(February 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1952-12-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
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 [as Chester Gould]
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pear-Shape

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

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Million-Dollar Murder (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 21 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; Mugg; Pear-Shape; Jim Pistol
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam use Mugg to help them locate his former master's jewels. Meanwhile, Pear-Shape is also still searching for the jewels while masquerading behind the publishing business. Sam masquerades as an over-weight woman to gain evidence against Pear-Shape. Sam's disguise is discovered, and Pear-Shape rolls him up in wire. Tracy rescues Sam, and Mugg chases Pear-Shape, jumps on his car and clings there until Pear-Shape drives into the woods and uses a loaw-hanging branch to scrape the dog off the car. Pear-Shape hides in Jim Pistol's spa. The chase with Pear-Shape's death in a zoo.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Advertising is interspersed throughout this story. Locations noted in the listings for the individual ads. Four pages of ads are between pages 13 and 14.

Part of the splash panel was enlarged and used as the cover.

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

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

American Kids Want Lightweight Bikes (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Get These Famous Harvey Comics Now! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Frame-Up (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnny Shelby; Ben Stoner; Nora Stoner
Synopsis:
Johnny Shelby resolves a domestic dispute.

By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sad Sack / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

"Ah, what is so rare as a day in..." (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Inspector Kelly
Synopsis:
Myra helps solve a murder in the park.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the panels looks like a Johnny Craig swipe.

Motive for Murder (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Nick Convos; Inspector Allyn; Duke Maxton; Babbette Verne
Synopsis:
Inspector Allyson solves a murder.

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

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / text story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Nick Convos; Inspector Allyn; Duke Maxton; Babbette Verne
Synopsis:
Subscription ad for Dick Tracy Comics Monthly.

"What a night! If it were anyone but George, I'd turn around and go home!" (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Fred Riley
Synopsis:
Boris solves the murder of a friend when he goes out on a dark and stormy night.
Reprints:

Super Powerful! Long Range (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Thrilling Fun Jim Prentice Electric Games for Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 16) (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: 17) (Expand) /

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

More Beautiful Daisys!...Look! (Table of Contents: 18) (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 Million-Dollar Murder
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["To sum up, students..."]
    Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. 50 Combat Action Plastic Toys
  6. 5. American Kids Want Lightweight Bikes
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  7. 6. Get These Famous Harvey Comics Now!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  9. 8. Magic Dutch Rock Garden Grows in 4 Days
    Honor House Products Co.
  10. 9. Frame-Up
  11. 10. By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again!
    Sad Sack
  12. 11. "Ah, what is so rare as a day in..."
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Motive for Murder
  14. 13. Calling All Crime-Stoppers
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. "What a night! If it were anyone but George, I'd turn around and go home!"
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  16. 15. Super Powerful! Long Range
    Consumers Mart
  17. 16. Thrilling Fun Jim Prentice Electric Games for Boys and Girls
    The Electric Game Co.
  18. 17. Hey Skinny! How Would You Like to Gain 56 Pounds of Mighty Muscle Like I Did?
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. 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