(May 1969)

Harvey, 1961 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 (credited); ? (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; doctor; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Richard Rich; Cadbury
Synopsis
Richie looks at an eye chart composed of dollar amounts.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been wanting to visit our gardener, Mr. Grass!
Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Mr. Grass
Synopsis
Richie improves the effectiveness of the estate gardener's scarecrow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Richie! Aren't you afraid of robbers with so much money around?
Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria; robbers
Synopsis
Richie explains why having so much cash lying around doesn't make it easy for robbers.

The Hidden City (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Dr. Matt Digmor; Reggie Van Dough; Parker Barrows; Kelsey; Cholly; armed guards; aircraft loaders; laborers; Gus; Dutch
Synopsis
Richie brings $20 million to Italy to fund the excavation of an ancient town near Mt. Vesuvius, while mobsters plot to steal the money.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Richie Rich and the Lava Monsters", immediately following in this issue.

Richie Rich and the Lava Monsters (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Dr. Matt Digmor; Parker Barrows; Kelsey; Cholly; laborers; Pietro; gangsters
Synopsis
Mobsters dress up as lava monsters as a ploy to steal the cash that Richie is using to fund an excavation near Mt. Vesuvius.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from "The Hidden City", immediately preceding in this issue, and continues in "Look Out! There Are Real Lava Monsters", immediately following in this issue.

Look Out! There Are Real Monsters (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Dr. Matt Digmor; Reggie Van Dough; laborers; Parker Barrows; Kelsey; Cholly; gangsters; Neapolitan police; Neapolitan firemen
Synopsis
Richie has a few tricks up his sleeve for the mobsters who are interfering with an excavation he is funding.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, great! The school yard's new sliding pond is up!
Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; bully
Synopsis
Lotta and a bully each want to be the first to use a new playground slide.

Farm Refinement (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Cadbury; Poopsie; Richie Rich; Calvin Cornflake; Emma; reporter; cowgirl
Synopsis
Cadbury relates a tale of a time when he was briefly employed as a farm hand.

Badly Jarred (Table of Contents: 8)

Richie Rich Presents / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
children
Characters
Willie; Brenda
Synopsis
Even though Brenda worries, Willie builds a pile of books in order to reach the cookie jar, but it all comes crashing down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The "presents" portion of "Richie Rich presents" is erroneously omitted.

The Pelican and the Crow (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petey Pelican; Charlie Crow; blue jay; birds
Synopsis
Charlie Crow teaches Petey Pelican to steal all the bird seed, but when Petey realizes he is learning to be a thief, he eats it all and leaves Charlie with nothing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When first presented, this story was titled "The Crow and the Pelican". "Richie Rich" was added to the header with this issue, erroneously omitting "presents", which was corrected in later reprints of this story.

Hoop-EEE! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Uncle Branes; pedestrian; Chauncey; Eleanor; bank robbers; police officers; Mr. Polka
Synopsis
Dot plays with a hoop of lightweight metal invented by Uncle Branes, and she inadvertently foils some bank robbers in the process.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
S'long, Lambie Pie!... and thank you, Lotta, for taking him to the barber for me!
Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Mrs. Smotherluv; Don Smotherluv; Mr. Hathaway
Synopsis
Lotta convinces a boy she is babysitting to behave for the barber.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Couchey ?
Inks
Sid Couchey ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Look at the time!
Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; costume party attendees; parent
Synopsis
Lotta forgets to take off her devil costume and frightens the lady whose children she's supposed to babysit.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you been all over your estate, Richie?
Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Richie uses his money belt to cross a ravine.
Reprints

Money Matters Not (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Wilton
Synopsis
Richie shows a new classmate around the estate while trying to avoid showing off his wealth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look what I have, Gloria! A laugh machine!
Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Gloria doesn't like Richie's new laugh machine.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't Cadbury calm? Those kids are mean, Richie!
Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Cadbury; children
Synopsis
Cadbury babysits a bunch of brats.
Reprints

Feeling Low in High Places (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
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?
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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Fenwick
Synopsis
Richie cures his new assistant chauffeur, Fenwick, of vertigo.
Reprints

Little Dot and Laughing Boy (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Judd; Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Chuck; pedestrians
Synopsis
Dot meets a boy who laughs at everything.
Reprints

Sleepyhead (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
children
Characters
Linda; Teddy
Synopsis
Linda has difficulty falling asleep until she remembers to turn off the light in her room.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story has also appeared under the title "Bedtime Problem".

Bad Housekeeping (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sammy Squirrel; Squirmy Squirrel; birds
Synopsis
Sammy the Squirrel makes a mess while his wife is away.
Reprints

Quite Quiet! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; bully; children; Gerald (in dream only); equestrian; motorist; Mr. Plump
Synopsis
A bully thinks he's going to take over Lotta's neighborhood until he sees her catch a horse and rider in mid-air.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Richie Rich
  2. 1. ["I've been wanting to visit our gardener, Mr. Grass!"]
    Richie Rich Millions
  3. 2. ["Gosh, Richie! Aren't you afraid of robbers with so much money around?"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. The Hidden City
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. Richie Rich and the Lava Monsters
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Look Out! There Are Real Monsters
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. ["Oh, great! The school yard's new sliding pond is up!"]
    Little Lotta
  8. 7. Farm Refinement
    Cadbury, the Perfect Butler
  9. 8. Badly Jarred
    Richie Rich Presents
  10. 9. The Pelican and the Crow
  11. 10. Hoop-EEE!
    Little Dot
  12. 11. ["S'long, Lambie Pie!... and thank you, Lotta, for taking him to the barber for me!"]
    Little Lotta
  13. 12. ["Gee! Look at the time!"]
    Little Lotta
  14. 13. ["Have you been all over your estate, Richie?"]
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. Money Matters Not
    Richie Rich
  16. 15. ["Look what I have, Gloria! A laugh machine!"]
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. ["Isn't Cadbury calm? Those kids are mean, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  18. 17. Feeling Low in High Places
    Richie Rich
  19. 18. Little Dot and Laughing Boy
    Little Dot
  20. 19. Sleepyhead
  21. 20. Bad Housekeeping
  22. 21. Quite Quiet!
    Little Lotta
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Richardson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas