(December 1955)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1955-10-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date based on date given in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story.


[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

Indexer Notes

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

Get Your Own Man-Size Daisy Air Rifle and Get in with the Crowd (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dash Dog Food / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Pony Plenty; Kincaid Plenty; 3-D McGee; Junior Tracy
Synopsis:
Pony Plenty's polygraph test results clear Kincaid Plenty of murder charges. Meanwhile, while walking through the woods, Junior and a friend hear the sound of baby crying but can't locate the source.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Hey Diddle Diddle! Can You Solve This Riddle? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Jetex / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hi kids! We've really rung the bell this time! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

School Home Work You Can Pay More -- But Why? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Set the Pace for Your Bike-Buddies (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Knights! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Junior Finds the Baby] (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:
Junior Tracy; Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem
Synopsis:
When he hears cries coming from a tree, Junior contacts Tracy. Tracy and Sam arrive and search and finally find a hidden door in a tree. When they open it, they find a crying baby. They take the baby to the hospital and then return to the forest where they are confronted by a woman who claims to be the baby's mother.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Missing or Not? (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Phil Grant; Alice Bromley; Lieutenant Peter Morton
Synopsis:
Lt. Morton investigates a missing persons report.
Reprints:

Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Hat (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Kurt Wender; Inspector Cliff Johnson; Bill Grady
Synopsis:
Inspector Johnson investigates the death of a band leader.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: Hand of Death. Probably changed due to restrictions of the Comics Code Authority.

Look for Dust Particles Lodged in Earwax (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Short discussuib of an odd crime-solving technique.

["Oh, Boris -- this is exciting!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Gaye Shirley; Arlene Mason
Synopsis:
Boris solves a murder on the opening night of a play.
Reprints:

Be the First in Your Crowd to Wear Hit Tunes (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Jewelry House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

$7.18 Worth of Stamps (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your Real, Live Miniature Dog (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Any Photo Copied (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Movyland Studio / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don't Delay! Get Your Delicious Kool-Aid Today! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Get Your Own Man-Size Daisy Air Rifle and Get in with the Crowd
    Dash Dog Food
  3. 2. The Case of the Wailing Tree
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hey Diddle Diddle! Can You Solve This Riddle?
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Jetex
  6. 5. Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  7. 6. Hi kids! We've really rung the bell this time!
    Harvey Comics News
  8. 7. School Home Work You Can Pay More -- But Why?
    Scripto
  9. 8. Set the Pace for Your Bike-Buddies
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  10. 9. Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Knights!
    Josely Company
  11. 10. [Junior Finds the Baby]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Missing or Not?
  13. 12. Peter Penguin's a Very Sly Guy
    Curtiss Candy Company
  14. 13. The Hat
  15. 14. Look for Dust Particles Lodged in Earwax
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  16. 15. ["Oh, Boris -- this is exciting!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. Be the First in Your Crowd to Wear Hit Tunes
    Jewelry House
  18. 17. $7.18 Worth of Stamps
    Zenith Co.
  19. 18. Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your Real, Live Miniature Dog
    Dean Studios
  20. 19. Any Photo Copied
    Movyland Studio
  21. 20. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  22. 21. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don't Delay! Get Your Delicious Kool-Aid Today!
    Kool-Aid
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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