(December 1952)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1952-10-10
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Sleet Frost; Auntie

Indexer Notes

Redrawn for the cover of Dick Tracy #9 (Streamline, 1953 Series).

Broadcast Through Any Radio (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Ice-Cold Killer (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Sleet Frost; Auntie; Chief Patton
Synopsis:
Sleet and her mother knock Sam unconscious and throw him off an overpass, where, unbeknownst to them, he lands in a dump truck full on sand. Sam manages to crawl into a basement where he is found and taken to the hospital by some of the Crimestoppers. Sleet and her mother are arrested and placed in adjacent cells. Sleet's mother grabs Sleet by her hair and slams her head repeatedly against the bars. An unconscious Sleet is taken to the hospital When she regains consciousness, she escapes and hides by working as a dishwasher and cook.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #118 (December 1957) [Page 1 splash not reprinted. Reprinted part begins with page 1, panel 2.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-01-24 to 1949-02-23.

Boys, 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)

Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

76 Sensational Glowing New Christmas Ornaments...Only $1 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Xmas Ornaments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Go right ahead and jump, Mister! I won't try to stop you!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery; historical
Synopsis:
Various questions about suicide, poison, fingerprints, safecracking.

Booby Trap (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Peter Nixon; Theodore Kent; Grace Kent
Synopsis:
Peter Nixon solves the murder of a girl's uncle.

By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Three Weeks and $1 Made Sad Slim Jim Hep! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Death Rides the "El" (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; Sam Catchem; Chief Patton; Sleet; Twist
Synopsis:
Sleet takes a job as a dishwasher as part of her effort to hide from the police. Twist, the cook, recognizes her from pictures in the newspaper and attempts to blackmail her. Sleet pushes him off the platform of the El and goes into hiding, not knowing that Twist has left a note for the police. Thinking he has found her, Sam rushes downstairs at a night club and runs into a bouncer, who knocks him unconscious.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #118 (December 1957) [Page 1, panels 1-7 not reprinted. Pages 3 and 4 not reprinted. Page 7, panels 7-12 not reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-02-24 to 1949-03-12.

["Hello...yes...just a moment, please! It's Alan Hendricks, Glenn--"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Alan Hendricks; Inspector Moran; Frank Henry; Philip March
Synopsis:
A friend of Glenn's is accused of murdering his partner.

Circus of Death (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lieutenant Dawes; Leila Canard; Caesario; Bill Dunn
Synopsis:
A circus performer is killed.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

["Boris -- I beg you! Come at Once!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Minit Mystery starring The Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Eloise; Inspector Kelly
Synopsis:
Boris solves the murder of a friend's maid.
Reprints:

A Shelby Will Bring Lasting Joy For Years to Any Girl or Boy (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

1/2 Price Sale (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

U. S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Exciting Fast Action Fun Galore (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The 2 Best Ways to Fill a Pen! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Broadcast Through Any Radio
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Ice-Cold Killer
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Boys, Get That Real R. R. Engineers' Thrill That Only Comes with Lionel Trains!
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. 76 Sensational Glowing New Christmas Ornaments...Only $1
    Xmas Ornaments
  7. 6. ["Go right ahead and jump, Mister! I won't try to stop you!"]
    Calling All Sleuths
  8. 7. Booby Trap
  9. 8. By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again!
    Sad Sack
  10. 9. Three Weeks and $1 Made Sad Slim Jim Hep!
    Strongmen's Club of America
  11. 10. Death Rides the "El"
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. ["Hello...yes...just a moment, please! It's Alan Hendricks, Glenn--"]
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Circus of Death
  14. 13. Calling All Crime-Stoppers
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. ["Boris -- I beg you! Come at Once!"]
    Minit Mystery starring The Count
  16. 15. A Shelby Will Bring Lasting Joy For Years to Any Girl or Boy
    Shelby Cycle Company
  17. 16. 1/2 Price Sale
    U. S. Diamond House
  18. 17. Exciting Fast Action Fun Galore
    Cadaco-Ellis Originator of Games
  19. 18. The 2 Best Ways to Fill a Pen!
    W. A. Sheaffer Pen Co.
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