Richie Rich #227 [Direct]
(June 1987)

Harvey, 1960 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.89 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-03-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics [80's Jack-in-the-box large H]
Editing
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


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Richie Rich The Poor Little Rich Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Only over the Rich mansion will you find a rain-gold!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad

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Richie Rich / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Kids! The magic combination is 6-20-14!.. Got it?
Characters
Richie Rich
Synopsis
Richie Rich is trying to open a vault, using a combination of numbers that represent the letters in the word FUN in that order. The list of stories in this issue are shown on the bottom of the page.

Royster the Oyster (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Nice day for a walk, isn't it, Royster?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Regina Rich
Synopsis
Richie acquires a special oyster that speaks by spewing gems to form words in response. But when crooks attempt to steal money, the oyster stuns them by spewing a giant pearl towards them!

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

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Gloria is writing a term paper on cooking, Chef Pierre! May she watch you prepare luncheon?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Chef Pierre
Synopsis
Gloria is writing a term paper on cooking for school, but after Chef Pierre lists so many broths he puts in the soup, she learns that "too many broths spoil the cook!"

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

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This is the day Bascomb checks the engines of all the estate cars!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Bascomb; auto supplies salesperson
Synopsis
Bascomb is checking the engines on all of his cars, and realizes they make beautiful music!

The Carpenter's Helper (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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That sure looks like a sloppy job our estate carpenter, Mr. Woody, is doing!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Mr. Woody; crook; police officer; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
A crook is interested in becoming Mr. Woody's assistant for the purpose of robbing a safe which Mr. Woody is building a shelter for.

The Doom Bloom (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Genre
humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Dr. Blemish; Dr. Blemish's nephew; Gloria Glad (mentioned); bank teller; Regina Rich; Rich estate guards
Synopsis
On a spring day, Dr. Blemish has created a flower that puts victims who smell it to sleep for the purpose of robbery. He robs the bank, and then targets the Rich mansion. Regina Rich then receives the flower, and doesn't realize what's about to happen.

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

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

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This is Mr. Glip from Animal Bank Magazine, Richie! He would like to interview you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Mr. Glip; Dollar
Synopsis
Mr. Glip, who works for Animal Bank Magazine, is impressed by Richie's collection of animal banks, but when he tries to put a coin into a dog bank, little does he know it was a live Dollar who growled after being poked!

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

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Oh, Dear! Sigh!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Regina Rich; fashion show emcee; Fifi the Octopus
Synopsis
While in a room surrounded by aquariums, Mrs. Rich doesn't know what to do with the massive amount of jewelry for an upcoming fashion show. Upon Richie's suggestion, modeling the jewelry at the fashion show is Fifi the octopus in her aquarium.

Doom Bloom Part 2: The Tragic Spell (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Well, well, Regina! What do you have there?
Genre
adventure; humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Regina Rich; Dr. Blemish; Dr. Blemish's nephew; Cadbury; Professor Keenbean; crooks
Synopsis
Mr. Rich learns in the news that bank robberies have declined, and sees it as a good sign, but little does he know that the Rich mansion would be next to be robbed. From his computer, Blemish sets off the odor that spreads throughout the mansion and puts the Riches to sleep, and the bad guys enter the mansion to steal money. Blemish grows doom blooms on the lawn. Professor Keenbean invents special bees that expel powerful bombs that make the crooks do a happy dance until they get arrested by the police.

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of a two-part story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Only over the Rich mansion will you find a rain-gold!"]
    Richie Rich The Poor Little Rich Boy
  2. 1. ["Kids! The magic combination is 6-20-14!.. Got it?"]
    Richie Rich
  3. 2. Royster the Oyster
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. ["Gloria is writing a term paper on cooking, Chef Pierre! May she watch you prepare luncheon?"]
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. ["This is the day Bascomb checks the engines of all the estate cars!"]
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. The Carpenter's Helper
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. The Doom Bloom
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. ["This is Mr. Glip from Animal Bank Magazine, Richie! He would like to interview you!"]
    Richie Rich
  9. 8. ["Oh, Dear! Sigh!"]
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. Doom Bloom Part 2: The Tragic Spell
    Richie Rich
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