(September 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

[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; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; 3-D Magee

Indexer Notes

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

Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mystery of Kincaid (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?; 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; Kincaid Plenty; 3-D Magee; Pony
Synopsis:
Magee forces Kincaid to wear an explosive vest, and he tells Kincaid that he'll trigger the explosive unless Kincaid pays him $600,000. After collecting the money, Kincaid is tossed out of the car, and Pony goes on a shopping spree. Tracy and Sam find Kincaid and try to determine how to defuse the bomb in his vest.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

The left column of page 1 is a text summary of what has gone before. At the bottom of the left column is a Crimestoppers Textbook filler. Several panels in this sequence have been altered to conform to the Comics Code Authority.

[When Making Casts of Auto Tire Tracks] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Instructions on making plaster casts of tire tracks.

Indexer Notes

This feature appears at the bottom of the left column of page 1.

Why Tommy Tenderfoot Picked the Wingfoot (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Split-Seconds Faster (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

US Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win a Luxurious Lone Star Cabin Cruiser (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Dash Dog Food / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

631 Movie and TV Star Pictures (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["The guy's crazy!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Kincaid Plenty; 3-D Magee; Pony; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy
Synopsis:
Tracy defuses the bomb in Kincaid's vest and saves his life. A hat found at the scene of the crime is traced back to Kincaid's ex-wife, and the hunt begins anew for 3-D Magee. Sparkle and Wingy recover from their radiation poisoning and return. The fire department prepares to burn B. O. Plenty's outhouse as part of the ceremony for opening B. O.'s new indoor bathroom.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

The Lost Millionaire (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Eugene Cloud; Thaddeus Sloan; Marcia Lane
Synopsis:
Inspector Cloud searches for Marcia Lane's uncle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

"What a night! If it were anyone but George, I'd turn around and go home!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Fred Riley
Synopsis:
Boris solves the murder of a friend when he goes out on a dark and stormy night.
Reprints:

The Police Athletic League (Table of Contents: 12)

America's Finest / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
History of the Police Athletic League.
Reprints:

Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

["I'm Glenn Wilson, Mr. Dove's lawyer!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson
Synopsis:
Glenn and Myra solve the murder of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints:

I Bike-Hiked through Florida on My Shelby Airflo de Luxe (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! 45 Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

We'll Send a Box of Christmas Cards to All Who Need Extra Money! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The New Schwinn American (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours
    Cheerful Card Company
  3. 2. The Mystery of Kincaid
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. [When Making Casts of Auto Tire Tracks]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  5. 4. Why Tommy Tenderfoot Picked the Wingfoot
    Goodyear
  6. 5. Split-Seconds Faster
    US Keds
  7. 6. Win a Luxurious Lone Star Cabin Cruiser
    Dash Dog Food
  8. 7. 631 Movie and TV Star Pictures
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  9. 8. Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera
    Modern Merchandise Co.
  10. 9. ["The guy's crazy!"]
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. The Lost Millionaire
  12. 11. "What a night! If it were anyone but George, I'd turn around and go home!"
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  13. 12. The Police Athletic League
    America's Finest
  14. 13. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Candy Company
  15. 14. ["I'm Glenn Wilson, Mr. Dove's lawyer!"]
    Girl Friday
  16. 15. I Bike-Hiked through Florida on My Shelby Airflo de Luxe
    Shelby Cycle Company
  17. 16. Free! 45 Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. We'll Send a Box of Christmas Cards to All Who Need Extra Money!
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. Men-Women-Boys-Girls Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  20. 19. The New Schwinn American
    Arnold, Schwinn and 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