(May 1987)

Blackthorne, 1986 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Blackthorne Publishing Incorporated
Editing
John Stephenson

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Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

Characters
Dick Tracy; Mousey Rattner; Papa Rattner
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy panels
Keywords
car crash; crime; detective; police

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Beyond Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Second act!
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Mousey Rattner; Papa Rattner; Spike Dyke; Mugg; Sam Catchem; Jenny
Synopsis
Tracy outwits and kills a crook trying to murder Spike Dyke on stage. Mugg finds a lost child trapped in the underground conduit system. Mousey and Papa use white rats as distractions for shoplifting, but Mousey wants to move the operation to more upscale stores. Papa is killed trying to dump the rats, and Mousey goes into hiding.
Reprints
  • Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips from September 18, 1949 through November 13, 1949.
Keywords
boxer; dog; music; police; rat

Indexer Notes

The character of Spike Dyke is modeled after performer Spike Jones.

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Jack Hunter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["Available now from... Blackthorne Publishing"]
    Beyond Mars
  3. 2. ["Second act!"]
  4. 3. ["Jack Hunter #1 shipping the week of June 10th!"]
    Jack Hunter
  5. 4. ["Blackthorne Timeline Color Comics"]
    Outposts
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