(August 1960)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
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 Wormy and His Deadly Wagon (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Wormy

Indexer Notes

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

Giant Flying Plastic Jet (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case Of The Interrupted Honeymoon (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; humor; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess
Synopsis:
Dick Tracy gets married to Tess.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #64 (June 1953) [Some panels altered to conform to the Comics Code Authority. ]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

["We Can Give You a College Education in Ten Easy Lessons"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Beware of These Rackets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Warnings against mail-order schools, stamp dealers, miracle suits, weight loss products.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This feature appears between pages 1 and 2 of the first part of "Case of the Interrupted Honeymoon."

The Clue in the Diary (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Arnold Howell; Fred Wilcox
Synopsis:
A diary holds the key to solving a bank robbery.
Reprints:

More Exciting Stories in the Next Dick Tracy Comics (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

["It's Stevenson! He's been killed in an accident!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

A Bernard Barnet Minit Mystery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Barnard Barnet; Bertha Barnet
Synopsis:
Barnard solves the murder of a friend.
Reprints:

["Now We Can Get Things Done!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Your F.B.I. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; history
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, highlighting significant events.

The Interrupted Honeymoon Part 2 (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7.75 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; Tess Tracy; Sam Ketcham; Wormy
Synopsis:
Even though battered after being dragged for miles behind a car, Tracy sets out to find the identity of the man who dragged him. Meanwhile, Wormy returns to the paint shop and begins changing the color of his car. Unknowingly, the exhaust from the gasoline-powered compressor is pooling inside the car where his wife has gone to keep warm. Wormy finishes painting the car, only to find his wife suffocated inside it.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #64 (June 1953) [Bottom tier of page from the original story is not reprinted.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
    Bottom tier of page 8 of original printing not reprinted.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue on sale May 14th.

Yes! Everyone Loves Little Dot! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Little Dot Comcs / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Couriers! (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Special Agent Pete Carlin; Achmed ben Yusef
Synopsis:
A courier makes a tricky exchange.

America's Funniest Family! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["Hey! Call off that hound!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Girl Friday / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Peter Salont; Carl Norman
Synopsis:
Did Carl Kill Peter?
Reprints:

Footprints (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Jim Byrne; Baldy
Synopsis:
Jim Byrne tracks killers in Australia.

She's Full of Fun and Food (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Little Lotta Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

["Good thing the weather cleared up right after that thunderstorm!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
The Count; Victor Carter; Hugh Carter
Synopsis:
How Did The Count Know Victor Killed Hugh?
Reprints:

[The famous kidnapper of the Lindbergh baby was...] (Table of Contents: 16)

Calling All Sleuths / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; crime; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Questions about Lindbergh kidnapping, machine guns, poison, and equalizers.
Reprints:

The Los Angeles Police Reserve Corps (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; history
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Los Angeles Police Reserve.
Reprints:

Hi, Kids! Look for Me in the Corner of Every Harvey Comic! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

["Oh, Sparkle, honey, will you catch that chicken like a good girl?"] (Table of Contents: 19)

Sparkle Plenty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis:
Sparkle and Gravel let loose a chicken and Sparkle attempts to retrieve it.
Reprints:

The Lost Millionaire (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Eugene Cloud; Thaddeus Sloan; Marcia Lane
Synopsis:
Inspector Cloud searches for Marcia Lane's uncle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

["Okay--I've got the casts--now turn Mugg lose!"] (Table of Contents: 21)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12 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; Mugg the dog; Pop Stoltz; Janie Stoltz; Ted Tellum
Synopsis:
Wormy's hideout behind the scoreboard is discovered, he manages to escape just ahead of Tracy. He makes his way to a house that is also the studio of radio personality Ted Tellum. Tellum likes Wormy's voice and offers to hide him from the police if he'll become part of his radio program.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #65 (July 1953) [Page 1 of this story is not reprinted.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Continuation of Dick Tracy and the Case of the Interrupted Honeymoon.

[Quantico, Virginia is only a spot on the map.] (Table of Contents: 22)

Your F.B.I. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Paul Reinman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime; history
Synopsis:
A brief account of the activities that occur at FBI training headquarters.
Reprints:

The Case of the Closed Sash (Table of Contents: 23)

Jackie Page / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lt. Gil Mason (guest star); Oswald Hume (guest star, villain, introduction)
Reprints:

["I'd like your opinion on this killing, Count..."] (Table of Contents: 24)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehehart; Detective-Lieutenant Bates; Lefty Marlowe; Mrs. Marlowe
Synopsis:
Boris and the Lieutenant investigate an apparent suicide.
Reprints:

[The Voice with the Kiss] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 7 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; Tess Tracy; Wormy; Ted Tellum
Synopsis:
Ted Tellum devises a scheme to get Wormy to confess to murder on live radio. Tracy and Sam track Wormy to Tellum's studio and capture him.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #65 (July 1953) [Text in last panel is changed. Original text had on sale date of the next issue in the second paragraph.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chiago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
  • From Dick Tracy newspaper strip (Chiago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of Dick Tracy and the Case of the Interrupted Honeymoon.

The Hostage (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant O'Hare; Slippery Sam
Synopsis:
Sgt. O'Hare defuses a hostage situation.

Casper the Friendly Ghost Is Loved by Millions of You, His Readers! (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

["Yes, Mr. Hanson -- Mr. Wilson is here."] (Table of Contents: 28)

Girl Friday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Carl Hanson; J. B. Walters; Ormond Drake; John Stoneham; Hugo Winters; Sidney Fairway
Synopsis:
Myra solves the murder of a man who was killed in a card game.
Reprints:

Cheap Shoes (Table of Contents: 29)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Frank Starr; Peter Kennedy; Don Grayson; Lieutenant Joe Gordon
Synopsis:
Joe Gordon solves a murder by looking at suspects' shoes.

Spooky Now in His Very Own Comic Magazine (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

["I came as soon as I could, Inspector!"] (Table of Contents: 31)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Inspector Kelly; Vincent Carter; Barbara Carter; Don Huston
Synopsis:
Boris investigates the murder of a girl's uncle.
Reprints:

"O. K., Boss -- here I am!" (Table of Contents: 32)

Girl Friday / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo ?
Inks:
Ted Galindo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Myra Martin; Glenn Wilson; Victor van Dyke
Synopsis:
Myra and Glenn investigate the death of the brother of one of Glenn's clients.
Reprints:

Now! All-Plastic Rocket 5 Feet High (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

All-Plastic Rocket / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Can a Star Newsboy Tell You about Choosing Bike Tires? (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mah Jongg Case (Table of Contents: 35)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Caine; Sam Wing; Keo San; Lee Chin; Ah Ling
Synopsis:
Inspector Caine solve a murder at a Chinese gaming parlor.
Reprints:

Everybody Loves Felix the Cat (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Felix the Cat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

["Boris! This is Starrett! There's been a murder committed at my hotel!"] (Table of Contents: 37)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Starrett; Garland Gold; Roy Silver
Synopsis:
The Count investigates a murder at a friend's hotel.
Reprints:

On Kith and Kin! (Table of Contents: 38)

Calling All Sleuths / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Sherlock Holmes; Sam Spade; Nick Charles; Nora Charles; The Shadow; Green Hornet
Synopsis:
Questions about fictional detectives.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art looks like Rudy Palais inked by Paul Reinman but unsure so credits not assigned.

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Little Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi-Power Binoculars (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Hi-Power / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi Friends...Look for Me on the Top of Every Big H Comics! (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

We Know the Big Sponsor on TV!! (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Funday Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Everyone Loves the Fabulous Sad Sack and His Funny Friends (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Authentic Replicas of Real Cars! (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

100 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

National Police Academy (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; crime; history
Reprints:

Hi, Friends! We're starting to work for Harvey! (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

["Mr. Gehrhart, an important phone call, sir!"] (Table of Contents: 47)

Minit Mystery Starring the Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo ?
Inks:
Ted Galindo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Marcia; Mel Lewis; Larry Wilson; Pete Stevens
Synopsis:
Boris is called to investigate a murder in a tourist camp by the river.
Reprints:

["Your brother's been murdered, you say?!"] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Jason Orchard
Synopsis:
Dick solves a murder.
Reprints:

Meet Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps! (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Frontier Cabin (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

First Time Ever Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Giant Sensational-Operational Flying Helicopter (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

Flying Helicopter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Win a Beautiful Signet Ring! (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of Wormy and His Deadly Wagon
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Giant Flying Plastic Jet
    Flying Jet
  3. 2. The Case Of The Interrupted Honeymoon
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["We Can Give You a College Education in Ten Easy Lessons"]
    Beware of These Rackets
  5. 4. The Clue in the Diary
  6. 5. More Exciting Stories in the Next Dick Tracy Comics
  7. 6. ["It's Stevenson! He's been killed in an accident!"]
    A Bernard Barnet Minit Mystery
  8. 7. ["Now We Can Get Things Done!"]
    Your F.B.I.
  9. 8. The Interrupted Honeymoon Part 2
    Dick Tracy
  10. 9. Yes! Everyone Loves Little Dot!
    Little Dot Comcs
  11. 10. The Couriers!
  12. 11. America's Funniest Family!
    Blondie
  13. 12. ["Hey! Call off that hound!"]
    Girl Friday
  14. 13. Footprints
  15. 14. She's Full of Fun and Food
    Little Lotta Comics
  16. 15. ["Good thing the weather cleared up right after that thunderstorm!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  17. 16. [The famous kidnapper of the Lindbergh baby was...]
    Calling All Sleuths
  18. 17. The Los Angeles Police Reserve Corps
    America's Finest
  19. 18. Hi, Kids! Look for Me in the Corner of Every Harvey Comic!
    Harvey Comics
  20. 19. ["Oh, Sparkle, honey, will you catch that chicken like a good girl?"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  21. 20. The Lost Millionaire
  22. 21. ["Okay--I've got the casts--now turn Mugg lose!"]
    Dick Tracy
  23. 22. [Quantico, Virginia is only a spot on the map.]
    Your F.B.I.
  24. 23. The Case of the Closed Sash
    Jackie Page
  25. 24. ["I'd like your opinion on this killing, Count..."]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  26. 25. [The Voice with the Kiss]
    Dick Tracy
  27. 26. The Hostage
  28. 27. Casper the Friendly Ghost Is Loved by Millions of You, His Readers!
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  29. 28. ["Yes, Mr. Hanson -- Mr. Wilson is here."]
    Girl Friday
  30. 29. Cheap Shoes
  31. 30. Spooky Now in His Very Own Comic Magazine
    Harvey Comics
  32. 31. ["I came as soon as I could, Inspector!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  33. 32. "O. K., Boss -- here I am!"
    Girl Friday
  34. 33. Now! All-Plastic Rocket 5 Feet High
    All-Plastic Rocket
  35. 34. What Can a Star Newsboy Tell You about Choosing Bike Tires?
    Goodyear
  36. 35. The Mah Jongg Case
  37. 36. Everybody Loves Felix the Cat
    Felix the Cat
  38. 37. ["Boris! This is Starrett! There's been a murder committed at my hotel!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  39. 38. On Kith and Kin!
    Calling All Sleuths
  40. 39. 12 Little Dolls
    Little Dolls
  41. 40. Hi-Power Binoculars
    Hi-Power
  42. 41. Hi Friends...Look for Me on the Top of Every Big H Comics!
    Harvey Comics
  43. 42. We Know the Big Sponsor on TV!!
    Funday Funnies
  44. 43. Everyone Loves the Fabulous Sad Sack and His Funny Friends
    Sad Sack
  45. 44. Authentic Replicas of Real Cars!
    100 Cars
  46. 45. National Police Academy
    America's Finest
  47. 46. Hi, Friends! We're starting to work for Harvey!
    Mutt & Jeff
  48. 47. ["Mr. Gehrhart, an important phone call, sir!"]
    Minit Mystery Starring the Count
  49. 48. ["Your brother's been murdered, you say?!"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  50. 49. Meet Hot Stuff
    Harvey Comics
  51. 50. Free! Hard-to-Get Royal Family Stamps!
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  52. 51. Frontier Cabin
    Frontier Cabin
  53. 52. First Time Ever Natural Color Photos of Your Favorite Stars
    Colorfoto
  54. 53. Giant Sensational-Operational Flying Helicopter
    Flying Helicopter
  55. 54. Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Win a Beautiful Signet Ring!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew H. Gore
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Kenneth Blair
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