(Summer 1959)

Harvey, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1959-06-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited); Sid Jacobson (actual)

Issue Notes

Indicia on inside front cover. On-sale date from 1959 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casper's Ghostland / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Warren Kremer; Steve Muffatti (inset characters)
Inks
Warren Kremer; Steve Muffatti (inset characters)
Colors
Warren Kremer ?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Spooky; Nightmare; Ghostly Trio (inset)
Keywords
blindfolds

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew! It's too warm a day to stay indoors!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
Casper pokes holes in a cloud to water some drooping flowers.
Keywords
flowers; summer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Nightmare / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take your child's picture, lady?
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare offers to model for a photographer, but she doesn't show up on film.
Reprints
Keywords
photography

Star Attraction (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio; Star Stealer
Synopsis
When Casper helps a falling star, he hears about the Star Stealer, who has captured several other stars. Casper helps them all escape.
Reprints
Keywords
stars; telescopes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brrr! Is it cold!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky scares a hunter.
Reprints

Spooky's Fright-Mare (Table of Contents: 5)

Spooky / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky dreams about a good fairy who wants to turn him good too.
Reprints
Keywords
dreams; fairies

Blue Moon Day (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Man in the Moon; Mr. Honeybear; Mrs. Honeybear
Synopsis
Casper tries to help the Man in the Moon.
Reprints
Keywords
mice; moon; music

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! Time for my favorite TV show!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
While the ghosts are fighting over which show to watch, their television set is being repossessed.
Reprints
Keywords
television

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Nightmare / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I wish I had my own pony!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare offers to be a mouse's pony but the mouse believes the insubstantial horse to be only a dream.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Those fish are making me hungry!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The ghosts get caught in a water spout.
Reprints

Small Talk (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Two dogs have a conversation.
Reprints

Cloudy Day (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Cloudmaker
Synopsis
When Casper learns that some bad ghosts and witches have pushed all the clouds over the Enchanted Forest so that it will be dark during the daytime, he goes to the Cloudmaker to help fix the problem.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This scare-crow should keep those pesky crows away from my corn!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky scares some crows, and the scarecrow too.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Wendy's Diary / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
? [as Wendy]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Casper has been writing to his diary for so long...

Burned Up (Table of Contents: 14)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky; Old Sol
Synopsis
It's a hot summer day, and Spooky can't get anything to go his way.
Reprints

The Nutty Squirrel (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Joey Squirrel; Stanley Squirrel
Reprints

Reward for Capture (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Tommy; Buddy
Reprints

A Nasty Knight (Table of Contents: 17)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky; Bat Belfry
Synopsis
Spooky lets Bat trick him into leaving his house because he wants to spend his vacation in a haunted castle, but Bat follows him there too.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sniff sniff! I smell a skunk!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The ghosts chase a skunk into a hole underground, but the hole leads right into their house.
Reprints
Keywords
skunks

Minnie the Meanie (Table of Contents: 19)

Wendy the Good Little Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wendy; Witch Sisters; Aunt Zelda; Minnie
Synopsis
Wendy has to spend the day with her mean cousin Minnie, who gets them captured by a hungry ogre.
Reprints
Keywords
ogres; toadstools

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! We overslept... and this is the night of our big raid, too!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghostly Trio; Old Sol
Synopsis
The ghosts try to scare the sun into not coming up.
Reprints

The Magic Lamp [Part One] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
Casper finds a magic lamp with a genie inside, but the genie is scared and flies away, so Casper tries to keep the lamp safe for the genie's return.
Reprints
Keywords
genies; witches

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! Did I have a bad night!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky gets a surprise when he tries to scare two people.
Reprints

Save-ty First (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mrs. Beaver; Oswald Beaver
Synopsis
Oswald Beaver's wife can't stick to a budget.
Reprints

Casper Genie [Part Two] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
When a little bear finds the genie's lamp, he mistakes Casper for the genie. Casper then tries to make the bear's wishes come true, not knowing that the real genie is nearby, helping him.
Reprints
Keywords
genies; wishes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My! Flying sure gives me an appetite...
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare sinks underground to escape some horseflies.
Reprints
Keywords
horseflies

Club Business (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Wally Weasel; Jimmy Chipmunk
Reprints

Gosh Oh Genie [Part Three] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Spike the Robber
Synopsis
Spike the Robber tries to steal the genie's lamp but Casper, with the genie's secret help, turns him into the police. The genie finally reveals himself to Casper, now convinced that Casper is a friendly ghost.
Reprints
Keywords
genies; wishes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Muffatti ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Wendy is a cute little witch!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
While Spooky is gathering flowers for Wendy, a goat butts him and ruins his derby.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is too nice a day to scare anyone.
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky tries to take a nap, but the birds and bugs around him are too noisy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It would appear to be a mistake that this story from the previous issue appears here.

Hat Happy (Table of Contents: 30)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky meets a genie, but none of his wishes work out for him.
Reprints
Keywords
genies; wishes

Indexer Notes

The genie in the story is the same one from the earlier three-part Casper story in this issue, indicating that both stories are likely reprinted from the same (yet-unidentified) issue.

Champions (Table of Contents: 31)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Tommy Wall; Bill Wall
Synopsis
Tommy's dad is disappointed because Tommy isn't a good golfer, but finally realizes that tennis is really Tommy's sport.
Reprints
Keywords
golf; tennis
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Casper's Ghostland
  2. 1. ["Whew! It's too warm a day to stay indoors!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  3. 2. ["Take your child's picture, lady?"]
    Nightmare
  4. 3. Star Attraction
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  5. 4. ["Brrr! Is it cold!"]
    Spooky
  6. 5. Spooky's Fright-Mare
    Spooky
  7. 6. Blue Moon Day
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  8. 7. ["Ah! Time for my favorite TV show!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  9. 8. ["Gosh! I wish I had my own pony!"]
    Nightmare
  10. 9. ["Gee! Those fish are making me hungry!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  11. 10. Small Talk
  12. 11. Cloudy Day
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  13. 12. ["This scare-crow should keep those pesky crows away from my corn!"]
    Spooky
  14. 13. ["Casper has been writing to his diary for so long..."]
    Wendy's Diary
  15. 14. Burned Up
    Spooky
  16. 15. The Nutty Squirrel
  17. 16. Reward for Capture
  18. 17. A Nasty Knight
    Spooky
  19. 18. ["Sniff sniff! I smell a skunk!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  20. 19. Minnie the Meanie
    Wendy the Good Little Witch
  21. 20. ["Gosh! We overslept... and this is the night of our big raid, too!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  22. 21. The Magic Lamp [Part One]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  23. 22. ["Boy! Did I have a bad night!"]
    Spooky
  24. 23. Save-ty First
  25. 24. Casper Genie [Part Two]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  26. 25. ["My! Flying sure gives me an appetite..."]
    Nightmare
  27. 26. Club Business
  28. 27. Gosh Oh Genie [Part Three]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  29. 28. ["That Wendy is a cute little witch!"]
    Spooky
  30. 29. ["This is too nice a day to scare anyone."]
    Spooky
  31. 30. Hat Happy
    Spooky
  32. 31. Champions
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Dwayne Best
  • Steve Coates
  • Jim Stangas