(October 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-08-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Famous Name Comics
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 last panel of Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #67.


[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; Vitamin Flintheart; Blowtop

Indexer Notes

Cover art is also used as the splash page for the first story.

Men! Women! Take Orders for Famous Nylons Guaranteed 9 Mos. (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wil-Knit Hosiery Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Blowtop
Synopsis:
A shrunken head floating in the river provides the lead that help Tracy and Sam find both Blowtop and Vitamin Flintheart. Blowtop wounds Vitamin and flees, but Tracy catches him when BLowtop finds his escape blocked by a wire fence. Vitamin is taken to the hospital, and Blowtop is taken to jail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Splash panel for this story is the same art used for the cover.

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

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the T. V. Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 16 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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Ted Tellum; T. V. Wiggles; Vitamin Flintheart
Synopsis:
Sparkle Plenty becomes an overnight sensation after she appears of Ted Tellum's show. B. O. and Gertie are overwhelmed by Sparkle's success. From his hospital bed, Vitamin Flintheart determines to become Sparkle's agent. T. V. Wiggles begins scheming to take over management of Sparkle's career. He begins by terrorizing Vitamin into kicking back part the agent fee he is receiving for managing Sparkle.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

There are four pages of advertising between pages 7 and 8 of this story.

["Your turn to bat, Pud!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

New! Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Lunch Kit! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

American Thermos Bottle Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Harvey Famous Name Comics Are Loved by Millions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Look...AMF Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

AMF Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Enjoy Dagwood's Favorite Foods (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Death Trap (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Lieutenant Kennedy; Ned Karp; Sam Frazer
Synopsis:
Kennedy accuses a businessman of murdering his partner.

Here They Come and There They Go! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["I wanted to see Ralph Rikson, Myra."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Ralph Rikson; Laura Rikson
Synopsis:
Glenn' friend is accused of murdering his wife.

Death Rides the Rails (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Pete Elliot; Trock Moran
Synopsis:
A woman is killed in front of Pete, and he tracks the killer.

Calling All Crimestoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

["Mr. Gehrhart--! Count--!"] (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;
Synopsis:
A young man wants Boris to solve his uncle'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 Shapely Power-Packed Muscles! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

The New 1953 Puzzle-Quiz Contest (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

1953 Puzzle-Quiz Contest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Men! Women! Take Orders for Famous Nylons Guaranteed 9 Mos.
    Wil-Knit Hosiery Co.
  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. Dick Tracy and the Case of the T. V. Terror
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. ["Your turn to bat, Pud!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. New! Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Lunch Kit!
    American Thermos Bottle Company
  8. 7. Harvey Famous Name Comics Are Loved by Millions!
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. Look...AMF Roadmaster
    AMF Products
  10. 9. Now You Can Enjoy Dagwood's Favorite Foods
    Blondie's Cook Book
  11. 10. Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire!
  12. 11. Death Trap
  13. 12. Here They Come and There They Go!
    Rags Rabbit
  14. 13. ["I wanted to see Ralph Rikson, Myra."]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Death Rides the Rails
  16. 15. Calling All Crimestoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  17. 16. ["Mr. Gehrhart--! Count--!"]
    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 Shapely Power-Packed Muscles!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. The New 1953 Puzzle-Quiz Contest
    1953 Puzzle-Quiz Contest
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  • Gene Reed
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