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Turning Dick Tracy’s Head

Dw.cdrThe comic strip “Dick Tracy” (written and distributed from 1931 through 1977) was never my most favorite in the funny pages. But I read it regularly, and often pondered its proclamation that magnetism would someday rule the world. The 2-way wrist radio the police detective hero used to battle the bad guys seemed so futuristic to us kids growing up in the 1960s – and so quaint today. But then,

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