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1. Prisoner 2603, aka Stooge Viller, is released from prison in the "Dick Tracy" comic strip. His first act is to contact Iggy Munny who tells him to go to a specific barber shop. After getting his shave, Viller asks the barber which window is the north one, then opens it and takes something that was tacked to the casing. What did he get?
2. Gangster Johnny Epod is found shot through the heart in the "Dick Tracy" comic strip. He is tied to his bad and gagged, the murder weapon wired to a chair with a coat hanger. A string-like substance tied around the trigger is what shot the gun. Investigation reveals the band to be sinew, which expands when wet and contracts when dried. After experimenting with the sinew, Doc Newton tells Tracy it is from what?
3. Stooge Viller and the professor tie and gag Dick Tracy before suspending him by the shoulders with a rope in an abandoned well. Viller wants Tracy to think things over a few days before he cuts the rope. The ticking of his wristwatch is the only thing Tracy can hear as he twists around, trying to find a way to escape. In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, what very unlikely item does he use to cut the rope and free himself?
4. Dick Tracy, stiff and exhausted, escapes from the well Stooge Viller had suspended him in. He stumbles away and collapses in a stream. In one of the most unlikely coincidences in the "Dick Tracy" strip, who finds him?
5. In the "Dick Tracy" comic strip, Stooge Viller decides to leave town with his daughter, Binnie. She lives with her grandmother and doesn't want to see Stooge. He grabs her in the middle of the night and takes her to his apartment. Tracy has found Viller's address and appears at the door. Stooge surprises Tracy and is struggling with him on the fire escape. Binnie picks up the gun, threatening Stooge. He kicks the gun and it goes off. Who does it hit?
6. Dick Tracy and Binnie Viller visit Stooge in the hospital in the "Dick Tracy" comic strip. After Binnie leaves, Stooge asks Tracy if he's satisfied. Tracy says he is, and asks Stooge if he is satisfied. Surprisingly, he says he will be if...what?
7. Chief Brandon is celebrating his 30th anniversary on the police force. While Dick Tracy is shopping for a suitcase for the Chief, he finds an abandoned baby. When the story hits the newspapers, a man secretly gets a foot print of the child under the guidance of Mr. Kroywen who is a wealthy distinguished man. He soon visits the police station with his son and two revolvers. What does he do?
8. Mr. Kroywen and his son, Kress own a plantation in the jungles of South America. For years young children have been dying of the incurable disease called 'Tropic Sleep'. In "Dick Tracy", what does Mr. Kroywen do now that he has his grandson back at home?
9. In the "Dick Tracy" strip, Dick is driving away from the Kroywen home and stops suddenly. A young woman falls from his back seat to the floor. She has amnesia. She is starving so he takes her to his friend Rudy Seton's dinner club where she takes the microphone and sings beautifully. She later falls asleep on a sofa. Tracy notices something embedded in the soles of her shoes. What is it?
10. Dick Tracy is trying to bring Mary X's memory back in "Dick Tracy". He is taking her to the machine shops of Mason & Freez when she becomes hungry. They stop at a diner and she is recognized by the truck driver who gave her a ride to town the night she lost her memory. He takes Mary X and Tracy to the spot he found her. Suddenly she wades knee deep in a shallow stream, reaches into the water and pulls out..what?
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