Dick Tracy : No grief for Lips? Breathless Mahoney : I'm wearing black underwear. Dick Tracy : You know, it's legal for me to take you down to the station and sweat it out of you under the lights.
Gangland enforcers broke the arms of an elderly news dealer this afternoon Stacks of newspapers were tossed in the gutter Lunchtime crowds were paralysed by the suddenness of the crime.
As a young man, Tracy attended an unspecified college where his studies included the Russian language. His skill with languages would later help him in his service as a Naval Intelligence officer. A typical bachelor in the early s, Tracy had a beautiful girlfriend and was adapting to life during the depression.
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My associates here would very much like to see you have a little accident. But I tell 'em, "No. I'll take care of Tracy myself," I tell 'em.
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Big Boy Caprice: Around me, if a girl don't wear fur, she don't wear nuttin'. Big Boy Caprice: You get behind me, we all profit; you challenge me, we all go down! There was one Napoleon, one Washington, one me!
It's time someone came out and said it—Chester Gould's Dick Tracy is bonkers. Stark raving crazy. But it's an American crazy—we feel at home in it. From its flights of grand guignol violence—scenes of bloodshed, torture, suffering, starvation and mutilation—to its merger of clumsy comedy and grim police procedural; from its high-handed sermonizing to its moments of unexpected levity, Dick Tracy among the maddest achievements of American popular culture.
Top definition. Dick Tracy unknown. Dick Tracy is a comic strip featuring Dick Tracy originally Plainclothes Tracya square-jawed, hard-hitting, fast-shooting, and intelligent police detective.
Created by Chester Gould inDick Tracy has proven to be one of the most enduring comic strips of all time. With a square-jawed detective protagonist and his rogues gallery of cosmetically-unfortunate villains, Tracy has become a kind of shorthand for brilliant and dogged investigative work. After taking art correspondence courses as a teenager, Pawnee, Oklahoma native Chester Gould decided that one way to get rich would be to create a comic strip that would be syndicated all over the country. Drawing on his distaste for mob figure Al Capone, Gould created Plainclothes Tracyabout a detective disrupting the criminal underworld.