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Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1238023005
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    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold deatched. Bottom staple removed.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from August 10 - Nov. 13, 1934. Out for revenge, mad scientist Doc Hump sets a trap for Tracy using rabid dogs. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy and the Mad Doctor; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 2

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Nov. 14 - Dec. 27, 1934. Temporarily deputized as a federal agent, Tracy tracks Boris Arson across the country when the criminal genius plans to rob six safes in six different states, all at the same time. But the criminal has a knack for escape, and leads Tracy and Pat Patton on a merry chase with the help of cronies like Cutie Diamond and his own sister, Zora Arson. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Also featuring a PSA on bicycle safety. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man; Dick Tracy vs. the Gyps. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 3

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Jan. 1 - Feb. 17, 1934. Writer Jean Penfield inadvertently unleashes a firestorm of violence after she bails Big Boy Caprice out of prison for an interview, forcing Dick Tracy to battle Big Boy's cronies Jimmy and Spaldoni to keep her alive. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 4

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Feb. 19 - March 26, 1934. After reporter Jean Penfield disappears, the mysterious Phantom begins reporting on underworld activities, leading to a gang war against the journalistic establishment that only Dick Tracy can stop. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Says; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 5

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from March 27 - May 9, 1934. When Tess gets jealous of Tracy's relationship with reporter Jean Penfield, vengeful mobsters see a chance to frame Tess and get rid of Jean at the same time. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 6

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from May 10 - June 28, 1934. Injured ex-convict Steve the Tramp seeks help from Larceny Lu and mad scientist Doc Hump, and soon wishes he hadn't. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 7
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. Tearing and edge damage in story pages. 6 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust.

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Dec. 28, 1934 - Feb. 6, 1935. Temporarily deputized as a federal agent, Tracy tracks Boris Arson across the country when the criminal genius plans to rob six safes in six different states, all at the same time. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 8
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    • 1/4" edge cut through half of book.

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Feb. 7 - March 5, 1935. Boris Arson has a knack for escape, and leads Tracy and Pat Patton on a merry chase with the help of cronies like Cutie Diamond and his own sister, Zora Arson. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 9

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from March 5 - April 11, 1935. With the help of detective Yellowpony, Tracy and Patton track Boris and Zora Arson to Cutie Diamond's mountain hideout in the Ozarks. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 10

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from April 12 - May 26, 1935. After battling wildcats at Cutie Diamond's cave hideout, Tracy figures out how to smoke out the fugitives Boris and Zora Arson - literally. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 11

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from May 27 - June 30, 1935. Tracy's investigation of Bookie Joe's gambling syndicate leads Joe to kidnap Tess. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 12

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from June 30 - Aug. 2, 1935. Tracy tracks Bookie Joe and the kidnapped Tess to the Fairgrounds stables for a final shootout. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 13

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Aug. 3 - Sept. 18, 1935. Bookie Joe's imprisoned crony Blake shoots a cop with a hidden gun and tries to frame Toby for the crime. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 14

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Sept. 26 - Oct. 27, 1935. Tracy temporarily becomes Chief of Police in small-town Homeville to reduce crime. But his arrival coincides with that of gangsters Cut and Muscle Famon, and their equally deadly mother, Maw Famon. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 15
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects. Pen marks on story pages.

    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Oct. 27 - Dec. 4, 1935. After a shootout with Maw and Muscle, Tracy takes on Cut and the rest of his gang, aided by an undercover G-man. But the gang gets the drop on him. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 16

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Dec. 4, 1935 - Jan. 26, 1936. Tracy and the police are puzzled by murders in a hotel, where no bullets can be found. Junior goes undercover as a bellhop, and discovers the clever murder weapon: bullets made of ice. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 17

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Jan. 27 - March 6, 1936. Tracy's investigation of a murder leads to gangster Lips Manlis. Before he can act, Lips sets an elevator deathtrap for Tracy. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 18

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and Bill Ely. Dell reprints the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from March 7 - April 26, 1936. Tracy closes in on the gangster Lips Manlis, but it turns out Lips' girlfriend Mimi is even more dangerous. The backup feature by Bill Ely stars tough cop Jim O'Brien, a plainclothes detective nicknamed The Iron Man. Dick Tracy; Dick Tracy Reports to You; The Iron Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 19

    Dell presents the adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue departs from the Chester Gould comic-strip reprints of previous issues to present a new, non-reprint story, The Golden Heart Mystery. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring Little Face Finny, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; The Golden Heart Mystery; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 20

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    Dell presents new adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. A jewel thief and his gang happen to be vacationing at the same resort as Dick Tracy, and their black cat Satan leads Tracy into danger. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring Flattop, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; The Black Cat Mystery; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 21

    Dell presents new adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. Tracy matches wits with the master criminal known simply as Number One. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring Breathless Mahoney, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; Dick Tracy Meets Number One; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 22

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    Dell presents new adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. Tracy tracks a rash of freed criminals to the underworld genius of the Alibi Maker. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring Measles Enog, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; The Alibi Maker; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 23

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    Dell presents new adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. Tracy must act fast to save Pat from the killer known as Jukebox. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring Itchy Oliver, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; Dick Tracy Meets Jukebox; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 24

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    Dell presents new adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. Tracy goes after an insurance swindler, and meets the effervescent Bubbles. The original, rarely reprinted story is in the style of Chester Gould, but the actual artists are unknown. Also, Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery featuring The Brow, a text story, a solve-it-yourself mystery, and a Sparkle Plenty humor strip. Dick Tracy's Rogue's Gallery; Dick Tracy and Bubbles; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Sparkle Plenty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 25

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    Stories and art by Chester Gould and A. W. Nugent. Harvey, best known for its children's comics, begins publishing the comic book of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints strips from Jan. 2 - Feb. 19, 1944. Hired killer Flattop accepts a contract to kill Dick Tracy, but thinks better of it. He captures him instead and demands a fortune for Tracys life from his criminal clients, while Tracy hatches a desperate plan to get a message out to the police. Meet Chester Gould, Creator of Dick Tracy; Killers Nab Dick Tracy!; Calling All Crime-Stoppers; Beware of These Rackets; Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery; Trial Fun; Crimestoppers Handbook; America's Finest: the FBI. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 26

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Touch of Gould" article; A brief account of how Chester Gould developed Dick Tracy. Untitled story, script and art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Flattop escapes from the chimney with help from an old gentleman who lives door; Covered with soot and honey, he forces a street huckster to clean his coat with the "special fluid" the huckster is selling; In return he sets the huckster ablaze. "Mistaken Identity" (part 2), script and art by Chester Gould; A disguised Flattop hides in a movie theater. "Act of Fate" (part 3), script and art by Chester Gould; A wounded Flattop swears vengeance on all police. Vitamin Flintheart enters a bar to drown his sorrows; When he attempts to pay for his drinks, he discovers Flattop's pistol in the pocket of his coat; Vitamin is horrified that he has a gun. Joe Palooka Comics house ad. Crimestoppers Handbook. Dick Tracy's Minute Mystery. "The Midget Magician" text story starring Junior Tracy. "The New York City Police Department" article. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 27

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. Sad Sack house ad. "Flat Top Escapes Prison," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy and Pat race to catch Flat Top and find out how he got Vitamin Flintheart to assist in his prison break. "The Trick Fails," script and art by Chester Gould; Vitamin Flintheart explains to the police how Flattop tricked him; Tracy discovers Flattop's hiding place. "Will Flattop Escape?", script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy pursues Flattop and finds him drowned; Outside the morgue, he meets the Summer Sisters as they try to pick his pocket; Tracy buys two tickets and tells Pat to make sure they get on the train. Determining Direction, Tool Marks, and Fingerprints Crimestoppers Handbook half-page. "The Mysterious Clothes Vendor" text story, art by Chester Gould. Minit Mystery; a you solve it done with a comic strip. "How The F.B.I. Smashed A Spy Ring" text story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 28

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    "The Case of the Torture Chamber," script and art by Chester Gould; Dick Tracy vs. The Brow; app. by Pat Patton, Summer Sisters, and Vitamin Flintheart. "Horror Machine," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy and Sam search for the Summer sisters; The Brow tries to recruit the Summer sisters to help him with a scam under the pretense of auditioning for show business. "Spy Activities," script and art by Chester Gould; The Summer Sisters revolt, and The Brow becomes a victim of his own torture machine. "Nazi Paymaster" A Report from the F. B. I. text story; Brief story about the man who distributed money to Nazi spies in the United States. "The Fatal Clue" Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick solves the murder of Bill Philany, conductor of the famous All-Girl Orchestra. "Methods Of Crime Detection"; article on forensic techniques. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 29

    "Motive for Robbery" text story. Untitled story, art by Chester Gould; The Brow hides inside a casket in an attempt to escape the police; When a workman discovers his hiding place, the Brow steals a car and puts a different set of license plates on it. "Desperate Gamble," script and art by Chester Gould; The Brow steals a tractor while his accomplice continues to flee in the getaway car. "The Vital Clue," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy and Pat chase The Brow to a theater; In a fight, The Brow stabs Tracy with a lightning rod and steals a station wagon from the parking lot; As he speeds down the road, he loses control of the car and crashes in a ditch, where he is rescued by Gravel Gertie. "Trapping a Killer" text story. Beware of These Rackets filler page. Blondie Comics house ad. Dick Tracy Comics house ad. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Takes Lion" by Bill Schreiber. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 30

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Two-Faced Villain" text story, art by Bob Powell. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Injured and blinded, the Brow is rescued by Gravel Gertie who nurses him back to health; The Brow falls in love with Gertie's voice and is repulsed when his vision returns. "Blackmail Racket," script and art by Chester Gould; Dick and Junior pick up an abandoned bride. "The Plan Fails," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy closes in on Shaky's abandoned bride scheme. "A Special Message from Dick Tracy," art by Chester Gould; Rules of conduct for everyone. Crimestoppers Handbook about typewriters, art by Chester Gould. "Why! They're Still the same length!", art by Howard Nostrand; How to avoid some of the most common schemes that take your money. Crimestoppers Quiz. Untitled story; the Sparkle Plenty family goes swimming. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery. Blondie house ad. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Takes Lion" by Bill Schreiber. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 31

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    "Can You Identify These Arch-Criminals?" one-page story with Dick Tracy; Spaldoni; Stooge Villers; Flattop; B B Eyes; Laffy; Doc Hump; Mama and Midget;Redrum; Little Face; The Brow; 88 Keys; Nurehow; The Mole; and Shaky. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Dick and Junior trail Shaky, using signs that Snowflake has left behind for them. "Double Plan" starring Dick Tracy; Junior Tracy; Snowflake; and Shaky, script and art by Chester Gould. "Shaky Strikes," script and art by Chester Gould; Dick and Junior continue their pursuit of Shaky. "Dust Analysis" Crimestoppers Handbook. "The U. S. Secret Service" text story. Black Cat house ad. Beware of These Rackets one-page story. One-page Sparkle Plenty story. House ads for Blondie, Little Max, and Dagwood. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery one-page story; Dick and Pat solve a murder. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 32
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • File Copy.
    • Label #2017990005

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "How Well Do You Know the Law?" Calling All Sleuths activity page; Multiple choice questions about crime. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; As Tracy closes in, Shaky deceives Vitamin Flintheart into helping; As part of his escape, Shaky starts a fire that rages out of control; Shaky is apparently killed in the fire. "Hazardous Escape," script and art by Chester Gould; Shaky hides in a smoke stack. "Shaky's Fate," script and art by Chester Gould; Shaky is trapped by freezing water; Gravel Gertie appears in the police station and begins playing her ukulele. "Fingerprints Fragments Paint Chips" Crimestoppers Handbook; Forensics data about the title subjects. "History of San Quentin" text story. Black Cat house ad. One-page Sparkle Plenty story with B. O. Plenty. House ads for Boys' Ranch and Family Funnies. Society's Debtor text story. House ad for Dagwood. "The Case of the Hunter's Trap" Dick Tracy Minit Mystery. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 33

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    "How Well Do You Know the Law?" Calling All Sleuths activity page. "The Strange Case Of Measles, The Teen-Age Dope Smuggler," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Gravel Gertie gets unwittingly involved in a prison dope smuggling ring headed by Measles; Meanwhile, Tracy goes undercover to shut down the smuggling ring. "Twist of Fate," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy gets the drop on Measles, but the car backs into Tracy; Measles clubs Tracy and ties him to the back of the car; As he drags Tracy down the road, Gravel Gertie spots him and sets out to save him. "The Getaway," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy catches fire while being dragged behind the car driven by Measles; His coat tear loose, and he rolls into a ditch where the police find him and take him to a hospital; Gravel Gertie keeps two of Measles' henchmen at bay with an axe; Measles abandons his car and hides in a lineman's aerial tent until the police pass by. "The Police Athletic League" article. "The Case Of The Writer's Note" Dick Tracy Minit Mystery activity page; you solve it mystery, with the solution at the bottom of page. Untitled one-page story; B.O. and Sparkle Plenty go to the movies. Joe Palooka house ad. Flash Gordon house ad. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Takes Lion" by Bill Schreiber. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 34

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). Untitled story, script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Measles hides out with the family that lives in the maintenance shed at the railroad; Measles lets the family use his ration book and gives them cash to help buy groceries and cigars; When Tracy and Sam track Measles down, a gun battle ensues. "Tricks of the Trade," script and art by Chester Gould; Vitamin believes he has knocked Measles unconscious with a bottle of cognac; When he leaves the compartment for help, Measles revives and latches the door. "Measles Escapes," script and art by Chester Gould; Measles jumps from the train and finds himself in a flood; He manages to get aboard a boat only to find himself swept along by the water; His boat comes to rest near a barn. Measles finds a horse and decides to continue his escape on horseback. House ad for Dick Tracy Comics Monthly #35. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief discussion of how evidence is gathered and processed. "Songs For Sale" article; a new crime racket. Black Cat house ad. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery activity page; a you solve it mystery. One-page Sparkle Plenty story with B.O. Plenty. "The Detroit Police" article. House ads for Flash Gordon Comics, Boys' Ranch, and Family Funnies. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Takes Lion" by Bill Schreiber. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 35

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). House ads for Boys' Ranch and Family Funnies. "The Case of the Stolen $50,000," script and art by Chester Gould; While in pursuit of Measles, Tracy meets Breathless Mahoney; Measles is captured but escapes using tear gas. Breathless hatches a scheme to steal from an elderly lady. Untitled story, script and art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Breathless attempts to steal money from her mother. "The Money Tree," script and art by Chester Gould; Breathless hides $50,000 in a tree but finds it difficult to safely retrieve it. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootie Catches Hi-Jackers" by Bill Schreiber. Crimestoppers Handbook; How police scientists process certain pieces of evidence. "Alaskan Troubleshooters" text story. Sad Sack house ad. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" Calling All Sleuths activity page; Short quiz to test your knowledge of slang terms. Untitled one-page Sparkle Plenty story with B. O. Plenty. "The Case of the Uninvited Dinner Guest" Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Tracy solves the murder of a prominent businessman. "The Hidden Clue" text story. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 36

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). House ad for Dick Tracy. "The Case of the Runaway Blonde," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel and Chester Gould; Breathless manages to escape in a laundry truck; She is discovered by the driver, who tries to take half of the money in exchange for helping her escape. "Exhausted," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy finds Breathless in B. O. Plenty's home; Breathless poisons Tracy's coffee and makes a getaway. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie, Gridiron Hero" by Bill Schreiber. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; While B. O. and Breathless are on the run, Pat sends for a doctor to treat Dick for the poison that was put in his coffee; Breathless escapes with most of the money and leaves B. O. sleeping on a bus. B. O. is captured by Dick and Pat but simply walks out of the police station when everyone is distracted by a phone call. Crimestoppers Handbook; Techniques for processing evidence. "Texas Rangers of the Air" text story; A brief history of the Texas Rangers and their methods of operation. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; questions about the following: paper hanger, J. Edgar Hoover, Ruth Snyder, frogskin and hot ice. One-page Sparkle Plenty story with B. O. Plenty. "The April Fool Murder" text story. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick and Pat solve a murder at a night club. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 37

    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Case of the Stolen Money," script by Chester Gould and Joe Simon (recap), art by Chester Gould; B. O. Plenty attempts strangling Breathless Mahoney and goes on a spending spree with the $50,000 that was stolen from Mrs. Mahoney. "Introducing Itchy," script and art by Chester Gould; Mrs. Mahoney contacts Itchy and asks him to help retrieve her stolen money; B. O. Plenty goes on a spending spree with part of the money stolen from Mrs. Mahoney. Harvey Comics house ad. "The Plot Thickens," script and art by Chester Gould; Itchy captures B. O. Plenty and tortures him in an effort to find Mrs. Mahoney's stolen money; Meanwhile, Tracy and Patton discovers where B. O. has hidden the money; Itchy finds Tracy and Patton in B. O.'s hotel room and threatens to shoot them. "Bullet, Blood, Fingerprints"; Readers are shown how to process evidence taken from a crime scene. "The Murdered Prospector" text story. Black Cat house ad. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; Five multiple-choice questions about crime. "The Horse"; Sparkle learns that playing with dolls is safer than riding a horse. Black Cat house ad. Invisible Scarlet O'Neil house ad. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Tracy solves the murder of an actress. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 38

    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. Untitled story, art by Chester Gould; After Itchy takes the $50,000 from Tracy, he steals a car and heads out of town; Junior and Tess spot him and chase him in a borrowed car; Itchy hits a cow and loses control of the car and crashes; The owner of the car is killed in the crash. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief explanations of evidence-processing techniques. Calling All Sleuths activity page, art by Howard Nostrand; A quiz on knowing the law. "The Insurance Racket"; An informative article about insurance fraud. One-page story; Sparkle and Gravel let loose a chicken and Sparkle attempts to retrieve it. "The Bureau of Narcotics" article. "The Case Of The Buried Gun"; You have to solve the murder of Tom Watson. "The Case of the Buried Gun" Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; A buried gun leads Tracy and Pat to a killer. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 39

    Cover art by Joe Simon. "Mobilize for Mercy" Red Cross public service announcement. "Captured by Itchy," script by Chester Gould and Joe Simon (recap), art by Chester Gould; Tess escapes Itchy, but Tracy falls into a trap set by Itchy; Itchy places Tracy in the trunk of a squad car and escapes; He heads for the home of his former friend, B-B-Eyes, and tells Mrs. B-B-Eyes that he has captured Tracy. "Itchy's Downfall," script and art by Chester Gould; An emaciated Tracy gets the drop on Itchy. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy works on regaining his health. B. O. Plenty decides to look for work. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery ad. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief description of how evidence is processed. Beware of These Rackets; Warnings of common scams and how to avoid them. "Robbery after Dark" text story. Black Cat house ad. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle Plenty and B. O. visit a music store. "International Crime-Busters" text story. "Call from the Milkman" Minit Mystery; Dick and Pat solve the murder of a debutante. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 40

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Mobilize for Defense" public service announcement; A brief history of the American Red Cross and its goals and accomplishments. "The Case of the Atomic Killers," script and art by Chester Gould; While Diet Smith tries to clear himself of murder charges, employees at his Detroit plant work on a scheme to steal one of Smith's atomic inventions; Tracy receives his first wrist radio. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy and Smith search for the thieves who stole Smith's atomic light. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Thieves continue to use Diet Smith's atomic light to rob warehouses even as Tracy and Smith try to find them; Irma shoots Diet Smith while he's in the bathtub; B. O. Plenty discovers the wounded Smith and contacts Tracy. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief descriptions of how pieces of evidence are processed. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" Calling All Sleuths activity page; Multiple choice questions about hot cars, narcotics violations, ice, parole, attorney general. "Death Hangs on the Clothesline" text story. Black Cat house ad. Bureau of Policewomen text story. Kerry Drake house ad. Beware of These Rackets page which shows how to avoid rackets involving Contracts, Charities, Bonds, and Phony Talent Scouts. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 41

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Murder by Mail," script and art by Chester Gould; Diet Smith rewards B. O. Plenty by buying a small truck farm; Nilon and Hoze and her chauffeur plot to steal money from her aunt using B. O. as a foil. "Identity Exposed," script and art by Chester Gould; Widow Hoze laughs when she realizes B. O. Plenty is not her mail-order groom; The real groom dies at the hands of Nilon's friend Rod. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Rod and Nilon bury Mortimer's body in a road bed; B. O. and Gravel Gertie get better acquainted. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle Plenty devises to protect her goldfish from her cat. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" Calling All Sleuths activity page; Questions about Junks, Dollar Bills, Bobbies, Gunsel, Bluebeard. "Special Agent of the F. B. I." text story. Dagwood Comics house ad. Wheaties ad featuring promo for 8 Walt Disney Comic Books. "Model for Murder" text story. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick and Pat solve the murder of a banker. Ad: "Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes!" 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 42

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "Murder by Mail," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy captures Nilon and Rod and jails them while evidence against them is processed; Tracy handcuffs Nilon and Rod together and takes them to the spot where their aunt's mail-order groom is buried; Not wanting to go the electric chair, Rod drags Nilon into the path of an oncoming milk truck, which hits them and kills them both. "Pick-Pocket Racket," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy captures two pickpockets that are using a child to create a diversion while they work the streets. Untitled story, script and art by Chester Gould; Roach and Shoulders devise a plan to keep their pickpockets on the street; Meanwhile, Tracy tracks Themesong to her home and finds that she has a sick mother. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. One-page Beware of These Rackets story; Brief descriptions of uniform scams, smuggled goods, contract movers, puncture fluid, and skin cream. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief decriptions of crime-solving techniques. Untitled one-page story, script and art by Art Helfant; Hector the Director goes hunting in New Jersey. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle Plenty goes shopping. "The Chinatown Murder" text story. Sad Sack house ad. "Detective's Holiday"; Dick and Pat solve a murder. Ad: "Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes!" 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 43

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Case of the Underworld Brat," script and art by Chester Gould; At the request of her mother, Themesong decides to help Tracy capture Roach and Shoulders. "The Case of the Antiseptic Murderer," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy arrests a woman for killing a man with a revolving door; Gargles begins a reign of terror to coerce druggists into selling his particular brand of mouthwash. "The First Clue," script and art by Chester Gould; A druggist reports Gargles' racketeering efforts to Tracy. House ads for Dick Tracy Comics Monthly and Kerry Drake. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; Questions about army deserter, stiff, Reading Gaol, blood money, Cain, Julius Caesar. Crimestoppers Handbook; Descriptions of how process various pieces of evidence: finger prints, invisible ink, blood stains, and knots. Untitled one-page story; B. O. shows Sparkle Plenty around the farm. "The Case of the Cursed Mine" text story. Ad: "Now! Walt Disney Character Masks on Wheaties Boxes." Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. Beware of These Rackets; A summary of some rackets and how to avoid them: unlicensed dealers, health foods, smoking cures, used car dealers, and matrimonial agencies. "Death Goes to College" text story, art by Bob Powell. Humphrey house ad. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick and Pat solve a hit-and-run incident. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 44

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). Warfront house ad. "Case of the Mouthwash Murderer," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy tracks down Gargles; app. by Christmas Early, Pat Patton, and Themesong. "Closing In," script and art by Chester Gould; Themesong goes on Christmas Early's radio show and begs her mother's killer to give himself up. "Final Battle," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy corners Gargles, who falls from a stack of glass panels; Gargles is impaled by a large shard of broken glass. House ads for Dick Tracy Comics Monthly and Kerry Drake. "Methods Of Crime Detection"; article on forensic techniques. Crimestoppers Handbook; Tips on different criminal techniques: false teeth, burglar alarm, burie clothes, and fingerprints. "The Hot House Murder" text story. Daisy and Her Pups house ad. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; A quiz on knowing the law. Dick Tracy Minute Mystery activity two-pager; You try to discover the killer of Mr. Playhard. "The Buckley Case," pencils by Manny Stallman, inks by John Giunta; The story of a Detroit killing spree. House ads for Little Max and Humphrey. Untitled one-page story; On a rainy day, Sparkle Plenty decides that she will make candy with B.O. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 45

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Case of Evil Eyes," script by Chester Gould, art by Chester Gould and Joe Simon (splash); Tracy and Patton discover a body floating in the bay; Vitamin Flintheart falls prey to Influence, a criminal who seems to be able to hypnotize people into doing his bidding. "Little Colored Circles," script and art by Chester Gould; Influence and his men decide to use the mansion of Florence Lane as a hideout. "The Trail Grows Hot!", script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy tracks Influence to the Lane mansion; He is captured by Influence and his men and left tied and unconscious in the Lane mansion. "A Minor Detail of Murder!!" text story; Lt. Hanson investigates the murder of Frank Tenner. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief descriptions of evidence processing techniques: blood, laundry marks, and tire treads. "National Police Academy" text story. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick solves a murder. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; Questions about kidnapping, counterfeiters, T-Men, kangaroo court, and fingerprint identification. Untitled one-page story; B. O. helps Sparkle Plenty wash the dishes. Wheaties ad: "Sensational Offer! Not 2 - Not 4 - 8 Walt Disney Comic Books." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 46

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. Warfront house ad. "Dick Tracy and the Case of Evil Eyes," script by Joe Simon (splash panel), art by Chester Gould; The police find Tracy unconscious in the Lane Mansion; After reviving, Tracy tracks Influence, only to find that Vitamin doesn't remember him; Tracy discovers the secret of Influence and uses it to capture the criminal. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page; Questions about the Secret Service, Lady in Red, an American fictional detective, and the Black Sox Scandal. "Murder and the Manager" text story; Lt. Diamond investigates a murder at the Sherman Hotel. Junior Funnies house ad. "The Camera Killers," script and art by Chester Gould; A group of crooks uses a phony magazine scheme to gain entrance into the homes of wealthy people. "Legal Medicine" text story; A brief history of forensics. Joe Palooka Comics house ad. "Ears Screws Fingerprints" one-page Crimestoppers Handbook story. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; A man reports that his wife has committed suicide, but Tracy proves otherwise. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle Plenty opens a pie stand. Wheaties ad: "Sensational Offer! Not 2 - Not 4 - 8 Walt Disney Comic Books." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 47
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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde," script and art by Chester Gould; Con artist Autumn Hews frames Junior and the Crimestoppers for a crime and then has Coffyhead recruit them to pull a series of jobs; If they refuse, Coffyhead threatens to beat them; Meanwhile, Autumn uses her feminine wiles to distract Dick Tracy; Tracy rescues the captured Crimestoppers and pursues Autumn Hews and Coffyhead. "The Trap Begins to Close," script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy traps Coffyhead and Zabu in a basement and tries to talk them into surrendering, not knowing that Lugi is sneaking up behind him with intentions of stabbing Tracy with a pitchfork. Blondie ad. "The Chase!", script and art by Chester Gould; Tracy captures Coffyhead and Zabu; Autumn Hews takes refuge in a grease pit to elude the police; Disguised as a service station attendant, she escapes by boldly walking past the police; When she hides in a kennel, she is attacked by two dogs. "Drama of Death" text story; The police solve a murder at the Bright Lights Hotel. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. "The Urschel Case" article; How the F.B.I. solved a kidnap case. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Dick solves a supposed drowning case. "Blood Stains, Identification, Dye, Stomach"; Brief descriptions of how evidence is processed. "Be Kind to Animals Week"; Sparkle feeds a homeless dog. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 48

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "Dick Tracy and the Case of the Bloodthirsty Blonde," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Autumn hides in a dog kennel and sets it on fire to escape the dogs in there; As Tracy closes in, she hides in the laundry chute of a nearby house; Tracy and Pat find her when the dogs bark at the laundry chute; Coffyhead and Lugi attempt a jailbreak but are recaptured before they can leave the cellblock. "Dick Tracy and the Case of the Murderous Minstrels!", script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; Mumbles and his band hit and kill a motorcycle cop on their way to a gig. Blondie house ad. "The Mumbles Quartette," script and art by Chester Gould; The Mumbles Quartette lands a gig for a society party with the intention of robbing their hostess and her guests. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. Crimestoppers Handbook; Brief descriptions of evidence processing techniques. "For Love or Murder" text story; Lt. Hanes solves a murder at the Darby mansion. "How Well Do You Know the Law?" activity page, art by Rudy Palais; Questions about beheading, kidnapping, prison escapes, Paul Revere, and confessions. "The Crater Case" article about Judge Crater. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Tracy and Pat investigate a suicide. Black Cat Mystery house ad. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle Plenty solves the problem of a bullying rooster. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 49

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (as Chester Gould). "The Case of the Murderous Minstrels," script by Chester Gould, art by Chester Gould and Joe Simon (splash); Mumbles and his gang rob the charity event held by Mrs. De Pyster and force Kiss Andtel to go along with them; Taking a boat out into stormy weather, Mumbles plans to take all of the money and dynamite the boat with his band and Kiss Andtel still on board; Kiss tries to signal Tracy in the storm, but is caught by Mumbles, who binds her leaves her in the cabin with dynamite. "Fate Evens the Score," script and art by Chester Gould; Mumbles suffers misfortune with his rubber raft; Kiss Andtel receives a telegram with good news. "Dick Tracy and The Killer Who Returned from the Dead," script by Chester Gould, art by Chester Gould and Joe Simon (splash); Tracy and Patton investigate the theft of the top section of a monument from India. "A Polite Case of Murder" text story; Haskins investigates the murder of Harvey Malcolm's secretary. Dick Tracy Comics Monthly house ad. Beware of These Rackets half-page story, art by Lee Elias; The truth about knockoff watches and pocketbooks. "The FBI Fingerprint Bureau" text story; Brief history of how fingerprints are used to identify criminals. Warfront house ad. Calling All Sleuths activity page, art by Rudy Palais; Questions about the president, William Tell, fingerprints, claustrophobia, and shoplifting. Dick Tracy Minit Mystery; Tracy investigates an apparent suicide. Crimestoppers Handbook; brief descriptions of how various pieces of evidence are processed: carbon monoxide, fingerprints, tires, and cartridges. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Dick Tracy Monthly (1948-1961) 50

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "The Killer Who Returned from the Dead," script by Chester Gould, art by Joe Simon (splash panel) and Chester Gould; A fingerprint at a crime scene reveals that Shoulders, one of Tracy's previous foes, is still alive; Shoulders has married someone who knows nothing of his previous life; Shoulders kills his partner and then the fence who was to buy stolen diamonds from him. Blondie house ad. "The Killer Finds a Hideout," script and art by Chester Gould; While Tracy talks to Shoulders' wife, Shoulders disposes of his getaway vehicle by pushing it into a frozen pond and covering the tracks; Shoulders hides his stolen diamonds in his room. His landlady, Miss Varnish, puts him to work refinishing antiques as part of his rent. "Ladder of Death," script and art by Chester Gould; Mrs. Shoulders contacts Miss Varnish to get an appraisal on some antique furniture; Miss Varnish discovers that her boarder is a wanted man; Shoulders tries to escape but first wants to retrieve his diamonds from their hiding place; Tracy discovers Shoulders as the crook climbs a ladder to get the jewels. "The Brink's Robbery" text story; A brief account of the famous Brinks Armored Car robbery. Untitled one-page story; Sparkle does her farm chores. "Double-Double-Cross," art by Bob Powell. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.