(November 1953)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1953-09-16
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

[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; T. V. Wiggles

Indexer Notes

Cover art is also used for the splash page of the first story in this issue.

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the T. V. Terror (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:
?; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; T. V. Wiggles; Vitamin Flintheart; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Mugg
Synopsis:
Vitamin warns Tracy that T. V. Wiggles plans to kidnap Sparkle Plenty. Tracy and Sam foil the kidnapping and chase Wiggles to a newspaper printing plant where Tracy and Wiggles fight. Tracy is trapped in a coal chute but rescued by Sam. Wiggles commandeers one of the underground trains and heads down a tunnel, believing that his escape is less than a mile away but finds himself trapped in a dead-end tunnel.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Art for the splash panel is also used on the cover of this issue.

The New Way to Enjoy Sports, Movies, Plays, Television (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

International Binocular Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Gosh, they stopped Pud on the goal line again!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Get a Real Candid Camera (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Look for the Big Harvey "H" for the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

80 Million Fans follow Believe It or Not! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Ripley's Believe It or Not! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

He Won by 6 Points with AMF Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

AMF Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New! Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Lunchkit (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Solid Sterling Silver Photo Ring (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Goldmart / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["I don't know where I am!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chester Gould

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; T. V. Wiggles; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Bubbles
Synopsis:
T. V. Wiggles escapes Tracy by hiding in a carload of cinders but almost suffocates when another load of cinders is dumped on him. He manages to survive until the truckload with him in it is dumped at the landfill. Bruised and battered from the fall, he attempts to force Bubbles, a lady wrestler and former friend to hide him from the police. Instead, she calls Tracy. Angry at being betrayed, Wiggles buys a rifle and plans to kill Bubbles at a live wrestling match.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

The Mah Jongg Murder (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Caine; Sam Wing; Keo San; Lee Chin; Ah Ling
Synopsis:
Inspector Caine solves a murder at a Chinese gaming house.
Reprints:

Is Joe Palooka Out? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

["What was that? A blowout?"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Lou Walcott; Dennis O'Toole
Synopsis:
Myra solves a hunting accident.

Odor of Death (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
John Carney; Janice Grayson;
Synopsis:
A detective investigates an apparent suicide that turns out to be murder.

Calling All Crimestoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

"Well! What happened here?!!" (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Bill Lindell
Synopsis:
Boris uses the doorbell to expose a murderer.

There's Everything Every Boy Wants in...Lionel Trains with Magnetic Traction (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free! This Entire Collection of 210 Stamps from All Over the World (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now - Pen Writing Is Easy (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Fineline / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire!
    The FUNman
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the T. V. Terror
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. The New Way to Enjoy Sports, Movies, Plays, Television
    International Binocular Co.
  5. 4. ["Gosh, they stopped Pud on the goal line again!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Get a Real Candid Camera
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. Look for the Big Harvey "H" for the Best in Comics!
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. 80 Million Fans follow Believe It or Not!
    Ripley's Believe It or Not!
  9. 8. He Won by 6 Points with AMF Roadmaster
    AMF Products
  10. 9. New! Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Lunchkit
    American Thermos Bottle Company
  11. 10. Solid Sterling Silver Photo Ring
    Goldmart
  12. 11. ["I don't know where I am!"]
    Dick Tracy
  13. 12. The Mah Jongg Murder
  14. 13. Is Joe Palooka Out?
    Joe Palooka Comics
  15. 14. ["What was that? A blowout?"]
    Girl Friday
  16. 15. Odor of Death
  17. 16. Calling All Crimestoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  18. 17. "Well! What happened here?!!"
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  19. 18. There's Everything Every Boy Wants in...Lionel Trains with Magnetic Traction
    Lionel Trains
  20. 19. Free! This Entire Collection of 210 Stamps from All Over the World
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  21. 20. New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails
    Niresk Industries
  22. 21. Now - Pen Writing Is Easy
    Fineline
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