(January 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1955-11-06 ?
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

Issue Notes

On sale date based on information in the Harvey Comics News feature in this issue.


[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:
?

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem

Indexer Notes

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

Footnotes on Wild Hunters (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

US Keds / 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:
Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Mrs. Green; Sticks; Dewdrop Richy; Mr. Richy
Synopsis:
Tracy and Sam watch the tree where they found the baby and arrest the baby's mother for child abandonment when she comes back to leave the baby in the tree. Unknown to Tracy, Mrs. Green is working some kind of agreement with Sticks and Dewdrop Richy. Dewdrop has told her father that the baby is hers in order to get her father's inheritance. Sam and Tracy replace the baby with a doll and watch the tree, but a snowstorm hinders their efforts to catch the person who takes the doll from the tree.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Half of page 1 of this story is a recap of the previous issue.

School Home Work You Can Pay More -- But Why? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Set the Pace for Your Bike-Buddies (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi kids:- Last month we gave you a wonderful surprise (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Free! British Caribbean Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Knights! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey Kids! Get in My Davy Crocket Play House Tent! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[The Blizzard's Subsided] (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; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Dewdrop Richy; Sticks; J. P. Richy; Mrs. Green; Hannah
Synopsis:
While Sam and Tracy try to get answers from Mrs. Green about her baby, Dewdrop and Sticks continue to deceive her father into thinking the baby is his grandson. J. P. Richy dies believing it to be true, and Dewsdrop and Sticks wait for the will to be read. Mrs. Green is convicted of child abandonment and sentenced to one year without her child.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Homicide Ace (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Patrolman Dan Carter; Patrolman Keith Summers; Philip Mason
Synopsis:
Two patrolmen solve a homicide.
Reprints:

The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["It's like a disease with him, Mr. Wilson!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Jimmy Andrews; Duke Carron
Synopsis:
Myra deduces who killed a young man over a gambling debt.
Reprints:

Meet Chester Gould, Creator of Dick Tracy (Table of Contents: 14)

Dick Tracy / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Biography of Chester Gould, creator / writer / artist of Dick Tracy.
Illustration that accompanied the original printing has been excluded in this reprinted version. Type has been recast to allow a 1/4 page at the bottom.

Fingerprints found on glass containers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
crime

Davy to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your Real, Live Miniature Dog (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Any Photo Copied (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Movyland Studio / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Amazing 20 Inch Dancing Doll (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

It Shoots Harmless Cork Bullets with Smoke and a Loud Noise! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Footnotes on Wild Hunters
    US Keds
  3. 2. The Case of the Wailing Tree
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. School Home Work You Can Pay More -- But Why?
    Scripto
  5. 4. Set the Pace for Your Bike-Buddies
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  6. 5. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Company
  7. 6. Hi kids:- Last month we gave you a wonderful surprise
    Harvey Comics News
  8. 7. Free! British Caribbean Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  9. 8. Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Knights!
    Josely Company
  10. 9. Hey Kids! Get in My Davy Crocket Play House Tent!
    Davy Crocket Playhouse
  11. 10. [The Blizzard's Subsided]
    Dick Tracy
  12. 11. Homicide Ace
  13. 12. The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth
    Curtiss Candy Company
  14. 13. ["It's like a disease with him, Mr. Wilson!"]
    Girl Friday
  15. 14. Meet Chester Gould, Creator of Dick Tracy
    Dick Tracy
  16. 15. Fingerprints found on glass containers
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  17. 16. Davy to the Rescue
    Wilson Chemical Company
  18. 17. Friends! Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your Real, Live Miniature Dog
    Dean Studios
  19. 18. Any Photo Copied
    Movyland Studio
  20. 19. Amazing 20 Inch Dancing Doll
    Niresk Industries Inc.
  21. 20. It Shoots Harmless Cork Bullets with Smoke and a Loud Noise!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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