A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
10/4/1931 Dick Tracy arrives on the scene
October 4, 1931. One of the longest running crime stories in history began on this day when Chester Gould's Plainclothes Tracy, later Dick Tracy, hit the funny pages. Gould wrote and drew it for 46 years. Among those who have contributed since are the noted novelist Max Allan Collins.