(September 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

The Case of the Greedy Heiress (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

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on his comments in his book The Comic Book Makers.

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

Sheaffer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dick Tracy and the Case of the Greedy Heiress (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 19.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Nilon Hoze; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #41 (July 1951) [Only the following portions are reprinted -page 11 panel 8, page 11 panel 9, page 11 panels 10-12; pages 12 and 13.
    ]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-03-17 to 1946-04-18 (March 25th removed, Some panels April 8th-10th removed)
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #41 (July 1951)
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #41 (July 1951) [Top half of page 6 not reprinted.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-04-26 to 1946-05-12 (except April 28th).
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #42 (August 1951) [Only the bottom half of page 1, pages 2-8 and top half of page 9 are reprinted. ]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 1946-05-13 to 1946-06-12. [May 20th removed, June 5th-8th removed.]

Indexer Notes

Page 1, panel 1 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Murder by Mail" page 11, panel 8
Page 1, panel 2 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Murder by Mail" page 11, panel 9
Page 1, panels 3-5 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Murder by Mail" page 11, panels 10-12

Pages 2 & 3 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Murder by Mail" pages 12 and 13

Pages 4 & 5 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 “Identity Exposed”

Pages 6-10 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Mr. Tracy? Yes, I've heard much about you!" pages 1-5

Pages 11-13 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #41 "Mr. Tracy? Yes, I've heard much about you!" bottom half of page 6 and Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #42, "Murder by Mail" bottom half of page 1 and pages 2,3

Pages 14-20 from Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #42, "Murder by Mail" pages 4-8 and top half of 9

Changed panels
Page 2, panel 11 gas tank and mask removed so that one wonders what Rod
Is doing to Mortimer

Page 4, panel 1 changed from Dick Tracy logo to descriptive caption
Page 5, panel 2 dead man in floor removed from panel
Panel 8 dead man in floor removed from panel but he’s back in panel 10
Panel 10 dead man in floor removed again
Page 6, panel 1 Dick Tracy logo replaced with caption
Panel 4 corpse wrapped in sheet deleted from panel but the shape is still there
Panel 11 corpse wrapped in sheet deleted from panel but the shape is still there
Panel 12 panel has been replaced with one showing Rod and Merle talking; the
original panel shows Rod and Nilon digging a shallow grave in a road bed
Page 7, panel 2 corpse buried under the road surface deleted but shape still shows
Page 7, panel 10 Caption removed. Wording was, “And Mortimer sleeps”
Page 9, page 12 “Mortimer sleeps.” Removed from caption.
Page 11, panel 5 “So Mortimer’s under the concrete and I’ve done my part” deleted from
word balloon.
Page 12, panel 7 completely rewritten to eliminate a reference to poison
Page 12, panel 8 “She returns the vial to the package.” deleted from the caption.
Page 12. panel 11 Panel art completely replaced to eliminate a drawing of a vial of
poison. Art is black and white distance shot of Tracy. The original caption has
been changed to a word balloon.
Page 12, panel 12 original caption replaced with “On her way to headquarters.” to
Eliminate the reference to poison.
Page 13, panel 1 caption changed to eliminate poison reference;
Page 13, panel 2 caption changed to eliminate poison reference
Page 13, panel 7 changed to read “Nilon’s eye is on the glass of water held by the
chauffeur” to eliminate reference to poison in the original caption.
Page 13, panel 11 “You’re drunk!” removed from word balloon.
Page 14, Panel 3 balloon changed to “Coud they prove anything if he talks?” to eliminate
reference to poison
Page 14, panel 4 caption completely rewritten to remove reference to poison
Page 14, panel 6 Nilon’s word balloon completely rewritten to remove reference to
poison.
Page 15, panel 4 completely replaced; the original shows Nilon disposing of poison.
This version has a policeman shouting to Tracy. Panel is black and white.
Page 15, panel 9 Word balloon changed to “This man passed out, Tracy!” The original
states that the man is dead.
Page 15, panel 10 Tracy’s balloon originally has “And call the medical examiner.”
Reprinted version says, “And call the Medic.”
Page 15, panel 11 original replaced with a black and copy of the previous panel and
has Tracy saying, “He’s in a coma! He must have taken sleeping pills!”
Page 19, panel 6 is a black-and-white copy of panel 5 with an added word balloon.
The original panel showed Mortimer’s body wedged in a well.

[A jockey is supple] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

George Mikan Gets Bucky on the Ball! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

US Keds / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Elizabeth II British Africa Stamps (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / 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) / 1 page (report information)

How Tee and Eff Helped the Hometown Sluggers Win (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Meet Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

By Popular Demand We're Here for You! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Inky and Dinky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

In all history - what six characters caused the most riots? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

America's Greatest Detective Calling All Dick Tracy Fans! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Coming Attraction Dick Tracy October Issue Dick Tracy No. 116 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Model's Trail (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Brad Northrup; Erma Black
Synopsis:
Brad Northrup solves the murder of a model.

Build and Race This Miniature Hotrod (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Detective's Holiday (Table of Contents: 15)

Dick Tracy Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Mr. Rhodes
Synopsis:
Dick and Pat solve a murder.
Reprints:

["Whew...what a day! Who is the first suspect, Pat?"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dick Tracy Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Pat Patton; Vernon Withers; John Newcomer
Synopsis:
Dick and Pat solve the murder of a banker.
Reprints:

The Brently Case (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Just Out! Funniest Rabbit in Comics! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Rags Rabbit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[Gasoline thieves, palms and undersides of fingers, electron microscopes] (Table of Contents: 19)

Crimestoppers Handbook / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief decriptions of crime-solving techniques.
Reprints:

[Radiator Emblems, Invisible Writing, Footprints, Geiger Counter] (Table of Contents: 20)

Crimestoppers Handbook / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of how pieces of evidence are processed.
Reprints:

Circus Boy Ice Cream Maker (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Popeye Flashlight (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Men! Women! Thrilling, New, First-Time Ideas in Christmas Cards Will Bring You More Extra Money (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Kids! The Best Bike Is Even Better (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Greedy Heiress
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Sheaffer's New Cartridge Pen
    Sheaffer
  3. 2. Dick Tracy and the Case of the Greedy Heiress
  4. 3. [A jockey is supple]
    Goodyear
  5. 4. George Mikan Gets Bucky on the Ball!
    US Keds
  6. 5. Free! Elizabeth II British Africa Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  7. 6. Here Are the Big H Comics Loved by Millions
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. How Tee and Eff Helped the Hometown Sluggers Win
    Tastee-Freez
  9. 8. Meet Hot Stuff
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. By Popular Demand We're Here for You!
    Inky and Dinky
  11. 10. In all history - what six characters caused the most riots?
    Harvey Comics
  12. 11. America's Greatest Detective Calling All Dick Tracy Fans!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  13. 12. Coming Attraction Dick Tracy October Issue Dick Tracy No. 116
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  14. 13. The Model's Trail
  15. 14. Build and Race This Miniature Hotrod
    The Electric Game Co.
  16. 15. Detective's Holiday
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  17. 16. ["Whew...what a day! Who is the first suspect, Pat?"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  18. 17. The Brently Case
    America's Finest
  19. 18. Just Out! Funniest Rabbit in Comics!
    Rags Rabbit
  20. 19. [Gasoline thieves, palms and undersides of fingers, electron microscopes]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  21. 20. [Radiator Emblems, Invisible Writing, Footprints, Geiger Counter]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  22. 21. Circus Boy Ice Cream Maker
  23. 22. Popeye Flashlight
  24. 23. Boys! Girls! Men! Women! Thrilling, New, First-Time Ideas in Christmas Cards Will Bring You More Extra Money
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  25. 24. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
  26. 25. Hey Kids! The Best Bike Is Even Better
    Arnold Schwinn & 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