(November 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1956-09-13
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

[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:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Rughead

Indexer Notes

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

Introducing Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sheaffer / 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:
typeset; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Rughead; Rainbow Reiley; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy
Synopsis:
Sparkle and Wingy are returned safely home. Rainbow retraces her steps to her home and finds that only the foundation remains. She takes shelter in the storm cellar, where she has plenty of food and water. Tracy and Sam trail her to the storm cellar, and she is grateful they have found her. Tracy and Sam discover the fake hay bales when they investigate the murder of the farmer who was transporting the bales with stolen furs. Using clues from the bales, Tracy and Sam set out to capture Rughead and his henchmen.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

There is an ad between pages 1 and 2 and four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of the Dick Tracy story.

A lion's strength, a tiger's speed (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Treat the Team to Kool-Aid (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

What Harvey Comic Do You Like Best? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Big H Quiz / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Show Exciting New Sound Movies in Your Own Home (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Automatic Firing BB Machine Gun (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi Kids! If You Liked This Book, You Won't Want to Miss a Single Issue of Harvey Comics! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Big H Kid News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Munch Fun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Hidden Clue (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The" is dropped from the title in this reprint. Also, the illustration accompanying the original printing has been dropped, and the story has been reset to fit in a smaller space to allow and ad at the bottom of the page.

New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Joe Palooka / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Auto Racket (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
car; crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The illustration that accompanied the original printing has been omitted, and the story has been reset to allow an ad at the bottom of the page.

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Case of the Closed Sash (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Lt. Gil Mason (guest star); Oswald Hume (guest star, villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible inking assist by Howard Nostrand.

First in Every Class (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing 20 Inch Dancing Doll (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

American Specialty Company. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Introducing Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen
    Sheaffer
  3. 2. The Case of the Fur Hi-Jackers
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. A lion's strength, a tiger's speed
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Treat the Team to Kool-Aid
    Kool-Aid
  6. 5. What Harvey Comic Do You Like Best?
    The Big H Quiz
  7. 6. Show Exciting New Sound Movies in Your Own Home
    Honor House Products Corp.
  8. 7. Automatic Firing BB Machine Gun
    Honor House Products
  9. 8. Hi Kids! If You Liked This Book, You Won't Want to Miss a Single Issue of Harvey Comics!
    Big H Kid News
  10. 9. Munch Fun
    Curtiss Candy Company
  11. 10. Hidden Clue
  12. 11. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka
  13. 12. The Auto Racket
  14. 13. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic
  15. 14. The Case of the Closed Sash
    Jackie Page
  16. 15. First in Every Class
    Scripto
  17. 16. Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Company
  19. 18. Amazing 20 Inch Dancing Doll
    Niresk Industries Inc.
  20. 19. Boys Girls Get These Prizes
    American Specialty Company.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko