Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 17 by Chester GouldComplete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 17 by Chester Gould

Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 17

byChester GouldContribution byChester Gould

Hardcover | October 14, 2014

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Dick Tracy celebrates its 25th Anniversary as Chester Gould ups the ante in his assault on juvenile delinquency in the startling — and literally haunting — conclusion to the Flattop Jr. saga. Meanwhile, the squad room becomes co-ed when Lizz permanently joins the cast. Money remains the motivating factor for a new host of crazed villains, including the gymnastic murderesses, the Kitten Sisters; killer con men, the Clipso Brothers; two different spouse slayers; a notorious counterfeiter; and a “blind” drug pusher. And, Gould interposes some comedic relief — the return of bandleader Spike Dyke and the introduction of Morin Plenty (B.O.’s 88-year-old father) and his sugar-addicted wife Blossom — but humorous interludes are short-lived. Tragedy rules the day in Volume 17, reprinting strips from May 14, 1956 through December 14, 1957.
Chester Gould (1900–1985) was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma, the son of a newspaperman and grandson of a circuit-riding preacher. He attended Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University) before transferring to Northwestern University in Chicago, from which he graduated in 1923. He produced the minor comic strips Fillum Fables and The Radio ...
Title:Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 17Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 11.37 × 8.87 × 1.23 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631400770

ISBN - 13:9781631400773