(February 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1955-12-13
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 date in 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
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Tracy

Indexer Notes

Art ID based on Joe Simon's comments in his book The Comics Book Makers.

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 1)

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children; military
Synopsis
Ad for an assortment of plastic toy soldiers including tanks, bombers and battleships.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Case of the Wailing Tree (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; Dewdrop Richy; Sticks; Mrs. Green; Hannah
Synopsis
Sticks and Dewdrop bring Mrs. Green on board as an accomplice in their scheme get 10 Million dollars from the J. P. Richy estate. Hannah discovers a tooth in a pillowcase. Meanwhile, Tracy and Sam try to locate the house closest to the tree in an effort to solve the mystery of why the baby was left in the tree.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

There is a one page ad between pages 1 and 2 of this story and also four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of this story.

Footnotes on Wild Hunters (Table of Contents: 3)

US Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; children
Characters
The Old Hunter
Synopsis
Interesting facts about the aardvark and the kilpspringer along with ad for US Keds.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Sil-O-Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Ad for a toy jet that uses a real miniature jet engine.

Indexer Notes

First of four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14.

Hi kids:-We've got some fun filled, exciting stories for you this February issue (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; crime; domestic
Characters
Big H Kid; Felix; Sad Sack; Dagwood; Mazie; Little Audrey; Little Max; Dick Tracy
Synopsis
Promotional copy and small cover reproductions for the current Harvey comics on sale.

Indexer Notes

Second of four ad pages between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

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
?; typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Top half of third of four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

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

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

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

Genre
history
Synopsis
Ad for packets of stamps and a booklet of tips for collectors.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of third of four pages between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

Kids! Be the First to Send for This New Plastic Aircraft Carrier (Table of Contents: 8)

Top Aircraft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; military
Synopsis
Ad for several plastic toy aircraft and several classes of toy plastic ships.

Indexer Notes

Fourth page of four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

International Crimebusters (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; military
Synopsis
A brief history of the Army CID.

The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Synopsis
Ad for Baby Ruth candy bars.

"O. K., Boss -- here I am!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ted Galindo ?
Inks
Ted Galindo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Victor van Dyke
Synopsis
Myra and Glenn investigate the death of the brother of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints

Alcatraz (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
history
Synopsis
A brief history of Alcatraz.
Reprints

The grooves in different makes of guns vary in direction. (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A brief description of bullet grooves.

$100,000.00 Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded in Big, New Puzzle Contest (Table of Contents: 14)

Opportuniy Puzzle Contest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
animal
Synopsis
Sample puzzles and details for entering a nationwide puzzle contest.

Do You Need Extra Money? $40.00 Is Yours (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
animal; children
Synopsis
Salespeople can earn $1.25 profit on each box of greeting cards they sell.

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 16)

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children
Synopsis
Ad to recruit salespeople to sell plaques that display religious mottoes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

We want a Harmless Daisy for Christmas (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
children; sports
Characters
Gail Davis
Synopsis
Ad for the new Annie Oakley air rifle that shoots only smoke plus displays of all the new Annie Oakley merchandise.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Company
  3. 2. The Case of the Wailing Tree
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Footnotes on Wild Hunters
    US Keds
  5. 4. Now You Can Fly a Real Jet Plane
    Sil-O-Jet
  6. 5. Hi kids:-We've got some fun filled, exciting stories for you this February issue
    Harvey Comics News
  7. 6. School Home Work You Can Pay More -- But Why?
    Scripto
  8. 7. Free! British Caribbean Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  9. 8. Kids! Be the First to Send for This New Plastic Aircraft Carrier
    Top Aircraft
  10. 9. International Crimebusters
  11. 10. The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth
    Curtiss Candy Company
  12. 11. "O. K., Boss -- here I am!"
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. Alcatraz
    America's Finest
  14. 13. The grooves in different makes of guns vary in direction.
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  15. 14. $100,000.00 Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded in Big, New Puzzle Contest
    Opportuniy Puzzle Contest
  16. 15. Do You Need Extra Money? $40.00 Is Yours
    Cheerful Card Company
  17. 16. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  18. 17. We want a Harmless Daisy for Christmas
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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