(May 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1953-03-13
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 #62.


[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
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mousey Rattner; Papa Rattner

Indexer Notes

Cover art is also used as the splash panel for the first story in this issue.

Buy a Daisy...Join an Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies (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
? (splash panel); Chester Gould

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mousey Rattner; Papa Rattner;
Synopsis
Tracy and Sam identify the hit-and-run vehicle. Meanwhile, Mousey has an argument with Papa and goes out alone to steal a mink coat. In anger, Papa accidentally releases Mousey's rats. He manages to catch most of them and put them in a pillowcase. After he enters a cab, the rats gnaw their way out and cause the cab drive to lose control and run off the pier. Mousey is almost caught and returns to her apartment. Tracy and Sam locate Mousey's apartment, and she panics. She hides a in truck full of dogs. She hijacks the truck and flees. She later ditches the truck and flees into the woods.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Splash page art for this story is also used for the cover.

$100,000.00 in Cash Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Family Puzzle Contest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Calling All Space Rangers! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Harvey 1953 Calendar (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies Part 2 (Table of Contents: 9)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 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; Mousey Rattner; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Jimmy McKitchen
Synopsis
While searching for Mousey, Tracy and Sam find B. O. Plenty hiding in a cave in the woods. His family is happy to be re-united with him. Mousey takes refuge in a pet store and is spotted by Jimmy McKitchen, the boy she hit a few days earlier. Jimmy identifies Mousey, and Tracy and Sam take her to jail.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19x-xx-xx.

Memory of Murder (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Paul Crane; Captain Byrnes
Synopsis
Captain Byrnes solves a murder.

By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old Norton said he wanted to change his will.
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Frank Norton; Robert Norton
Synopsis
Myra solves the murder of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints

Homicide Ace (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Patrolman Dan Carter; Patrolman Keith Summers; Philip Mason
Synopsis
Two patrolmen solve a homicide.
Reprints

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice clean shot, eh Boris?
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Gehrhart; Inspector Kelly; Edwina Morrow
Synopsis
Boris helps Inspector Kelly solve a murder.

Buy Direct from Importer (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free! 235 Stamps from All Over the World! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Check the Kind of Body You Want! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Buy a Daisy...Join an Air Rifle Club
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. $100,000.00 in Cash Prizes
    Family Puzzle Contest
  5. 4. ["He's got to shovel the driveway before he can go sleddin' "]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Calling All Space Rangers!
  7. 6. Harvey 1953 Calendar
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  9. 8. New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All!
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. Dick Tracy and the Case of the White Rat Robberies Part 2
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. Memory of Murder
  12. 11. By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again!
    Sad Sack
  13. 12. ["Old Norton said he wanted to change his will."]
    Girl Friday
  14. 13. Homicide Ace
  15. 14. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  16. 15. ["Nice clean shot, eh Boris?"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. Buy Direct from Importer
    Consumers Mart
  18. 17. Free! 235 Stamps from All Over the World!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  19. 18. Check the Kind of Body You Want!
    Charles Atlas
  20. 19. Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine
    Cracker Jack
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