(April 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1956-02-11
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 the date given in the last panel of the Dick Tracy story in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #97.


[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; Open-Mind Monty

Indexer Notes

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

100 Auto, Buses & Trucks Only $1.25! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lucky Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Man with the Floral Mind (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; Sticks; Dewdrop; Monty Sticks
Synopsis:
Dewdrop convinces her brother-in-law to hide her from the police when she tells him the cops killed his brother. Tracy and Sam exhume Mr. Richy and match a tooth fragment found by Mrs. Green to a tooth in the corpse's head. They put out a wanted alert for Dewdrop.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

A one page ad appears between pages 1 and 2 of this story.

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don't Delay! Get Your Delicious Kool-Aid Today! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Modern Merchandise Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi kids! Extra! Extra! Read All About It! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Part 2 (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Dewsrop; Monty Hepbeat
Synopsis:
Monty sends one of his henchmen to take a picture of Tracy. Meanwhile, Tracy and Sam tighten the search for Dewdrop.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tray Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue is, "You mean you want me to get a photo to Dick Tracy...".

The Crater Case (Table of Contents: 9)

America's Finest / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Judge Crater
Reprints:

A popular bird this bright parakeet (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

"Ah, what is so rare as a day in..." (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Inspector Kelly
Synopsis:
Myra helps solve a murder in the park.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the panels looks like a Johnny Craig swipe.

["The thief set fire to the house -- after he stole the stamps!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Inspector Kelly; Mr. Haspin
Synopsis:
Boris solves a case of arson and murder.
Reprints:

Texas Rangers of the Air (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; crime
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Texas Rangers and their methods of operation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two small illustrations enhance this text story.

Stains and Marks on Papers and Documents (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
How paper stains can point to a killer.

331 Stamps All Different Yours for Only 25 cents (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Kings' Knights! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

T. V. Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys Girls Get These Prizes (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. 100 Auto, Buses & Trucks Only $1.25!
    Lucky Products Co.
  3. 2. The Case of the Man with the Floral Mind
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don't Delay! Get Your Delicious Kool-Aid Today!
    Kool-Aid
  5. 4. Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera
    Modern Merchandise Co.
  6. 5. Hi kids! Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
    Harvey Comics News
  7. 6. Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun!
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. Hi Kids! Get in My Davy Crockett Playhouse Tent!
    Davy Crockett Playhouse
  9. 8. Part 2
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. The Crater Case
    America's Finest
  11. 10. A popular bird this bright parakeet
    Curtiss Candy Company
  12. 11. "Ah, what is so rare as a day in..."
    Girl Friday
  13. 12. ["The thief set fire to the house -- after he stole the stamps!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  14. 13. Texas Rangers of the Air
    America's Finest
  15. 14. Stains and Marks on Papers and Documents
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  16. 15. 331 Stamps All Different Yours for Only 25 cents
    Zenith Co.
  17. 16. Kids! Be the First to Send for the New Plastic Kings' Knights!
    Josely Company
  18. 17. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    T. V. Company
  19. 18. I'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles
    National Sports Council
  20. 19. Boys Girls Get These Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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