(April 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-02-09
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 house ad in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #61.


[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:
?

Genre:
drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Sketch Paree

Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Murderer's Mask (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:
?; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Sketch Paree; Spike Dyke
Synopsis:
After being rescued from drowning, Tracy and Sam use the teleguard to help them track Sketch Paree. Using Spike Dyke as bait, they trap Paree before he can kill anyone else with his diabolical mask.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #114 (August 1957) [Page 1 not reprinted
    Pages 2 and 3 reprinted
    Page 4 not reprinted
    Pages 5-7 reprinted
    Page 8 not reprinted
    Page 13, Panels 1-3 not reprinted
    ]
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-08-22 to 1949-09-25 [Sept 22nd-23rd removed].

Indexer Notes

Splash page is also used as the cover.

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Here's the maze of mirrors, Pud!" (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Hey Kids Free of Extra Cost Terry and the Pirates Comic Books (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Canada Dry Ginger Ale / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Calling All Space Rangers! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Space Squadron / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Jetex Javelin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies (Table of Contents: 9)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mugg; Mousey
Synopsis:
Mugg the dog witnesses a hit-and-run and helps Tracy and Catchem find a kid lost in the tunnels under the streets. They are later notified of a snatch-and-grab robber who uses white rats to distract store owners and patrons.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1949-09-25 to 1949-10-09.

A Chance in a Million (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Mr. Thorne; Mrs. Thorne; Ellis
Synopsis:
A crook tries to rob a deaf couple.
Reprints:

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

["It's like a disease with him, Mr. Wilson!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Jimmy Andrews; Duke Carron
Synopsis:
Myra deduces who killed a young man over a gambling debt.
Reprints:

The Locality of Murder (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lieutenant James Stanley; Ruth Ann Mason; Nick Mason; Bob Wilton
Synopsis:
James Stanley confronts a murderer who staged a phony car crash.
Reprints:

By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

["So this is a B-bopper's lair!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Nat Gaines; Bill Blaine
Synopsis:
Boris investigates the murder of a hipster.

I Killed That Cop! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Dollar Mystery Guild / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Barrel of Fun! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Get Prizes...Make Money! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Murderer's Mask
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car!
    Motor Book Dept.
  5. 4. "Here's the maze of mirrors, Pud!"
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Hey Kids Free of Extra Cost Terry and the Pirates Comic Books
    Canada Dry Ginger Ale
  7. 6. New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Calling All Space Rangers!
    Space Squadron
  9. 8. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Jetex Javelin
  10. 9. Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. A Chance in a Million
  12. 11. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  13. 12. ["It's like a disease with him, Mr. Wilson!"]
    Girl Friday
  14. 13. The Locality of Murder
  15. 14. By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again!
  16. 15. ["So this is a B-bopper's lair!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. I Killed That Cop!
    The Dollar Mystery Guild
  18. 17. A Barrel of Fun!
    Stravon Publishers
  19. 18. Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  20. 19. Get Prizes...Make Money!
    American Seed Co.
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