The Dick Tracy Casebook: Favorite Adventures, 1931-1990

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St. Martin's Press, 1990 - Art - 273 pages
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A representative collection of Dick Tracy adventures from the popular comic strip includes "The Hotel Murders" from the 1930s, "Putty Puss" from the 1980s, and other favorite cases

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From editors Max Allan Collins and Dick Locher (who worked on the comic strip in the 1980s) comes The Dick Tracy Casebook, released in 1990 to coincide with Warren Beatty's film based on the comic ... Read full review

About the author (1990)

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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