Dick Tracy #128
(October 1958)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
?
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 Against the Juvenile Delinquent (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
children; crime
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Joe Period

Indexer Notes

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

Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case against the Juvenile Delinquent (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; drama; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Joe Period; "Nothing" Yonson; Jerry the Waiter
Synopsis
Using an alley cat to help him escape a maze of service corridors in a building, Joe Period eludes Tracy and the police by stealing a car,which he crashes into a concrete pylon. Badly injured, Joe makes his way to Yonson's club, where he is drugged and then left for dead in a railroad boxcar. A tramp administers first aid and steals the money from Joe's pocket. When Joe confrons the hobo, a fight ensues and the hobo falls from the moving train.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1956-01-xx to 1956-04-xx.

There's Always Something Doing -- with a Bike! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pass 'Em All in a Flash of Chrome! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Good Scout] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Everybody Loves the Big H Comics (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Cornered! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Junior Tracy; Joe Period
Synopsis
Tracy and the police track Joe Period to a trainyard. Joe hides in a brine tank full of pickles and is surprised when Tracy finds him there.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 1956-01-xx to 1956-04-xx.

Indexer Notes

This story continues into the next issue.

Son of Flattop (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Undercover (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Louie the Gyp; Pete the Fence
Synopsis
The FBI captures a gang of hi-jackers.

Indexer Notes

Possibly a reprint.

Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Guns Hidden Under Cushions] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
A group of 8 Crimestopper panels from the Dick Tracy Sunday newspaper strip.
Reprints
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Desert Scene (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Corporal Phil Baldwin; Black Joe
Synopsis
An Australian policemen escorts a prisoner through the desert.
Reprints

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

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

Free Elizabeth II Caribbean Stamps (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Boys! Girls! Men! Women! Thrilling, New, First-Time Ideas in Christmas Cards Will Bring You More Extra Money (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Amazing Royal Princess...and Her Baby (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Exclusive Stamp Offer! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Stamps-Boyers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case Against the Juvenile Delinquent
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Boys-Girls-Men-Women-Prizes Given
    The Funman
  3. 2. The Case against the Juvenile Delinquent
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. There's Always Something Doing -- with a Bike!
    Goodyear
  5. 4. Pass 'Em All in a Flash of Chrome!
    AMF Roadmaster
  6. 5. [The Good Scout]
    Adventures of the Spoonmen
  7. 6. Everybody Loves the Big H Comics
    Harvey Comics
  8. 7. Cornered!
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. Son of Flattop
    Dick Tracy Comics Monrthly
  10. 9. Undercover
  11. 10. Everyone Loves Sad Sack and the Sarge and All Their Funny Friends
    Sad Sack
  12. 11. [Guns Hidden Under Cushions]
    Crimestoppers Textbook
  13. 12. Desert Scene
  14. 13. New Exciting Joe Palooka Comics!
    Joe Palooka Comics
  15. 14. Free Elizabeth II Caribbean Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  16. 15. Boys! Girls! Men! Women! Thrilling, New, First-Time Ideas in Christmas Cards Will Bring You More Extra Money
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  17. 16. Amazing Royal Princess...and Her Baby
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  18. 17. Exclusive Stamp Offer!
    Stamps-Boyers
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