Dick Tracy Complete Chester Gould: Volume 22 Hardcover

Dick Tracy Complete Chester Gould: Volume 22 Hardcover Two worlds are in turmoil when the inter-species romance between Junior and Moon Maid heats up Can the twinkling of little antennae be too far in the future? Back on Earth Diet Smith introduces the Two-Way Wrist Television fifty years before the Apple Watch while Moon Maid turns vigilante and a series of events reveal a mob plot to kill both her and Dick Tracy The clues eventually lead to Mr Bribery who proudly displays his collection of shrunken heads of the people who have crossed him Volume 22 includes the complete comic strips from April 13 1964 through December 26 1965 About the Author Chester Gould (1900–1985) was born in Pawnee Oklahoma the son of a newspaperman and grandson of a circuit-riding preacher He attended Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University) before transferring to Northwestern University in Chicago from which he graduated in 1923 He produced the minor comic strips Fillum Fables and The Radio Catts before striking it big with Dick Tracy in 1931 Originally titled Plainclothes Tracy the rechristened strip became one of the most successful and lauded comic strips of all time as well as a media and merchandising sensation He was twice accorded the “Cartoonist of the Year” Reuben Award by his peers Gould continued to write and illustrate Dick Tracy until his retirement in 1977
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