|CID:||6783||Subscriptions:||17||Readers this Week:||7|
|Genres:||Drama, Mystery or Noir, Syndicated|
|Description*:||Chester Gould, a veteran cartoonist, began drawing his most legendary character, the dashing and daring Dick Tracy, for the newspaper comics page in 1931. Modeled in the image of the innovative Sherlock Holmes, Gould was inspired to create new crime-fighting technology, including the two-way wrist TV, closed circuit TV police line-up and the engineless car that took Dick Tracy to the moon (both literally and figuratively).|
Although many remember him with fond nostalgia, Dick Tracy, now written and illustrated by Dick Locher, continues to be relevant as he combines old-fashioned values with 21st century innovation to capture corporate crooks, computer pirates, polluters, skyjackers, gang members and terrorists.
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|Flags:||A Adult Situations|
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|Entry Added:||Mon, Dec 26, 2005|
|Entry Modified:||Mon, Jun 20, 2011|