(July 1958)

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

Case of the Widow's Desperate Gamble (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon (as Chester Gould)
Inks:
Joe Simon (as Chester Gould)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Oodles; Mrs. George Vulcan

Indexer Notes

Simon credit per The Comic Book Makers.

Everybody Loves the Big H Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Desperate Widow (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Joe Simon (splash); Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash); Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash); Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (splash panel); Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Oodles; Mary Vulcan; Benny-the-Grip
Synopsis:
Sam and Tracy get a clue to George Vulcan's killer from clothing found in a crook's apartment. Mary Vulcan attempts to get an incriminating tape from Oodles, but Oodles tricks her by giving her a blank tape. Tracy questions Mrs. Vulcan to get to the truth of her husband's murder.
Reprints:
  • Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx.

What Do you Like? Get There by Bike! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Modern Guys Look for the Speed-Sweep Look (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Touch Down at the Nabisco Junior Food Center] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Spoonmen / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Hey Gang! Look What I'v Got... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Stewart-Warner Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Meet Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Something for Nothing (Table of Contents: 9)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (splash); Chester Gould
Pencils:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Inks:
Joe Simon (splash panel); Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (splash panel); Chester Gould

Genre:
adventure; drama; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Oodles; Mary Vulcan; Nothing Yonson
Synopsis:
Oodles agrees to meet Mrs. Vulcan and deliver the "real" incriminating tape. He lures her to a drive-in theater where he kills her. Tracy and Sam recover a book belonging to Oodles that details his plans. Tracy visits restaurant owner "Nothing" Yonson and gets the information he needs to arrest and convicy Oodles/
Reprints:
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1955-08-xx to 1955-12-xx.

Society's Debtor (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime
Reprints:

The Cutest Kid in Comics! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Be ALert to Any Suspicious Car Weighted Down in Back.] (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimestoppers Textbook / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Eight panels of crimestopper tips including weighted cars, first aid, shirt material, missing license plates, cab registration, and door lock safety.

Indexer Notes

These are most likely reprinted from the Dick Tracy Sunday newspaper strip.

Oodles Finds a Hideout! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy Comics Monthly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Operation Moonshine (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Peter Wilkins
Synopsis:
An ATU agent uses an airplane to spot moonshine stills from the air.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

this page also contains statement of ownership and management plus an ad for Flash Gordon Comics.

Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Free! Wonderful Offer! Elizabeth II Colonies Stamps (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

A Real Mobile Tank (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Develop Muscles of Steel! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Walt Disney Zorro Color Television Set (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Zorro Color TV / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Case of the Widow's Desperate Gamble
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Everybody Loves the Big H Comics
    Harvey Comics
  3. 2. The Case of the Desperate Widow
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. What Do you Like? Get There by Bike!
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Modern Guys Look for the Speed-Sweep Look
    AMF Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. [Touch Down at the Nabisco Junior Food Center]
    Adventures of the Spoonmen
  7. 6. Hey Gang! Look What I'v Got...
    Stewart-Warner Corporation
  8. 7. Meet Hot Stuff
    Harvey Comics
  9. 8. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka Comics
  10. 9. Something for Nothing
    Dick Tracy
  11. 10. Society's Debtor
  12. 11. The Cutest Kid in Comics!
    Little Max
  13. 12. [Be ALert to Any Suspicious Car Weighted Down in Back.]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  14. 13. Oodles Finds a Hideout!
    Dick Tracy Comics Monthly
  15. 14. Operation Moonshine
  16. 15. Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends
    Sad Sack
  17. 16. Free! Wonderful Offer! Elizabeth II Colonies Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. A Real Mobile Tank
    Honor House Products Corp
  19. 18. Develop Muscles of Steel!
    Honor House Products Corp
  20. 19. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Walt Disney Zorro Color Television Set
    Zorro Color TV
  21. 20. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
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