(December 1956)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

[...with blazing guns and whining bullets, Dick Tracy raked the criminals charging car.] (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
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Rughead; Happy

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:
? (Splash); 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; Scarface; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy; Rughead; Junior Tracy' Happy
Synopsis:
Following directions from Rainbow Reiley, Tracy and Sam locate the fur smugglers' hideout. Tracy disguises himsemlf as a telephone lineman and climbs a pole so he can watch the crooks. One of the crooks spies him, and Rughead and his cohorts flee. Tracy and Sam give chase. A gun battle ensues, and one of the crooks is killed. Rughead and Happy escape. Tracy finds a girl's photo in Rughead's hideout. He disguises himself as a worker with a broken arm. Tracy enters the cafe where the girl works and allows her to "discover" he's an undercover cop, all part of his plan to smoke out a killer.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

The top half of page one is text summary of the events that occurred in Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #105. Story continues into next issue. There are ads between pages 1 and 2 and pages 13 and 14 of this 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)

Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Munch Fun (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Take It From a Champion Driver (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Bike-Hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Air Flo Deluxe (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Shelby Bicycles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Toy Army / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Songs for Sale (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Paul Henry; Lieutenant Pete Makin
Synopsis:
Police track down a group of crooked song promoters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article with small illustration. The text has been recast to fit the smaller area on the page and make room for an ad at the bottom of the page.

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Bookworm (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Trant Scott; Casey Malloy; Mrs. Jarvis; Mr. Worm
Synopsis:
Police investigate the shooting of Mr. Jarvis, a rare book collector.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There is no feature name associated with this story.

New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Joe Palooka Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

The Case of the Rocking Boat (Table of Contents: 14)

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; Marvin Turner; H. Warner Ingram; Pat Martin; Mrs. Turner
Synopsis:
Gil and Jackie are invited for a pleasure cruise that turns to murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible inking asist 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)

Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Time to Get a Daisy and Get in on the Fun! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Most Beautiful Bike in the World (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Arnold Schwinn & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [...with blazing guns and whining bullets, Dick Tracy raked the criminals charging car.]
    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. Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions
    Harvey Comics
  7. 6. Munch Fun
    Curtiss Candy Company
  8. 7. Take It From a Champion Driver
    AMF Roadmaster
  9. 8. I Bike-Hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Air Flo Deluxe
    Shelby Bicycles
  10. 9. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Toy Army
  11. 10. Songs for Sale
  12. 11. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic
  13. 12. The Bookworm
  14. 13. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka Comics
  15. 14. The Case of the Rocking Boat
  16. 15. First in Every Class
    Scripto
  17. 16. Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. Boys - Girls - Men - Women Prizes Given
    The FUNman
  19. 18. Time to Get a Daisy and Get in on the Fun!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  20. 19. Most Beautiful Bike in the World
    Arnold Schwinn & 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