Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tonsils; Dot View; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Bonnie Braids; Officer Mason
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.
From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-03-30 to 1952-05-26.
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tonsils; Dot View; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Eddie Moppet
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.
From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-05-26 to 1952-06-15.
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