(July 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-05-14
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 [as Chester Gould]
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Wormy

Indexer Notes

Art for this cover is also used as the splash panel of the main story.

I Wanted to Be an Artist (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the interrupted Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
? (splash); 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; Mugg the dog; Pop Stoltz; Janie Stoltz; Ted Tellum
Synopsis:
Wormy's hideout behind the scoreboard is discovered, he manages to escape just ahead of Tracy. He makes his way to a house that is also the studio of radio personality Ted Tellum. Tellum likes Wormy's voice and offers to hide him from the police if he'll become part of his radio program.
Reprints:

New! 1953 Space Commander Vibro-Matic Walkie-Talkies (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Hubbard Folks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Harvey Famous Name Comics Are Loved by Millions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Hey You Skinny You Look Like Something the Cat Dragged In! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Joe Palooka Helps His Young Friends Start a Safe Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Junior Safety Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Voice with the Kiss] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Tess Tracy; Wormy; Ted Tellum
Synopsis:
Ted Tellum devises a scheme to get Wormy to confess to murder on live radio. Tracy and Sam track Wormy to Tellum's studio and capture him.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #141 (August 1960) [Text in last panel is changed. Original text had on sale date of the next issue in the second paragraph.]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chiago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Murder or Knot (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Loren Keith; Amos Arnold; Janice Arnold; Albert Gray
Synopsis:
The way a knot is tied helps Inspector Keith solve a murder.

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)

["Yes, Mr. Hanson -- Mr. Wilson is here."] (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; Carl Hanson; J. B. Walters; Ormond Drake; John Stoneham; Hugo Winters; Sidney Fairway
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of a man who was killed in a card game.
Reprints:

The Color of Death (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Frank Starr; Peter Kennedy; Don Grayson; Lieutenant Joe Gordon
Synopsis:
Joe Gordon solves the murder of a blackmailer.
Reprints:

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

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

["I came as soon as I could, Inspector!"] (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; Vincent Carter; Barbara Carter; Don Huston
Synopsis:
Boris investigates the murder of a girl's uncle.
Reprints:

1000 Live Baby Turtles Given Away with This Offer (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Yours Almost as a Gift! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

May Is National Daisy Air Rifle Month (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. I Wanted to Be an Artist
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the interrupted Honeymoon
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. New! 1953 Space Commander Vibro-Matic Walkie-Talkies
    Consumers Mart
  5. 4. ["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire!
    The Hubbard Folks
  7. 6. Harvey Famous Name Comics Are Loved by Millions!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Hey You Skinny You Look Like Something the Cat Dragged In!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  9. 8. Joe Palooka Helps His Young Friends Start a Safe Air Rifle Club
    Junior Safety Institute
  10. 9. [The Voice with the Kiss]
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. Murder or Knot
  12. 11. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  13. 12. ["Yes, Mr. Hanson -- Mr. Wilson is here."]
    Girl Friday
  14. 13. The Color of Death
  15. 14. By Popular Demand! Back in the Army Again!
    Sad Sack
  16. 15. ["I came as soon as I could, Inspector!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. 1000 Live Baby Turtles Given Away with This Offer
    Honor House Products Co.
  18. 17. Yours Almost as a Gift!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  19. 18. May Is National Daisy Air Rifle Month
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  20. 19. Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks!
    Arnold, Schwinn and 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