(June 1963)

Harvey, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1963-03-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited); Sid Jacobson (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Officer Clark!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Officer Clark; infant
Synopsis
Richie upsets a policeman's peaceful day with a practical joke.
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Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Richie!
Genre
humor; children

Kidnapped! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Master Richie, a messenger just delivered a letter for you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Lefty; Boss
Synopsis
When Richie is invited to become a member of the Adventurer's Club, he thinks two kidnappers trying to abduct him are part of an initiation stunt.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Keeping Him Comfortable", immediately following in this issue.

Keeping Him Comfortable (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't think I should stay in my pajamas for a whole week, do you?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Lefty; Boss; Richard Rich (cameo, in painting); Casper the Friendly Ghost (cameo, on comic book cover); Dot Polka [Littel Dot] (cameo, on comic book cover)
Synopsis
Following the instructions in a how-to book, two inexperienced kidnappers go to great pains to keep Richie happy and comfortable while they await their ransom money.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Kidnapped!", immediately preceding in this issue, and continues in "Much Too Exciting", immediately following in this issue.

Much Too Exciting (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Now that I have Cadbury here, I'll confess I know very well that you are members of the Adventurer's Club and you're initiating me with this fake kidnapping! Ha ha!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Lefty; Boss; Richard Rich (cameo, in painting); estate guards; Adventurer's Club members
Synopsis
Richie reveals to his kidnappers that he thinks they are giving him an initiation to the Adventurer's Club, so the kidnappers play along.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Keeping Him Comfortable", immediately preceding in this issue.

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Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Baw! You bring that back!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; boy; bully
Synopsis
When a bully removes a boy's treehouse, Lotta helps him put it back.
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Little Dot Has a Daydream (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Dot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Golly! Everywhere you look, bad things are happening!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; talking frog; fighting boys; gunslingers; J.B.; J.B.'s employee; panicked zoo patrons; zookeeper; Hubert the gorilla; Mrs. Polka
Synopsis
Dot daydreams that a talking frog takes her to a magic polka-dot land, where she gains the ability to use dots to make fighting people love each other.
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The Friendly Dragon (Table of Contents: 8)

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Dexter was a dragon... a baby dragon, to be exact.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dexter the Dragon; Dexter's mother; Dexter's father; king; townspeople; princess
Synopsis
Dexter wants to be friendly, not scary and ferocious, as dragons are supposed to be. But because everyone is afraid of dragons, he never has a chance to make any friends, until he helps a lost princess.
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Indexer Notes

The dragon in this story faces challenges similar to that of Casper, the Friendly Ghost.

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Wendy the Good Little Witch / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Not So Sweet (Table of Contents: 10)

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"Now Johnny," Mrs. Davis was telling her son, "I want you to take these two dollars and get a big box of candy at the candy shop."
Genre
children
Characters
Mrs. Davis; Johnny Davis; Peter
Synopsis
Johnny runs an errand for his mother to buy a box of candy as a gift. But his younger cousin Peter ends up eating all the candy on the way home.
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Richie Rich / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Tidy, All Rightie (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
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Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mrs. Plump; elderly pedestrian; Mr. Plump; trash collectors
Synopsis
Lotta cleans the whole house by over-stuffing boxes with the items to be discarded.
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Little Dot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's take a walk, Dot!
Genre
humor; children

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Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Well, girls, now that I've shown you how...
Genre
humor; children

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

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It's dad's birthday today-
Genre
humor; children

First Date (Table of Contents: 16)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Gloria Glad (reprint of first appearance); Mr. Glad (reprint of first appearance); flower delivery man; candy delivery man; doll delivery man
Synopsis
Richie goes on his first date, bringing his new girlfriend Gloria every flower in the florist shop. The next day he showers her with an overabundance of candy and dolls as well. Gloria's father becomes concerned with so many gifts filling up the house, especially when he hears Gloria tell Richie that she likes pets too. Gloria assures her father that Richie is only giving her one pet, but even so, Richie manages to go overboard.
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Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do those windows, dear-
Genre
humor; children

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

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You know, Dear, Richie is growing up too soft! No drive! No ambition!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Jarvis
Synopsis
Richie's father tells stories of his own hard-working youth in order to instill Richie with ambition.
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All Aboard! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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Stumbo the Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Dog-Gone (Table of Contents: 22)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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The Shade Tree (Table of Contents: 23)

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Genre
adventure; children
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Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Sissy (Table of Contents: 25)

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Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Who's News (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly; marble championship competitors and spectators; marble champion; newspaper readers; O. U. Crabbe; unnamed doorman; unnamed helicopter pilot; unnamed burglar; unnamed police officer; unnamed press club representative
Synopsis
Richie and his pals try their hand at producing their own newspaper and end up getting a coveted interview a crabby and reclusive business mogul.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Hello, Officer Clark!"]
    Richie Rich
  3. 2. ["Oh, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Kidnapped!
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. Keeping Him Comfortable
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Much Too Exciting
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. ["Baw! You bring that back!"]
    Little Lotta
  8. 7. Little Dot Has a Daydream
    Little Dot
  9. 8. The Friendly Dragon
  10. 9. ["All witches are both good and bad..."]
    Wendy the Good Little Witch
  11. 10. Not So Sweet
  12. 11. ["I have a big problem- I'm making too much money-"]
    Richie Rich
  13. 12. Tidy, All Rightie
    Little Lotta
  14. 13. ["Let's take a walk, Dot!"]
    Little Dot
  15. 14. ["Well, girls, now that I've shown you how..."]
    Little Lotta
  16. 15. ["It's dad's birthday today-"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. First Date
    Richie Rich
  18. 17. ["Do those windows, dear-"]
    Little Lotta
  19. 18. ["You know, Dear, Richie is growing up too soft! No drive! No ambition!"]
    Richie Rich
  20. 19. All Aboard!
    Richie Rich
  21. 20. ["Come play with us -- be a friend"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  22. 21. ["Hello, little friends!"]
    Stumbo the Giant
  23. 22. Dog-Gone
    Little Lotta
  24. 23. The Shade Tree
  25. 24. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  26. 25. The Sissy
  27. 26. ["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  28. 27. Who's News
    Richie Rich
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steve Coates
  • Chris Boyko