(October 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1955-08-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia gives Alfred Harvey as President and Leon Harvey as Vice-President.

On sale date based on date given in Harvey Comics News in this issue.

There is an ad page between pages 1 and 2 of the Dick Tracy story and four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

All sequences have been updated by Gene Reed (August 2016).


[untitled] (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:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; 3-D Magee

Indexer Notes

Info and credits by Craig Delich (November, 2005); Tony Rose disputes the Gould credits (23 September 2008). Art credit based on Joe Simon's comments in his book The Comic Book Makers (Gene Reed, 25 August 2016)

New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails Unbreakable Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Kincaid Problem (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy; Kincaid Plenty; Pony Plenty; 3-D Magee
Synopsis:
The Plenty family begins enjoying their new bathroom as Tracy and Sam work to piece together the clues that will help them solve a years-old murder and clear Kincaid Plenty of criminal charges.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Info and credits by Craig Delich (November, 2005); Tony Rose disputes the Gould credits (23 September 2008). Until Gould's assistants can be identified and listed accurately, he will be credited with pencils, inks, and letters. (Gene Reed, August, 2016)

Why Tommy Tenderfoot Picked the Wingfoot (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Split-Seconds Faster (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

US Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi kids! This month we received some more wonderful and interesting letters. (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Davy Crockett Playhouse / advertisement / 1 page (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 Mah Jongg Case (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Info by Craig Delich (November, 2005).

Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Come on, Dolph -- I know you wrote this note to Marcus Lane! Admit it!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Info by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Updated by Gene Reed (August, 2016).

America's Finest -- Bureau of Policewomen (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Info by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Updated by Gene Reed (August, 2016).

Bottom of the page has a text blurb encouraging readers to buy the next issue of Dick Tracy.

["I -- I saw him jump! Just couldn't get there in time!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Info by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Changed by Gene Reed (August, 2016).

I Bike-Hiked through Florida on My Shelby Airflo de Luxe (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Free! 45 Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Hollywood Bride Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choose Your Prize (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails Unbreakable Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. The Kincaid Problem
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Why Tommy Tenderfoot Picked the Wingfoot
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Split-Seconds Faster
    US Keds
  6. 5. Hi kids! This month we received some more wonderful and interesting letters.
    Harvey Comics News
  7. 6. Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent!
    Davy Crockett Playhouse
  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 Mah Jongg Case
  11. 10. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Candy Company
  12. 11. ["Come on, Dolph -- I know you wrote this note to Marcus Lane! Admit it!"]
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. America's Finest -- Bureau of Policewomen
  14. 13. ["I -- I saw him jump! Just couldn't get there in time!"]
    Minit Mystery
  15. 14. I Bike-Hiked through Florida on My Shelby Airflo de Luxe
    Shelby Cycle Company
  16. 15. Free! 45 Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours
    Cheerful Card Company
  18. 17. Hollywood Bride Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries Inc.
  19. 18. Choose Your Prize
    American Specialty Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Chris Boyko
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko