(October 1965)

Harvey, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1965-06-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Funday Funnies, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing:
Leon Harvey (credited); ? (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver & Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound & saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Cadbury; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie pushes a button on a machine to receive his Friday allowance, which pours out in a stream of currency and gold and silver coins.

Indexer Notes

This scene appears to occur after the first panel of the first story sequence in this issue.

["Push, Cadbury! We can fit one more bag in this vault!"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich Dollars and Cents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; repairman; Cadbury; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie and a repairman are perplexed when the machine that dispenses Richie's allowance continuously pours out piles of cash, not knowing that Mr. Rich and Cadbury are stuffing bags of gold coins into the vault that supplies it.

Indexer Notes

The scene depicted on the front cover of this issue appears to occur after the first panel of this story.

["While we're away in Europe do anything to make little cousin Emil happy, Richie!"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Cousin Emil
Synopsis:
Richie babysits his cousin.
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Something Simple (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; florist; doll shop salespeople; candy stand clerk
Synopsis:
Richie wants to bring Gloria a gift. She tells him to bring something simple, and he knows that she will be upset if he spends much money. Through a series of coincidences, he ends up with several large gifts without spending any money, arriving on her doorstep with an assortment of items that is anything but simple.
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["You bought slacks to play tennis in, Lotta?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]
Synopsis:
Lotta's pants shrink.
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["Thanks for inviting me to see your paintings, Uncle Arty!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Uncle Arty
Synopsis:
Dot plays art critic.
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The Boy and the Butler (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury; Mr. Fiscal
Synopsis:
When Mr. Rich can't join Richie for a planned hiking trip, he asks their butler Cadbury to go in his place. Richie doesn't have high hopes for the expedition, wondering to himself what a "stiff-necked" butler knows about hiking. However, Cadbury soon leads them off the regular path, opening Richie's eyes to parts of the estate that he has never seen. Cadbury repeatedly demonstrates his expertise and resourcefulness as an outdoorsman, teaching Richie a thing or two in the process. When asked later what Richie wants to be when he grows up, he says he wants to become a butler just like Cadbury.
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Indexer Notes

Although this reprint is not of Cadbury's first appearance, this story is the first time that both the reader and Richie see that he is a man of action. It begins the close association Richie will have with Cadbury going forward and opens the door for the role Cadbury will play in future action-oriented adventures.

["Phew! I've been rocking this cradle for two hours!"] (Table of Contents)

Bobbie the Baby Sitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Bobbie
Synopsis:
Bobbie uses a clock pendulum to automatically rock a cradle.

["Get your trunks on, Fellas, I've got a treasure map!"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Peewee Friendly; Richie's chauffeur (unnamed?)
Synopsis:
Richie and his friends follow a map to a buried treasure chest, which contains a picnic lunch.
Reprints:

["Phooey! They just aren't making bubble gum as strong as they used to!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]
Synopsis:
Lotta tries unsuccessfully to cross a river by blowing a huge bubble with her chewing gum.

["Thanks for the lift, Mister! I was tired of walking!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Jerry [Jerry the Jinx]; motorist
Synopsis:
Jerry think he has jinxed a motorist who gives him a ride and then gets a flat tire. The motorist laughs it off, but is not so happy when Jerry "helps" him jack up the car.

Little Dot Meets Uncle Sneezer (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Mrs. Polka; Uncle Sneezer; children; woman pedestrian
Synopsis:
Dot is dismayed when her uncle's sneezing scares off animals during their walk, but then she learns that his sneezes can be useful too.
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The Friend (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Abner Ant; ant leader
Synopsis:
While trying to establish a new colony, a group of ants has all but determined that the new location is not a good one. But Abner returns from a scouting mission boasting of plentiful supplies and a helpful friend.
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Modesty (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gus Gopher; Geraldine; Garry
Synopsis:
Gus narrowly avoids a rattlesnake, a coyote and an owl on his way to visit Geraldine, but is modest about his exploits when he arrives.
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Crazy Mixed-Up Night (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Plump; Mrs. Plump; Mr. Polka; Mrs. Polka; Dot Polka [Little Dot]
Synopsis:
Dot thinks she hears burglars in the house.
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["Father, may I use the car to spend my fifty cents weekly allowance?"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Harkins; Pee Wee Friendly; Freckles Friendly; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Red; children; drive-in ticket taker
Synopsis:
Richie uses his allowance to take a car full of friends to a drive-in movie.

["How do you like my helicopter beanie?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Jerry [Jerry the Jinx]; children
Synopsis:
Jerry is accused of being infantile for wearing his helicopter beanie hat, and winds up in a baby carriage.

Mystery of the Catman (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly; Chubs; Richard Rich; the Catman; unnamed police officer
Synopsis:
To earn money for their club treasury, Richie and his pals try catching a famous jewel thief called the Catman in order to collect the reward money. Figuring that at some point the Catman will strike on the Rich estate, the kids build a variety of homemade traps and set them up around Richie's house. Sure, the Catman shows, but instead of a trap catching him, it is a side effort on Richie's part which brings the Catman into police custody.
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[Prelaunch Seat] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; military general; rocket scientist
Synopsis:
While out on a walk, Lotta sits on a wall as she and Dot chat, not realizing that the "wall" Lotta is sitting on is part of a rocket that is scheduled to take off shortly.

Indexer Notes

Story contains no text.

["You're playing dots! My favorite game!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; unnamed boy
Synopsis:
Dot calls the game of checkers "Dots", and Lotta argues the point.

Extra-Special Care (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Harkins; Chef Pierre; Marie; unnamed musicians
Synopsis:
While Richie parents are away, the estate staff care good care of Richie - a little too good in Richie's opinion.
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Uncle Piltdown (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; boys; Uncle Piltdown; tropical island natives
Synopsis:
Lotta tells two skeptical boys about an expedition she went on with her Uncle Piltdown to explore the dinosaur-filled "Lost Plateau".

Duck's Suit (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Seymour Duck; Mrs. Duck; Harriet Chick
Synopsis:
Seymour Duck wears his new suit to a party.
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Brownie's Honor (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kathy Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis:
Kathy honors a promise with humorous effect.
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Sure Cure (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]
Synopsis:
When Lotta gets a case of the hiccups, Dot makes several attempts to "cure" her by giving her a scare.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Push, Cadbury! We can fit one more bag in this vault!"]
    Richie Rich Dollars and Cents
  3. 2. ["While we're away in Europe do anything to make little cousin Emil happy, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Something Simple
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. ["You bought slacks to play tennis in, Lotta?"]
    Little Lotta
  6. 5. ["Thanks for inviting me to see your paintings, Uncle Arty!"]
    Little Dot
  7. 6. The Boy and the Butler
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. ["Phew! I've been rocking this cradle for two hours!"]
    Bobbie the Baby Sitter
  9. 8. ["Get your trunks on, Fellas, I've got a treasure map!"]
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. ["Phooey! They just aren't making bubble gum as strong as they used to!"]
    Little Lotta
  11. 10. ["Thanks for the lift, Mister! I was tired of walking!"]
    Jerry the Jinx
  12. 11. Little Dot Meets Uncle Sneezer
    Little Dot
  13. 12. The Friend
  14. 13. Modesty
  15. 14. Crazy Mixed-Up Night
    Little Lotta
  16. 15. ["Father, may I use the car to spend my fifty cents weekly allowance?"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. ["How do you like my helicopter beanie?"]
    Jerry the Jinx
  18. 17. Mystery of the Catman
    Richie Rich
  19. 18. [Prelaunch Seat]
    Little Lotta
  20. 19. ["You're playing dots! My favorite game!"]
    Little Dot
  21. 20. Extra-Special Care
    Richie Rich
  22. 21. Uncle Piltdown
    Little Dot
  23. 22. Duck's Suit
  24. 23. Brownie's Honor
  25. 24. Sure Cure
    Little Lotta
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