(June 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-04-16
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

Issue Notes

On sale date based on date in last panel of Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #75.


[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; Crewey Lou; Brainerd Lou

Indexer Notes

Cover art is also used as a splash panel for the first story in the comic.

Amazing Offer Free! 100 Foreign Stamps (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Fiendish Photographers (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / recap / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Crewey Lou; Brainerd Lou
Synopsis:
A column of text recaps the story from the previous issue of Dick Tracy Comics Monthly and leads into the main story that begins on page 3.

Indexer Notes

Page layout is a bid odd. The recap text is one the top half of the left column. The top panel on the right column use the cover art, and two panels on the bottom half of the right column lead into the main story.

Reading Check List (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["What's the idea? Why, Boss!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12 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; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Bonny Braids; Crewey Lou; Brainerd Lou
Synopsis:
Crewey Lou is kidnapped by her brother who intends to kill her for disgracing the family, but she escapes when her brother tries to drown her. Tracy and Sam follow the trail to the river and find the canoe with Brainerd in the bottom. Crewey Lou slugs Tess with a rock and hijacks her car. not knowing that Bonny Braids is in the back seat.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Continuation of "Dick Tracy and the Case of the Fiendish Photographers."

Harvey 1954 Calendar (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Stop Like a Scorpion! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

New Departure Division of General Morors / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Hello Operator! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Look for the Big Harvey H for the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

10 Power Microscope (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

G & K Sales Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["P-s-s-st! Pud, let's play a trick on Tim!"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

New Magic Action Doll (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"There goes another fender! So what!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Bonny Braids; Crewey Lou
Synopsis:
Crewey Lou drives through forest in Tracy's car, dropping pieces of it in the rough terrain. Unable to hide the car in a cave, she covers it with branches and abandons Bonny in the car. A helicopter lowers Tracy to the forest floor where he finds a fender skirt from his car. Crewey Lou continues to wander through the woods and spots a ranger lookout tower and heads toward it in the hopes of finding food.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Quick on the Trigger (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dave Barnett; Kenneth Marshall
Synopsis:
A man is betrayed by his own guilty concscience.

Coming Soon at All Newsstands! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

["I know that Bill Marks was one of your clients, Mr. Wilson!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Dave Baker; Bill Marks
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of one of Glenn's clients.

Death Sleep (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Ward Dunning; Detective Sergeant McDonald; Mildred Dunning
Synopsis:
An apparent drug overdose turns out to be murder!

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

["Hmm! You say the dead man shot at you first, Mr. Chaney?"] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Eloise Chaney; Mr. Chaney; Don Beck
Synopsis:
Boris solves a murder at a dude ranch.

Breathtaking -- Garden under Glass! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Everlast Garden / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Giant Kiddie Playhouse (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Giant Playhouse / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Complete Baffling Magic Outfit (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Live Toy Circus with Performing Chameleon...Free (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cracker Jack Offers You Genuine Judy Jane Doll Dresses (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Amazing Offer Free! 100 Foreign Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Fiendish Photographers
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Reading Check List
    Harvey Comics
  5. 4. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  6. 5. ["What's the idea? Why, Boss!"]
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Harvey 1954 Calendar
    Harvey Famous Name Comics
  8. 7. Stop Like a Scorpion!
    New Departure Division of General Morors
  9. 8. Hello Operator!
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  10. 9. Look for the Big Harvey H for the Best in Comics!
  11. 10. 10 Power Microscope
    G & K Sales Co.
  12. 11. ["P-s-s-st! Pud, let's play a trick on Tim!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. New Magic Action Doll
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  14. 13. "There goes another fender! So what!"
    Dick Tracy
  15. 14. Quick on the Trigger
  16. 15. Coming Soon at All Newsstands!
    Ripley's Believe It or Not
  17. 16. ["I know that Bill Marks was one of your clients, Mr. Wilson!"]
    Girl Friday
  18. 17. Death Sleep
  19. 18. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  20. 19. ["Hmm! You say the dead man shot at you first, Mr. Chaney?"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  21. 20. Breathtaking -- Garden under Glass!
    Everlast Garden
  22. 21. Giant Kiddie Playhouse
    Giant Playhouse
  23. 22. Complete Baffling Magic Outfit
  24. 23. Live Toy Circus with Performing Chameleon...Free
    Honor House Products Co.
  25. 24. Cracker Jack Offers You Genuine Judy Jane Doll Dresses
    Cracker Jack
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