(October 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
?
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-08-09
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; Larry Jones

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit based on comments by Joe Simon 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)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Parking Meter Murders (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 pages (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:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Model Jones; Larry Jones
Synopsis:
As Model lies dying, Tracy and Sam capture her brother, who is wanted for murder. Junior keeps vigil as his girl friend fades away.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-03-09 to 1952-03-27.

Terrific Value! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer Crooner (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tonsils; Dude
Synopsis:
A talent agent uses strongarm tactics to promote a no-talent singer in night clubs and on radio.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-03-28 to 1952-04-09.

"Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom and Pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?" (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Now! Power Braking for Your Bike! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bedix Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Crooner Who Kills? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Yippee! Ride it Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Fun for Boys Fun for Girls (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

["Yeah -- Dawson, you win a point!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Tonsils; Joe Noe; Dot View
Synopsis:
Junior does a sketch of the killer agent based on a witness description. Tracy gets cooperation from radio DJ Joe Noe and television entertainer Dot View to lure Tonsils into the open. Things turn bad, however, when Tonsil's agent is found murdered.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-04-10 to 1952-04-27.

Indexer Notes

The is Part 2 of "Case of the Killer Crooner."

Death Note (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Wayne; Elsie King; Tod Marcelle
Synopsis:
Sergeant Wayne investigates an apparent suicide.

Only Harvey Comics Bring You Paramount Pictures Famous Stars (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["I met this artist fellow, Hastings, at a party."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Tom Hastings
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of an artist's model.

Murder in the Greenhouse (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Nicky Waythorne; Nancy Waythorne; Lieutenant Carter
Synopsis:
Lt. Carter investigates a murder in a greenhouse.

Watch Your Prisoner! (Table of Contents: 15)

Crimestoppers Textbook / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
How some prisoners make invisible ink.

["Tragic business, Count."] (Table of Contents: 16)

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; Armand Worth
Synopsis:
Boris and Inspector Kelly investigate a burglary.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Lots of Fun and Money! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Hollywood Bride Unbreakable Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Will Send You Prizes Like These (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Kids! Be Sure Dad Sees This!
    Mason Shoe Mfg. Co.
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Parking Meter Murders
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Terrific Value!
    Lucky Products
  5. 4. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer Crooner
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. "Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom and Pop to bring us along on this vacation to Alaska?"
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Now! Power Braking for Your Bike!
    Bedix Brake
  8. 7. A Crooner Who Kills?
    Harvey Comics News
  9. 8. Yippee! Ride it Cowboy!
    Arnold, Schwinn Company
  10. 9. Fun for Boys Fun for Girls
    Padell Book Co.
  11. 10. ["Yeah -- Dawson, you win a point!"]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Death Note
  13. 12. Only Harvey Comics Bring You Paramount Pictures Famous Stars
  14. 13. ["I met this artist fellow, Hastings, at a party."]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Murder in the Greenhouse
  16. 15. Watch Your Prisoner!
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  17. 16. ["Tragic business, Count."]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  18. 17. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. Lots of Fun and Money!
    Seagee Co.
  20. 19. Free to You! 100 British Empire Stamps
    Kenmore Stamp Co.
  21. 20. Hollywood Bride Unbreakable Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  22. 21. I Will Send You Prizes Like These
    American Specialty Co.
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  • Gene Reed
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  • Kenneth Blair
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