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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, 1931 in the Detroit Mirror. It was distributed by the Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate. Gould wrote and drew the strip until 1977.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 1990.
- Nowadays all Annie characters are now. Minor characters in this comic.
- If you've read the synopsis of Little Orphan Annie, it didn't end consecutively. Due to popularity. The one who owned Dick Tracy also owned Annie. Which is why they have a crossover Annie's story actually ended with Dick Tracy instead.
- As mentioned above Annie ended with a Dick Tracy rather than her own comic strips, due to popularity demand.
- Unlike Annie, dick tracy comics are still publishing.