Dick Tracy by Joe Staton and Mike Curtis

Dick Tracy

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  1. 60sFan

    60sFan said, 12 months ago

    I don’t trust Dr. Sail!

  2. ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯

    ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯ said, 12 months ago

    Good morning all…

  3. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Something may be rotten in Dr. Sail land…

    Good morning, VB!

  4. ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯

    ✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯ said, 12 months ago

    @margueritem

    Welcome back, margueritem!

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    There might be some other nefarious motive but I doubt it unless they can’t fix her face and she looks gruesome under it. (Like Dr. Phibes or Dr. Malcolm Richards aka “The Night Strangler.”)

  6. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @✯✯ VistaBill ✯✯

    Thanks, we had a good time.

  7. avenger09

    avenger09 said, 12 months ago

    Oh Oh, I think Moon Maid is being deceived, nothing is wrong with her face! And I don’t like his grin as he’s putting on his gloves!!!

  8. Stagger Lee

    Stagger Lee said, 12 months ago

    You never want to hear a Doctor that is working on you say “Oops!”
    .

  9. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @Stagger Lee

    One of my favorite ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes.

  10. Dennis Sisneros

    Dennis Sisneros GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    She is already beautiful, even with half of her face covered! Joe Staton really has a feel for this character. I am liking that the colorist here are gocomics is adding the platinum tone to her hair! I just wish her horns were flesh color!

  11. JonahHex

    JonahHex said, 12 months ago

    Maybe she has a mustache…..

  12. CFinFL

    CFinFL said, 12 months ago

    Twilight Zone creator Rod Serlings daughter just published a book about her famous father. He was from Binghamton, NY & had a summer home on Cayuga Lake near Ithaca, NY. He sometimes used the name of local towns as locations in his TV episodes.

  13. Willy007

    Willy007 said, 12 months ago

    After the discussion yesterday regarding Mysta’s attire and questions that were raised about whether Staton’s portrayal is an accurate representation of her legacy, I decided to do a little research. I skimmed through the years Moon Maid was a regular or semiregular in the strip (1964-1973) and culled out panels that were representative of her overall appearance during each of those years. The sampling size was very small for 1970, and I found nothing for 1971 (either I missed something or she didn’t appear that year).

    As you will see at the link below, Mysta’s costume did evolve somewhat over the years (the pics are listed chronologically). On the other hand, the basic look Gould gave her when she was first introduced in 1964 never really went away. Most of the changes that took place during the Space Era were variations on a theme. Apart from the brief appearance of the “minus” skirt during the 1969 Painted Lady/Hy Jacky story (which immediately went away), the only significant change to Moon Maid’s basic costume was in 1973, the last year she had a significant role in the strip.

    I have included a pic of the maternity smock Moon Maid wore when she was expecting Honeymoon. I was going to include additional panels featuring her wedding gown, the frock she wore when she and Junior went on their first date (both from 1964) and the black dress she wore on the day she died in 1978. But frankly I’m a little tired of combing through strips and decided just to go with these. Just to confirm that especially early in the story, Moon Maid did wear typical women’s clothing from time to time. But after Honeymoon was born in 1965, Moon Maid was thereafter almost never seen out of her familiar bustier until 1973.

    As you will see, the costume Staton has given Mysta is virtually an exact match with the outfit she wore beginning in 1967 through early 1969, nearly two years of the strip. Whatever people may think of it, her costume is certainly representative of her look during the Space Era. As well, just as it was typical of Moon Maid to be in costume during the 1960s whether at work or at home, I don’t consider it strange or uncharacteristic that she is in costume while hiding out at her headquarters. And especially not since she seems to go out and fight crime when the mood hits her.

    I won’t be surprised if I’m attacked for putting this together. My intent is only to respond to the complaints about Mysta’s attire, to the effect that her costume is not accurate or typical of what we should expect Moon Maid to be wearing. Based on the evidence, I believe it certainly is. Hopefully the visual evidence will put that discussion to rest.

    http://img594.imageshack.us/img594/9282/mmfashionsovertheyears.jpg

  14. fhofmann

    fhofmann said, 12 months ago

    Nice work, Willy. I agree with your conclusion.

  15. ReneTray

    ReneTray said, 12 months ago

    @fhofmann

    Yes and I did see 1964 on one example yesterday.

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