(February 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1953-12-11
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 the date in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #71.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Empty Williams

Indexer Notes

Simon credit per The Comic Book Makers.

New! 1954 Secret Code Vibra Planet Space Walkie-Talkies (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of Murder by Mistake (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Chief Patton; Empty Williams; Karl the Kar-Wash King
Synopsis
Tracy and Sam track a killer who accidentally stole a truckload of diapers instead of a truckload of cash. The chase leads through a diner, and when Tracy corners Williams, the crook grabs a gun previously hidden in a vending machine.
Reprints
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #116 (October 1957) [Pages 1 and 2 not reprinted. Page 3, panels 1-6, 10 not reprinted. Page 12, panels 6 and 8 are not reprinted. ]
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strips (Chicago Tribune) 1951-02-06 to 1951-03-07.

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)

:How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?" (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ride a Bike for Fun! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

It's Here! Exciting...Amazing...Harvey 3-D (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Good Kids with Smart Dads Get Santa's Finest Bikes -- Schwinn! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn and Company / advertisement / 1 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
He had a gun stashed in the cigarette machine!
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Empty Williams; Bonnie the Lady Barber; Chief Patton
Synopsis
Tracing a lead to Bonnie's barbershop, Sam poses as a customer. Williams spots him as a cop, and he and Bonnie knock Sam unconscious and pack him into an empty slot machine. While Tracy and others look for Sam, the box in which he's been placed is picked up and taken to a junkyard for compaction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued in the next issue.

The Course of Murder! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector King; Bryce Rawlings; Mathilda Rawlings
Synopsis
Inspector King solves a murder.
Reprints

Now on Sale! At All Newsstands! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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
Oh, Glenn -- it's beautiful. Everything seems so right.
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Mark Trent
Synopsis
Myra and Glenn discover that a hunting accident was actually a murder.

Death for a Killer! (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Lieutenant Peter Chess; Bat Harlon; Barry Curtiss
Synopsis
Lt. Chess solves a murder.
Reprints

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
I got your call, Mr. Rawson.
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Gehrhart; Inspector Kelly; Mr. Rawson
Synopsis
Boris investigates a locked-room murder.
Reprints

Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Smith Bros. Oil Paints / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lots of Fun and Money! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Which Daisy B B Training Rifle Do You Want Hanging on Your Christmas Tree, Pardner? (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. New! 1954 Secret Code Vibra Planet Space Walkie-Talkies
    Consumers Mart
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of Murder by Mistake
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. This Christmas, Ask Mom and Dad for a Shelby, the Winner's Bike!
    Shelby Cycle Company
  5. 4. :How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"
  6. 5. Ride a Bike for Fun!
    Bendix
  7. 6. It's Here! Exciting...Amazing...Harvey 3-D
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Good Kids with Smart Dads Get Santa's Finest Bikes -- Schwinn!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  9. 8. ["He had a gun stashed in the cigarette machine!"]
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. The Course of Murder!
  11. 10. Now on Sale! At All Newsstands!
  12. 11. ["Oh, Glenn -- it's beautiful. Everything seems so right."]
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Death for a Killer!
  14. 13. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. ["I got your call, Mr. Rawson."]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  16. 15. Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas
    Smith Bros. Oil Paints
  17. 16. Lots of Fun and Money!
    Seagee Co.
  18. 17. Boys, Girls, Men, Women! The World Is on Fire!
    The FUNman
  19. 18. In 10 Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  20. 19. 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:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko