(January 1957)

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

[Dick Tracy bears down up on the fugitive, as the gangster's sinister trap boomeranged...] (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; Rughead

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:
typeset; Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Rughead; Corny; Scarface; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Wingy; Happy; Diet Smith
Synopsis:
Tracy finds the hideout of the crooks and rushes in. Rughead tells his men to kill Tracy. Tracy outwits them and captures them, but Rughead escapes and flees to Mexico. Sam and some other police officers round up the outer fringes of the gang. One of them, a waitress named Corny, actually wears a mink coat to police headquarters. Sam finds a photograph in her purse that gives a vital clue to the location on the stolen furs.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

The is an ad between pages 1 and 2 and four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of this story. The top 1/3 of page 1 is a text recap of the previous issue. Story continues into the next issue.

Fire Arrow Adds Merry to Christmas! Happy to New Year! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Westfield Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I bike-hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Air Flo DeLuxe!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["We love those cough drops."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sheaffer / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Take It from a Champion Racing Driver (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dead Man's Will (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lt. Sansom; Jethro Holliday; Abner Holliday
Synopsis:
Lt. Sansom believes a will to be the motive for murder.

Indexer Notes

This is most likely a reprint, probably with a title change.

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

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Case of the Cellar Corpse (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Joe Hart; Mrs. Smith; Mr. Stanton
Synopsis:
Joe Hart investigates a murder in an old house.

Indexer Notes

This is most likely a reprint with the title changed.

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

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

The Case of the Frozen Pen (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jackie Paige; Gil Mason
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible ink assist by Howard Nostrand.

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

327 Stamps All Different (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

500 Large Glossy Pictures of World's Greatest Sports Heroes Free (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

All American Sports Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Factory-to-You Savings! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Pick Your Christmas Daisy from These... (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dick Tracy bears down up on the fugitive, as the gangster's sinister trap boomeranged...]
    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. Fire Arrow Adds Merry to Christmas! Happy to New Year!
    The Westfield Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. ["I bike-hiked through Yellowstone Park on my Shelby Air Flo DeLuxe!"]
    Shelby Cycle Co.
  6. 5. ["We love those cough drops."]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Sheaffer's Cartridge Pen
    Sheaffer
  9. 8. Take It from a Champion Racing Driver
    AMF Roadmaster
  10. 9. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Company
  11. 10. Dead Man's Will
  12. 11. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence
  13. 12. The Case of the Cellar Corpse
  14. 13. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka
  15. 14. The Case of the Frozen Pen
  16. 15. First in Every Class
    Scripto
  17. 16. 327 Stamps All Different
    Zenith Co.
  18. 17. 500 Large Glossy Pictures of World's Greatest Sports Heroes Free
    All American Sports Club
  19. 18. Factory-to-You Savings!
    Niresk Industries Inc.
  20. 19. Pick Your Christmas Daisy from These...
    Daisy Manufacturing 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