(June 1982)

Harvey, 1982 Series
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0.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey World
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0716585105902
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Richie Rich Treasure Chest Magazine / cover / 1 page (report information)

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My new camera takes pho-dough-graphs!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich
Synopsis
Richie removes the film from his new camera, revealing each picture to be shaped like a dollar sign.

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Indexer Notes

Teasers and illustrations of the issue's featured stories, "Prisoners of the Lavamen", "The Electric Mystery", "The Carnival Man", "The Mysterious Invention" and "The Strange Behavior of Professor Keenbean", but with just the titles and no story descriptions.

This is the last Richie Rich digest to have the table of contents feature just the titles, with no accompanying descriptions.

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

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Oh, boy! That looks like a real swell wave!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich
Synopsis
Richie is unable to go to the beach, so he decided to go surfing - in the estate's private swimming pool, with the help of a wave-making machine.
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surfing

Prisoners of the Lavamen, Part I (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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The party's all set, Gloria!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Gloria Glad (mentioned)
Synopsis
Richie and Reggie explore a volcano, but they end up getting held hostage by volcano monsters.
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volcano

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Oh, what a cute little young-looking piggy bank you have, Richie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Gloria is surprised to see that after a few weeks, Richie's tiny piggy-bank has grown considerably.
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My new piggy bank, Gloria!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Gloria demonstrates Richie's new piggy bank which makes a sound which gets louder when a larger denomination is inserted. But when Gloria inserts one penny, it is upset and utters "CHEAPSKATE!"

Prisoners of the Lavamen, Part II: There Must be a Way Out! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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What are you doing with my musketeer cape?
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Dot Polka; Gloria Glad; Freckles Friendly
Synopsis
Richie and Reggie must ward off the lava monsters and find a means of escape so they can get to a party.
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volcano

A Funnier Carnival (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Whew! That was an awfully scary ride, Richie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
After Gloria's frightening experience at a public carnival, Richie invites her to his private carnival, which is said to be less scary - or is it?
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carnival

The Disassembler (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Oh, boy! Professor Keenbean invited me to see the new invention our automated computerizer factory is creating!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Professor Keenbean; Reggie Van Dough
Synopsis
When Keenbean develops a new machine that can disassemble anything, Reggie grabs it and begins sowing destruction. But, this seems more serious than his usual pranks...
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Mr. Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Most people are not honest, Rich!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richard Rich, Sr.; Mr. Van Pelt
Synopsis
Mr. Rich tries an experiment on his friend by using a wallet full of money which is laid on the sidewalk. The experiment is designed to test a random guy's honesty, hoping he will return it to the rightful owner. However, Mr. Rich's friend doesn't believe the test was fair as the test was being televised.
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Indexer Notes

Mr. Van Pelt is not to be confused with Linus and Lucy in "Peanuts".

The Electric Mystery, Part I (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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children; detective-mystery
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Richie Rich; Regina Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; The Shocking Lady
Synopsis
A series of electrical failures throughout the Rich mansion are happening, and it was later revealed that a burglar known as "The Shocking Lady" is committing robberies and uses electricity as her ultimate weapon. The burglar is among the ladies attending Mrs. Rich's ladies' club meeting, and she uses electricity to crack open a vault. When undercover police officers catch her in the act, the burglar zaps them to make them go away.
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The Electric Mystery, Part II: The Shocking Lady (Table of Contents: 11)

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children; detective-mystery
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; The Shocking Lady; Regina Rich
Synopsis
After an unsuccessful arrest, Richie chases the Shocking Lady to her hideout, which is inside the Rich Estate power house, where she needs to recharge. The burglar dresses as Sparky Sparker, the manager of the power house. Richie thinks something is off when he believes Sparky is entering a live generator. Richie shuts off the power, and the culprit decides to hunt for the meddler. But the culprit stunned herself by touching her head by accident, and the police captured her with rubber gloves.
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Indexer Notes

This story was previously adapted into a Hanna-Barbera produced cartoon version which originally aired on ABC in November 1980, but with some alterations.

Take Care! (Table of Contents: 12)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Uncle Cautious; airplane pilot; Clivesworthy; Alvin (rubber crocodile)
Synopsis
Uncle Cautious is obsessed with safety and invites Richie to his mansion to show Richie how safe his mansion is.
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Indexer Notes

This story was previously adapted into a Hanna-Barbera produced animated segment which originally aired on ABC on January 5, 1981.

Don't Scare Me I'll Scare You! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Vanessa Van Dough (mentioned); Cadbury
Synopsis
Reggie plans on playing pranks at a party his mother is giving for some children, but Richie wants to teach him a lesson by having Cadbury dress as an elderly woman who claims that Reggie is seeking a library person, but Reggie caught on to the tactic already. The woman is not scared at Reggie's pranks, but scares Reggie in return every time. Reggie decides to forfeit being at the kids' party after he got scared by a spider and later a monster in return. Reggie fired the woman, who was revealed to be Cadbury in disguise.
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The Carnival Man, Part I (Table of Contents: 14)

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children; crime
Characters
Richie Rich; Dollar; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Chef Pierre; Cadbury; L. Crumboley
Synopsis
Richie runs into an out-of-work carnival owner.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. Continues into "A New Name!"

This story was previously adapted into a Hanna-Barbera produced cartoon version which initially aired on ABC in 1981, but with some alterations.

The Carnival Man, Part II: A New Name! (Table of Contents: 15)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; crime
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Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Dollar; L. Crumboley; Ed; carnival audience; judge; court clerk
Synopsis
Crumboley uses a special spray to give Dollar amnesia, so that he could forget his name and Richie.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3. Continues from "The Carnival Man" and continues into "Richie's Last Chance".

The Carnival Man, Part III: Richie's Last Chance (Table of Contents: 16)

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anthropomorphic-funny animals; children; crime
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Richie Rich; Richard Rich; Dollar; judge; L. Crumboley; audience; Ed; Cadbury; Chef Pierre
Synopsis
Richie makes one final attempt to get Dollar back.
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Indexer Notes

Conclusion of a three-part story.

It's Too Dangerous (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Rasp Berry (stunt person); film producer
Synopsis
Gloria tries to stop Richie (really a stunt man who looks like him) from putting himself in danger.
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The Persistent Peddler (Table of Contents: 18)

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What's the matter, dad? You look angry!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Cadbury
Synopsis
Mr. Rich is angered by a salesman who repeatedly insists on selling items to Mr. Rich, which he repeatedly refuses. Mr. Rich puts up a sign warning salesmen to stay away from his cabin property, but the salesman continues doing his job, no matter what disguise he wears. But in the end, someone whom Mr. Rich believed to be a salesman dressed like someone familiar was tossed into a lake, and Mr. Rich threatened to arrest the man. The man was actually Cadbury.
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Spirit Not Good (Table of Contents: 19)

Richie's Mean Cousin Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Warm Feather; Native Americans; art restoration expert
Synopsis
Reggie stirs trouble in a Native American village on the Rich estate that he and Richie visit.
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My last TV job didn't pay very much - they asked me how I wanted my salary - heads or tails!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Jackie Jokers; Cadbury; television repairman
Synopsis
Richie is watching Jackie on "TV". But it turns out Jackie is doing his comedy routine from inside the shell of the television as the inside of the set is being fixed.
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The Mysterious Invention (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Hi, Richie! This is my uncle Dabble - he thought your father might be interested in his new invention!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Dabble; Richard Rich, Sr.; Dollar
Synopsis
Gloria's uncle has invented something that he refuses to show the kids, out of fear it may get stolen. It turns out the invention was a left-handed teacup, but Gloria informs Dabble that it can become a right-handed version if rotated. Mr. Dabble gives Richie a gift for becoming an employee working in Mr. Rich's vault, and Richie expects something more original. It wasn't - it was just a safety pin.
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Some Perfume (Table of Contents: 22)

Richie's Mom Mrs. Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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That's perfume?
Genre
humor
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Regina Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Mrs. Rich's perfume, which Mr. Rich's scientists created, gives off a foul odor and keeps animals away. But after a humiliated Mrs. Rich tosses the perfume into the ocean, the perfume apparently attracts some marine life underwater, implying the perfume smelled like fish.
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The Strange Behavior of Professor Keenbean, Part I (Table of Contents: 23)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Professor Keenbean; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Professor Keenbean seems to have lost his genius; all his inventions are malfunctioning.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Continues into "Mad Scientists are Undesirable" in the same issue.

Strange Behavior - Part 2: Mad Scientists are Undesirable (Table of Contents: 24)

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Richie Rich; Professor Keenbean; Richard Rich, Sr.; Regina Rich; Irona; Chef Pierre
Synopsis
Inventions and machinery are malfunctioning both at the Rich Invention Center and at the Rich estate. And why does Professor Keenbean keeping pouring a bottle of liquid on his head?
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Conclusion of a two-part story.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My new camera takes pho-dough-graphs!"]
    Richie Rich Treasure Chest Magazine
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Oh, boy! That looks like a real swell wave!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Prisoners of the Lavamen, Part I
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. ["Oh, what a cute little young-looking piggy bank you have, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. ["My new piggy bank, Gloria!"]
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. Prisoners of the Lavamen, Part II: There Must be a Way Out!
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. A Funnier Carnival
    Richie Rich and Gloria
  9. 8. The Disassembler
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. ["Most people are not honest, Rich!"]
    Mr. Rich
  11. 10. The Electric Mystery, Part I
    Richie Rich
  12. 11. The Electric Mystery, Part II: The Shocking Lady
    Richie Rich
  13. 12. Take Care!
    Richie Rich
  14. 13. Don't Scare Me I'll Scare You!
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. The Carnival Man, Part I
    Richie Rich
  16. 15. The Carnival Man, Part II: A New Name!
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. The Carnival Man, Part III: Richie's Last Chance
    Richie Rich
  18. 17. It's Too Dangerous
    Richie Rich and Gloria
  19. 18. The Persistent Peddler
    Richie Rich
  20. 19. Spirit Not Good
    Richie's Mean Cousin Reggie
  21. 20. ["My last TV job didn't pay very much - they asked me how I wanted my salary - heads or tails!"]
    Richie Rich
  22. 21. The Mysterious Invention
    Richie Rich and Gloria
  23. 22. Some Perfume
    Richie's Mom Mrs. Rich
  24. 23. The Strange Behavior of Professor Keenbean, Part I
    Richie Rich
  25. 24. Strange Behavior - Part 2: Mad Scientists are Undesirable
    Richie Rich
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