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The Complete Dick Tracy Vol. 2
Author Chester Gould
Publication date April, 2007
Published by IDW
ISBN 9781600100376
Publication Order
Preceded by
The Complete Dick Tracy Vol. 1
Followed by
The Complete Dick Tracy Vol. 3

The Complete Dick Tracy Volume 2 contains the strips written and drawn by Chester Gould originally published in newspapers between the dates May 21st, 1933 and January 29th, 1935.

It includes the following storylines:

The book also features original supplemental material. This includes the essay "Shoot First" by Max Allan Collins, and the second part of an interview with Chester Gould that was conducted in 1980 by Collins and Matt Masterson.


  • The book includes a disclaimer acknowledging the presence of racial caricatures in the strips and states that they are "reprinted without alteration for historical reference".
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    In April of 2023, it was announced that the first 6 volumes of The Complete Dick Tracy would be reissued by Clover Press to match the format of the later volumes. It was released on October 17th, 2023.