Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 23 by Chester GouldComplete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 23 by Chester Gould

Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 23

byChester Gould

Hardcover | January 9, 2018

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The iconic square-jawed detective's adventures fighting a menagerie of grotesque villains remain a highlight both of comics history and of crime fiction as a whole. The series is ripe for introduction to crime prose readers who haven't previously ventured into comics.

Tracy is on the trail of the aptly-named Mr. Bribery and his equally grotesque sister, Ugly Christine, in a story that also features a substance-abusing witch doctor and a shelf of shrunken heads. Meanwhile, newlyweds Junior and Moon Maid enter the story, and Dick Tracy’s troubles are compounded when he comes face to face with master criminal Haf-and-Haf, one side of whose face is hideously disfigured. Included are all strips from December 27, 1965 to July 2, 1967.
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 ...
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Title:Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 23Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 11.44 × 8.81 × 1.06 inPublished:January 9, 2018Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1684050235

ISBN - 13:9781684050239

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"Chester Gould's paragon of avenging normalcy was not your average, tough-guy detective. A unique combination of brawn and brains, he prefigured a whole new breed of scientific sleuths, whose recourse to technical innovations in criminology gave them the edge on grifters and hoods." - Robert Storr, Dean, Yale University School of Art (from Masters of American Comics)