(December 1975-January 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
4
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1975-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #122.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Sol Harrison
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Brain; Prune Face; Bribery; Shaky; Brow; Johnny Scorn; Flattop; Pouch

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould (signed)
Inks
Chester Gould (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1389
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A proposal is interrupted by a holdup-
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Truehart; Stooge Viller; The Purple-Cross Gang; Gravel Gertie; B. O. Plenty; the Mole; Pruneface; Breathless Mahoney; Mumbles; Flattop, Sr.; Rughead; Bonnie Braids

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
N-1284
First Line of Dialogue or Text
During World War II, there were shortages of food, gasoline, and other commodities...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Flattop

Indexer Notes

Prelude to the Flattop story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 59 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould (signed)
Inks
Chester Gould (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's that war hero! Good luck, boy!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Flattop; Tess Truehart; Vitamin Flintheart
Reprints
  • from Dick Tracy daily and Sunday (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1943.12.21 - 1944.05.17

Indexer Notes

Some of these strips were reprinted in a different format in Dick Tracy (Harvey, 1950 series) #25-27.

Dick Tracy's Rogues' Gallery (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pouch; Posie; Ugly Christine; Jonny Scorn; Itchy Oliver; Spots; Breathless Mohoney; 88 Keys; Shoulders; Piggy; Scorpio; The Brow; Prune Face; Mrs. Pruneface; Jerome Trohs; Mama; Mole; Shakey; Bribery; B.B. Eyes; Stooge Viller; Mumbles; Flattop; Steve the Tramp

Dick Tracy Talks to Uncle Sam (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Tracy / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
N-1391
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy

Indexer Notes

Anti-crime gadgets.

Crimestoppers Textbook (Table of Contents: 6)

Dick Tracy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Locher ?
Pencils
Dick Locher ?
Inks
Dick Locher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1392
Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Crime and anti-crime techniques.

Chester Gould: Detective of the Drawing Board (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Chester Gould (illustration)
Inks
Chester Gould (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-1393
Genre
biography
Characters
Chester Gould

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover feature on Chester Gould includes a caricature of the cartoonist.

Dick Tracy and His Friends! (Table of Contents: 8)

Dick Tracy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Chief Patton; Lizz; Junior; Sam Catchem; Gravel Gertie; B. O. Plenty; Diet Smith

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["A proposal is interrupted by a holdup-"]
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["During World War II, there were shortages of food, gasoline, and other commodities..."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["It's that war hero! Good luck, boy!"]
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. Dick Tracy's Rogues' Gallery
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. Dick Tracy Talks to Uncle Sam
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. Crimestoppers Textbook
    Dick Tracy
  8. 7. Chester Gould: Detective of the Drawing Board
  9. 8. Dick Tracy and His Friends!
    Dick Tracy
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