Wednesday, October 04, 2006

10-4: 75 years of DICK TRACY

Seventy-five years ago today, cartoonist Chester Gould invaded the world of newspaper comic strips with his tough-as-nails crimestopper Dick Tracy. The series—which has over the decades spawned films, TV shows, cartoons and comic books—is still going strong. Find the strip online at ComicsPage and at goComics. You can also visit the Chester Gould-Dick Tracy Museum in Woodstock, Ill., at

Gasoline Alley is celebrating the anniversary with a Dick Tracy crossover that started here.

IDW Publishing is collecting the complete Dick Tracy in a series of deluxe hardcovers—the first volume is available now. Details here.
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at Watch the trailer on YouTube.