Dick Tracy by Mike Curtis and Charles Ettinger for May 04, 2023

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    Oh goody, the chicken’s back!! Finally the strip has meaning again!

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    Neil Wick  12 months ago

    Good morning™, all!

    The sign painter didn’t know the difference between “Chick Tracy and Miss De-lite” and “Dick Tracy and Miss De-lite.” It even looks like there was room for the extra letter that “Chick” has. Having worked in the sign industry, I can say that sign makers are not very good proofreaders.

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    Who’s the blonde? Don’t tell me that’s B.O.’s cousin. She looks totally different.

    Consistency isn’t the strip’s strong point!

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    Sam sees what he thinks is a pastrami sandwich shop and is investigating whether or not they give free samples to law enforcement!

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    Brian  Premium Member 12 months ago

    “Bracy’s a horning in our action! Get ’im Chick Tracy II!”

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  12 months ago

    Good morning™, unanticipated encounters !

    Shouldn’t they be in some tv studio C to do the ad ?  What is the significance of doing the ad at this exhibition of games ?  I can only think it saves on extra panels, from the switching back and forth from the studio to here where Dicky is supposed to be doing serious Po-leece work. Seeing Chick Tracy and crew will distract him thus enabling another successful Gameboy grab.

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    Captain Colorado  12 months ago

    You can get whiplash with these plot twists.

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    GoComicsGo!  12 months ago

    Chick Tracy II will soon disappear just coincidently as Super Chicken arrives to save the day and stops Gameboy.

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    BreathlessMahoney77  12 months ago

    It’s hard to tell from the dialogue if the sign with Tracy’s name on it was a goof by the sign painters, more sloppy editing on TCA’s part, or if the promoter for some reason was expecting Tracy all along. And who uses “Miss” anymore? Promoters in TracyWorld, evidently, who are about 30 years behind the times.

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    AB9SS  12 months ago

    Don’t “chicken” out Tracy!

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    sugordon  12 months ago

    I rather like how ticked off Tracy seems about all of this

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    jonahhex1  12 months ago

    Gotta give Mike credit….he tied in all the stuff people were howling about into the main story line with a nifty little twist.

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    markwillman4  12 months ago

    Oh, not that damm squawkbox again!

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    DaveG1960  12 months ago

    Looks like the current Sunday Tarzan plot…….

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    kantuck-nadie  12 months ago

    Well, this certainly is a ‘strip’ judging by Klink plenty.

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    firestrike1  12 months ago

    now what is Sam ? about?…

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    tsull2121  12 months ago

    The security dude looks like a maskless gameboy

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    tsull2121  12 months ago

    Chick tracy 2 will either A) be stolen to play a rousing game of farmer in the dell… or, B) more likely knowing how Mike writes, apprehending gameboy

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    crobinson019  12 months ago

    The pitchman’s comments indicate it’s NOT a mistake.

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    iggyman  12 months ago

    I think B.O.s presence there would discourage customers, but you never know, the Blonde might be the main draw anyway!

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    iggyman  12 months ago

    It took me a while, it was a mistake! Dick in stad of Chick!

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    jrankin1959  12 months ago

    Well… I was partly correct.

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    RedsFan323 Premium Member 12 months ago

    GAAAA, I am so sick of B.O. Plenty and his clan.

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    Wichita1.0  12 months ago

    An increasingly angry man with a gun. Always a good thing. The chicken makes ONE false move and it’s fricassee time.

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    General Trelane (Ret.) Premium Member 12 months ago

    Why does Sam wear that goofy green suit ?

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    avenger09  12 months ago

    I pointed this out very late yesterday.

    “For those of you who despise when I point out a misplaced comma or colorist mistake, just remember this”;

    “If it wasn’t for posters such as Firedyke, Ratster, Another Fake, Greedo and yours truly posting our daily nonsense there would be about 10 strip related comments each day!

    Be careful what you ask for, you might regret when you get it!

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    General Trelane (Ret.) Premium Member 12 months ago

    Another Fake ! Har har hardy har har ! ! !

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    Pequod  12 months ago

    What is the word? A proud spokes-bird perched by her better half

    Her suit skintight. Meet Ms. De-Lite. So right from crown to calf.

    Mistakes were made. Tracy waylaid. Not here to meet nor greet

    To apprehend the thief Gameboy is Tracy’s cup of meat.

    What might Sam see? As far as we know now it may be brisket

    Yet Catchem has a nose for crime. Fraught danger? He will risk it.

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    timbob2313 Premium Member 12 months ago

    Panel #3-what is Sam looking at? Maybe something that actually has something to do with the plot? Did the current criminal mastermind put that sign up so he can get away while DT is distracted?

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    orbenjawell Premium Member 12 months ago

    “Vera-simm-illy-tood”….“Vera-simm-illy-tood”…."Vera..!!!!!!…….oh snap, now THAT’S going to be stuck in my head for the rest of the day….thanks LOADS!!……..

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    adekii  12 months ago

    Oh no, now Dick Tracy sounds like 90s animated Batman in my head!

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    Another Take  12 months ago

    1- It makes perfect sense for the chicken to be at this whatever the hell it is.

    2- Why does Tracy have an eyepatch in Panel 3. Is he cosplaying a pirate.

    3- Just why????

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    MOVIE QUOTE—-“I said I’d be back.Even if it meant the chair”.

    Spencer Tracy—-20,000 YEARS IN SING SING—1933

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    Looks like Dick is being presented as “endorsing the product”,and he NEVER does t hat.

    Meanwhile,the 1960’s Honeymoon dolls STILL aren’t selling.

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    Another Take  12 months ago

    1-DT: OH BOY! I GET TO MEET DICK TRA…wait a second – that’s ME!

    2-FANBOY: It’s YOU! Can I get an autograph? DT: I am NOT Dick Tracy…

    3-slips on the eyepatch See? Would Dick Tracy be wearing an eyepatch? FANBOY: Oh. The yellow hat and coat confused me. Sorry.

    B.O.: Hey. That one-eyed man looks like Brick Bracy! What a co-ink-a diK. SAM: Another stake out ruined. HEY! YOU WITH THE DICE MASK! COVID IS OVER YA DUMMY!

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    Eric S   12 months ago

    This boreyline is for the birds.

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    fredville  12 months ago

    Now we know how the stories tie in and Chick and/or BO save the day….

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    WilliamVollmer  12 months ago

    Looks like the banner writer made a huge typo.

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    Don’t cook tonight,call Chicken Delight.

    People actually SAID that in the old days.

    And who has the bigger gizzard,the chicken or B.O>?

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    Sisyphos  12 months ago

    With a personal appearance at the Locher Auditorium for the Antique Show and Sale, Miss De-Lite (Klinique Plenty) and Chick Tracy II (an obnoxious hen) provide a photo op for the masses in attendance [it seems we have jumped ahead a day or two in strip time and the show is now open]; but Dick Tracy is also advertised, and our detective is not very happy at finding himself being exploited without his even knowing about it (see the stern reaction in panel 2). B.O. feigns innocence, but I think it is he who neglected to ask Tracy’s permission and presence. Tracy and Sam are there on stakeout for Gameboy, not for the Chick’n De-Lites-sponsored photo op! But, wait! Sam sees something questionable (literally, “?”) in panel 3, a hook for tomorrow and potentially something actually worth our attention….

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    Gweedo -it's legal here- Murray  12 months ago

    Wont be here at turnover

    A sleepover

    I must attend

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