(January 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1953-11-11
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 date in the last panel of Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #70.


Who Is This Mysterious Fire Bandit? (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; The Fire Killer

Indexer Notes

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

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 Murder by Flame (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / 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
?`

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Dr. Plain; Mrs. Plain; Mrs. Forchune
Synopsis
While Tracy and his friends are celebrating Christmas, a deranged doctor is using a flaming prosthesis to rob and murder people. Tracy and Sam leave the party to track the killer.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

This Christmas, Ask Mom and Dad for a Shelby, the Winner's Bike! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Good Kids with Smart Dads Get Santa's Finest Bikes -- Schwinn! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

It's Here! Exciting...Amazing...Harvey 3-D (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're slowing down, Sam!
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Dr. Plain; Mrs. Plain
Synopsis
A mysterindus heart attack-inducing compound leads Tracy and Sam to Dr. Plain. In the ensuing case, Plain uses his flame-throwing prosthesis to singe Tracy. Tracy shoots him, and the wounded doctor runs into the street, where he is struck by a gasoline truck. The gasoline spills and is ignited by Plain's flaming hand. Plain is burned to death. Tracy and Sam take Mrs. Plain into custody as an accomplice to her husband's crimes.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Diet for Death (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Lew Hanson; Dr. Caine; Martha Parker
Synopsis
A detective investigates a death that was apparently caused by a bad diet.

The Truth! And Nothing But the Truth! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Ripley's Believe It or Not / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bell doesn't work, Glenn!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson
Synopsis
An inoperative doorbell helps Myra solve a crime.
Reprints

Murder in Hollywood (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Blake; Director Wallowitz; Joe Turner
Synopsis
Inspector Blake solves the death of a stuntman.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the Drake House, Count!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Gehrhart; Hugo Drake
Synopsis
Boris proves that an apparent suicide was actually a murder.

Do Your Christmas Shopping Here (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Western Stationery Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Imported from England! Silky Plastic Pigtails (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New! 1953 Secret Code Vibra Planet Space Walkie-Talkies (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Which Daisy B B Training Rifle Do You Want Hanging on Your Christmas Tree, Pardner? (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Is This Mysterious Fire Bandit?
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire!
    The FUNman
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of Murder by Flame
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  4. 3. This Christmas, Ask Mom and Dad for a Shelby, the Winner's Bike!
    Shelby Cycle Company
  5. 4. Good Kids with Smart Dads Get Santa's Finest Bikes -- Schwinn!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  6. 5. It's Here! Exciting...Amazing...Harvey 3-D
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. ["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. ["They're slowing down, Sam!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Diet for Death
  11. 10. The Truth! And Nothing But the Truth!
    Ripley's Believe It or Not
  12. 11. ["The bell doesn't work, Glenn!"]
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Murder in Hollywood
  14. 13. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. ["This is the Drake House, Count!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  16. 15. Do Your Christmas Shopping Here
    Western Stationery Co.
  17. 16. Imported from England! Silky Plastic Pigtails
  18. 17. New! 1953 Secret Code Vibra Planet Space Walkie-Talkies
    Consumers Mart
  19. 18. Which Daisy B B Training Rifle Do You Want Hanging on Your Christmas Tree, Pardner?
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
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