(December 1986)

Harvey, 1986 Series
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1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages
100 ?
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics [80's Jack-in-the-box large H]
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Casper Digest Magazine."
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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly...the river is flooding!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
Casper helps a motorist get over a washed-out bridge.
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Papa Piper's Puppets (Table of Contents: 2)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Casper; Gnewton Gnome; Wendy; Wartley Warlock [Papa Piper]; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]; Wanda Witch
Synopsis
Kindly Papa Piper puts on shows with puppets that look just like Wendy, Gnewton, and others of the forest folk. Meanwhile, Wartley Warlock tells the Witch Sisters of his plan to make the forest a home for witches only, but doesn't say how he's going to get rid of the others. They tell Wendy of the plan, and Casper overhears. Casper then spots Wartley in the woods with some of Papa Piper's puppets, and the next day witches begin moving in to the homes of the residents who have puppet doubles, all of whom are missing.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Where Have Our Friends Gone."

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Wendy, the Good Little Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, what terrible sobbing
Genre
children
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Where Have Our Friends Gone (Table of Contents: 4)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]; Wanda Witch; Casper; Gnelson Gnome; Slim; Knobby; Papa Piper [Wartley Warlock]
Synopsis
The forest folk go searching for Wendy, Gnewton, and their other missing friends. Casper searches on his own and comes to the gate of a fairytale kingdom called "Fairytale Kingdom." The soldier at the gate tells him that Papa Piper's puppets were caught stealing. Casper asks Papa Piper about it, and Piper says that evil magic has made them steal, and that they are now in the fairytale king's dungeon. Casper has an idea and starts looking for something.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Papa Piper's Puppets."
Story continues in "The Tables Are Turned."

The Tables Are Turned (Table of Contents: 5)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Casper; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]; Wanda Witch; Wartley Warlock [Papa Piper]; Wendy; Gnewton
Synopsis
Casper finds the puppets in a cave and realizes that the puppets in the dungeon are actually the real people, turned into puppets. He tells Wendy's aunts, who chase Wanda and the other witches out of the forest homes. Casper finds Papa Piper and tells him the story, and they head for the dungeon, where Casper removes the puppet spell with Wendy's wand. When Piper locks him in with the others, Casper realizes that he's Wartley in disguise. After escaping, Casper, Wendy, and the others confront Wartley and drive him away.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Where Have Our Friends Gone."

The Return of Ghost Boy (Table of Contents: 6)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Casper; the Ghostly Trio; Fatso; Fusso; Lazo; The Giggler; Ghost Boy; W.C. Weasel
Synopsis
Weasel asks Casper to resume his Ghost Boy identity and visit The Giggler in jail.
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The Ordeal of Ghost Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Casper; W.C. Weasel; Fatso
Synopsis
Weasel tricks Casper into joining him in a scheme to steal people's money.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from The Return Of Ghost Boy.

The Second Return of Ghost Boy (Table of Contents: 8)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Casper; W.C. Weasel; Fatso; Ghost Boy
Synopsis
Fatso takes on the mantle of Ghost Boy to join Weasel in his wicked ways, but inadvertently ends up stopping him instead.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from The Ordeal Of Ghost Boy.

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The Ghostly Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Look! A bee hive!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Ghostly Trio

The Scribbling Menace (Table of Contents: 10)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Casper; Dorene Deer
Synopsis
Someone is scribbling on all of Casper's animal friends.
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Indexer Notes

Part one, continues in the story "Erasers For Sale".

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Wendy, the Good Little Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm a giraffe! Grrr-grrr!
Genre
children
Characters
Wendy
Synopsis
A baby bear thinks he is a giraffe.

Erasers for Sale (Table of Contents: 12)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Casper; Dorene Deer
Synopsis
A stranger sells Casper erasers to remove the scribbles from his friends.
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Indexer Notes

Continues in the story "Trouble Erased".

Trouble Erased (Table of Contents: 13)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Casper; Ghostly Trio
Synopsis
Casper learns the identity of the person scribbling on his friends.
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Indexer Notes

Part 3.

Rude Awakening (Table of Contents: 14)

Wendy The Good Little Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wendy; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]; Odella; Dumbella
Synopsis
Wendy finally meets Odella.
Keywords
sleep; witches

Indexer Notes

Part 2

The Unhappy Monster (Table of Contents: 15)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghostly Trio; Casper; Henry
Synopsis
Casper tries to help Henry, a man who was changed into a monster by a witch.
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Keywords
witches

Indexer Notes

Continued in "The Wicked Witch"

The Wicked Witch (Table of Contents: 16)

The Friendly Ghost Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Casper; Henry; Old Witch Raven; Wendy; Prunella
Synopsis
Casper and Henry visit several witches to find out who transformed him.
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Keywords
Mayhem Mountain; witches

Indexer Notes

Evil Shadow Woods; Mayhem Mountain

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Casper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
*@*!! My broom won't go!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casper
Synopsis
Casper tries to secretly help a foul-mouthed witch so she'll stop swearing.
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Good Night, Knight (Table of Contents: 18)

Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Spooky; Gnorman
Synopsis
Spooky tries to help a knight looking for a dragon to slay.
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The End of Gravity (Table of Contents: 19)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Casper; Wendy; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]; Joe; Gus; Beelo; General; Lieutenant Fub
Synopsis
When gravity stops working, Casper discovers that it's because a little boy named Beelo has escaped from his world and his people are searching for him. Casper agrees to help him.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Beelo is Captured."

Beelo Is Captured (Table of Contents: 20)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Casper; Beelo
Synopsis
Beelo is captured, and when Casper follows he discovers that Beelo's world is below the surface of the earth.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "The End of Gravity."
Story continues in "Beelo's World."

Beelo's World (Table of Contents: 21)

Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Casper; Beelo; King; Prime Minister; Wendy; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]
Synopsis
Casper convinces Beelo's father, the king of Gravitonia, to let Beelo visit the upper world every year.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from "Beelo is Captured."

The Secret of Odella (Table of Contents: 22)

Wendy The Good Little Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
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Wendy; Dumbella; Witch Sisters [Thelma; Velma; Zelma]
Synopsis
Wendy sets off to find Odella, a witch everyone is afraid of.

Indexer Notes

Continued in "Rude Awakening".
Published out of order.

Spooky Loins a Lesson (Table of Contents: 23)

The Tuff Little Ghost, Spooky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Spooky; Aunt Boola; Uncle Boo Boo
Synopsis
Spooky is lonesome with Pearl gone on vacation until his Aunt and Uncle show up to visit.
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Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Golly...the river is flooding!"]
    Casper
  2. 2. Papa Piper's Puppets
    Casper
  3. 3. ["Oh, what terrible sobbing"]
    Wendy, the Good Little Witch
  4. 4. Where Have Our Friends Gone
    Casper
  5. 5. The Tables Are Turned
    Casper
  6. 6. The Return of Ghost Boy
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  7. 7. The Ordeal of Ghost Boy
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  8. 8. The Second Return of Ghost Boy
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  9. 9. ["Hey, Look! A bee hive!"]
    The Ghostly Trio
  10. 10. The Scribbling Menace
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  11. 11. ["I'm a giraffe! Grrr-grrr!"]
    Wendy, the Good Little Witch
  12. 12. Erasers for Sale
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  13. 13. Trouble Erased
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  14. 14. Rude Awakening
    Wendy The Good Little Witch
  15. 15. The Unhappy Monster
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  16. 16. The Wicked Witch
    The Friendly Ghost Casper
  17. 17. ["*@*!! My broom won't go!"]
    Casper
  18. 18. Good Night, Knight
    Spooky
  19. 19. The End of Gravity
    Casper
  20. 20. Beelo Is Captured
    Casper
  21. 21. Beelo's World
    Casper
  22. 22. The Secret of Odella
    Wendy The Good Little Witch
  23. 23. Spooky Loins a Lesson
    The Tuff Little Ghost, Spooky
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