(August 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-06-14
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

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


[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; Sam Catchem; Spinner ReCord

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on Joe Simon's 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)

Tracy Stands Accused (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / recap / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Spinner ReCord
Synopsis:
Combination of text and comic panels summarizing the second story from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #77,

Indexer Notes

Recap appears on the top half of the page with text in the left column and comics panels in the right column.

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)

["Yeah, that was a music shop!"] (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; Charlie Custodian; Spinner ReCord
Synopsis:
When Charlie confronts Spinner about the investigation surrounding the pilfered evidence boxes, Spinner kills him. To escape, Spinner puts the body in a rigged shipping crate and dumps the body at a railroad depot. Spinner then exits the crate at a later stop and picks it up and burns it. Returning to his shop, he finds that his clerk has sold a record that could put him in the electric chair. Spinner sets out to find the young girl who purchased the record.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #117 (November 1957) [Page 1 not reprinted.]
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) From 1951-11-26 to 1952-01-02. [Dec 23rd-26th removed (Christmas)]

"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 F-102 / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Casper, the Friendly Ghost - Now the Most Popular Comic (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics News / 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 Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now! 100 Biggest, Best Laughs with Blondie! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Home Comics, Inc. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Steer with Your Hands Stop with Your Feet! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

New Departure Safety Brake / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["And that's it, Mrs. Custodian. His body was found in an express car."] (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; Sam Catchem; Spinner ReCord; Ginny Custodian; Sheriff John Mugg
Synopsis:
Spinner tortures Ginny's friend to learn the location of the incriminating recording. Tracy and Sam chase Spinner through the cold and catch him in a junk yard. Ginny takes Spinner's record to the police. After listening to the recording, the Sheriff and district attorney drop all charges against Tracy.
Reprints:
  • US in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #117 (November 1957) [Page 4, panel 2 not reprinted; Page 8, panels 10-12 not reprinted. ]
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-01-03 to 1952-01-20.

Detective's Holiday (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Sergeant Lane; Bill Bramson; Lita Bramson
Synopsis:
Detective Lane suspects that an apparent suicide is actually a murder.
Reprints:

Sure as Shootin Pardner! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["Mrs. Trent, are you sure this man you have outside is really your son?"] (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
Synopsis:
Myra and Glen expose a phony heir.
Reprints:

Lonely Hearts Murder (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lieutenant Pete Philips; Tom Conway; Mary Brandt; Caine
Synopsis:
Lt. Philips solves a murder tied to a lonely hearts club.

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)

["The thief set fire to the house -- after he stole the stamps!"] (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; Inspector Kelly; Mr. Haspin
Synopsis:
Boris solves a case of arson and murder.
Reprints:

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tell Me What You Want Money for...I'll Help You Get All You Need! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / 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. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Live Toy Circus with Performing Chameleon...Free
    Honor House Products Co.
  3. 2. Tracy Stands Accused
    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. ["Yeah, that was a music shop!"]
    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 F-102
  9. 8. Casper, the Friendly Ghost - Now the Most Popular Comic
    Harvey Comics News
  10. 9. AMF Flying with Glidemaster Ride Wins Coasting Test in a Flying Finish
    AMF Roadmaster
  11. 10. Now! 100 Biggest, Best Laughs with Blondie!
    Home Comics, Inc.
  12. 11. Steer with Your Hands Stop with Your Feet!
    New Departure Safety Brake
  13. 12. ["And that's it, Mrs. Custodian. His body was found in an express car."]
    Dick Tracy
  14. 13. Detective's Holiday
  15. 14. Sure as Shootin Pardner!
    Curtiss Miracle Aid
  16. 15. ["Mrs. Trent, are you sure this man you have outside is really your son?"]
    Girl Friday
  17. 16. Lonely Hearts Murder
  18. 17. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  19. 18. ["The thief set fire to the house -- after he stole the stamps!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  20. 19. Abbott and Costello in Wheels of Fortune
    Popsicle
  21. 20. Tell Me What You Want Money for...I'll Help You Get All You Need!
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  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