(November 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]
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Kincaid Plenty

Indexer Notes

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

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 1)

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; religious
Synopsis
Ad to recruit salespeople to sell religious plaques as a way to make extra money.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Case of the Wailing Tree (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; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Angel; Kincaid Plenty; Pony Plenty
Synopsis
Tracy and Sam utilize the talents of a diver to find a gun that will clear Kincaid of murder charges and end his ex-wife's blackmail scheme.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Hi, Diddle Diddle Can You Solve This Riddle? (Table of Contents: 3)

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; sports
Synopsis
Ad for the Goodyear G-3 All-Weather bicycle tire.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears between pages 1 and 2 of the first segment of the Dick Tracy story.

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! (Table of Contents: 4)

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
Ad for Kool-Aid soft drink mix. The ad lists 8 available flavors.

This Happy Month Has Wonderful Surprises for You! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; crime; domestic; military
Characters
Spooky; Sad Sack; Felix the Cat; Casper; Dick Tracy; Blondie; Dagwood; Baby Huey; Joe Palooka; Little Dot
Synopsis
Preview of the different Harvey Comics currently on sale, including small reproductions of covers.

School Home Work You Can Pay More - But Why? (Table of Contents: 6)

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fashion
Synopsis
Ad for various models of Scripto pens and pencils.

Set the Pace for Your Bike Buddies! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; sports
Synopsis
Ad for the new Cadet bicycle speedometer.

Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent! (Table of Contents: 8)

Davy Crockett Playhouse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; western-frontier
Synopsis
Ad for a large plastic tent that can be used as a playhouse.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've been down long enough for now, Jim.
Genre
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Kincaid Plenty; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy
Synopsis
The diver locates a gun at the bottom of a quarry lake. Tracy and Sam run numerous tests to restore the serial number. They discover that the gun belonged to Kincaid's ex-wife, and Kincaid is cleared of all charges.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Legal Medicine (Table of Contents: 10)

America's Finest / text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
history
Synopsis
A brief history of forensics.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story was retyped to fit in a smaller space. Nothing was omitted.

Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 11)

Curtiss Candy Company / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Characters
Peter Penguin
Synopsis
Ad for Baby Ruth candy bars.

The Brink's Robbery (Table of Contents: 12)

America's Finest / text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; history
Synopsis
A brief account of the famous Brinks Armored Car robbery.
Reprints

Scientific Crime Detection's Newest Aid (Table of Contents: 13)

Crimestopper's Textbook / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A brief account of the use of the electron microscope.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Burlockoff
Inks
Sam Burlockoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
OK. Page -- I'm here! What's going on?
Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Lorna Gray; John Page
Synopsis
Myra solves the murder of a woman who was engaged to two different men.
Reprints

I Bike-Hiked through Colorado on My Shelby Golden Eagle! (Table of Contents: 15)

Shelby Bicycles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; sports
Synopsis
Ad for AMF's Shelby Bicycles.

$7.18 Worth of Stamps (Table of Contents: 16)

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; historical; military
Synopsis
Ad for 338 different stamps sold at far below catalog value.

Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Kings' Knights! (Table of Contents: 17)

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; military
Synopsis
Ad for plastic knights set which includes 26 different pieces.

Hollywood Bride Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 18)

Niresk Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
Ad for the new Hollywood Bride and. Price includes additional clothes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

It's Your Dream Bike Come True! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; sports
Synopsis
Ad for the Schwinn Phantom bicycle.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  3. 2. The Case of the Wailing Tree
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hi, Diddle Diddle Can You Solve This Riddle?
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!
    Kool-Aid
  6. 5. This Happy Month Has Wonderful Surprises for You!
    Harvey Comics News
  7. 6. School Home Work You Can Pay More - But Why?
    Scripto
  8. 7. Set the Pace for Your Bike Buddies!
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  9. 8. Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent!
    Davy Crockett Playhouse
  10. 9. ["You've been down long enough for now, Jim."]
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. Legal Medicine
    America's Finest
  12. 11. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Candy Company
  13. 12. The Brink's Robbery
    America's Finest
  14. 13. Scientific Crime Detection's Newest Aid
    Crimestopper's Textbook
  15. 14. ["OK. Page -- I'm here! What's going on?"]
    Girl Friday
  16. 15. I Bike-Hiked through Colorado on My Shelby Golden Eagle!
    Shelby Bicycles
  17. 16. $7.18 Worth of Stamps
    Zenith Co.
  18. 17. Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Kings' Knights!
    Josely Company
  19. 18. Hollywood Bride Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries
  20. 19. It's Your Dream Bike Come True!
    Arnold, Schwinn & 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