(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)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah -- Dawson, you win a point!
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I met this artist fellow, Hastings, at a party.
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tragic business, Count.
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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