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1 Dick Tracy: Laffy
The world of drug addiction during World War II is explored by Chester Gould in the story of Laffy Smith. Enjoy the quiz.
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Mar 23 14
69 plays
2 Dick Tracy: Mrs. Pruneface
One of Chester Gould's most hideous criminals creates one of the most sadistic death traps in the run of the strip. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Mar 05 14
81 plays
3 "Dick Tracy": Tiger Lilly
After some of his best stories, Chester Gould produces two lesser known criminals, but the stories are high quality. I hope you like the quiz.
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Jan 13 14
69 plays
4 Dick Tracy: Selbert Depool and Trigger Doom
Chester Gould's storytelling is at its height with these two stories of mental instability and small time criminals. Enjoy the quiz.
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Sep 08 13
69 plays
5 "Dick Tracy": The First Story
Dick Tracy was one of the most popular comic strips of the 1930's through the 1960's. Here are some general questions about the first story. Good luck.
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Sep 17 12
111 plays
6 Dick Tracy: Early 1940
Chester Gould begins a new decade by finishing up some old business from the 1930s. With the new decade come better stories and more memorable characters. Enjoy the quiz!
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Jan 15 13
99 plays
7 Dick Tracy: 1940-1941
Chester Gould allows Dick Tracy to fade to the background while his criminals take center stage with their gimmicks, sidekicks and personalities. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Sep 02 13
75 plays
8 "Dick Tracy" 1932
Chester Gould's classic comic strip continues as he increases his audience and popularity while slowly adding his trademarks, such as death traps and police investigation. Hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Sep 26 12
108 plays
9 "Dick Tracy: 1939
Chester Gould keeps his readers interest with stories of jewel theft, stickup men and visiting royalty. Have fun with the quiz.
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Jan 05 13
84 plays
10 "Dick Tracy": 1936
Chester Gould returns to what made "Dick Tracy" famous-- gangs and tommy guns-- while exploring horse racing, women's prison and rehabilitating criminals.
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Dec 08 12
84 plays
11 Dick Tracy: 1934
Chester Gould's "Dick Tracy" is really rolling now, and we find some well written stories about the underworld and their shady lawyers. Also more background on Juniors past comes up.
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Nov 24 12
78 plays
12 "Dick Tracy" 1932-1933
This quiz is about some of the early "Dick Tracy" stories. I hope you like it.
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Oct 12 12
114 plays
13 "Dick Tracy": 1937
Secret gangs, insurance scams, and spoiled playboys are the themes Chester Gould explores during 1937. Hope you have fun with the quiz.
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Dec 11 12
90 plays
14 "Dick Tracy": Pruneface
Set in 1942, one of Chester Gould's greatest stories about Nazi spies brings WWII to center stage. Sorry this quiz is so long winded-its a long story with countless twists. Hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Jan 16 14
78 plays
15 "Dick Tracy": 88 Keyes
In one of Chester Gould's best stories, Dick Tracy battles piano-playing killer 88 Keyes. I hope you have fun with the quiz.
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Feb 18 14
96 plays
16 Dick Tracy: The Mole
A small-time criminal gets in over his head as an unexpected villain surfaces in one of Chester Gould's greatest tales. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Sep 27 13
66 plays
17 Dick Tracy: The Midget and the Fat Woman
Chester Gould takes his very popular comic strip to new heights by suddenly changing from melodramatic stories to great characters, fast action and black humor. Enjoy the quiz.
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Jan 23 13
78 plays
18 Dick Tracy: B-B Eyes
Chester Gould creates yet another great villain in one of his best stories. B-B Eyes is a classic Gould criminal in every way. Enjoy the quiz and good luck.
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Oct 14 13
75 plays
19 "Dick Tracy": 1935. The Boris Arson Story
With Big Boy behind bars again, Chester Gould introduces his first larger-than-life criminal.
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Dec 01 12
75 plays
20 Dick Tracy: Littleface Finny
The final element that made Chester Gould's "Dick Tracy" so popular in the 1940s comes to center stage as the first in a string of grotesque characters makes his appearance. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
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Sep 16 13
72 plays
21 Dick Tracy: 1940
Chester Gould's imagination goes a little wild in these two pre-WWII stories from 1940. I hope you enjoy the quiz
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Aug 12 13
87 plays
22 Dick Tracy: Late 1939
Tess Trueheart gets married as Chester Gould explores mental instability with stories about murder, dog stealing and fur thieves. Have fun with the quiz.
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Jan 14 13
78 plays
23 Dick Tracy: 1933
Prison breaks abound in the second year of "Dick Tracy". Chester Gould kept his readers on the edge of their seats with his plot twists and cast of evil characters.
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Nov 04 12
93 plays
24 "Dick Tracy": 1938. Karpse
Chester Gould keeps his readers attention with a hint of what was beginning in Europe in 1938 and some very strong characters. Have fun with the quiz.
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Dec 23 12
75 plays
25 "Dick Tracy": 1937 - The Blank
Human smuggling, protection rackets and revenge murder highlight 1937 as Chester Gould introduces one of his most famous criminals.
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Dec 15 12
81 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:26 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* What is the name of the original writer/artist of the "Dick Tracy" comic strip?
* In the beginning days of the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, Mr. and Mrs. Trueheart have just gotten out of debt and have a thousand dollars stashed in their house. What small business did Mr. Trueheart operate?
* Working under the direction of Big Boy, this small time thief shot and killed Tess Trueheart's father and kidnapped Tess while robbing their house. He was known only by a nickname. What was it?
* Dick Tracy joins the police force to avenge the death of Emil Trueheart and to find Tess. Going undercover, he meets another of Big Boys hoodlums who is planning a bank robbery. What is his name?
* In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, what real life criminal was Big Boy patterned after?


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