(June 1958)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1958-04-22
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 Tackles 467 Pounds of Danger! (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
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Oodles

Indexer Notes

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

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

TV Color / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

250 Magic Tricks Revealed (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Magic Moments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Case of Oodles Hears Only Evil (Table of Contents: 3)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mr. Hurley; Mr, Malone; Oodles; Mrs. Vulcan
Synopsis:
When two boys find a scrap of cloth protruding from the deteriorating concrete of a bridge support, it re-open a 20-year-old missing persons case. When the police chip away the concrete, they find a skeleton. As Tracy and Sam try to determine the identity of the skeleton, Mrs. Vulcan contacts Oodles, the man who disposed of the body years earlier. He's also been blackmailing her. Scared, she calls Oodles to set up a meeting to resolve the problem.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx

Indexer Notes

There is an ad page between pages 1 and 2 of this story.

A Baseball Player Needs His Spikes (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Modern Guys Look for the Speed-Sweep Look (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Why Nabisco's Spoon-Size Juniors Are Called the Kids' Own Cereal (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Spoon-Men / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Everybody Loves the Big H Comics (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Tracy Closes In (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Oodles; Mrs. George Vulcan; Benny the Grip
Synopsis:
Mrs. Vulcan cleans out her husband's room and has the contents put in the incinerator only minutes before Sam and Tracy arrive. Tracy is able to salvage several items from the incinerator that throw suspicion on Mrs. Vulcan. Tracy arrests Benny as a suspect in a bank robbery and discovers little black book that show a connection between Benny and Mrs. Vulcan.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribuen) 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Dick Tray Comics Monthly No. 125.

Follow That Woman (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Evidence (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Joe Mellon; Detective Blake Hanley; Jeff Bard
Synopsis:
Footprints in a flower bed help two detectives solve a murder.
Reprints:

Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[Police officers should constantly familiarize themselves with the new models of cars.] (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimestoppers Textbook / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy
Synopsis:
Eight different Crimestoppers Textbook panels from the newspaper comics. Dates unknown.
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Sunday Strips (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

The Course of Murder! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector King; Bryce Rawlings; Mathilda Rawlings
Synopsis:
Inspector King solves a murder.
Reprints:

America's Funniest Family! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Meet Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

By Popular Demand We're Here for You! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Toy Army / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Toys! Tricks! Surprises! Galore (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dick Tracy Tackles 467 Pounds of Danger!
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    TV Color
  3. 2. 250 Magic Tricks Revealed
    Magic Moments
  4. 3. The Case of Oodles Hears Only Evil
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. A Baseball Player Needs His Spikes
    Goodyear
  6. 5. Modern Guys Look for the Speed-Sweep Look
    AMF Roadmaster Bicycles
  7. 6. Why Nabisco's Spoon-Size Juniors Are Called the Kids' Own Cereal
    Adventures of the Spoon-Men
  8. 7. Everybody Loves the Big H Comics
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. Tracy Closes In
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Follow That Woman
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  11. 10. Evidence
  12. 11. Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends
    Sad Sack
  13. 12. [Police officers should constantly familiarize themselves with the new models of cars.]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  14. 13. The Course of Murder!
  15. 14. America's Funniest Family!
    Blondie
  16. 15. Meet Hot Stuff
    Harvey Comics
  17. 16. By Popular Demand We're Here for You!
    Inky and Dinky
  18. 17. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Toy Army
  19. 18. Toys! Tricks! Surprises! Galore
  20. 19. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
  21. 20. Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
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