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Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) 0

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    Stories, art and cover by Chester Gould. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue (technically one of the first, but unnumbered) reprinted classic Dick Tracy comic strips from 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. 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. NOTE: Publication date of 1937 is not confirmed, but probably correct based on dates for issues that followed. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) 4

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    Stories, art and cover by Chester Gould. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) #0, which in turn reprinted classic Dick Tracy comic strips from 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. 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) 6

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    Stories, art and cover by Chester Gould. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted classic Dick Tracy comic strips from 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 device: bullets made of ice. 9-in. x 12-in., 76 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dick Tracy Feature Book (1937) 9
    • 3" tears on front and back covers. Staple rust.

    Stories, art and cover by Chester Gould. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted Dick Tracy comic strips from 1935-1936. 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. 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.