(July 1957)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1957-05-12
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

The Case of Shaky's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Chester Gould]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Shaky; Snowflake Falls

Indexer Notes

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

Tee and Eff and the Surprise Parade! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Tastee-Freez / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Pat, I'm worried about Vitamin and Snowflake with Shaky on the loose!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 20.333 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Chester Gould

Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Junior Tracy; Vitamin Flintheart; Snowflake Falls
Synopsis:
As Tracy closes in, Shaky deceives Vitamin Flintheart into helping. As part of his escape, Shaky starts a fire that rages out of control. Shaky is apparently killed in the fire but hides in a smoke stack. When he attempts to hide in a culvert, he is trapped by freezing water.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #30 (August 1950) [Selected panels reprinted: Page 13, panel 8; Page 1, panel 11.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-10-02 to 1944-10-07.
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #30 (August 1950) [Selected panels reprinted (The Plan Fails): Page 1, panel 3; Page 3, panel 10; Page 4, panel 10; Page 5, panel 6. ]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-10-08 to 1944-10-21.
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #31 (September 1950) [Selected panels from (Quick, Mr. Tracy!): Page 2, panels 4 and 6; Page 7, panel 10; Page 8, panel 12]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1944-10-22 to 1944-11-19
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #31 (September 1950) [Selected panels reprinted from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Double Plan): Page 2, panel 9]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-11-20 to 1944-11-25
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #31 (September 1950) [Selected panels are reprinted: Page 2, panel 2; Page 3, panel 2; page 3, panel 6; page 4, panel 12]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1944-11-26 to 1944-12-09.
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #32 (October 1950) [Only pages 1, 2 and the top half of page 3 are reprinted in #113.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1945-01-14 to 1945-01-27.
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #32 (October 1950)
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1945-01-08 to 1945-01-13.
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #32 (October 1950) [ Page 1, Splash panel reprinted on page 1 of #113.
    Page 1, panels 2-9 reprinted on page 2 of #113
    Top of page 3 picks up on page 5 of #113]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (The Chicago Tribune) 1944-12-10 to 1945-01-07.
  • Page 1, top half of left column of this story is a recap of Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 and 31.

    Additional reprint notes:
    Page 1, panel 1 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (Brow Has Escaped Again) page 1, panel 1.
    Page 1, panel 2 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (Brow Has Escaped Again) page 13, panel 8.
    Page 1, panel 3 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (Blackmail Racket) page 1, panel 11.
    Page 1, panel 4 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (The Plan Fails) page 1, panel 3.
    Page 1, panel 5 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (The Plan Fails) page 3, panel 10.
    Page 2, panel 1 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (The Plan Fails) page 4, panel 10.
    Page 2, panel 2 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #30 (The Plan Fails) page 5, panel 6.
    Page 2, panel 3 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Quick, Mr. Tracy) page 2, panel 6.
    Page 2, panel 4 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Quick, Mr. Tracy) page 2, panel 4.
    Page 2, panel 5 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Quick, Mr. Tracy) page 7, panel 10.
    Page 2, panel 6 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Quick, Mr. Tracy) page 8, panel 12.
    Page 2, panel 7 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Double Plan) page 2, panel 9.
    Page 2, panel 8 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Shaky Strikes) page 2, panel 2.
    Page 2, panel 8 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Shaky Strikes) page 2, panel 2.
    Page 2, panel 9 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Shaky Strikes) page 3, panel 2.
    Page 2, panel 10 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Shaky Strikes) page 3, panel 6.
    Page 2, panel 11 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #31 (Shaky Strikes) page 4, panel 12.

Indexer Notes

Altered panels:
Page 3, panel 1: "we drilled Snowflake" deleted from word balloon.
Page 4, bottom caption changed to reflect the story continues on the next page.
Page 5, panel 11: "She broke my hand in that door!" deleted from word balloon.
Page 8, panel 10: Gun outline removed but color hold shows shape of gun used to club Vitamin Flintheart
Page 9, panel 12; Redrawn to show only head shot of Shaky. Original panel shows him tying a bag around
Snowflake. Dialog is the same.
Page 10, panel 3: "and we'll swing her out" deleted from word balloon
Page 10, panel 5: Snowflake's outline is deleted from the panel
Page 10, panel 6: Snowflake removed from panel; only water is showing.
Page 11, panel 9: "about the head" removed from word balloon. Issue #32's balloon also looks like a
word was deleted.
Page 15, panel 7: Axe removed from panel.
Page 15, panel 12: Burned body deleted from panel.
Page 16, panel 1: Burning body removed from panel.
Page 19, panel 1: Title panel changed to a descriptive caption.
Page 19, panels 4, 5, 8: All are redrawn to remove Shaky and show his word balloons coming from a hole
in the dock or from underneath. Dialogue is unchanged.
Page 19, panel 10: Shaky's figure removed except for his hands.
Page 20, panel 1: Redrawn to show water splashing on the dock. "I'm suffocating!" removed from balloon.
Page 21, panel 1: Changed to descriptive caption.
Page 21, panel 2: "In one convulsive thrust" removed from caption.
Page 21, panel 5: Caption changed to: "At the Police Commissioner's office."
Dialogue changed to: "Shaky was another of those guys who figured he'd get rich quick."
Page 21, panel 6: Dialogue changed to: "Sure...and he found instead that crime doesn't pay!"
These last two panels were changed to end the story instead of continuing into the next Dick Tracy
story.

[Hair in a hat dropped at scene] (Table of Contents: 3)

Crimestoppers Textbook / text story / 0.167 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
How crimes are sometimes solved by comparing hair of suspects with hair found on the crime scene.

Indexer Notes

This feature appears on the bottom half of the left column of page 1 of the Dick Tracy story.

A Middleweight Is in between a Heavy and a Lightweight (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Out of the Thunder of Sports Car Racing...] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sheaffer's New Cartridge Pen (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sheaffer / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Automatic Firing Tripod Machine Gun (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Amazing Precision Miniature Camera! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Twelve Dolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Coming Attraction in the August Issue Dick Tracy No. 114 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

History of San Quentin (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; history
Characters:
J. A. Johnston; Warden Clinton T. Duffy
Synopsis:
A brief history of California's first state prison.
Reprints:

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

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

What Do You Know About Money? (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Several multiple choice questions about money.
Reprints:

Just Out! The Cutest Kid in Comics! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Little Max / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.1 page (report information)

["All my nice lemonade and not a single customer!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Sparkle Plenty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty
Synopsis:
Sparkle opens a lemonade stand.
Reprints:

["Say thar, Sparkle Honey. Are you fixin' to jump rope?"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Sparkle Plenty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty
Reprints:

Free! British Caribbean Stamps (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

George Mikan Teaches Tommy the Hook Shot! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

US Keds / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dad Read Why Daisy is the Right Gun (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Summer Fun (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of Shaky's Revenge!
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Tee and Eff and the Surprise Parade!
    Tastee-Freez
  3. 2. ["Pat, I'm worried about Vitamin and Snowflake with Shaky on the loose!"]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. [Hair in a hat dropped at scene]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  5. 4. A Middleweight Is in between a Heavy and a Lightweight
    Goodyear
  6. 5. [Out of the Thunder of Sports Car Racing...]
    AMF Roadmaster
  7. 6. Sheaffer's New Cartridge Pen
    Sheaffer
  8. 7. Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. Automatic Firing Tripod Machine Gun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  10. 9. Amazing Precision Miniature Camera!
    Honor House Products Corp.
  11. 10. 12 Little Dolls
    Twelve Dolls
  12. 11. Coming Attraction in the August Issue Dick Tracy No. 114
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  13. 12. History of San Quentin
    America' Finest
  14. 13. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka Comics
  15. 14. What Do You Know About Money?
  16. 15. Just Out! The Cutest Kid in Comics!
    Little Max
  17. 16. ["All my nice lemonade and not a single customer!"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  18. 17. ["Say thar, Sparkle Honey. Are you fixin' to jump rope?"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  19. 18. Free! British Caribbean Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  20. 19. George Mikan Teaches Tommy the Hook Shot!
    US Keds
  21. 20. Dad Read Why Daisy is the Right Gun
    Daisy Air Rifles
  22. 21. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
  23. 22. Summer Fun
    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