(July 1961)

Harvey, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1961-04-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casper / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Warren Kremer
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Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Spooky; Nightmare

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

Casper's Ghostland / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Howard Post
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! I sure wish someone'd tell me a story...
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
Casper tells a young elf the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, but the elf doesn't buy it.

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

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Howard Post
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That blasted door! We were just about to go out!
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
Eeko and Stretcho order Fatso to readjust the front door so that it'll open outward.

Little Lost Ghost (Table of Contents: 3)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Warren Kremer
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Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio; Something; Professor Know-It-Owl
Synopsis
Casper tries to help a young ghost, whom he calls "Something", return home.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Nightmare / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Howard Post
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm! There's a new sign in the forest!
Characters
Nightmare; Casper
Synopsis
Nightmare discovers that Casper is now apparently scaring people, so the Galloping Ghost tries to get him back to his old, friendly self.
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Boo-who? (Table of Contents: 5)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Warren Kremer
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Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio; Something
Synopsis
Casper tries teaching Something how to use his ghostly powers for selfless purposes.
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Indexer Notes

Continued from "Little Lost Ghost".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to take a dip...but I'll have to make sure I don't scare that man fishing!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare dives into a lake, only to scare a whopper that lands on a fisherman's boat.

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

Wendy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I'm ready for my new magic tricks! I've got them all memorized!
Characters
Wendy
Synopsis
Wendy casts new spells she learned from a book.

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

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Du-u-h-h! Gee whizkers! It says here there were once flyin' horses!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
A gnome makes Nightmare a winged horse.

A Special Something (Table of Contents: 9)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Warren Kremer
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Characters
Casper; Something; Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
After Something proves to be too much for the Ghostly Trio, the young ghost is finally discovered by his mother.
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Indexer Notes

Continued from "Boo-who?".

Learning by Heart (Table of Contents: 10)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Howard Post
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Characters
Spooky; Poil; Dr. Bones
Synopsis
Spooky becomes a vicious brute after Poil breaks up with him for scaring someone, but he suddenly loses his powers as a result.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's raining cats 'n' dogs! Not even a fit day for a beast t'be out!
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
On a rainy day, Spooky practices his booing, only to literally bring the house down.

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

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I'd sure like t'be a cowboy like Chuck Wagger... Whazat??
Characters
Spooky; Chuck Wagger
Synopsis
Spooky hides from a Native American.

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

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I climbed up here and now I'm scared to drop down!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare helps a young bear get down from a tree.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! My back tickles‒I'll go rub it against that tree!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare's back rubbing disturbs the forest animals.

The Lonely Soul (Table of Contents: 15)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Warren Kremer
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Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio; Samson
Synopsis
Casper befriends a cowardly ghost named Samson.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Tom Golden
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipes! The place is haunted!
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
A sleepwalking Spooky covers his house with footprints.
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A Mountainous Task (Table of Contents: 17)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters
Casper; Samson; Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio steal Samson's cap, forcing him and Casper to retrieve it from a mountain.
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Indexer Notes

Continued from "The Lonely Soul".

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

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, indeed! I know all about animals!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
A boy's uncle misidentifies a sheep's call for that of a pig.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Nightmare / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I hope it doesn't rain before I get the hay in!
Characters
Nightmare
Synopsis
Nightmare lures a rain cloud away from a farmer.

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

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bat! Betcha I can stop that quarrel between those two!
Characters
Spooky; Bat Belfry
Synopsis
Spooky stops a couple from quarreling, only to get beaten up.

The Cold War (Table of Contents: 21)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters
Casper; Samson; Ghostly Trio; Honeybun
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio beat Samson up, only to get the same treatment from his wife Honeybun.
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Indexer Notes

Continued from "A Mountainous Task".

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Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A good scare would make this a perfect day!
Characters
Spooky smokes a cigar after scaring someone, but quickly regrets it when he becomes sick.
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Fall's Fall (Table of Contents: 23)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Tom Golden
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Characters
Spooky; Mr. North Wind; Jack O'Lantern; Old Man Winter
Synopsis
Spooky tries to stop winter from happening.
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Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This sign paster guy looks pretty cocky!
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
A dog struggles to paste a sign when he sees Spooky.

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

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Looka that ghost run! He looks scared!
Characters
Ghostly Trio; Frightful Frank
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio try to defend themselves from the dreaded ghost bully Frightful Frank.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Wendy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shhh!
Characters
Wendy
Synopsis
Wendy stops two ogres from disrupting a baby squirrel's rest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, fellas! Someone's comin' to snoop!
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio attempt to scare passersby.

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

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well I tell ya baby
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio attempt to scare a singer, but he instead recruits them for a quartet.

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

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boo!
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio leave a trail of breadcrumbs to lure birds in for a scare, but a bull takes the bait instead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Ghostly Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fellas! Let's go to some new place to scare!
Characters
Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
After Fatso mistakenly lures Eeko and Stretcho into Lake Michigan, Eeko and Stretcho decide to get back at Fatso by tricking him into visiting the Pacific Ocean. However, Fatso's visit is much different.

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Wendy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing, Brownie?
Characters
Wendy; Brownie
Synopsis
Two ogres dare Brownie the elf to show his archery skills.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Casper
  2. 1. ["Gee! I sure wish someone'd tell me a story..."]
    Casper's Ghostland
  3. 2. ["That blasted door! We were just about to go out!"]
    Ghostly Trio
  4. 3. Little Lost Ghost
    Casper
  5. 4. ["Hmm! There's a new sign in the forest!"]
    Nightmare
  6. 5. Boo-who?
    Casper
  7. 6. ["I'm going to take a dip...but I'll have to make sure I don't scare that man fishing!"]
    Nightmare
  8. 7. ["I think I'm ready for my new magic tricks! I've got them all memorized!"]
    Wendy
  9. 8. ["Du-u-h-h! Gee whizkers! It says here there were once flyin' horses!"]
    Nightmare
  10. 9. A Special Something
    Casper
  11. 10. Learning by Heart
    Spooky
  12. 11. ["It's raining cats 'n' dogs! Not even a fit day for a beast t'be out!"]
    Spooky
  13. 12. ["Boy! I'd sure like t'be a cowboy like Chuck Wagger... Whazat??"]
    Spooky
  14. 13. ["Gosh! I climbed up here and now I'm scared to drop down!"]
    Nightmare
  15. 14. ["Gee! My back tickles‒I'll go rub it against that tree!"]
    Nightmare
  16. 15. The Lonely Soul
    Casper
  17. 16. ["Yipes! The place is haunted!"]
    Spooky
  18. 17. A Mountainous Task
    Casper
  19. 18. ["Yes, indeed! I know all about animals!"]
    Nightmare
  20. 19. ["Gosh! I hope it doesn't rain before I get the hay in!"]
    Nightmare
  21. 20. ["Bat! Betcha I can stop that quarrel between those two!"]
    Spooky
  22. 21. The Cold War
    Casper
  23. 22. ["A good scare would make this a perfect day!"]
    Spooky
  24. 23. Fall's Fall
    Spooky
  25. 24. ["This sign paster guy looks pretty cocky!"]
    Spooky
  26. 25. ["Hey! Looka that ghost run! He looks scared!"]
    Ghostly Trio
  27. 26. ["Shhh!"]
    Wendy
  28. 27. ["Look, fellas! Someone's comin' to snoop!"]
    Ghostly Trio
  29. 28. ["Well I tell ya baby"]
    Ghostly Trio
  30. 29. ["Boo!"]
    Ghostly Trio
  31. 30. ["Fellas! Let's go to some new place to scare!"]
    Ghostly Trio
  32. 31. ["What are you doing, Brownie?"]
    Wendy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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