(August 1985)

Blackthorne, 1984 Series
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Price
5.95 USD; 7.50 CAD
Pages
76
On-sale Date
1985
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
ISBN
0-932629-09-1 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Shel Dorf

Issue Notes

Copyright Tribune Media Services, Inc. Printed in Canada.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Barbara Marker
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Gargles; Honey; Shoulders; Themesong; Christmas Early
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes

An Enduring Art (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Shel Dorf
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction by the editor

"Dedicated to the Memory of Chester Gould" (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Locher
Inks
Dick Locher
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Dick Tracy; Tess Tracy; Honeymoon; Sam Catchem; Pat Patton; B O Plenty; Gravel Gertie
Synopsis
Dick Tracy characters at the gravesite of creator Chester Gould
Keywords
cemetery; memorial

The Country's Favorite Detective -- and His Boss! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simmons
Pencils
Milton Caniff; ? photograph
Inks
Milton Caniff; ? photograph
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Chester Gould; Edna Gould; Jean Gould
Synopsis
Article on Chester Gould's working day. Originally published 1944 in the Chicago tribune.
Keywords
cartoonist; comic strip

Indexer Notes

Portrait of Gould by Milton Caniff

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 68 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Writing finis to the Nilon episode, Tracy is returning to headquarters
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Themesong; Roach; Shoulders; Honey; Themesong's mother; Gravel Gertie; B O Plenty; Breathless Mahoney; Christmas Early; Gargles
Synopsis
Compilation of daily and Sunday strips from June 10, 1946 through November 17, 1946. Dick Tracy picks up a small singing girl who serves as a distraction for pickpockets. Themesong becomes entangled with protection racketeer Gargles, who murders Themesong's mother, but is killed trying to escape. Christmas Early takes Themesong under her wing. Gravel Gertie marries B O Plenty.
Keywords
radio; wedding

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

The Reuben (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Introduction to the Reuben award. List of Reuben winners from 1946 through 1983.
Keywords
cartoonist

The Chester Gould Autobiography (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Chester Gould; Joseph Patterson; Dick Tracy; Sparkle Plenty; B O Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Chief Brandon; Junior Tracy; Tess Trueheart; Flattop; Diet Smith; Vitamin Flintheart; Mumbles; The Mole; Pruneface; Mrs Pruneface; Shaky; Influence; Itchy; Heels Beals
Synopsis
Humorous account of Gould creating Dick Tracy
Keywords
cartoonist; newspaper
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. An Enduring Art
  3. 2. "Dedicated to the Memory of Chester Gould"
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. The Country's Favorite Detective -- and His Boss!
  5. 4. ["Writing finis to the Nilon episode, Tracy is returning to headquarters"]
    Dick Tracy
  6. 5. ["Exclusive!"]
    Dick Tracy
  7. 6. The Reuben
  8. 7. The Chester Gould Autobiography
    Dick Tracy
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