(May 1968)

Harvey, 1964 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
FunFilms, 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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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Reggie Van Dough; Gloria GLad
Synopsis:
While other kids have water guns, Richie has a water cannon.

["Yawn— yas, my mama had that mountain carved into a bust of me, Cousin Richie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough
Synopsis:
When Reggie shows how unimpressed he is that his mother has had a mountain carved in his likeness, Richie plays a trick on him to make him take a second look.

["Junior! Don't tell me you lost your gold jackknife, too?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Richie; Wadsworth; wadsworth's mother
Synopsis:
When Wadsworth loses several golden items, Richie provides some specialized canine help.

The Mad Mad Big Big Race (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; pedestrians; Pee Wee Friendly; Freckles Friendly; Gloria Glad; motorist; equestrian; Barney; hot air balloon owner; taxi driver; airline representative
Synopsis:
Richie and Reggie make a bet regarding who can circle the world first without using a motorcycle, car, train, plane or boat, and without spending more than $150. Reggie, of course, breaks the rules at every opportunity, but as the episode ends, they have each reached the Atlantic ocean.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Dirty Work in London and Points East", immediately following in this issue. The story title is most likely a reference to the film "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", which is also about people engaged in a race using whatever means they can find and which was released a few years before this story was written.

Dirty Work in London and Points East (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; ocean liner captain and crew; air passengers; flight attendant; submarine captain and crew; hansom cab driver; hotel desk clerk; airport patron
Synopsis:
The worldwide race between Richie and Reggie continues across the Atlantic to Britain.

Indexer Notes

Story is continued from "It's a Mad Mad Big Big World", immediately preceding in this issue, and continues in "The Finish Line", immediately following in this issue.

The Finish Line (Table of Contents)

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

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?
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?
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?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; French citizen; Denise; helicopter pilot; elephant owner; motorboat operator; outrigger paddler; ocean liner captain; Gloria Glad; Pee Wee Friendly; Freckles Friendly
Synopsis:
The final leg of Richie and Reggie's race around the world.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Dirty Work in London and Points East", immediately preceding in this issue.

["I haven't driven my estate sports car for a while! I hope the battery isn't dead!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Nurse Jenny
Synopsis:
Nurse Jenny fixes the coughing engine of Richie's sports car.

Dots A-Plenty (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / 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:
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Mr. Polka; boat rental salesman
Synopsis:
Dot goes on a fishing trip with her father, but he insists that she not mention dots for the entire trip.

Pennies From Heaven (Table of Contents)

Richie's Dollar Sense / text article / 1 page (report information)

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typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Richie Rich
Synopsis:
Tips for making money by shoveling snow.
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[Fruit deserts] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta's Food Fun / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Tips and recipes for making fruit deserts.
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Those Piano Blues (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Aunt Tessie; Mrs. Polka (mentioned only); Aunt Tillie (mentioned only)
Synopsis:
Lotta moves a piano several times to avoid getting roped into singing songs with her visiting aunt.

["Darn Mosquito!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Plump
Synopsis:
A grapefruit and her father's hair suffer when Lotta swats a mosquito.

["I can tell which room Lotta is in by the sounds she makes!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Gerald; unnamed boy
Synopsis:
From outside Lotta's house, Gerald can tell what room Lotta is in an what she is doing by the loud sounds she makes.

Indexer Notes

Although Lotta is active behind the scenes in this story, she does not appear throughout.

["Hee, hee!" "Good heavens! What happened to your cousin Reggie's train!"] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / 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:
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Richard Rich
Synopsis:
Reggie's prank blows up a train which was intended as a gift for him.
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Stranded (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Sedgewick
Synopsis:
Richie and Gloria visit the most desolate places on Earth.
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["It's all yours, Richie! The Regent Super Anti-Spy Gomobile! It'll do anything!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; military police officer; nuclear scientist; government agents
Synopsis:
Thinking they are spies, Richie attacks government agents.
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Richie Rich and Poor Aunt Emma (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Aunt Emma; Cadbury; party guests; pedestrians; police officers; Louie the Blooie; waiter; restaurant patrons; doorman
Synopsis:
Aunt Emma clashes with the Rich's dinner guests until they learn of her oil wells.
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Little Dot Meets Uncle Jingle (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 Jingle; gardener; street sweeper; Angelo; angry mob; police officers
Synopsis:
Uncle Jingle causes trouble creating sounds for a new tune.
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His Poor Relatives (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Tolliver Rich; Captain Chopper; Tolliver's sons and daughters; Fatboy the hog; Alvira; Lucy Mae; Luke
Synopsis:
Richie visits his Smokey Mountain cousins.
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Little Lotta and the Beagles (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
children
Characters:
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Beagles fans; police officers; Mayor Terwilliger; Lon Beagle; Don Beagle; Ron Beagle; Jon Beagle; Hawkins
Synopsis:
Lotta helps a rock band avoid a mob of fans just so she can get invited to their roast beef luncheon.
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Indexer Notes

The Beagles name, appearance and mobs of screaming fans are an obvious reference to real-world band the Beatles, firmly in the public consciousness in 1968 when this was published.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Yawn— yas, my mama had that mountain carved into a bust of me, Cousin Richie!"]
    Richie Rich Success Stories
  3. 2. ["Junior! Don't tell me you lost your gold jackknife, too?"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. The Mad Mad Big Big Race
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. Dirty Work in London and Points East
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. The Finish Line
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. ["I haven't driven my estate sports car for a while! I hope the battery isn't dead!"]
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. Dots A-Plenty
    Little Dot
  9. 8. Pennies From Heaven
    Richie's Dollar Sense
  10. 9. [Fruit deserts]
    Little Lotta's Food Fun
  11. 10. Those Piano Blues
    Little Lotta
  12. 11. ["Darn Mosquito!"]
    Little Lotta
  13. 12. ["I can tell which room Lotta is in by the sounds she makes!"]
    Little Lotta
  14. 13. ["Hee, hee!" "Good heavens! What happened to your cousin Reggie's train!"]
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. Stranded
    Richie Rich
  16. 15. ["It's all yours, Richie! The Regent Super Anti-Spy Gomobile! It'll do anything!"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. Richie Rich and Poor Aunt Emma
    Richie Rich
  18. 17. Little Dot Meets Uncle Jingle
    Little Dot
  19. 18. His Poor Relatives
    Richie Rich
  20. 19. Little Lotta and the Beagles
    Little Lotta
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig