(October 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
Shel Dorf

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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; Dr Plain
Keywords
newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Paste-up of Dick Tracy sequence.

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

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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
And now, the Sparkle Plenty Show
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery; medical
Characters
Dick Tracy; Sparkle Plenty; B O Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Dr Keenan Plain; Mona Plain; Tess Tracy; Sam Catchem; Mrs Forchune
Synopsis
The Tracy and Plenty families celebrate Christmas. Dr Plain surreptitiously kills off members of the Forchune family, in order to inherit a South American nitrate plant. Sam tracks murder evidence down an icy river. Tracy (with gun) and Plain (with prosthetic flamethrower) battle; Plain is burned to ashes by spilled gasoline.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas carol; doctor; flamethrower; holiday; hospital; inheritance; newspaper comic strip; nurse; police; prosthetic; snow; television; TV; two-way wrist radio; winter

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

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

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Laurel and Hardy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["Coming soon from... Blackthorne Publishing"]
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["And now, the Sparkle Plenty Show"]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. ["Available now from... Blackthorne Publishing"]
    Kerry Drake
  5. 4. ["Blackthorne Publishing Inc"]
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. ["It's Laurel and Hardy's 60th anniversary!"]
    Laurel and Hardy
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