(December 1986)

Blackthorne, 1984 Series
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Price
5.95 USD; 8.95 CAD
Pages
76
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Blackthorne Publishing Incorporated
ISBN
0-932629-54-7 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Shel Dorf

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kelley (painting)
Inks
Mike Kelley (painting)
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

Characters
Dick Tracy; Sparkle Plenty; Acres O'Riley; Heels Beals
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes
Keywords
baby; birthday party

Indexer Notes

Based on original artwork by Chester Gould. Design by Shel Dorf.

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

Dick Tracy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, he lets me hold them -- once in a while.
Characters
Dick Tracy
Synopsis
Dick Tracy with both of Chester Gould's Reuben awards (1958, 1957)
Keywords
Reuben

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 70 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brier's arm flies back against the wall.
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Acres O'Riley; Heels Beals; Brier; Pat Patton
Synopsis
Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper strips from May 22, 1948 through August 9, 1948. Brier stabs the giant Acres O'Riley with a broken pipe stem. Out of her head, she escapes from the hospital and spreads terror. Tiny Heels Beals exploits Acres. Out on bail after Tracy arrests him, Heels sharpens an electric fan's blades to a cutting edge. Sparkle Plenty celebrates her first birthday.
Keywords
Baby; birthday; drive-in movie; drive-in theater; television; TV

Indexer Notes

Dick Tracy has the picture of a fugitive televised. "It will be the first time to my knowledge that television has been used to run down a criminal." (June 16, 1948)

Matt Masterson Q & A (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Shel Dorf; Matt Masterson
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Chester Gould; Matt Masterson
Synopsis
Shel Dorf's interview of Dick Tracy fan Mike Masterson
Keywords
art; artist; cartoonist; fan; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Four photos of Gould in his studio (1976)

The Reuben (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Introduction to the Reuben award
Keywords
artist; cartoonist; Reuben

Indexer Notes

List of Reuben winners from 1946 through 1985.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kelley (painting)
Inks
Mike Kelley (painting)
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paint!
Characters
Dick Tracy; Heels Beals; Acres O'Riley
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes
Keywords
Drive-in movie; drive-in theater

Indexer Notes

Based on original artwork by Chester Gould. Design by Shel Dorf.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["Yeah, he lets me hold them -- once in a while."]
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["Brier's arm flies back against the wall."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Matt Masterson Q & A
  5. 4. The Reuben
  6. 5. ["Paint!"]
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