One of the appeals of the Dick Tracy comic strip is its unique villains. Many had bizarre deformities, including the Blank (), Little Face Finny (), Pruneface (), the Brow (), Shaky (), and Pearshape (). Chester Gould wrote these villains for his reader's righteous condemnation, without exploring moral gray areas. Jun 15, · Storyline All Tess Trueheart wants is to settle down to a quiet life with her boyfriend, detective Dick Tracy. But there's something pretty rotten going on in town, with someone pretty rotten behind it, and Tracy has his hands full with the likes of villain Big Boy Caprice and with the almost irresistible Breathless Mahoney/10(K).
Dick Tracy Universe. Chester Gould, in over nearly a half-century of writing and drawing the Dick Tracy strip, created perhaps the most formidable list of villains in American literature. The first was BIG BOY, whose gang killed Emil Trueheart and kidnapped Tess. A character of the early ’s, BIG BOY was a combination of Al Capone, Bugs.