Dick Tracy: The Collins Casefiles, Volume 1

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Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003 - Humor - 163 pages
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Acclaimed mystery author and comics writer Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition) took over scripting Chester Gould's iconic detective strip in 1978, and Dick Tracy would never be the same again. The first of several volumes collecting Collins's masterful yet controversial 15-year run, the art is supplied by Rick Fletcher and Pulitzer Prize-winner Dick Locher. Illustrated in b/w throughout.
 

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
11
Section 3
28
Section 4
38
Section 5
80
Section 6
93
Section 7
97
Section 8
98
Section 11
131
Section 12
135
Section 13
136
Section 14
137
Section 15
142
Section 16
153
Section 17
155
Section 18
162

Section 9
108
Section 10
114
Section 19
167
Section 20
168

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About the author (2003)

Max Allen Collins was born in 1948 in Muscatine, Iowa. He is a two-time winner of the Private Eye Writer's of America's Shamus Award for his Nathaniel Heller historical thrillers "True Detective" and "Stolen Away". Collins also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip begining in 1977 and ending in the early 1990s. He has contributed to a number of other comics, including Batman. Collins created his first independent feature film, Mommy, following a nightmarish experience as screenwriter on the cable movie The Expert. Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. Author of other such move tie-in bestsellers as "In the Line of Fire" and "Air Force One", he is also the screenwriter/director of the cult favorite suspense films "Mommie" and "Mommie's Day".

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