(August 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1956-06-19
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 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] (painting)
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould] (painting)
Colors:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould] (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Chief Patton

Hey Kids! Be a Coin Collector! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Missing Children (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 21 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; Chief Patton; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy; Rainbow Riley
Synopsis:
Sparkle and Wingy try to save their wading pool but are caught in the fllodwaters and carried downstream. A snag punctures their pool, and they begin to sink as it loses air. When all seems lost, they are rescued by Rainbow Riley, a blind girl who carries them back to her house which is being carried downstream by the flood. As this is happening, Tracy and Sam rescue B. O. and Gravel Gertie from the roof of their house. They tell Tracy that Sparkle and Wingy were carried away by the flood. Meanwhile, Rainbow does her best to see that the three of them survive.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Ads appear between pages 1 and 2 and pages 13 and 14 of this story.

They're Here! Colored Bike Tires! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Footnotes on Wild Animals (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

US Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gabby Hayes Says: Hey Kids...Hey Moms and Dads! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Hi, kids! Here I am again, introducing our biggest and best month yet. (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Brenly Case (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #42 (August 1951)
  • Title changed when reprinted. Even though the original title had "Brently," the main characters' names were spelled without the "t," something that apparently slipped by the original editor.

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

The Prospector (Table of Contents: 9)

A True Crime Case / text story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jason Quigley; Sheriff Jack Wade
Synopsis:
A sheriff searches for a killer in Arizona.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #37 (March 1951) [Originally titled "The Murdered Prospector." Title was most likely changed to appease The Comics Code Authority. Original publication of this story was accompanied by a spot illustration with the title.
    ]
  • Originally titled "The Murdered Prospector." The title was most likely changed to appease The Comics Code Authority. Also, the original appearance of this story was accompanied by a text illustration with the title.

These fine products are advertised in the July 1956 issues of Harvey Comics. (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

The Case of the Left-Handed Coat (Table of Contents: 11)

Jackie Paige / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Jackie Paige; Lt. Gil Mason
Synopsis:
Jackie solves the murder of a mystic.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible inking assist by Howard Nostrand.

For School...Home...Work (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Tne New 1956 Action-Engineered AMF Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Makes Cold Drinks Instantly (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Curtiss Candy Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Hey Kids! Be a Coin Collector!
    Josely Company
  3. 2. The Case of the Missing Children
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. They're Here! Colored Bike Tires!
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Footnotes on Wild Animals
    US Keds
  6. 5. Gabby Hayes Says: Hey Kids...Hey Moms and Dads!
    Popsicle
  7. 6. Hi, kids! Here I am again, introducing our biggest and best month yet.
    Harvey Comics News
  8. 7. The Brenly Case
    America's Finest
  9. 8. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence!
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. The Prospector
    A True Crime Case
  11. 10. These fine products are advertised in the July 1956 issues of Harvey Comics.
    Harvey Comics
  12. 11. The Case of the Left-Handed Coat
    Jackie Paige
  13. 12. For School...Home...Work
    Scripto
  14. 13. Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. Tne New 1956 Action-Engineered AMF Roadmaster
    AMF Roadmaster
  16. 15. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  17. 16. Makes Cold Drinks Instantly
    Curtiss Candy 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