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1. In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, Steve the Tramp has been sent to prison. Chester Gould now gives us an inside look at prison life, with Steve meeting another old villain, Stooge Viller. Soon they are planning an escape. A new water main is being laid under the prison wall, and Stooge has spotted a liquid he thinks will explode. What is it?
2. Stooge Viller and Steve the Tramp are on the run after escaping from prison in "Dick Tracy". They head straight for the Colorado mountains where Junior Tracy is living with his father, Blind Hank Steele. When they get there, they find Dick Tracy has already taken Junior and Hank away. Now they return to the city to hide, and go to the door of a woman named Maxine who is a jewel thief. What is her relationship to Viller?
3. The jewel fence, Gyp Reed, is the victim of a raid by Dick Tracy. However, a trapdoor allows Reed to escape and run down a hallway, followed by Tracy. Another deathtrap follows as Tracy is sprayed with gasoline from nozzles in the wall, dropping his gun. Gyp Reed appears with a lighted torch. How does Tracy escape?
4. The "Dick Tracy" comic strip continues as Stooge and Maxine Viller now must escape following Steve and Gyp's arrest. They arrive on a dock at the same time Hank Steele, Junior and their guard, Pat Patton. Stooge tries to grab Junior and a scuffle ensues. A possibly accidental shot rings out, with tragic effect. Who is killed by the gunshot?
5. Stooge Viller finds a former friend turned smuggler, 'Old Mike', on the docks and partners with him, eventually kidnapping Tess Trueheart. After a long chase at sea, Tess is rescued and Stooge and Old Mike arrested. Stooge is returned to prison, and finds Steve the Tramp already there. What do they do when they first meet?
6. In the next story in the "Dick Tracy" strip we return to Big Boy in prison. He is still running his machine from prison, through a former politician who is good friends with the mayor, 'Boss' Jim Herrod. Dick Tracy suspects Herrod, and eventually Jim Herrod is caught and killed in crossfire between the police and his own men. Where does this battle take place?
7. Big Boy's machine has long arms in the "Dick Tracy" comic strip. His men kidnap Dick Tracy, Tess Trueheart and Junior at the same time Big Boy is making an escape from prison. Junior is thrown off a high bridge into a river, and Dick and Tess are tied to poles in an old house, which is set on fire in Big Boy's presence. How do they get out of this deathtrap?
8. In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, Junior Tracy is badly burned after saving Dick and Tess from Big Boy and his men. Still bandaged, he is kidnapped from the hospital and put in his own deathtrap. Confidence Dolan and Sandy Maguire put him in an old water heater and solder the bottom shut, leaving in a big hurry. How does he escape?
9. In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, police find the owner of the stolen bonds to be Joseph White. Now they need to find out who stole them. Junior is soon taken in by Mr. White's son, Jimmy. He invites Junior into his secret club, located in room 25 of a hotel. What does Jimmy White and his friends call this club?
10. Junior Tracy is a member of a small criminal ring in "Dick Tracy". He is too ashamed to tell Dick about his involvement, but instead enlists somebody else to help in disguise. Who helps Junior catch the crime gang by disguising himself as one of the gang members?
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