Dick Tracy by Joe Staton and Mike Curtis

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  1. Rich

    Rich said, about 7 years ago

    Oh boy……..Lame Story, coming right up!

  2. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    I see no sign of a bullet hole. How close is Tracy to the body?

  3. mrbribery

    mrbribery said, about 7 years ago

    Well I think that’s supposed to be blood under the body, so that’s a clue.

    It would be a more interesting murder if she’d been strangled, but one can’t have everything.

    Why not shoot a trapeze artist? Are they immune to murder? She should have the same reasons for getting murdered anyone else would have.

  4. avatarjk137

    avatarjk137 said, about 7 years ago

    “No! She’s been SHOT!” “Oh, good, I thought she was dead.” Rimshot

    Yes, it’s a good thing we’re told in boldface that she was SHOT, because she sure looks shot, what with that gaping hole in her and all the blood. I don’t blame Locher for this; it’s always confounded me that comic strips have such restrictive censorship compared to other media. They can’t even show guns as they’re being fired.

    I have, however, use my own detective skills to deduce that the trapeze artist has had some… ahem… work done. Real ones don’t stand up while their owner lies down (nice viewpoint, Brozman).

    In panel 1, with Dick’s eyes always drawn as if they’re shut, it’s unsettling to see them when they’re actually supposed to be shut.

  5. magchip

    magchip said, about 7 years ago

    magchip: HEY we;ve wanted shootings and action. All we are missing is car chases. Let;s give the boys an “atta boyy:” for what;s happened so far.l A solid plot, and good actioin. (Reader since 1946))

  6. wndrwrthg

    wndrwrthg GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    When people go “splat” they bleed also, so unless there is a gaping hole in her (stop it) a casual examination may not reveal that she was shot. And as to why the trapeze artist was shot, The “Flying Graysons” and Boston Brand were murdered during their performances.

  7. Maxine_Viller

    Maxine_Viller said, about 7 years ago

    “Who would shoot a trapeze performer?”

    Why, it’s obvious that she was shot by Eyebrows, the master criminal! Look, he’s standing right there by the murder victim, and–

    Oh, that’s Tracy? Sorry, my mistake.

  8. barticle35

    barticle35 GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    Nice copy & paste job in panel 2. Have to admire that.

  9. Carlo Coratelli

    Carlo Coratelli said, about 7 years ago

    Good Strip. Good Work, Locher and Brozman. Hope is coming!!

  10. dkalloch

    dkalloch said, about 7 years ago

    Well I’m sure her partner enjoyed himself as well. Um…who is Hope?

  11. LudwigVonDrake

    LudwigVonDrake said, about 7 years ago

    Hey Tracy, call for backup and secure the crime scene. Oh that’s right…backup will never show up and people will come and go from the Big Top and NO ONE will be questioned. Police work at its finest!!

  12. Morrow

    Morrow GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    Ringo: “But officer, it’s part of the games. We call it Big Top Skeet Shooting. Wanna try your luck and win your little lady a cupie doll?”

  13. Sydney Phillips

    Sydney Phillips GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    Nice post Maxine. For a few seconds there I thought you had found the missing Villain, until I realized it was just Groucho Marx.

    As I’ve noted before this must be a Locher Mystery, always a convenient plot to AVOID the creation of an interesting Rogue. You’d think he’d give Brozman a shot at displaying his creative skills in the Gouldian genre.

  14. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, about 7 years ago

    Why would anyone shoot a trapeze artist when there are so many clowns around?

  15. EatDickTracySandwiches

    EatDickTracySandwiches said, about 7 years ago

    Well, since Broz forgot to remind us today…


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