Dick Tracy is an American comic strip featuring Dick Tracy originally Plainclothes Tracy , a tough and intelligent police detective created by Chester Gould. The strip made its debut on October 4, in the Detroit Mirror. Gould wrote and drew the strip until Since that time, various artists and writers have continued the strip, which still runs in newspapers today. Dick Tracy has also been the hero in a number of films, notably one in which Warren Beatty played the crime fighter in
Dick Tracy is a comic strip featuring Dick Tracy, a hard-hitting, fast-shooting and intelligent police detective. Gould wrote and drew the strip until Chester Gould introduced a raw violence to comic strips, reflecting the violence of s Chicago. Gould did his best to keep up with the latest in crime fighting techniques; while Tracy often ends a case in a shootout, he uses forensic science, advanced gadgetry and wits to track the bad guy down. The strip was an early example of the police procedural mystery story. Actual "whodunit" plots were relatively rare in the stories; the focus is the chase, with a criminal committing a crime and Tracy solving the case during a relentless pursuit of the criminal, who becomes increasingly desperate as the detective closes in.
Dick Tracy , the hard-boiled hero of Dick Tracy , a newspaper comic strip created by Chester Gould in Tracy was portrayed as an incorruptible plainclothes detective in a Midwestern city that resembled Chicago. He was jut-jawed and eagle-nosed and usually wore a fedora, a dark suit, a white shirt, and a necktie. He was relentless in pursuing criminals, who in the s were Prohibition gangsters, robbers, crooked politicians, and criminal defense lawyers.
Dick Tracy is an American comic strip featuring Dick Tracy originally Plainclothes Tracy ,  a tough and intelligent police detective created by Chester Gould. Gould wrote and drew the strip until ,  and various artists and writers have continued it. Dick Tracy has also been the hero in a number of films, including Dick Tracy in which Warren Beatty played the lead in Tom De Haven praised Gould's Dick Tracy as an "outrageously funny American Gothic", while Brian Walker described it as a "ghoulishly entertaining creation" which had "gripping stories filled with violence and pathos". Basing the character on U.