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Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Vol. 05: 1938-1939 HC
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Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Vol. 05: 1938-1939 HC

Presenting the fifth volume of IDW Publishing's deluxe hardcover collection of Chester Gould's timeless comic strip, Dick Tracy. Volume Five once again contains over 500 comic strips from the series' early years, this time covering material that originally ran from January 1938 through July 1939. Included in this collection are Tracy story arcs such as "Chief Shellberry," Karpse," "Scardol," and "Whip Chute," introducing such villains as "Nails," Jojo Nidle, and Johnny Ramm. As always, this latest Tracy collection features cover and book design by the renowned Ashley Wood, an introduction by Associate Editor and former Tracy newspaper strip writer Max Allan Collins, and the first of a multi-part feature on Tracy merchandise by J.C. Vaughn.