Dick Tracy #143
(December 1960)

Harvey, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Interior story reprinted from Dick Tracy (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1945.02.13 - 1945.05.10


The Strange Case of Measles (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Al Avison?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery

The Strange Case of Measles (Table of Contents: 1)

Dick Tracy / recap / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery

The F.B.I. (Table of Contents: 2)

America's Finest / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Strange Case of Measles (Table of Contents: 3)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, these look easy!
Genre
non-fiction

Twist of Fate (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

The Getaway (Table of Contents: 6)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finger prints
Genre
non-fiction

The Police Athletic League (Table of Contents: 8)

America's Finest / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Case of the Writer's Note (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We better hurry, Sparkle, honey.
Genre
children
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I paid him a $1.25.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Murder ... without Clues (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Dick Tracy Minute Mystery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dick, these are press photos of the three suspects in the case
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

The Case of the Hunter's Trap (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Society's Debtor (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gravel Gertie guarded two of them with an axe ...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

The Clue in the Post-Office (Table of Contents: 17)

Junior / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Tricks of the Trade (Table of Contents: 18)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The man said I'd never have to dye my hair again.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Measles Escapes (Table of Contents: 20)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

Detective Sticklers (Table of Contents: 21)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Songs for Sale (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You call headquarters, Tess, I'm going to investigate!
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, ma'am ... I don't think so ... but wait a minute ...
Genre
children
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The current threw me into this barnyard fence -- and gave me an idea.
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • Reprinted from the syndicated comic strip (sequence first published in 1945).

The Detroit Police (Table of Contents: 26)

America's Finest / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

School Bus Safety (Table of Contents: 27)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you say this was three hundred years old?
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Dick Tracy Minute Mystery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I saved this newspaper, Dick.
Genre
detective-mystery

How the F.B.I. Smashed a Spy Ring (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Crimestoppers Quiz! (Table of Contents: 31)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Dick Tracy Minit Mystery / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll never forget the suspects in the Dunn case ...
Genre
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why! They're still the same length!
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Strange Case of Measles
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. The Strange Case of Measles
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. The F.B.I.
    America's Finest
  4. 3. The Strange Case of Measles
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. ["Gosh, these look easy!"]
    Beware of These Rackets
  6. 5. Twist of Fate
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. The Getaway
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. ["Finger prints"]
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  9. 8. The Police Athletic League
    America's Finest
  10. 9. The Case of the Writer's Note
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  11. 10. ["We better hurry, Sparkle, honey."]
    Sparkle Plenty
  12. 11. ["I paid him a $1.25."]
    Beware of These Rackets
  13. 12. Murder ... without Clues
  14. 13. ["Dick, these are press photos of the three suspects in the case"]
    Dick Tracy Minute Mystery
  15. 14. The Case of the Hunter's Trap
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  16. 15. Society's Debtor
  17. 16. ["Gravel Gertie guarded two of them with an axe ..."]
    Dick Tracy
  18. 17. The Clue in the Post-Office
    Junior
  19. 18. Tricks of the Trade
    Dick Tracy
  20. 19. ["The man said I'd never have to dye my hair again."]
    Beware of These Rackets
  21. 20. Measles Escapes
    Dick Tracy
  22. 21. Detective Sticklers
  23. 22. Songs for Sale
  24. 23. ["You call headquarters, Tess, I'm going to investigate!"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  25. 24. ["No, ma'am ... I don't think so ... but wait a minute ..."]
    Sparkle Plenty
  26. 25. ["The current threw me into this barnyard fence -- and gave me an idea."]
    Dick Tracy
  27. 26. The Detroit Police
    America's Finest
  28. 27. School Bus Safety
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  29. 28. ["Did you say this was three hundred years old?"]
    Beware of These Rackets
  30. 29. ["I saved this newspaper, Dick."]
    Dick Tracy Minute Mystery
  31. 30. How the F.B.I. Smashed a Spy Ring
  32. 31. Crimestoppers Quiz!
  33. 32. ["I'll never forget the suspects in the Dunn case ..."]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  34. 33. ["Why! They're still the same length!"]
    Beware of These Rackets
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