Dick Tracy Motorola Giveaway (1953) comic books 1938-1955
Stories and art by Chester Gould. Reprints of the original comic-strip adventures of legendary tough cop Dick Tracy and his rogues gallery of freakish enemies. This issue reprints Harvey Comics Library #2, which in turn reprints strips from June 22 - December 13, 1950. Young Sparkle Plenty becomes a TV star, but this attracts unwanted attention from protection racketeer T.V. Wiggles. Vitamin Flintheart alerts Tracy to T.V. Wiggles' threats against Sparkle Plenty. Wiggles scuffles with Tracy and gets away, then plots a terrible revenge against Sparkle Plenty. Promotional giveaway comic for Motorola televisions, with ads showcasing classic TV sets of the black-and-white era. Dick Tracy in the Case of the Sparkle Plenty T.V. Mystery: A Star Is Born; Blackmail; The Threat. 32 pages, Full Color.