(August 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
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Blowtop
Keywords
fire

Indexer Notes

Montage of Dick Tracy panels.

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

The Scrapbook of Chester Gould / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould; ? (photograph)
Inks
Chester Gould; ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A few vitamins never hurt anybody!
Characters
Chester Gould; Vitamin Flintheart
Keywords
vitamins

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration of Vitamin gulping vitamins; large photo of Chester Gould aping the pose.

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Dick Tracy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He WAS in the duck blind, all right, but he's gone now.
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Mugg; Sam Catchem; Wormy Marrons; Ted Tellum; Blowtop
Synopsis
Wormy takes radio host Ted Tellum hostage, but Ted maneuvers him into reading on air and surprises him into a confession. Tracy and Sam shoot Wormy dead as he tries to escape. The Tracy family move into their new home, which Blowtop booby traps in revenge for his brother Flattop. As the house burns Tracy and Tess assume that Junior is dead, but in reality he's been captured by Blowtop.
Reprints
  • Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips from February 26, 1950 through April 23, 1950.
Keywords
arson; booby trap; boxer; dog; fire; iceboat; police; radio; revenge

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["A few vitamins never hurt anybody!"]
    The Scrapbook of Chester Gould
  3. 2. ["He WAS in the duck blind, all right, but he's gone now."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["Available now from... Blackthorne Publishing"]
    Kerry Drake
  5. 4. ["Blackthorne Publishing Inc presents Battletech"]
    Battletech
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