(September 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

[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; Model Jones; Larry Jones

Indexer Notes

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

Kids! Be Sure Dad Sees This! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mason Shoe Mfg. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Parking Meter Murders (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery; romance
Characters:
Junior Tracy; Tess Tracy; Bonnie Braids; Model Jones
Synopsis:
This is a recap of the previous issue's adventure and an introduction to the current issue's story.

Indexer Notes

Left column of the feature is all text. Right column consists of two panels, one a recap from the previous issues and the second a preview of the current story.

Harvey Comics... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Terrific Value! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Parking Meter Murders (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; romance
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Model Jones; Larry Jones; Maw Jones
Synopsis:
Junior falls in love with a girl, not knowing that her brother is one of the gang stealing coins from parking meters. They plan on getting married and meet at the bus station, but when Model hears that her brother is wanted for murder, she leaves Junior at the station and goes to search for her brother.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-01-21 to 1952-02-20.

["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on the swell vacation to Alaska?!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Now! A Power Brake for Your Bike (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey, kids - here I am again with some news (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Steer with Your Hands Stop with Your Feet! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy Helps His Young Friends Start a Safe B-B Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 10)

Junior Safety Institute / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; sports
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Tracy helps a group of youngsters learn gun safety.

Indexer Notes

This ad is endorsed by the National Rifle Association.

Fun for Boys (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["My brother a murderer!"] (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; Junior Tracy; Model Jones; Larry Jones; Maw Jones; Paw Jones
Synopsis:
Junior tracks Model to her house where he meets her abusive parents. Model begs him to leave and her father rudely tells Junior to leave. After Junior leaves, Model finds her brother and struggles with him. Larry accidentally shoots her.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Daily Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-02-21 to 1952-03-09.

Hit-and-Run Killer (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Callendar; Sergeant Meadows; Steven Cranshaw
Synopsis:
Two detectives solve a the mystery of a hit-and-run in which a child was killed.

America's Favorite Comic-Book Family...the Bumsteads! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["You said, Mr. De Luca, that this is where you found Jay Emerson."] (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; Mr. DeLuca, Jay Emerson
Synopsis:
Myra solves a murder on the beach.

Hanging Death (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Lieutenant Keyes; Mrs. Norton
Synopsis:
Lt. Keyes investigates an apparent suicide.

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)

"Hated to get you up, Count..." (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. Harris; Ted Baylor
Synopsis:
Boris investigates a suicide.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lots of Fun and Money! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Come on, Buddy, quit being a bag-of-bones weakling like I was (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Tell Me What You Want Money for...I'll Help You Get All You Need! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Kids! Be Sure Dad Sees This!
    Mason Shoe Mfg. Co.
  3. 2. The Parking Meter Murders
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Harvey Comics...
    Harvey Comics
  5. 4. Terrific Value!
    Lucky Products
  6. 5. The Parking Meter Murders
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. ["Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on the swell vacation to Alaska?!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. Now! A Power Brake for Your Bike
    Bendix Brakes
  9. 8. Hey, kids - here I am again with some news
    Harvey Comics News
  10. 9. Steer with Your Hands Stop with Your Feet!
    New Departure Safety Brake
  11. 10. Dick Tracy Helps His Young Friends Start a Safe B-B Rifle Club
    Junior Safety Institute
  12. 11. Fun for Boys
    Padell Book Co.
  13. 12. ["My brother a murderer!"]
    Dick Tracy
  14. 13. Hit-and-Run Killer
  15. 14. America's Favorite Comic-Book Family...the Bumsteads!
    Blondie
  16. 15. ["You said, Mr. De Luca, that this is where you found Jay Emerson."]
    Girl Friday
  17. 16. Hanging Death
  18. 17. Calling All Crime-Stoppers Mail This Order Today
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  19. 18. "Hated to get you up, Count..."
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  20. 19. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  21. 20. Lots of Fun and Money!
    Seagee Co.
  22. 21. Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps
    Kenmore Stamp Co.
  23. 22. Come on, Buddy, quit being a bag-of-bones weakling like I was
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  24. 23. Tell Me What You Want Money for...I'll Help You Get All You Need!
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
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