(October 1979)

Harvey, 1972 Series
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0.50 USD
Pages
52
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On-sale Date
1979-07-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Hits, Inc.
Brand
Harvey World
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Richie Rich Diamonds / cover / 1 page (report information)

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These stars look like diamonds, Gloria, because they are!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Inside a planetarium, supposedly a private one on the Rich Estate, Gloria observes stars that look like diamonds, and Richie confirms they are diamonds supposedly on the ceiling.

The Weather Weapon, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Genre
humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Dot Polka; Joe; Joe's sidekick
Synopsis
Richie shows Dot a robot that can control weather. When the robot malfunctions, the scientist has it delivered for repairs. But two crooks hijack the truck with the robot inside, and Richie and Dot are inside the robot, in harm's way.

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Story continues into "Nasty Weather We're Having"

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

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Ho Hum!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Bascomb (cameo)
Synopsis
Richie is tired of the same TV show, and is also tired of bowling, ice cream sodas, and pinball. He wishes he had something to do. All those events happened on board Bascomb's limousine, and Richie gets bored on long car trips.

The Weather Weapon, Part 2: Nasty Weather We're Having (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Dot Polka; Joe; Joe's sidekick; Richard Rich, Sr.; police officers
Synopsis
Richie and Dot creates nasty weather - hail, snow, hot weather, and a blizzard - from inside the robot to foil a robbery. After the crooks are escorted away, Dot decides to mix up the wires to create funny weather, and it creates peaceful music and it rains rose petals as the crooks are escorted away by police.

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of a two-part story.

Mr. Rich's hair is blond in this story, instead of the usual light orange.

A Job Where She's Noticed (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Gee, I hope that isn't a fire at Aunt Noovo's house!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Aunt Noovo; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Aunt Noovo's bright gems shine so brightly and sound annoying, and she puts them to good use in order to get attention. But no matter how much she tries, they cause problems - but regardless, she refuses to give up. After Mr. Rich is annoyed so much, he is informed of a lighthouse which collapsed. Aunt Noovo serves as a temporary replacement.

Sitters Have Problems, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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I have to go now, Richie! I'm hoping to get a baby-sitting job this afternoon!
Genre
humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Bascomb (cameo); Lulu; Sonny
Synopsis
Gloria launches an in-house babysitting service, and their first client is a young boy, who ends up taking advantage of them by causing trouble. He eventually attempts to steal Mr. Glad's cigars, and Richie and Gloria end up chasing Sonny across town and into a haunted house on the Rich Estate, in which they get locked in a room.
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Keywords
babysitter; babysitting

Indexer Notes

First part of a two-part story.

In this reprint, a solid black version of the pre-1977 era Richie Rich logo on a white rectangle covers the original "Richie Rich Success Stories" billing.

Sitters Have Problems, Part 2: Don't Hide in Haunted Houses (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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What a terrible baby-sitter I turned out to be! I lose the kid I’m minding and get locked in some spooky uninhabited house! Sob!
Genre
humor; children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; adult male kidnapper; Lulu; Sonny; Richard Rich, Sr. (mentioned); ghosts
Synopsis
Richie and Gloria are locked in a room inside a haunted house, which was used by the crooks to lure the kids into a kidnapping. The "boy" was actually a dwarf crook - in fact, he is the husband of Lulu. With the thugs unaware that they are in Richie's playhouse, Richie uses technology to scare the crooks away by creating ghostly voices. Little do Richie and Gloria know that there actually are live ghosts inside the house who scared the thugs away and fled on foot - only to run into the police who were in their path.
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babysitter; babysitting; haunted house

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of a two-part story.

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

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Gosh... I've got to make a call and I don't have any change!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; The Amazing Foodeeny
Synopsis
Richie has to make an important phone call but he only has a ten-dollar bill. He asks three people passing by to change the ten-dollar bill. Two of them claim they don't have change, and the other did successfully change the ten-dollar bill - into a rabbit, since the third person was actually a magician who was supposedly on his way to a performance.
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Irona Acts Strange (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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My word! Why is she doing that?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Regina Rich; Irona; Richard Rich, Sr.; gardener
Synopsis
Irona is unable to focus on her tasks because she had developed a crush on a tractor. When the tractor breaks down, she transforms it into a tractor-style car.
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The Richie Rich Hot Dog (Table of Contents: 9)

Richie Rich / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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The walk Richie Rich was taking turned out to be much longer than he had expected.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Mr. Rollins; Mr. Rollins' son
Synopsis
Richie comes up with a formula for a new hot dog recipe, and names it The Richie Rich Hot Dog on a Roland Rollins Roll" in Richie's honor. The new product causes an abrupt increase in traffic.
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Keywords
hot dog

Indexer Notes

On the bottom of the first page, there is a four-panel Sad Sack promotional strip; and on the bottom of the second page, there is a Richie Rich "latest" readership poll.

Silence is Preferred (Table of Contents: 10)

Cadbury the Perfect Butler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Veddy decent of the Rich family to arrange this smashing Caribbean holiday for me!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Cadbury; Richie Rich
Synopsis
Cadbury is enjoying his vacation on a Caribbean island, but cannot stand loud sounds, so he solves the problem by wearing ear plugs and heads to a small island where he can get more peace and quiet. He narrowly escapes various environmental disasters without realizing they are happening, and upon arriving home, Richie informs Cadbury about the disasters on the island Richie heard on the news, and Cadbury was shocked.
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Keywords
Caribbean; earthquake; environmental disaster; tidal wave; volcano
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["These stars look like diamonds, Gloria, because they are!"]
    Richie Rich Diamonds
  2. 1. The Weather Weapon, Part 1
    Richie Rich
  3. 2. ["Ho Hum!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. The Weather Weapon, Part 2: Nasty Weather We're Having
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. A Job Where She's Noticed
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Sitters Have Problems, Part 1
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. Sitters Have Problems, Part 2: Don't Hide in Haunted Houses
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. ["Gosh... I've got to make a call and I don't have any change!"]
    Richie Rich
  9. 8. Irona Acts Strange
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. The Richie Rich Hot Dog
    Richie Rich
  11. 10. Silence is Preferred
    Cadbury the Perfect Butler
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