(November 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-09-10
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 #80.


[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
Characters:
Dick Tracy

Indexer Notes

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

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer Crooner (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tonsils; Dot View; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Bonnie Braids; Officer Mason
Synopsis:
Tonsils is kidnapped by Dude's former partners and left for dead inside a large tractor tire. Dot View is left on the roadside, and when Tracy and Sam find her. she tells them about Tonsils. An older couple finds Tonsils in the tire and gets him to a hospital. Tracy and Sam start a search for the kidnappers.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-03-30 to 1952-05-26.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #80.

Announcing the New Red Ryder Daisy Carbine (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

["The label's been torn out..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 9 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; Dot View; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Eddie Moppet
Synopsis:
While Tracy and Sam are tracking Tonsils' kidnappers, Gus shows a photo of Tonsils to Dot View. Dot goes with Gus and finds Tonsils at his house. Tonsila thinks that Dot is the one who betrayed him to Dude's former partners. Tonsils and Gus get into a fight. A bottle of gasoline is broken. A fire starts and Tonsils escapes in the confusion. Tracy and Sam arrive in time to keep Dot View from burning, but the old couple dies in the heat and smoke.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-05-26 to 1952-06-15.

Indexer Notes

Four pages of ads appear beetween pages 1 and 2 of this story.

["Look - there's Ruffy!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tracy Meets Dot View (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Best for Better Marks at School! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Empire Builders (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yippee! Ride It Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Legacy of Murder (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Lieutenant Peter Hardwick; Frank Bronson; Tim Garrett
Synopsis:
Lt. Hardwick investigates the murder on an heiress.
Reprints:

Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Curtiss Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["It's so peaceful here..."] (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; Stewart; Captain Nixon
Synopsis:
Myra solves a shipboard murder.
Reprints:

Death Cruise (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Bob Siddon; Milton Scott
Synopsis:
Bob Siddon solves the mystery of a missing passenger.
Reprints:

Before the discovery of fingerprints (Table of Contents: 15)

Crimestoppers Textbook / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Some ways that criminals were identified prior to fingerprints.

[Quantico, Virginia is only a spot on the map.] (Table of Contents: 16)

Your F.B.I. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Paul Reinman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime; history
Synopsis:
A brief account of the activities that occur at FBI training headquarters.
Reprints:

AMF Roadmaster Sets a Hot Pace in the Little 500 Bike Race (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be the Leader (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

DOLL-LAND / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Build a Nor-West Historical Model Locomotive Like Mine! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Nor-West Model Kits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer Crooner
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Announcing the New Red Ryder Daisy Carbine
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. ["The label's been torn out..."]
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. ["Look - there's Ruffy!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Now! Power Brakinng for Your Bike!
    Bendix Brakes
  8. 7. Tracy Meets Dot View
    Harvey Comics News
  9. 8. The Best for Better Marks at School!
    Scripto
  10. 9. Empire Builders
    Lionel Trains
  11. 10. Yippee! Ride It Cowboy!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  12. 11. Legacy of Murder
  13. 12. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
  14. 13. ["It's so peaceful here..."]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Death Cruise
  16. 15. Before the discovery of fingerprints
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  17. 16. [Quantico, Virginia is only a spot on the map.]
    Your F.B.I.
  18. 17. AMF Roadmaster Sets a Hot Pace in the Little 500 Bike Race
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  19. 18. Be the Leader
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  20. 19. Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  21. 20. Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices
    DOLL-LAND
  22. 21. Build a Nor-West Historical Model Locomotive Like Mine!
    Nor-West Model Kits
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
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