(October 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1956-08-17
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

[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 (painting)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Rainbow Reiley; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy

Indexer Notes

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

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Fur Hi-Jackers (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 21 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; Rainbow Reiley; Rughead; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy
Synopsis:
Rughead blindfolds Sparkle and Wingy and puts them in a car along with the sightless Rainbow Reiley. His intent is to shoot them, even though he tells them he take them home. While eluding the police, Rughead's driver takes a back road. A loose rock causes their headlights to malfunction, and Rughead is forced to stop the car and try to get away in the dark. Accustomed to moving in the dark, Rainbow leads the kids to safety. The flag down a local bus. The kids are taken to the hospital and later re-united with B. O. and Gertie. Rainbow falls asleep on the bus and does not disembark.
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 and four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

Because It Has a Mighty Grip a Mountain Goat Will Never Slip (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Love the Products Advertised in Our Harvey Comics (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Hey Kids! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

T. V. Color / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Hi Kids! Wait'll You See the Wonderful Things in Store For You in This Month's Harvey Comics! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Big H Kid News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Sheaffer's Feathertouch Ballpoint. (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sheaffer / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The New 1956 Action-Engineered AMF Roadmaster (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A New Scientific Toy Nutty Putty (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Little Dolls / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Kids Love and Buy the Products Advertised in Their Harvey Comics (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Dirty Money (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Burns; Tom Arnold; Mrs. Williams; Barton Williams, Jr.
Synopsis:
Police investigate the death of Barton Williams.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally titled: "Bloodless Murder". Title most likely changed at the insistence of The Comics Code Authority.

The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Curtiss Candy Company / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

The Clue in the Diary (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints:

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Noisy Room (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Jackie Paige; Gil Mason
Synopsis:
While on vacation, Jackie and Gil find a body in a boarding house room.

Indexer Notes

Possible ink assist by Howard Nostrand.

["I bike-hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Golden Eagle!"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Shelby Cycle Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II British Africa Stamps (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Hollywood Bride Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Introducing Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Sheaffer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  3. 2. The Case of the Fur Hi-Jackers
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Because It Has a Mighty Grip a Mountain Goat Will Never Slip
    Goodyear
  5. 4. We Love the Products Advertised in Our Harvey Comics
  6. 5. Hey Kids! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    T. V. Color
  7. 6. Hi Kids! Wait'll You See the Wonderful Things in Store For You in This Month's Harvey Comics!
    Big H Kid News
  8. 7. Sheaffer's Feathertouch Ballpoint.
    Sheaffer
  9. 8. The New 1956 Action-Engineered AMF Roadmaster
    AMF Roadmaster
  10. 9. A New Scientific Toy Nutty Putty
    Nutty Putty
  11. 10. 12 Little Dolls
    Little Dolls
  12. 11. Kids Love and Buy the Products Advertised in Their Harvey Comics
  13. 12. Dirty Money
  14. 13. The Hummingbird Has a Sweet Tooth
    Curtiss Candy Company
  15. 14. The Clue in the Diary
    America's Finest
  16. 15. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic
  17. 16. The Case of the Noisy Room
  18. 17. ["I bike-hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Golden Eagle!"]
    Shelby Cycle Co.
  19. 18. Free! Elizabeth II British Africa Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  20. 19. Do You Need Extra Money? $35.00 Is Yours
    Cheerful Card Company
  21. 20. Hollywood Bride Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries Inc.
  22. 21. Introducing Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen
    Sheaffer
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