(May 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1955-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["But I tell you...I'm not lying!"] (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

Indexer Notes

Cover 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 vs. Odds Zonn! (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Odds Zonn; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Susie Zonn
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam follow a lead and find Susie Zonn, daughter of Odds Zonn, in a daycare. Discovering that Susie was abandoned there by her parents, Tracy arranges for the little girl to live with the Plentys until her parents can be found. When the children are put to bed, B. O. discovers that Susie glows in the dark.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune)1953-02-22 to 1953-03-22.

Indexer Notes

Left column of page 1 is a recap of the previous issue's episode.

When Split Seconds Count (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U.S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Modern Merchandise Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

School Home Work You Can Pay More - But Why? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi, kids.....here we go again (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Daisy Gunbook Ready (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Hey Kids! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Whole Campus Is Cheering (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Yes. from now on her name's going to be Little Wings."] (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; Sam Catchem; Odds Zonn; John-the-Barber; Miss Alton; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Little Wings; Miss Alton
Synopsis:
An over-eager watchmen delays Tracy long enough to allow Odds Zonn to escape, but Tracy manages to capture John-the-Barber. Sam Catchem uses a geiger counter and determines why Little Wings (Susie Zonn) glows in the dark. Tracy uses Mrs. Alton to test the lie detector ad police headquarters. Odds Zonn remains at large.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1953-03-23 to 1953-04-11

The Clue in the Diary (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints:

A kangaroo mother and son (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Curtiss Candy Company / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["Help! Help! Police!"] (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; Simone; Ronald Stanton; Sandra Stanton
Synopsis:
The Count solves the murder of his host.
Reprints:

The Mysterious Clothes Vendor (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Junior Tracy's figure pasted from an undetermined newspaper strip.

["I'm calling from Willard Nace's home, Boris!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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 is called to a crime scene.
Reprints:

Boys! Girls! Send Today for the Amazing Comicscope! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Comicscope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kids! Be the First to Send for This New Plastic Aircraft Carrier! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Identify Even the Strangest Stamps - at a Glance (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You Can Get a Cracker Jack Birthstone Identification Bracelet, Too! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But I tell you...I'm not lying!"]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Men - Women - Boys - Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  3. 2. Dick Tracy vs. Odds Zonn!
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. When Split Seconds Count
    U.S. Keds
  5. 4. Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera
    Modern Merchandise Co.
  6. 5. School Home Work You Can Pay More - But Why?
    Scripto
  7. 6. Hi, kids.....here we go again
    Harvey Comics News
  8. 7. Daisy Gunbook Ready
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  9. 8. Hey Kids! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set
    Josely Company
  10. 9. The Whole Campus Is Cheering
    Harvey Comics
  11. 10. ["Yes. from now on her name's going to be Little Wings."]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. The Clue in the Diary
  13. 12. A kangaroo mother and son
    Curtiss Candy Company
  14. 13. ["Help! Help! Police!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  15. 14. The Mysterious Clothes Vendor
  16. 15. ["I'm calling from Willard Nace's home, Boris!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. Boys! Girls! Send Today for the Amazing Comicscope!
    Comicscope
  18. 17. Kids! Be the First to Send for This New Plastic Aircraft Carrier!
    Lucky Products
  19. 18. Identify Even the Strangest Stamps - at a Glance
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  20. 19. You Can Get a Cracker Jack Birthstone Identification Bracelet, Too!
    Cracker Jack
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