(March 1965)

Harvey, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1964-12-03
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 publisher advertisement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Cadbury; Richard Rich
Synopsis
Richie leaves a dollar sign in his wake as he skis down a hill.

Indexer Notes

This cover depicts a larger version of panel 4 from ["Blam!"], the first comic story inside.

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

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

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Blam!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; armored car driver
Synopsis
Even when skiing and bumping into people, Richie sees dollar and cent symbols everywhere.

Indexer Notes

The scene on the cover is taken from panel 4 of this story.

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

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Hey, Richie! Are you coming to the football game with us?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly
Synopsis
Freckles learns that being rich is hard work.
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Indexer Notes

This story acts as a prelude to the three-parter immediately following.

Suspicion (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury; captain; first mate; receptionist; Lord Duncan; Drumbo (mentioned); Crudly
Synopsis
Richie and Cadbury travel to England to get some contracts signed by Lord Duncan.
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Keywords
England

Desperate Customers (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Crudly; Drumbo; Harry; Lord Duncan; Gabby
Synopsis
Richie and Cadbury are captured by Drumbo and his men.
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Greymoor Castle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gabby; Drumbo; Lord Duncan; Cadbury; Elbert; Mac; Del Duncan; Captain Foy; Richard Rich
Synopsis
Richie and Cadbury rescue Lord Duncan from Greymoor Castle.
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Keywords
castle

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

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Son - I'm proud of you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Cadbury; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly
Synopsis
Richie missed the fun at the football game.
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Indexer Notes

This one page story acts as a conclusion to the three-parter immediately preceding it.

Uncle Honker (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Uncle Honker; Mr. Crackle
Synopsis
Uncle Honker can imitate animal sounds.
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Brownie's Honor (Table of Contents: 8)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Kathy Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis
Kathy honors a promise with humorous effect.
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Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pretty Boy (Table of Contents: 10)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Preston Puppy couldn't believe what he heard.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Preston the puppy; parakeet; Mr. Thomas
Synopsis
A parakeet teaches a dog to imitate human speech.
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Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Right Shape (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]; Mr. Blythe; students; Mrs. Hevvy; horse owner; football player
Synopsis
A fitness expert's students all want to know Lotta's secrets of success.
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Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What do you think Richie will give you for your birthday, Gloria?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Gloria's friend; hamburger chef
Synopsis
Richie goes overboard to get Gloria a hamburger for her birthday.
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Little Dot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well! I finished painting dots on this lawn chair!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; tired pedestrian
Synopsis
Little Dot paints dots on a lawn chair.
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Richie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Nice of your dad to arrange this trip to his Alaskan mines!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Mr. Forbes; Mr. Mook; Mook's butler; Mook's doorman
Synopsis
Richie visits the Eskimo manager of his father's mines in Alaska.

1965 Calendar (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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The Molehill Mountain (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Herb Dripple; Nifty Dry Cleaners manager (Mr. Dripple?); Richard Rich; Mr. Jones; Perkins; Wembley Chemical Company receptionist; Mr. Hyde; unnamed police officers; Mr. Digby; unnamed butler
Synopsis
Although Herb Dripple wants to take Gloria to the school dance, she has already been asked by Richie. But she and Richie learn that the dress she wants to wear is at Nifty Dry Cleaners and won't be ready in time. Richie is determined to find a way to get her dress despite the obstacle. He visits successfully higher authorities in the matter, learning that Mr. Rich owns the parent company that ultimately controls Nifty. Despite his efforts, Richie can't get the dress, and he phones Gloria to apologize. She tells him that she has been at the dance with Herb, whose father owns Nifty Dry Cleaners.
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Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm sorry! You've dug holes all over this golf course!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; golf course manager; rancher
Synopsis
Lotta's destructive golf form raises the golf course manager's ire, but helps out the rancher who lives nearby.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Where are you going?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; fortune seeker
Synopsis
There's no such thing as a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Or is there?

Sailor Be Where? (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Reginald Van Dough; Reggie's crew
Synopsis
Reggie is determined to win a yacht race from New York to Palm Beach, but almost wrecks the ship in the process.

The Cowgirl (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Genre
humor; children
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Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mr. Plump; Mrs. Plump; Uncle Longhorn; cowhands
Synopsis
Lotta spends her vacation at Uncle Longhorn's cattle ranch, much to her Uncle's and the cowhands' chagrin.

The Winner (Table of Contents: 22)

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Genre
humor; children
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Johnny Williams; runners
Synopsis
Johnny learns what it is like to both win and lose a race gracefully.
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The Riddle (Table of Contents: 23)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
King Frederick the Good; Arnulf; Henry
Synopsis
King Frederick uses a riddle to replace his former wise man.
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Hot Stuff the Little Devil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

It's a Gift (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
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Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Mr. Jones; unnamed antiques dealer; unnamed art purchaser; unnamed chauffeur; Swifty; unnamed ring purchaser; unnamed mink coat purchaser; unnamed stock traders; unnamed newsboy
Synopsis
Richie decides to buy what he thinks is a $5.00 watch for Gloria. As it turns out, the watch is actually $500, and he only has twenty-five in his pocket. While deciding what to do, he is accidentally hit on the head, giving him amnesia. He remembers that he wanted to buy something and makes a small purchase. Someone immediately offers to buy it for more, knowing who he is and thinking that it must be a valuable painting. In a series of similar trades, Richie eventually ends up with significant funds. Bumping his head again, he regains his memory, whereupon he buys the watch for Gloria.
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Indexer Notes

This story should not be confused with a Richie Rich story also titled "It's a Gift" in Richie Rich Billions #18, which also features Gloria but recounts a different series of events.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["Blam!"]
    Richie Rich
  3. 2. ["Hey, Richie! Are you coming to the football game with us?"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Suspicion
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. Desperate Customers
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Greymoor Castle
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. ["Son - I'm proud of you!"]
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. Uncle Honker
    Little Dot
  9. 8. Brownie's Honor
  10. 9. ["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine!"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  11. 10. Pretty Boy
  12. 11. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  13. 12. The Right Shape
    Little Lotta
  14. 13. ["What do you think Richie will give you for your birthday, Gloria?"]
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. ["Well! I finished painting dots on this lawn chair!"]
    Little Dot
  16. 15. ["Nice of your dad to arrange this trip to his Alaskan mines!"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. 1965 Calendar
  18. 17. The Molehill Mountain
    Richie Rich
  19. 18. ["I'm sorry! You've dug holes all over this golf course!"]
    Little Lotta
  20. 19. ["Where are you going?"]
    Richie Rich
  21. 20. Sailor Be Where?
    Richie Rich
  22. 21. The Cowgirl
    Little Lotta
  23. 22. The Winner
  24. 23. The Riddle
  25. 24. ["I'm Hot Stuff! Who are you?"]
    Hot Stuff the Little Devil
  26. 25. It's a Gift
    Richie Rich
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