(September 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-07-15
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:
children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Blowtop

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on comments by Joe Simon in his book The Comic Book Makers.

For Real Summer Fun Buy a Daisy Training Air Rifle (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer's Revenge (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Blowtop; Vitamin Flintheart
Synopsis:
Junior identifies the man who put him in the barrel. The man jumps through a sixth-floor window and tries to take Junior with him. Meanwhile, Blowtop is holding Vitamin as a semi-prisoner and using him to fence stolen money through a laundry. Not knowing there is money in the laundry he is delivering, Vitamin trades it for a shrunken head.
Reprints:

Wrist Watches with Your Favorite Comic Stars (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

New Haven Clock & Watch Co, / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Your turn to bat, Pud!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Lots of Fun and Money! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / 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)

Look...AMF Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

AMF Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Enjoy Dagwood's Favorite Foods (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Blondie's Cook Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! A Chrome Restorer That Works! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

H. Sears Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["This is the last laundry on that list of 4, Tracy."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Vitamin Flintheart; Blowtop
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam trace stolen money and discover where Blowtop has been fencing the money he stole in Boston. When the newspapers report the Boston robbery solved, Blowtop panics, seals the remainder of the loot in a can, and throws it into the river. He slips and falls into the river and almost drowns but is rescued by Vitamin, who attempts to recover the money.
Reprints:

Missing or Dead (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Phil Grant; Alice Bromley; Lieutenant Peter Morton
Synopsis:
Lt. Morton investigates a missing persons report.
Reprints:

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["It's nice to get away from the office routine!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Ned Rabb
Synopsis:
Myra solves a murder at the theater.
Reprints:

Shotgun Killer (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Joe Mariner; Detective Al Cudahy; Willy Gloster; Benjy Weston
Synopsis:
Detective Cudahy investigates a robbery that turned into a murder.
Reprints:

Now on Sale! At All Newsstands! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Ripley's Believe It or Not / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

["Be calm, and tell us what happened!"] (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 believes a caretaker to be guilty of his employer's murder.
Reprints:

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Steal (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

I Gained 53 lbs. of Power-Packed Muscles! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. For Real Summer Fun Buy a Daisy Training Air Rifle
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer's Revenge
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Wrist Watches with Your Favorite Comic Stars
    New Haven Clock & Watch Co,
  5. 4. ["Your turn to bat, Pud!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Lots of Fun and Money!
    Seagee Co.
  7. 6. Harvey Famous Name Comics Are Loved by Millions!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Look...AMF Roadmaster
    AMF Products
  9. 8. Now You Can Enjoy Dagwood's Favorite Foods
    Blondie's Cook Book
  10. 9. At Last! A Chrome Restorer That Works!
    H. Sears Industries
  11. 10. ["This is the last laundry on that list of 4, Tracy."]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Missing or Dead
  13. 12. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  14. 13. ["It's nice to get away from the office routine!"]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Shotgun Killer
  16. 15. Now on Sale! At All Newsstands!
    Ripley's Believe It or Not
  17. 16. ["Be calm, and tell us what happened!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  18. 17. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  19. 18. It's a Steal
    The Dollar Mystery Guild
  20. 19. I Gained 53 lbs. of Power-Packed Muscles!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
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