(July 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-05-14
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 date given in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #76.

Detailed reprint data for Dick Tracy stories provided by Jeremy Pothast and entered by Gene Reed.


["This Is Your Last Chance. Crewy Lou!"] (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; Crewy Lou

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in his book The Comic Book Makers.

Live Toy Circus with Performing Chameleon...Free (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Dick Tracy / recap / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Summary of the previous issue's events.

Indexer Notes

Recap is a column of text on the left and two panels of art on the right.

Your Seal of a Good Comic! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

For Real Summer Fun Buy and Shoot a Daisy Training Air Rifle (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[The sight of a woman mounting the tower steps...] (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Tess Tracy; Crewy Lou; Bonnie Braids
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam track Crewy Lou to a ranger tower. In the ensuing fight, Crewy Lou falls from a cliff and dies. Still searching for his daughter, Tracy finds his wrecked car. He and Sam follow footprints from the car to a cabin where a kindly couple has nursed Bonnie back to health.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1951-10-09 to 1951-11-07.

"I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods!" (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Jetex / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Your Sign of the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

AMF Flying with Glidemaster Ride Wins Coasting Test in a Flying Finish (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

AMF Roadster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Story about Breakfast (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
advocacy; children
Characters:
Tommy Jameson; Miss Turner
Synopsis:
Tommy's mother and teacher instruct Tommy in the importance of a good breakfast.

Indexer Notes

Story covers top half of the left column and the complete right column.

Sure as Shootin Pardner! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Curtiss Miracle Aid / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Tracy Stands Accused (Table of Contents: 12)

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; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Bonnie Braids; Sheriff John Mugg;
Synopsis:
Tracy is accused of stelling cash and jewels from the police evidence vault.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #117 (November 1957) [Pages 1-5 and page 6, panels 1-4 not reprinted. ]
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1951-11-08 to 1951-11-25.

Death of an Artist (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Lieutenant Jason; Bill Wallace; Jim Brannan
Synopsis:
Lt. Jason solves the murder of an artist.

Your Whole Family Will Go for..Chic Young's Dagwood (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["I'm glad you came early, Mr. Wilson!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Molto the Seer; Lester
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of a phony mystic.

Cop Killer (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Sergeant Moran
Synopsis:
A detective solves the murder of his partner.

Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

["I swear to you, Count--I didn't do it!"] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Paul Harrin; Oliver Seeds
Synopsis:
Boris solves the murder of Judy Roya.

Abbott and Costello in Wheels of Fortune (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

400 Movie and TV Star Pictures Wallet Size (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Hollywood Star Pix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ride a New Schwinn Jaguar for a Big New Thrill (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This Is Your Last Chance. Crewy Lou!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Live Toy Circus with Performing Chameleon...Free
    Honor House Products Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Fiendish Photographers
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Your Seal of a Good Comic!
    Harvey Comics
  5. 4. For Real Summer Fun Buy and Shoot a Daisy Training Air Rifle
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  6. 5. [The sight of a woman mounting the tower steps...]
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. "I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods!"
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Jetex
  9. 8. Your Sign of the Best in Comics!
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. AMF Flying with Glidemaster Ride Wins Coasting Test in a Flying Finish
    AMF Roadster
  11. 10. A Story about Breakfast
  12. 11. Sure as Shootin Pardner!
    Curtiss Miracle Aid
  13. 12. Tracy Stands Accused
    Dick Tracy
  14. 13. Death of an Artist
  15. 14. Your Whole Family Will Go for..Chic Young's Dagwood
    Dagwood Comics
  16. 15. ["I'm glad you came early, Mr. Wilson!"]
    Girl Friday
  17. 16. Cop Killer
  18. 17. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  19. 18. ["I swear to you, Count--I didn't do it!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  20. 19. Abbott and Costello in Wheels of Fortune
    Popsicle
  21. 20. 400 Movie and TV Star Pictures Wallet Size
    Hollywood Star Pix
  22. 21. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  23. 22. Ride a New Schwinn Jaguar for a Big New Thrill
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
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