(June 1987)

Blackthorne, 1984 Series
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Price
6.95 USD; 9.95 CAD
Pages
76
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Blackthorne Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Blackthorne Publishing Incorporated
ISBN
0-932629-78-4 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Shel Dorf

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

Characters
Dick Tracy; Little Face; J C
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes

Indexer Notes

Design by Shel Dorf

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

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

Script
Chester Gould; Shel Dorf
Pencils
Chester Gould; Shel Dorf (photograph)
Inks
Chester Gould; Shel Dorf (photograph)
Letters
Chester Gould; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dick Tracy
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Dick Tracy; Chester Gould
Synopsis
Handwritten letter from Gould to Dorf, on Dick Tracy stationery; photo of Gould by Dorf; editor's note from Dorf

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

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

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By the way, Tracy.
Genre
adventure; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Steve the Tramp; Little Face; Joe Ballivan; Loma; Chief Brandon; Charley Yemon
Synopsis
Compilation of daily and Sunday newspaper strips from July 13, 1941 through September 28, 1941. Tracy and Ballivan interfere with Little Face's plans to steal jewels. When a spying Tracy is in danger of falling from a high scaffold, circus performer Loma saves him. Little Face takes Loma hostage and escapes, only to be trapped in a cold storage locker. Charley rescues Little Face in hopes of cashing in, but Tracy arrests both. A reformed Steve the Tramp is released from prison and reconciles with Tracy and Junior.
Keywords
rehabilitation; taxi

Indexer Notes

When Junior first appeared, he was a small child being exploited by Steve the Tramp for crime.

Meet Chester Gould (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Dale
Pencils
Chester Gould; ? (photograph)
Inks
Chester Gould; ? (photograph)
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Chester Gould; Dick Tracy; Mrs Pruneface; B O Plenty; the Radio Cats
Synopsis
The story of Chester Gould -- how his career began and developed, and how he works at Dick Tracy.
Keywords
artist; cartoonist; cat; newspaper comic strip

Indexer Notes

Originally published in The Open Road For Boys (November, 1947). Spot art by Gould, including once example of his 1924 daily newspaper comic strip, "The Radio Cats." Large photo of Gould.

The Reuben (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Rube Goldberg
Inks
Rube Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Introduction to the Reuben award. List of winners from 1946 through 1985.
Keywords
Reuben award

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration of the trophy, by Goldberg.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Colors
Shel Dorf
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is it?
Characters
Dick Tracy; Loma; Steve the Tramp; gunman
Synopsis
Montage of Dick Tracy scenes
Keywords
Tommy gun

Indexer Notes

Design by Shel Dorf

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. ["Dick Tracy"]
    The Scrapbook of Chester Gould
  3. 2. ["By the way, Tracy."]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. Meet Chester Gould
  5. 4. The Reuben
  6. 5. ["Who is it?"]
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