(September 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; Mugg; Vitamin Flintheart

Indexer Notes

Montage of Dick Tracy panels.

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

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Dick Tracy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The house is a total loss.
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Blowtop; Vitamin Flintheart; Sam Catchem; visitor from Borneo
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes

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Dick Tracy / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The choloroform did it.
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Junior Tracy; Blowtop; Vitamin Flintheart; Mugg; Sam Cathcem; visitor from Borneo
Synopsis
Blowtop seals Junior in a drum and rolls it toward a cliff, but it lodges on a terrapin; Mugg finds him. Blowtop cons Vitamin Flintheart to unknowingly assist in crime. Vitamin buys a shrunken head from a visitor from Borneo, amusing himself with ventriloquism. Realizing that Blowtop is a crook, Vitamin sets off in pursuit.
Reprints
  • Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips from April 24, 1950 through June 21, 1950.
Keywords
boxer; dog; kidnap; kidnapper; kidnapping; police; shrunken head; tommy gun; ventriloquism; ventriloquist

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Dick Tracy Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Weinfeld; Peter Maine; Gary Brown; Gary Vidmar; James Buchanan; Neal Aldaheff; Robert L Gable; Mike J Cherry
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mail to: Tracy Letters
Synopsis
Letters from readers, largely about the prospective Dick Tracy Fan Club
Keywords
fan club

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

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Battletech / 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 Punlishing"]
    Kerry Drake
  3. 2. ["The house is a total loss."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["The choloroform did it."]
    Dick Tracy
  5. 4. ["Mail to: Tracy Letters"]
    Dick Tracy Letters
  6. 5. ["Blackthorne Publishing Inc presents Battletech"]
    Battletech
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