(March 1971)

Harvey, 1959 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
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing
Leon Harvey

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Casper / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Fatso; one other of the Ghostly Trio

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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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There goes Casper! Looks like he's going on a picnic!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]; Casper
Synopsis
Casper gives the ants a picnic.

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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Here comes Casper with his head in the clouds again!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]
Synopsis
Casper literally puts his head in the clouds to avoid the Ghostly Trio.

Jack Frost's Slump (Table of Contents: 3)

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Ah! The first icicles!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]; Jack Frost
Synopsis
Jack Frost has lost his touch and the weather is going haywire, ending up in a horrible cold snap.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "The Deepest Freeze."

The Deepest Freeze (Table of Contents: 4)

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It's so cold the TV set cracked right in half and it's suddenly so quiet!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]; North Wind
Synopsis
Casper heads for the North Pole to find Jack Frost.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Jack Frost's Slump!"
Story continues in "The Surprise at the North Pole!"

The Surprise at the North Pole! (Table of Contents: 5)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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I was afraid of that! A solid block of thick ice! Only a ghost could get in or out of there!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Tikki; Love; Harold Frost
Synopsis
With the help of Eskimo boy Tikki and his dog Love, Casper makes it to the North Pole and finds that Jack Frost and his cousin Harold, from Jupiter, have traded jobs to give each other vacations. Since Jupiter is much colder than Earth, Harold had set the temperature much too low. Harold and Jack return to their home planets.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "The Deepest Freeze."

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Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I know there are fish in this pond!
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky tries to blast the fish out of a pond with a boo, but it backfires.

The Best Sitter Around (Table of Contents: 7)

Wendy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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There you are, Wendy! I heard you did sitting, so I sent for you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Wendy; Witch Weirda
Synopsis
Witch Weirda hires Wendy to babysit her animate furniture.

The Mysterious Broom (Table of Contents: 8)

Casper / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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Casper was wandering through the Enchanted Forest one afternoon enjoying the cool shade of the great trees, when a gentle sobbing nearby made him stop short.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]
Synopsis
Wendy's aunts have broken her broom, so Casper turns invisible and tries to make her think that it still flies.
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Think Shrink (Table of Contents: 9)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Boy...did I scare up an appetite today! I could eat a whole farm!
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky; Dr. Knock-Knees; Gnoidley
Synopsis
Spooky asks a psychologist why nobody likes him. The doctor tells him he should share with people instead of trying to get things from them, but that doesn't go well for Spooky.

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Telephone? Hmmmm?
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky boos a random phone number.

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I've got to win this one!
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
Spooky tries to win a free turkey for the longest ski jump.

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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Can I join your ball team, Biff?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Biff
Synopsis
Casper helps a small boy qualify for a bigger boy's baseball team.

The Magic Fiddle (Table of Contents: 13)

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Casper! Will you stop that stomping around up there?!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]; Dee Liteful
Synopsis
Casper and the Trio hear some mysterious music that compels them to dance. They trace it to a barn dance where a boy named Dee is playing his grandfathers magic fiddle, but the sight of the Trio causes the people to run away, and the fiddle is trampled.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in "The Glue of Friendship."

The Glue of Friendship (Table of Contents: 14)

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Maybe I can get it fixed, Dee! I'm a ghost! I have lots of magical friends!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Dee Liteful; Zeb
Synopsis
Casper and the woodland animals repair Dee's fiddle.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "The Magic Fiddle."
Story continues in "Old King Cole."

What is a Folk Song? (Table of Contents: 15)

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What makes a folk song?
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Indexer Notes

An introduction to folk music.

1 in 3 Trick (Table of Contents: 16)

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The "One in Three" trick is one of the most famous of all tricks.
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non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

Instructions for doing the "One in Three" trick.

Old King Cole (Table of Contents: 17)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Wow! This is the greatest party we've ever had in the woods!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Dee Liteful; Ghostly Trio [Fatso; Fusso; Lazo]; King Cole
Synopsis
The Ghostly Trio cause Dee's fiddle to get broken again. They notice that it's marked "Property of King Cole," so Casper and Dee visit the king and Dee gets a job replacing the king's fiddlers three.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "The Glue of Friendship."

The Baby Dragon (Table of Contents: 18)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Whew! I'm getting bushed flying around these mountains! I think I'll rest awhile!
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky
Synopsis
A newly-hatched baby dragon thinks Spooky is his father.
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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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G-gosh! I never was so scared in all my life--sailing way up there!
Genre
humor
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Casper
Synopsis
Casper tries to help a turtle jump like a frog.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Casper
  2. 1. ["There goes Casper! Looks like he's going on a picnic!"]
    Casper
  3. 2. ["Here comes Casper with his head in the clouds again!"]
    Casper
  4. 3. Jack Frost's Slump
    Casper
  5. 4. The Deepest Freeze
    Casper
  6. 5. The Surprise at the North Pole!
    Casper
  7. 6. ["I know there are fish in this pond!"]
    Spooky
  8. 7. The Best Sitter Around
    Wendy
  9. 8. The Mysterious Broom
    Casper
  10. 9. Think Shrink
    Spooky
  11. 10. ["Telephone? Hmmmm?"]
    Spooky
  12. 11. ["I've got to win this one!"]
    Spooky
  13. 12. ["Can I join your ball team, Biff?"]
    Casper
  14. 13. The Magic Fiddle
    Casper
  15. 14. The Glue of Friendship
    Casper
  16. 15. What is a Folk Song?
  17. 16. 1 in 3 Trick
    Wendy's Magic Tricks
  18. 17. Old King Cole
    Casper
  19. 18. The Baby Dragon
    Spooky
  20. 19. ["G-gosh! I never was so scared in all my life--sailing way up there!"]
    Casper
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Joey Beretta
  • Jim Stangas