Had to share this with you! Today a package arrived on my snowy doorstep — it contained the final two volumes of our reformatting of the earliest books in the Dick Tracy series. Woo-hoo! I still have the original, smaller sized IDW-produced Tracy volumes standing right next to their new, full-sized LOAC counterparts. This is how it looks on my bookshelves, with our six re-releases now in place:
Here’s a tip of the Red Sox cap to LOAC’s guiding light, Dean Mullaney — notice how he mimicked the color scheme of the spines of the IDW books in our new releases. He’s a wily one, that Mullaney!
With the re-release of Volumes 5 and 6, Chester Gould’s entire groundbreaking run of Dick Tracy is now preserved in twenty-nine uniform editions, an accomplishment of which we’re proud (justifiably so, I think). They also feature exciting stories that feature Gould’s distinctive brand of two-fisted, gun-blazing action. Here are the covers to look for: