(May 1965)

Harvey, 1964 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1965-01-28
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); ? (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)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Cadbury
Synopsis:
Richie casts a shadow that looks like a dollar sign.

Indexer Notes

This scene relates to events in the first story sequence in this issue.

["Phew!" "Tee hee!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; pedestrians
Synopsis:
As Richie and Gloria are walking around town, they see people casting shadows that look like a rabbit and a pig. Then they think for a moment that Richie is casting a shadow that looks like a dollar sign.

Indexer Notes

Panel 6 is similar to the front cover of this issue.

["This gives me an idea!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; A. Chizzel
Synopsis:
Richie commissions a sculptor to carve Gloria's likeness on the side of a mountain.

From Riches to Rags (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Richard Rich; Bascomb; Regina Rich; Gloria Glad; amusement park ticket salesman; park-goers; door prize announcer; shady dealer; detective; policemen
Synopsis:
After dressing in rags for a "rags and tatters" party, Richie receives a bump on the head and forgets who he is.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "The Luck of the Riches", immediately following in this issue.

The Luck of the Riches (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Texican Airways agents; passengers; Mr. Quickbuck; flight attendant; pilot; Mr. Miller; land developer; Mr. Skinner; con men; policeman; detective; district attorney; reward seekers; Richard Rich; Mr. Dobbs; Gloria Glad
Synopsis:
Stricken with amnesia, Richie executes several business deals, parlaying money he has won in a door prize into a handsome sum. Meanwhile, Mr. Rich's efforts to find his lost son finally pay off and Richie regains his memory.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "From Riches to Rags", immediately preceeding in this issue. Page numbering begins again at 1.

"I love the sound of water dripping in a cave, Richie!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis:
When Gloria tells Richie that she wishes that she could hear the sound of water dripping in the cave near her house, Richie sets up a machine to drop dimes, creating a similar sound.

Richie Rich and Black Lightning (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Mr. Bilder; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Freckles Friendly; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; unnamed boy; horse trainer; Black Lightning; Richard Rich; Cadbury; Jimmy Jones
Synopsis:
Richie prepares his new horse, Black Lighting, for the Richboro Steeplechase.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "The Steeplechase", immediately following in this issue.

The Steeplechase (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Cadbury; policemen; Black Lightning; police captain; horse trainer; Jimmy Jones; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; steeplechase spectators; steeplechase judges
Synopsis:
Richie discovers that Black Lightning has been sneaking away at night to go to the farm of Jimmy Jones, who Richie asks to be Black Lightning's jockey.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Richie Rich and Black Lightining", immediately preceding in this issue. Page numbering begins again at 1.

The Lawbreaker (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Lottie Plump; Officer Yancey; motorist
Synopsis:
Lotta gets stuck in a large pipe and rolls across town, creating chaos and confusion.

Career Minded (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Gerald; Joe James; Jenny James; Harold; Alice
Synopsis:
After seeing examples of married couples that work together professionally, Lotta insists that she and Gerald must pursue careers in which they can work together.

["What a rotten springboard!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Select Club members
Synopsis:
Lotta enhances the "spring" of a diving board and ends up hurtling acoss a lake and into the pool of private club two miles away.

["Will you boys donate money for an orphan's home!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; charity fundraiser
Synopsis:
Reggie donates five dollars to a orphanage and sneers at Richie, who only gives one cent but promises to double it every day for a month. He is floored though, when Richie's final donation is over three million dollars.

["Acme Piggy Bank Company"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; girl; mother; guard
Synopsis:
Richie needs a helicopter to put money into his huge piggy bank.

Lucky Boy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; boys; father; oil company representative; Mrs. Van Dee
Synopsis:
While pretending to be poor and playing with some boys in a poor part of town, Richie throws a lucky horseshoe over his shoulder and discovers oil, gold and a missing jeweled necklace, making his new friends rich.
Reprints:

["Come on, everybody... we're gonna duck for apples!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; children; father
Synopsis:
When Lotta attends a party in which the children are "ducking for apples", Lotta eats all of the apples in one "duck".

["My name's Hinky McGuirk! My mama takes in wash!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Hinky McGuirk; Mr. Swank; Mrs. McGuirk
Synopsis:
When Richie and Freckles meet a boy whose mother makes money by doing people's laundry, Richie sympathizes and buys a large quantity of clothes, deliberately getting them dirty in order to generate business for Hinky's mother. However, she turns out to be the owner of a large laundry company.

Advice for Reggie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Gloria Glad; flower delivery man; pedestrian
Synopsis:
Reggie decides he wants to woo Gloria, and asks Richie's advice on how to win over a girl, not telling Richie in whom he is interested. Richie suggests buying gifts of candy and flowers, but Reggie's attempts to impress Gloria with extravagant gifts only angers her.

A Weighty Matter (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Plump; Dr. Spire; chef; cafeteria patron; movie ticket saleslady; ticket taker; concession salesman; movie audience; actor; usher; amusement park patrons;
Synopsis:
Lotta's father and his doctor conspire to make Lotta think she has gained thirty pounds, prompting her to go on a crash diet and avoid food.

Talent Search (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charlie Chipmunk; Seymour Squirrel; Robbie Rabbit
Synopsis:
Charlie and Seymour each have talents, but Robbie laments that there is none at which he is the best.
Reprints:

Who, the Witch (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little girl; man
Synopsis:
A man asks a little girl if she has seen a witch named Who
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story borrows heavily from the concept of Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First".

Responsible Boy (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; chauffeur; Butch; thief
Synopsis:
With all of the staff off-duty and his parents away on a trip, Richie is alone in the big Rich mansion. A thief posing as a new butler comes by, hoping to steal whatever he can when Richie is not looking. Richie, hoping to prove how responsible he is, determines to really test this new butler, and works him so hard that the thief leaves without stealing anything.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Phew!" "Tee hee!"]
    Richie Rich Success Stories
  3. 2. ["This gives me an idea!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. From Riches to Rags
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. The Luck of the Riches
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. "I love the sound of water dripping in a cave, Richie!"
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. Richie Rich and Black Lightning
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. The Steeplechase
    Richie Rich
  9. 8. The Lawbreaker
    Little Lotta
  10. 9. Career Minded
    Little Lotta
  11. 10. ["What a rotten springboard!"]
    Little Lotta
  12. 11. ["Will you boys donate money for an orphan's home!"]
    Richie Rich
  13. 12. ["Acme Piggy Bank Company"]
    Richie Rich
  14. 13. Lucky Boy
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. ["Come on, everybody... we're gonna duck for apples!"]
    Little Lotta
  16. 15. ["My name's Hinky McGuirk! My mama takes in wash!"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. Advice for Reggie
    Richie Rich
  18. 17. A Weighty Matter
    Little Lotta
  19. 18. Talent Search
  20. 19. Who, the Witch
  21. 20. Responsible Boy
    Richie Rich
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig