Friends and Family


Since starting as a single man chasing the affections of a girl named Tess Trueheart, Dick Tracy has developed a large family and an equally large group of good friends outside law enforcement.

NameActive YearsBrief BioStatus
Dick Tracy1931 - presentThe one, the only, Detective Dick Tracy.Alive
Junior Tracy1932 - presentAdopted son of Dick Tracy who has helped Tracy fight crime since they first met.Alive
Tess Trueheart Tracy1931 - presentWife and love of Dick Tracy's life for over 80 yearsAlive
Bonnie Braids Tracy1951 - presentDaughter of Dick Tracy and Tess Trueheart.Alive
Joseph Tracy1978 - presentYoungest son of Dick Tracy and Tess Trueheart.Alive
B.O. Plenty1945 - presentHillbilly character who became Junior Tracy’s father-in-law.Alive
Gravel Gertie1944 - presentGritty wife of B.O. Plenty and mother-in-law to Junior Tracy.Alive
Sparkle Plenty1948 - presentSecond wife of Junior Tracy and daughter of B.O. Plenty and Gravel Gertie.Alive
Attitude Plenty2011 - presentNewborn son of B.O. Plenty and Gravel Gertie.Alive
Susie Zonn / Wingy Plenty1953, 1954, 2012Daughter Odds Zonn adopted by the Plenty’s. Little sister of Sparkle.Alive
Moon Maid1964 - 1978First wife of Junior Tracy and was born on the Moon.Dead
Honeymoon Tracy1965 - presentDaughter of Junior Tracy and Moon Maid.Alive
Canhead Plenty1953Oil well owner and brother of B.O. Plenty and uncle to his children.Alive
Emil Trueheart1931Tess Trueheart’s father, murdered by one of Big Boy’s thugs named Crutch.Dead
Mamma Trueheart1931Tess Trueheart’s dear old mother and owner of the Trueheart Delicatessen.Alive
Jewel Tracy1988, 1989, 2002, 2011 - presentDaughter of Junior Tracy and Sparkle Plenty, escaped a kidnapping attempt in 2003.Alive
Uncle Ray Tracy1981, 2013Dick Tracy's Uncle and minister.Alive
Vitamin Flintheart1944 - presentFormer motion picture thespian, Vitamin made numerous appearances in the Dick Tracy strip.Alive
Heine Stueben1932Hired by Mrs. Trueheart to watch her delicatessen.Alive
Stink Plenty2004Cousin of B.O. Plenty who bought a pig farm with a dangerous history.Dead
Aroma Plenty2004Wife of B.O. Plenty’s cousin Stink Plenty.Dead
Mysta Chimera2012, 2013The mysterious new Moon Maid is now known as Mysta Chimera.Alive
Marge Catchem1949, 2013Sam Catchem's wife.Alive

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