(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

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a device that projects a mirrored image on paper, allowing the artist to trace it.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Ad for the Schwinn Black Phantom plus an offer for a free catalog.
Reprints:
  • Ad appears between pages 1 and 2 of "Teleguard Terror."

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Ad for a premium from Smith Brothers, available for 20 cents plus an empty Smith Brothers box,

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

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

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

Genre:
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Little Audrey; Casper
Synopsis:
Generic ad for the latest issues of Little Audrey and Casper the Friendly Ghost.

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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Baker
Inks:
George Baker
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack
Synopsis:
Generic house ad for Sad Sack Comics.

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

Fighting Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children; war
Synopsis:
Ad for plastic army toys including tanks, jeeps, infantrymen, and cannons.

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)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Kerry Drake
Synopsis:
House ad for the October issue of Kerry Drake Detective Cases, on sale Aug. 20th.

["Oh, Boris -- this is exciting!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

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:

["It was grand of you to invite us tonight, Mrs. Croydon!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
fashion
Synopsis:
Ad for a men's girdle.

Super Powerful Long Range (Table of Contents: 17)

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Ad for sportsman's binoculars.

I Gained 53 lbs. of Shapely Power-Packed Muscles! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; photo
Inks:
?; photo
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
George Jowett; Roger Hirsch
Synopsis:
Ad for a mail-order body-building course.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Ad for a sewing machine, movie projector, hand puppet, and a near-human doll.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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
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