(January 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1954-11-08
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

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
adventure; crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Mr. Crime

Indexer Notes

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

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jetex / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer-Crooner (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Tonsils; Mr. Crime; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Rifle Ruby; Doc Waters
Synopsis
While Sam heads a search party for Tracy, Tonsils meets his fate at the hands of Mr. Crime. Rifle Ruby pulls Tracy from the river and carries him to her cabin. She then goes down the mountain to get Doc Waters. When she returns, she is confronted by Sam, who tells her that Tracy has been taken to a place where he can receive better medical care.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1952-08-04 to 1952-09-03.

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

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

Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be the Leader (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Hi, Kids -- We've got a big surprise for you this month! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

AMF Roadmaster Makes Christmas So Much More Fun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Whole Treasure Chest of Toys (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Griffin Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Under the glass...
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Rifle Ruby; Mr. Crime; Newsuit Nan; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy
Synopsis
Tracy recovers enough from his injuries to lead the search for Sparkle and Bonnie Braids. Newsuit Nan approaches Mr. Crime with a money-making scheme that involves kidnapping and murder.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (hicago Tribune) 1952-09-04 to 1952-09-27 (Sept 15th-21st removed)

For Love or Murder (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Lieutenant Hanes; Jason Darby; Frances Darby; Marion Darby
Synopsis
Lt. Hanes solves a murder at the Darby mansion.
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 0.25 page (report information)


Synopsis
Blank space due to dropped ad or no ad sold for this space.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Girl Friday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's nice to get away from the office routine!
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Ned Rabb
Synopsis
Myra solves a murder at the theater.
Reprints

Drama of Death (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Madeline Mason
Synopsis
The police solve a murder at the Bright Lights Hotel.
Reprints

Many Glove Prints Can Be Identified (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
An explanation of how glove prints can be identified.

New Heavy Plastic Giant Circus Tent Playhouse (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Giant Big Top Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yippee! Ride It Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine in Time for Christmas! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Jetex
  3. 2. Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  4. 3. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Killer-Crooner
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. We All Pick Shelby
    Shelby Cycle Company
  6. 5. Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. Be the Leader
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  8. 7. Hi, Kids -- We've got a big surprise for you this month!
    Harvey Comics News
  9. 8. The Best for Better Marks at School!
    Scripto
  10. 9. AMF Roadmaster Makes Christmas So Much More Fun
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  11. 10. A Whole Treasure Chest of Toys
    Griffin Toys
  12. 11. ["Under the glass..."]
    Dick Tracy
  13. 12. For Love or Murder
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. ["It's nice to get away from the office routine!"]
    Girl Friday
  16. 15. Drama of Death
  17. 16. Many Glove Prints Can Be Identified
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  18. 17. New Heavy Plastic Giant Circus Tent Playhouse
    Giant Big Top Co.
  19. 18. Yippee! Ride It Cowboy!
    Arnold, Schwinn and Company
  20. 19. Get World's Most Beautiful Dolls at Low Factory Prices
    DOLL-LAND
  21. 20. New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine in Time for Christmas!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko