(March 1965)

Harvey, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
On-sale date:
1964-12-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing:
Leon Harvey (credited); Sid Jacobson (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from publisher advertisement.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Cadbury; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie leaves a dollar sign in his wake as he skis down a hill.

Indexer Notes

This cover depicts a larger version of panel 4 from ["Blam!"], the first comic story inside.

["Blam!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; armored car driver
Synopsis:
Even when skiing and bumping into people, Richie sees dollar and cent symbols everywhere.

Indexer Notes

The scene on the cover is taken from panel 4 of this story.

["Hey, Richie! Are you coming to the football game with us?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly
Synopsis:
Freckles learns that being rich is hard work.

Indexer Notes

This story acts as a prelude to the three-parter immediately following.

Suspicion (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury; captain; first mate; receptionist; Lord Duncan; Drumbo (mentioned); Crudly
Synopsis:
Richie and Cadbury travel to England to get some contracts signed by Lord Duncan.
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Keywords:
England

Desperate Customers (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Crudly; Drumbo; Harry; Lord Duncan; Gabby
Synopsis:
Richie and Cadbury are captured by Drumbo and his men.
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Greymoor Castle (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gabby; Drumbo; Lord Duncan; Cadbury; Elbert; Mac; Del Duncan; Captain Foy; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Richie and Cadbury rescue Lord Duncan from Greymoor Castle.
Reprints:
Keywords:
castle

["Son - I'm proud of you!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly
Synopsis:
Richie missed the fun at the football game.
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Indexer Notes

This one page story acts as a conclusion to the three-parter immediately preceding it.

Uncle Honker (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Uncle Honker; Mr. Crackle
Synopsis:
Uncle Honker can imitate animal sounds.
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Brownie's Honor (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Kathy Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis:
Kathy honors a promise with humorous effect.
Reprints:

["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Pretty Boy (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Preston the puppy; parakeet; Mr. Thomas
Synopsis:
A parakeet teaches a dog to imitate human speech.
Reprints:

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

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

The Right Shape (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Blythe; students; Mrs. Hevvy; horse owner; football player
Synopsis:
A fitness expert's students all want to know Lotta's secrets of success.

["What do you think Richie will give you for your birthday, Gloria?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Gloria's friend; hamburger chef
Synopsis:
Richie goes overboard to get Gloria a hamburger for her birthday.

["Well! I finished painting dots on this lawn chair!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; tired pedestrian
Synopsis:
Little Dot paints dots on a lawn chair.
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["Nice of your dad to arrange this trip to his Alaskan mines!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Mr. Forbes; Mr. Mook; Mook's butler; Mook's doorman
Synopsis:
Richie visits the Eskimo manager of his father's mines in Alaska.

1965 Calendar (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Molehill Mountain (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Herb Dripple; Nifty Dry Cleaners manager (Mr. Dripple?); Richard Rich; Mr. Jones; Perkins; Wembley Chemical Company receptionist; Mr. Hyde; unnamed police officers; Mr. Digby; unnamed butler
Synopsis:
Although Herb Dripple wants to take Gloria to the school dance, she has already been asked by Richie. But she and Richie learn that the dress she wants to wear is at Nifty Dry Cleaners and won't be ready in time. Richie is determined to find a way to get her dress despite the obstacle. He visits successfully higher authorities in the matter, learning that Mr. Rich owns the parent company that ultimately controls Nifty. Despite his efforts, Richie can't get the dress, and he phones Gloria to apologize. She tells him that she has been at the dance with Herb, whose father owns Nifty Dry Cleaners.
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"I'm sorry! You've dug holes all over this golf course!" (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; golf course manager; rancher
Synopsis:
Lotta's destructive golf form raises the golf course manager's ire, but helps out the rancher who lives nearby.

["Where are you going?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; fortune seeker
Synopsis:
There's no such thing as a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Or is there?

Sailor Be Where? (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Reginald Van Dough; Reggie's crew
Synopsis:
Reggie is determined to win a yacht race from New York to Palm Beach, but almost wrecks the ship in the process.

The Cowgirl (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Plump; Mrs. Plump; Uncle Longhorn; cowhands
Synopsis:
Lotta spends her vacation at Uncle Longhorn's cattle ranch, much to her Uncle's and the cowhands' chagrin.

The Winner (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Johnny Williams; runners
Synopsis:
Johnny learns what it is like to both win and lose a race gracefully.

The Riddle (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
King Frederick the Good; Arnulf; Henry
Synopsis:
King Frederick uses a riddle to replace his former wise man.
Reprints:

["I'm Hot Stuff! Who are you?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hot Stuff the Little Devil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

It's a Gift (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Mr. Jones; unnamed antiques dealer; unnamed art purchaser; unnamed chauffeur; Swifty; unnamed ring purchaser; unnamed mink coat purchaser; unnamed stock traders; unnamed newsboy
Synopsis:
Richie decides to buy what he thinks is a $5.00 watch for Gloria. As it turns out, the watch is actually $500, and he only has twenty-five in his pocket. While deciding what to do, he is accidentally hit on the head, giving him amnesia. He remembers that he wanted to buy something and makes a small purchase. Someone immediately offers to buy it for more, knowing who he is and thinking that it must be a valuable painting. In a series of similar trades, Richie eventually ends up with significant funds. Bumping his head again, he regains his memory, whereupon he buys the watch for Gloria.
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Indexer Notes

This story should not be confused with a Richie Rich story also titled "It's a Gift" in Richie Rich Billions #18, which also features Gloria but recounts a different series of events.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Blam!"]
    Richie Rich
  3. 2. ["Hey, Richie! Are you coming to the football game with us?"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Suspicion
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. Desperate Customers
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Greymoor Castle
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. ["Son - I'm proud of you!"]
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. Uncle Honker
    Little Dot
  9. 8. Brownie's Honor
  10. 9. ["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  11. 10. Pretty Boy
  12. 11. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  13. 12. The Right Shape
    Little Lotta
  14. 13. ["What do you think Richie will give you for your birthday, Gloria?"]
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. ["Well! I finished painting dots on this lawn chair!"]
    Little Dot
  16. 15. ["Nice of your dad to arrange this trip to his Alaskan mines!"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. 1965 Calendar
  18. 17. The Molehill Mountain
    Richie Rich
  19. 18. "I'm sorry! You've dug holes all over this golf course!"
    Little Lotta
  20. 19. ["Where are you going?"]
    Richie Rich
  21. 20. Sailor Be Where?
    Richie Rich
  22. 21. The Cowgirl
    Little Lotta
  23. 22. The Winner
  24. 23. The Riddle
  25. 24. ["I'm Hot Stuff! Who are you?"]
    Hot Stuff the Little Devil
  26. 25. It's a Gift
    Richie Rich
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas