(January 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1952-11-10
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:
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dick Tracy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
c
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; Sam Catchem; Sleet; Granny
Synopsis:
Still running from the law, Sleet is injured by a sheet of falling glass and takes refuge with an older lady whose husband had been a taxidermist. When tracy and Sam track her down, Sleet attacks her with a hatchet and flees to a locked room where she encounters the woman's pet gorilla. Escaping the gorilla with help from Tracy and Sam, Sleet jumps to a water tower roof, but the wooden roof is rotten. Sleet gets stuck in the water tower roof, and Sam and Tracy catch her and take her to jail.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #118 (December 1957) [Page 1 splash panel not reprinted. Page 3 not reprinted. ]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-03-13 to 1949-04-05.

"To sum up, students..." (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

50 Combat Action Plastic Toys (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fighting Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Million-Dollar Murder (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 11 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; Sam Catchem
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam begin investigating the murder of a recluse.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-04-06 to 1949-05-01.

Indexer Notes

Splash page of this story is also used as the cover. Four pages of ads appear between pages 3 and 4 of this story.

American Kids Want Lightweight Bikes (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Get These Harvey Comics Now! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Many things happen on this earth that are unexplainable.] (Table of Contents: 8)

Weird Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Odd facts about various weird events, including the New Jersey Devil.

Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

76 Sensational Glowing New Christmas Ornaments...Only $1 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Xmas Ornaments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Death Cruise (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Bob Siddon; Milton Scott
Synopsis:
Bob Siddon solves the mystery of a missing passenger.
Reprints:

See the Weirdest Death Duel of All (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["I'm Glenn Wilson, Mr. Dove's lawyer!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Girl Friday / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson
Synopsis:
Glenn and Myra solve the murder of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints:

Pathway to Murder (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Joe Mellon; Detective Blake Hanley; Jeff Bard
Reprints:

Calling All Crime-Stoppers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

["I'm calling from Willard Nace's home, Boris!"] (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
Synopsis:
Boris is called to a crime scene.
Reprints:

Surprise Your Friends! Amazing Pseudo Diamonds (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Thrilling Fun Jim Prentice Electric Games for Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Skinny! How Would You Like to Gain 56 Pounds of Mighty Muscle Like I Did? (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

More Beautiful Daisys!...Look! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Ice-Cold Killer
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. "To sum up, students..."
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
    Fighting Force
  6. 5. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Million-Dollar Murder
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. American Kids Want Lightweight Bikes
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  8. 7. Get These Harvey Comics Now!
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. [Many things happen on this earth that are unexplainable.]
    Weird Facts
  10. 9. Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. 76 Sensational Glowing New Christmas Ornaments...Only $1
    Xmas Ornaments
  12. 11. Death Cruise
  13. 12. See the Weirdest Death Duel of All
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  14. 13. ["I'm Glenn Wilson, Mr. Dove's lawyer!"]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Pathway to Murder
  16. 15. Calling All Crime-Stoppers
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  17. 16. ["I'm calling from Willard Nace's home, Boris!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  18. 17. Surprise Your Friends! Amazing Pseudo Diamonds
    U. S. Diamond House
  19. 18. Thrilling Fun Jim Prentice Electric Games for Boys and Girls
    The Electric Game Co.
  20. 19. Hey Skinny! How Would You Like to Gain 56 Pounds of Mighty Muscle Like I Did?
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. More Beautiful Daisys!...Look!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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
  • Chris Boyko