anna Williston; Doc Preston
Synopsis
Patrolman Connors investigates a murder at a dress shop.

Now Better Than Ever! You Must See the New Sad Sack for Humor at Its Best! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fighting Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Chase (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 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; Big Frost; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Heyyou the dog; Flossie Frost
Synopsis
Using Diet Smith's Teleguard invention, Tracy and the cops track Big Frost's every move and capture him. Big Frost's daughter, who has been staying at the B. O. Plenty's house, regains her memory when Tracy hands her a familiar book.
Reprints

Legacy of Murder (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Lieutenant Peter Hardwick; Frank Bronson; Tim Garrett
Synopsis
Lt. Hardwick investigates the murder on an heiress.
Reprints

Finale in Blood! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Kerry Drake / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Boris -- this is exciting!
Genre
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Gehrhart; Gaye Shirley; Arlene Mason
Synopsis
Boris solves a murder on the opening night of a play.
Reprints

[Richard Hodge, oil millionaire, has been found murdered in the living room of his mansion.] (Table of Contents: 14)

How Good A Detective Are You? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Zack
Synopsis
Footprints outside a window give Inspector Zack the clue he needs to solve a murder.
Reprints

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

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was grand of you to invite us tonight, Mrs. Croydon!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Mrs. Croydon; Dr. Sidney Perry; Frank Bolton
Synopsis
Myra solves a murder at a dinner party.

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 Shapely Power-Packed Muscles! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Teleguard Terror
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Amazing New Invention Makes Drawing Easier
    Master Art Helper Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Teleguard Terror
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hey Look! He's Got a New Schwinn for School!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  5. 4. Boys! Girls! Parents! Send Today for This Beautiful Pen and Pencil Set!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Everyone Gets the Golden Ring with These New Comics!
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. Who Wrote the World's First Real Detective Story?
    Calling All Sleuths
  8. 7. Downward to Death!
  9. 8. Now Better Than Ever! You Must See the New Sad Sack for Humor at Its Best!
  10. 9. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  11. 10. The Chase
  12. 11. Legacy of Murder
  13. 12. Finale in Blood!
    Kerry Drake
  14. 13. ["Oh, Boris -- this is exciting!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  15. 14. [Richard Hodge, oil millionaire, has been found murdered in the living room of his mansion.]
    How Good A Detective Are You?
  16. 15. ["It was grand of you to invite us tonight, Mrs. Croydon!"]
  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 Shapely Power-Packed Muscles!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  20. 19. Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains
    Novelty Mart
This issue was most recently modified by:
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