(December 1954)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1954-10-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
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:
children; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tonsils; Sparkle Plenty; Bonny Braids

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 / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?; 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; Marge: Mr. Crime
Synopsis:
Tonsils takes a job in a greenhouse but is spotted by one of the workers, who sends a note to Dick Tracy. Meanwhile, two hoods who work for Mr. Crime also spot him. They kidnap him and take him to Mr. Crime, who offers him a job -- kill Dick Tracy!
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-06-15 to 1952-07-16.

Indexer Notes

Continued from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #81.

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

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

We All Pick Shelby (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Hi Kids -- and thanks a lot for all your wonderful letters!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Best for Better Marks at School! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Empire Builders (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on the swell vacation to Alaska?!" (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Now! Power Brakinng for Your Bike! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["What a gorgeous spot, Dick!"] (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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Bonnie Braids; Sam Catchem; Tonsils; Mr. Crime; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty
Synopsis:
Tonsils agrees to kill Tracy for Mr. Crime. On vacation, Tracy takes Sparkle and Bonnie for a boat ride on the river. Tonsils shoots Tracy with a high-powered rifle. Tracy falls from the boat, which runs wild. Sparkle struggles but is unable to steer the boat, and it travels down river out of control. B. O., sure that he heard a gunshot, heads down the river bank to see what happened.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-07-17 to 1952-08-03.

Murder of a Mystic (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Keith; Madame Olga; Addison Hardy' Franklin Thornton
Synopsis:
Inspector Keith solves the death of a fortune teller.
Reprints:

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

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

["Be calm, and tell us what happened!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Synopsis:
Boris believes a caretaker to be guilty of his employer's murder.
Reprints:

The Color of Death (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Frank Starr; Peter Kennedy; Don Grayson; Lieutenant Joe Gordon
Synopsis:
Joe Gordon solves the murder of a blackmailer.
Reprints:

[Thefts from a gasoline storage tank] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A brief explanation of how a crime was solved.

["Hey! Call off that hound!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Peter Salont; Carl Norman
Synopsis:
Did Carl Kill Peter?
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)

Cracker Jack Offers You Genuine Judy Jane Doll Dresses (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / 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. New Daisy Red Ryder Carbine
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. We All Pick Shelby
    Shelby Cycle Company
  6. 5. [Hi Kids -- and thanks a lot for all your wonderful letters!]
    Harvey Comics News
  7. 6. The Best for Better Marks at School!
    Scripto
  8. 7. Empire Builders
    Lionel Trains
  9. 8. "Gosh, Pud, wasn't it swell of Mom 'n' Pop to bring us along on the swell vacation to Alaska?!"
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Now! Power Brakinng for Your Bike!
    Bendix Brakes
  11. 10. ["What a gorgeous spot, Dick!"]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Murder of a Mystic
  13. 12. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
  14. 13. ["Be calm, and tell us what happened!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  15. 14. The Color of Death
  16. 15. [Thefts from a gasoline storage tank]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  17. 16. ["Hey! Call off that hound!"]
    Girl Friday
  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. Cracker Jack Offers You Genuine Judy Jane Doll Dresses
    Cracker Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Allen Ross
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko