Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mr. Hurley; Mr, Malone; Oodles; Mrs. Vulcan
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.
From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx
There is an ad page between pages 1 and 2 of this story.
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Oodles; Mrs. George Vulcan; Benny the Grip
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.
From Dick Tracy Newspaper strip (Chicago Tribuen) 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx.
Story continues in Dick Tray Comics Monthly No. 125.