(October 1962)

Harvey, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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); Sid Jacobson (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched (many squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
Warren Kremer
Colors
Warren Kremer ?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Spooky; Nightmare; The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso] (inset)
Keywords
house painting

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look... there's Spooky with a drum!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Spooky; Nightmare
Synopsis
Wendy's magic stops Spooky from waking up Nightmare.
Keywords
drums; naps

Indexer Notes

Indicia information included on this page.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the weakest boo you can make that will scare?
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]
Synopsis
Fatso wins a competition for the quietest scare by writing out "boo" instead of saying it.

Booed Relations [Part One] (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; The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]; Uncle Goner; Cousin Boobera; Cousin Rubberhead
Synopsis
Casper goes to visit some of his relatives, hoping that they will be friendly ghosts too, but they aren't.

Educated Ghosts [Part Two] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Professor Smartley
Synopsis
Casper is disappointed again when Professor Smartley shows off his students, who use their talents to scare people in new ways.

The Mysterious Helper [Part Three] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Wendy the Good Little Witch; The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]
Synopsis
Casper learns that while he's been away looking for friendly ghosts, someone else has been helping out his friends in his place.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm too lazy to find things to scare today!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]
Synopsis
The ghosts are having trouble finding people to scare.

Witch Bewitched (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wendy; The Witch Sisters
Synopsis
Wendy's Aunt Selma has been transformed into a cow, and every spell Wendy and her aunts try to turn her back only changes her into a different animal.
Reprints
Keywords
transformation

Indexer Notes

Though in later years, the Witch Sisters were named Thelma, Velma, and Zelma, one of them is named Selma in this story.

The Man in the Moon (Table of Contents: 8)

The Story of the Sky / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Characters
The Sky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1.5

Lonely Hearts (Table of Contents: 9)

Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky; Suzie Spook
Synopsis
When Pearl goes on a date with another ghost, Spooky decides to find another girl.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Nightmare the Galloping Ghost / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Freddy Elf!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightmare; Freddy Elf; the Eenie-Meanies
Synopsis
Nightmare helps Freddy trick some bullies.
Reprints
Keywords
bullying5

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Junior! Stop wandering away from me!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
Casper helps a little streamlet remember to stay close to her mother stream.
Reprints

What's the Scareword? (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Willie; The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]
Synopsis
Casper tries to keep baby Willie from learning the word "boo."
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, it's hot!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Stinkie; Fatso]
Synopsis
The ghost pretend to be snowmen so they can scare some children.
Reprints
Keywords
snow

Those Nice Old Ladies (Table of Contents: 14)

The Witch Sisters / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Witch Sisters [Thelma; Zelma; Velma]
Synopsis
The witches think that their new visitors might be witch hunters in disguise, so they pretend to be harmless and nice.
Keywords
brownies

Hospitable Haunts (Table of Contents: 15)

The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghostly Trio [Stretch; Fatso; Stinkie]; Casper
Synopsis
The ghosts decide to trick Casper into inviting his friends over so that they can scare them all.
Reprints

Slump (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; sports
Characters
Marty Ferris; umpire; pitcher; baseball players; Mr. Holt
Synopsis
Marty is ready to quit baseball when he strikes out for the twelfth time.
Reprints

Ricardo and the Wolves (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children
Reprints

Nightmare Meets Misty (Table of Contents: 18)

Nightmare the Galloping Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nightmare; Misty the Ghost Calf (first appearance)
Synopsis
Nightmare's new friend Misty wants to learn how to scare people.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Casper's Ghostland
  2. 1. ["Look... there's Spooky with a drum!"]
    Casper's Ghostland
  3. 2. ["What's the weakest boo you can make that will scare?"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  4. 3. Booed Relations [Part One]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  5. 4. Educated Ghosts [Part Two]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  6. 5. The Mysterious Helper [Part Three]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  7. 6. ["I'm too lazy to find things to scare today!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  8. 7. Witch Bewitched
    Wendy the Good Little Witch
  9. 8. The Man in the Moon
    The Story of the Sky
  10. 9. Lonely Hearts
    Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost
  11. 10. ["Hi, Freddy Elf!"]
    Nightmare the Galloping Ghost
  12. 11. ["Now, Junior! Stop wandering away from me!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  13. 12. What's the Scareword?
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  14. 13. ["Boy, it's hot!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  15. 14. Those Nice Old Ladies
    The Witch Sisters
  16. 15. Hospitable Haunts
    The Ghostly Trio
  17. 16. Slump
  18. 17. Ricardo and the Wolves
  19. 18. Nightmare Meets Misty
    Nightmare the Galloping Ghost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mark Gordon
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • Jim Stangas
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