(September 1964)

Harvey, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1964-06-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing:
Leon Harvey (credited); ? (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Cadbury; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie plays a custom-made arcade-style claw machine game filled with gems, jewels, gold coins and rolls of cash.

["Ah—shucks! Drat the luck!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich
Synopsis:
Richie plays an arcade-style claw machine game filled with gems, jewels, gold coins and rolls of cash, along with other prizes. He is frustrated when he wins several high value items, but leaves in triumph when he wins a gumdrop candy.
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["Do you have your ticket for my movie, Lotta?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
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?
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?

Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Tina; Linda
Synopsis:
Dot punches the tickets of friends coming to see a movie at her house.
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Cadbury Fired! (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; Elmore; Richard Rich; Cadbury; Regina Rich
Synopsis:
A prospective butler drops by to leave his card. Mr. Rich politely refuses, saying that they already employ Cadbury, who is an excellent butler. Shortly thereafter, Mrs. notices that an expensive item is missing, and soon Mr. Rich and Richie notice other that valuables are missing too. Richie wonders if anything may be missing from Cadbury's room, and when they go to check, they find a pile of valuables there, including the missing items that they were looking for. Cadbury has no explanation for why the items are in his room, so Mr. Rich has no choice but to dismiss him.

The Butler Did It! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury (as himself and "Mr. Glint"); "Slippery" Elmore; Regina Rich; policeman
Synopsis:
"Slippery" Elmore takes Cadbury's place as butler, but Richie suspects he may be up to no good.

Movie Struck (Table of Contents)

Cadbury, the Perfect Butler / 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:
Cadbury; Regina Rich; Mr. Soundtrack; policeman; pedestrians; movie producers; actors; director; cameraman; assitant
Synopsis:
Cadbury is invited to play a part in a Hollywood film.

["I'll call you up when I get my homework done, Dot!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]
Synopsis:
Lotta is able to contact Dot from four blocks away without a telephone.

Instant Travelling (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
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?

Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; hoodlums; Hopocus the Magician; audience members
Synopsis:
Richie tries out a suit which allows its wearer to instantly travel to a preset destination. He uses it to befuddle some hoodlums and to surprise a stage magician. But as part one of the story ends, he instantly travels not home, but into the middle of a river.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Going, Going, Gone!", later in this issue.

The Good Skate (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; skaters
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to win Richie's annual roller skating contest with motorized skates, but only ends up causing problems for himself.

Going, Going, Gone! (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; safari hunters; party-goers; Sybil; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie accidentally pushed the wrong button on his travelling suit and wound up in a river in the jungles of Borneo. Some hunters there want to capture him to get his "silvery suit", but he instantly travels to London, where he is invited to join a childrens' costume party.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Instant Travelling", earlier in this issue.

["Gee! What nice buttons on that old coat cranky Mr. Fester is wearing!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Mr. Fester; Mrs. Fester
Synopsis:
Dot finds a way to get a button from a cranky man.
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["What's wrong Miss?...Got a sore nose?"] (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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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; lumberjacks
Synopsis:
Lotta's sneeze knocks down a huge tree that two lumberjacks are chopping down.
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  • from ?

First Anniversary (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Mr. Glad; unnamed city workers, unnamed pedestrians; unnamed sandwich board advertiser; unnamed flower delivery man
Synopsis:
It's Richie and Gloria's one-year anniversary, and Richie wants to do something extra special. Gloria is at home working on her homework, but her thoughts keep straying to Richie. Her father tells her that she just needs to concentrate, something he has no problem doing when he needs to. However, as Mr. Glad goes about his day, he is annoyed to find that he cannot stop thinking of Richie himself, because Richie has posted anniversary messages to Gloria by every means available. As Gloria finishes her homework, Richie pays her a visit and Mr. Glad is still trying to focus on something else.
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["I christen thee 'Lotta'"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; ship christening officials; crowd of bystanders
Synopsis:
Lotta christens an ocean liner bearing her name with a bottle of champagne, to disastrous effect.
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  • from ?

["They sure treated you royally in the railroad terminal, Richie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Lester; Richard Rich (mentioned only)
Synopsis:
It seems as though every building or business that Lester points to as he and Richie walk around the city is owned by Richie's father. He is relieved to hear that isn't the case with the Second National Bank, until he learns that Richie owns that himself.
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The Timid Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Horace; Horace's father; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie nd Mr. Rich are out camping with Horace and his father. Horace can't seem to do anything to please his father, who yells at him at frequently. As Richie tries to think of a way to make Horace look good in his father's eyes, Horace saves Richie from several different dangers. Each time, Richie doesn't even know he is in danger, but their fathers can see Horace's heroic action each time. By the end of the day, Horace's father is proud of his son, but Richie is still frustrated for not being able to think of a way to make Horace look good.

Indexer Notes

This story is very similar to the text story, "The Chicken Kid", which appeared in Richie Rich Success Stories #5 in November, 1965.

Ug-Ug, the Robot (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]; sporting goods saleseman; movie promoters; movie ticket saleslady; timid reader; pedestrian; pranksters; antique salesman; robber; salvage workers; moviegoers
Synopsis:
Lotta accepts a job dressing as a robot to promote a new movie.
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  • from ?

Mess-Tache (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Papa Pup; Mama Pup; Lemuel; policeman
Synopsis:
Papa Pup is angry at Lemuel for painting mustaches on every picture around town, until something good happens as a result.

Vacation Out West (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Characters:
Don Franklin; Smokey Richards; Don's mother; cowhands; Don's father
Synopsis:
Don visits a dude ranch in Arizona, befriending ranch foreman, Smokey Richards.

The Unwelcome Guest (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; Melvin Moocher; Richard Rich; Jarvis; service staff; truck driver
Synopsis:
Richie discovers a man who has been living, unnoticed, in their house for years.
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  • from?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Ah—shucks! Drat the luck!"]
    Richie Rich Millions
  3. 2. ["Do you have your ticket for my movie, Lotta?"]
    Little Dot
  4. 3. Cadbury Fired!
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. The Butler Did It!
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Movie Struck
    Cadbury, the Perfect Butler
  7. 6. ["I'll call you up when I get my homework done, Dot!"]
    Little Dot
  8. 7. Instant Travelling
    Richie Rich
  9. 8. The Good Skate
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. Going, Going, Gone!
    Richie Rich
  11. 10. ["Gee! What nice buttons on that old coat cranky Mr. Fester is wearing!"]
    Little Dot
  12. 11. ["What's wrong Miss?...Got a sore nose?"]
    Little Lotta
  13. 12. First Anniversary
    Richie Rich
  14. 13. ["I christen thee 'Lotta'"]
    Little Lotta
  15. 14. ["They sure treated you royally in the railroad terminal, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  16. 15. The Timid Hero
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. Ug-Ug, the Robot
    Little Lotta
  18. 17. Mess-Tache
  19. 18. Vacation Out West
  20. 19. The Unwelcome Guest
    Richie Rich
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas