(April 1961)

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 (credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed by PDC (Publishers Distribution Company)


The Mad Camera Bomber (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama; crime
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sphinx; Crewy Lou; Hypo; King; Sparkle

See Me On Funday Funnies Every Sunday and Every Friday (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part One (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Crewey Lou; Sam Catchem; Bonnie Braids Tracy; Sphinx
Synopsis:
A crooked photographer and her accomplice devise a plan to kidnap Dick Tracy's newborn child and hold her for ransom.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #74 (April 1954) [Pages 1 and 2 of story in #145 are not reprinted from this source.]
  • which is reprinted
    • From newspaper strips. Exact dates unknown.
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx

Calling All Sleuths (Table of Contents: 3)

How Well Do You Know The Law? / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Quiz

["Boris -- I beg you! Come at Once!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Minit Mystery starring The Count / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; detective-mystery
Characters:
Boris Gehrhart; Eloise; Inspector Kelly
Reprints:

["Shore ain't nothin' like a ride on Sunday"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; crime
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Reprints:

The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part Two (Table of Contents: 6)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 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; Fortson B. Knox; Crewey Lou; Sphinx
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #74 (April 1954)
  • which is reprinted
    • From newspaper strips. Exact date unknown.
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

Indexer Notes

Crewey Lou and Sphinx plot to kidnap the infant daughter of Fortson B. Knox.

Death of a Dog-Lover (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Hi, Kids! Look for me in every Harvey Comic in every top left corner! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["Glenn, this is terrible!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Murder at the Bar X-Y! (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Robert B. Harvey (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical

["The poor girl was found outside of town!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Minit Mystery starring The Count / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
The Count; Inspector Kelly
Synopsis:
The Count solves the murder of a dancer.
Reprints:

The Case of the Left-Handed Coat (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Ears Screws Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
crime

The King's Story (Table of Contents: 15)

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; children; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Crewey Lou; Sphinx; The King
Synopsis:
After they steal the Knox jewels, Crewey Lou and Sphinx devise an elaborate smuggling scheme.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #75 (May 1954) [Page 1 of story not reprinted from this source.]
  • which is reprinted
    • from Dick Tracy Daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.

[Horseplay] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sparkle Plenty; B. O. Plenty

The Case of the Broken Hedera Helix (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

["Hmm...Sheila Barton the famous actress"] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
drama; crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy

The King's Story Part Two (Table of Contents: 19)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 9 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; Crewey Lou; Sphinx; The King
Synopsis:
Crewey Lou attempts to kill The King while he is hospitalized.
Reprints:
  • US from Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #75 (May 1954) [Pages 1-7 of story in #145 are reprinted from this source.], #75 (May 1954) [Pages 1-7 of story in #145 are reprinted from this source.]
  • which are reprinted
    • from Dick Tracy Daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx.
  • From Dick Tracy Newspaper Strip (The Chicago Tribune) 19xx-xx-xx to 19xx-xx-xx

The Bearded Stranger (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Peter Carne
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 5 and 6 of "The King's Story Part Two."

A Matter of Time (Table of Contents: 21)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

America's Funniest Family! Blondie and Dagwood! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Blondie and Dagwood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Camera Killers (Table of Contents: 23)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 11 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; Junior Tracy; Hypo; Dahlia
Synopsis:
A group of crooks uses a phony magazine scheme to gain entrance into the homes of wealthy people.
Reprints:

School Bus Safety (Table of Contents: 24)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Synopsis:
Casper teaches school bus safety.

Indexer Notes

This page follows page 3 of "The Camera Killers."

1961 Calendar (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Meet Hot Stuff (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Hot Stuff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hi-Power Binoculars (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

["Dear Boys and Girls, I Hope Your Santa Claus Has Brought You the Nice Gifts You Wanted"] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Giant Checkers - Western Style (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Giant Checkers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Swingingest Way to Save (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Juke Box Bank / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New Super-Speed Way to Add Pounds of Solid Muscle (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

More Muscles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Frontier Cabin (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Powerful Bike-Headlight and Flashing Directional Signal (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Giant Collection Free! British Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

You Can Now Get Free All These 5 Picture-Packed Courses (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mad Camera Bomber
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. See Me On Funday Funnies Every Sunday and Every Friday
    Harvey-Toon
  3. 2. The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part One
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Calling All Sleuths
    How Well Do You Know The Law?
  5. 4. ["Boris -- I beg you! Come at Once!"]
    Minit Mystery starring The Count
  6. 5. ["Shore ain't nothin' like a ride on Sunday"]
    Sparkle Plenty
  7. 6. The Case of the Fiendish Photographers Part Two
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. Death of a Dog-Lover
  9. 8. Hi, Kids! Look for me in every Harvey Comic in every top left corner!
    Harvey Comics
  10. 9. ["Glenn, this is terrible!"]
    Girl Friday
  11. 10. Murder at the Bar X-Y!
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation
  13. 12. ["The poor girl was found outside of town!"]
    Minit Mystery starring The Count
  14. 13. The Case of the Left-Handed Coat
    Jackie Paige
  15. 14. Ears Screws Fingerprints
    Crimestoppers Handbook
  16. 15. The King's Story
    Dick Tracy
  17. 16. [Horseplay]
    Sparkle Plenty
  18. 17. The Case of the Broken Hedera Helix
  19. 18. ["Hmm...Sheila Barton the famous actress"]
    Dick Tracy Minit Mystery
  20. 19. The King's Story Part Two
    Dick Tracy
  21. 20. The Bearded Stranger
  22. 21. A Matter of Time
  23. 22. America's Funniest Family! Blondie and Dagwood!
    Blondie and Dagwood
  24. 23. The Camera Killers
    Dick Tracy
  25. 24. School Bus Safety
  26. 25. 1961 Calendar
    Harvey Comics
  27. 26. Meet Hot Stuff
    Hot Stuff
  28. 27. Hi-Power Binoculars
    Hi-Power
  29. 28. ["Dear Boys and Girls, I Hope Your Santa Claus Has Brought You the Nice Gifts You Wanted"]
    Harvey Comics
  30. 29. Giant Checkers - Western Style
    Giant Checkers
  31. 30. Swingingest Way to Save
    Juke Box Bank
  32. 31. New Super-Speed Way to Add Pounds of Solid Muscle
    More Muscles
  33. 32. Frontier Cabin
    Frontier Cabin
  34. 33. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  35. 34. Powerful Bike-Headlight and Flashing Directional Signal
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  36. 35. Giant Collection Free! British Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  37. 36. You Can Now Get Free All These 5 Picture-Packed Courses
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  38. 37. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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