(November 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1952-09-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics H
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia publisher, page count, and on sale date from the on stand date, all reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952). Also reported as being a monthly comic.


The Ice-Cold Killer (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; Sam Catchem

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in the book The Comic Book Makers.

Amazing Bargains (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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:
Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Flossie Frost; Big Frost; Heyyou
Synopsis:
Sparkle and Flossie disappear when they go to buy a Christmas tree. Tracy learns how Big Frost and his gang know what the police are planning.
Reprints:

Boy, Get That Real R. R. Engineers' Thrill That Only Comes with Lionel Trains! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Ice-Cold Killer (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Chief Patton; Sam Catchem; Auntie; Sleet
Synopsis:
Dick and Chief Patton show Sam how things are done in their precinct. Sam encounters Sleet, an old adversary from Boston.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #118 (December 1957) [Pages 1 and 2 not reprinted. Page 3, panels 1-9 not reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1948-12-26 to 1949-01-05,

Indexer Notes

Splash panel for this story is also used as the cover of this issue.

In the last panel of page 3 of this story, Tracy reminds Sam that it's 1952. The original newspaper strip balloon had 1949 as the date. The date is changed to 1957 when part of this story is reprinted in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #118.

Boys! Girls! Parents! Send Today for This Beautiful Pen and Pencil Set! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Everyone Gets the Golden Ring with These New Comics! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

How soon after an assault must a victim die in order for it to be murder? (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
crime; history
Characters:
Socrates
Synopsis:
Six questions about various crimes and historic people.

Murder of a Mystic (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Keith; Madame Olga; Addison Hardy' Franklin Thornton
Synopsis:
Inspector Keith solves the death of a fortune teller.
Reprints:

Everybody Loves Blondie! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Three Weeks and $1 Made Sad Slim Jim Hep! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Strongmen's Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Double Double-Cross (Table of Contents: 11)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7.5 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; Sam Catchem; Sleet; Butsey; Flossie Frost; Sleet; Grapevine Gary
Synopsis:
With the help of Sleet, Tracy and Sam are able to identify the men who kidnapped Flossie Frost.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-01-06 to 1949-01-23.

Murder Strikes Twice! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Struggle for Death! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Alvin Morely; Seth Morely; Detective-Sergeant Heath; Janice Morely
Synopsis:
Heath solves a homicide.

Now Better Than Ever (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["OK. Page -- I'm here! What's going on?"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Burlockoff
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Lorna Gray; John Page
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of a woman who was engaged to two different men.
Reprints:

"Well, well -- if it isn't my old friend, Inspector Kelly!" (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Inspector Kelly; Marta Grange; Hugh Winters
Synopsis:
Boris solves the murder of an actress who was killed in a public park.
Reprints:

A Shelby Will Bring Lasting Joy For Years to Any Girl or Boy (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Fighting Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Exciting Fast Action Fun Galore (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Cadaco-Ellis Originator of Games / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The 2 Best Ways to Fill a Pen! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

W. A. Sheaffer Pen Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ice-Cold Killer
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Amazing Bargains
    Consumers Mart
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Teleguard Terror
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Boy, Get That Real R. R. Engineers' Thrill That Only Comes with Lionel Trains!
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Ice-Cold Killer
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. Boys! Girls! Parents! Send Today for This Beautiful Pen and Pencil Set!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. Everyone Gets the Golden Ring with These New Comics!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. How soon after an assault must a victim die in order for it to be murder?
    Calling All Sleuths
  9. 8. Murder of a Mystic
  10. 9. Everybody Loves Blondie!
    Blondie
  11. 10. Three Weeks and $1 Made Sad Slim Jim Hep!
    Strongmen's Club of America
  12. 11. Double Double-Cross
    Dick Tracy
  13. 12. Murder Strikes Twice!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  14. 13. Struggle for Death!
  15. 14. Now Better Than Ever
  16. 15. ["OK. Page -- I'm here! What's going on?"]
    Girl Friday
  17. 16. "Well, well -- if it isn't my old friend, Inspector Kelly!"
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  18. 17. A Shelby Will Bring Lasting Joy For Years to Any Girl or Boy
    Shelby Cycle Company
  19. 18. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  20. 19. Exciting Fast Action Fun Galore
    Cadaco-Ellis Originator of Games
  21. 20. The 2 Best Ways to Fill a Pen!
    W. A. Sheaffer Pen Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko