Dick Tracy #108
(February 1957)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1956-12
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould] (painting)
Inks
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould] (painting)
Colors
Joe Simon
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...The brakes of the truck screeched as a figure suddenly appeared...
Genre
drama; crime
Characters
Dick Tracy

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Toy Army / 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; Corny; Blackstone; Rughead; Ig
Synopsis
Corny is hit and killed by a truck as she leaves the police station after being released on bail. Sam goes undercover to verify the location of the stolen furs. Rughead turns on his fence and takes all of the furs from the fence's vault. Tracy and Sam locate the warehouse shortly after. They spot Rughead's truck and give chase. The truck crashes. The furs are recovered, but there is no sign of Rughead.
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 there are four pages of ads between pages 13 and 14 of this story.

Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Hey Kids! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

We Love Those Cough Drops (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

First in Every Class (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey, Kids! Hurry and Get Your Bosco Pirate Gold Coin Collection! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Bosco / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

A Special Preview of Fun and Excitement! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Surprising Turn of Events (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Crendell; R. J. London
Synopsis
Detective Crendell solves a crime with the help of a beard.
Reprints

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Unwilling Hero (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Bill O'Ryan; Gladys; Slippery Sam
Synopsis
Police capture a group of con men.

Indexer Notes

This is most likely a reprint.

New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Second Key (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jackie Paige; Lieutenant Gil Mason; Clarence; Mr. Carney; Marcia Turnbee; Rod Lemming
Synopsis
Policeman Gil Mason and reporter Jackie Paige show up to solve the murder of Rod Lemming.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible inking assist by Howard Nostrand.

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Little Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

327 Stamps All Different (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guns of the West Harmless "Shootin' Outfits!" (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["...The brakes of the truck screeched as a figure suddenly appeared..."]
  2. 1. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Toy Army
  3. 2. The Case of the Fur Hi-Jackers
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends
    Sad Sack
  5. 4. Hey Kids! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    T. V. Color
  6. 5. We Love Those Cough Drops
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. First in Every Class
    Scripto
  8. 7. Hey, Kids! Hurry and Get Your Bosco Pirate Gold Coin Collection!
    Bosco
  9. 8. A Special Preview of Fun and Excitement!
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. Surprising Turn of Events
  11. 10. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Condidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic
  12. 11. The Case of the Unwilling Hero
  13. 12. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka Comics
  14. 13. The Case of the Second Key
  15. 14. 12 Little Dolls
    Little Dolls
  16. 15. 327 Stamps All Different
    Zenith Co.
  17. 16. Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun!
    Honor House Products
  18. 17. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
  19. 18. Guns of the West Harmless "Shootin' Outfits!"
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gene Reed
  • Jean-Francois Masse
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
  • Chris Boyko