(March 1975)

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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1974-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Figurine]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (many squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from promo in this issue

Keywords:
ghost

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy
Characters:
Casper; Mad Monster Groko
Synopsis:
Groko pursues Casper through space as he escapes with the key to the tower clock.
Keywords:
ghost

["Horror Record"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
48 small ads, with order coupon, for novelties from Johnson Smith Co.
Keywords:
x-ray glasses

["He wants YOU to be his master!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Duke
Synopsis:
Ad for Duke ("the super action dog" action figure), from Kenner
Keywords:
Alsatian; dog; German shepherd

Indexer Notes

Ad set up in comic page form

["Hey, kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Casper; Richie Rich
Synopsis:
Promo for March 1975 Harvey Comics -- titles and on-sale dates November 28 through January 2

["Here's the new Richie Rich comics group!"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Richie Rich
Synopsis:
Promo for nine titles featuring Richie Rich, with on-sale dates

When Time Stood Still (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Casper; Nightmare; Father Time; Mad Monster Groko; soothsayer
Synopsis:
Mad Monster Groko, ruler of the star Astra Minor, sends his warriors to Spooktown to stop the clock and kidnap Father Time. Since Casper and Nightmare were out of range of the town clock they are unaffected, and follow Father Time to Astra Minor in hopes of effecting a rescue.
Keywords:
calendar; clock; ghost; horse; space; time travel

Indexer Notes

First part of a three-part story

["Boo!"] (Table of Contents)

Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Spooky; giant
Synopsis:
Spooky enjoys frightening small woodland creatures, but panics when he unwittingly disturbs a giant.
Keywords:
ghost; giant

["Next Morning"] (Table of Contents)

Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Spooky
Synopsis:
Spooky sleepwalks all night, then can't understand why he's so tired in the morning.
Keywords:
ghost; sleepwalker; sleepwalking

Terror in the Land of Time (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Casper; Father Time; Mad Monster Groko
Synopsis:
Groko's horoscope says he will rule the universe in this particular year, so he stops time on December 31 to get the job done. Casper and Father Time are imprisoned, but escape with the help of Nightmare, and retrieve the stolen key to the town clock.
Keywords:
clock; ghost; horse; time

Indexer Notes

Second part of a three-part story

["Casper says..."] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Casper
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Casper products from Harvey Sales
Keywords:
ghost

["Hey Kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Casper
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Casper watch from Harvey Comics
Keywords:
ghost

["Kids -- here are more great Harvey gifts!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Casper; Richie Rich; Baby Huey; Wendy; Sad Sack; Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for spinoff novelties from Harvey Comics Inc.

["Kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Casper
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Casper Gift Box from Harvey Comics, Inc.
Keywords:
ghost

["Mighty Mystic Magnets"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Yogi Bear; Huckleberry Hound; Henry; Fred Flintstone; Popeye; Blondie; Goofy; Barney Rubble; Wimpy; the Lone Ranger; Minnie Mouse; Top Cat; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for cartoon character magnets from Lido House

["Kids!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for records of songs about Harvey characters from Harvey Records, Inc.

["Make excellent extra cash"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for selling personalized metal Social Security plates from Engravaplates

Time for a Change (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Casper; Nightmare; Father Time; Mad Monster Groko
Synopsis:
Despite being chased by Groko and his forces, Casper, Father Time, and Nightmare escape to Earth, rewind the town clock, and end the frozen time spell.
Keywords:
ghost; New Year; space; time

Indexer Notes

Third part of a three-part story

Animal Crackers (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Cindy Marsh; Mrs. Marsh
Synopsis:
Cindy eats too much cake, and has a nightmare about animal crackers.

["I love reading about Casper"] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Casper; bear cub
Synopsis:
Promo for Casper comics and TV cartoons

Indexer Notes

Comic-strip form

The Sulky Lampost (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Louie (lampost); Elmer (mailbox); Willie (wire trash basket); child
Synopsis:
Miffed at being taken for granted, Willie turns out his light until he overhears a frightened child speaking of the light as a friend.

["I'm loaded with work!"] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sad Sack
Synopsis:
Promo for Sad Sack titles

Indexer Notes

Comic-strip form

Language Barrier (Table of Contents)

Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spooky; Pearl; Professor J. Anthony Thesaurus
Synopsis:
To please Pearl, Spooky improves his use of language and even impresses a professor.
Keywords:
ghost

["Put yourself in the center of the action"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for selling Grit

["Order By Mail Specials"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Nine small ads for novelties from The Fun House

["100 Toy Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from Lucky Products, Inc.
Keywords:
war

["Smoke Cloud"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Twenty-two small ads, with order coupon, for novelties from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
joy buzzer; x-ray specs

Indexer Notes

Includes "authentic Superman costume"

["This could be the year you get a Daisy."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for BB gun from Daisy
Keywords:
BB gun
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  2. 1. ["Horror Record"]
  3. 2. ["He wants YOU to be his master!"]
  4. 3. ["Hey, kids!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  5. 4. ["Here's the new Richie Rich comics group!"]
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. When Time Stood Still
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  7. 6. ["Boo!"]
    Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost
  8. 7. ["Next Morning"]
    Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost
  9. 8. Terror in the Land of Time
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  10. 9. ["Casper says..."]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  11. 10. ["Hey Kids!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  12. 11. ["Kids -- here are more great Harvey gifts!"]
  13. 12. ["Kids!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  14. 13. ["Mighty Mystic Magnets"]
  15. 14. ["Kids!"]
  16. 15. ["Make excellent extra cash"]
  17. 16. Time for a Change
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  18. 17. Animal Crackers
  19. 18. ["I love reading about Casper"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  20. 19. The Sulky Lampost
  21. 20. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  22. 21. Language Barrier
    Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost
  23. 22. ["Put yourself in the center of the action"]
  24. 23. ["Order By Mail Specials"]
  25. 24. ["100 Toy Soldiers"]
  26. 25. ["Smoke Cloud"]
  27. 26. ["This could be the year you get a Daisy."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Jean-Francois Masse
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Jim Van Dore