(November 1977)

Harvey, 1977 Series
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132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
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Harvey World
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Richie Rich Vacations Digest / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Dart's what I call a winning shot!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; carnival worker
Synopsis
At a carnival, Richie throws a dart towards a balloon which spews money when popped.

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Indexer Notes

Teasers and illustrations for the issue's featured stories "Exhausting Vacation", "The Diamond People", "It's Only Money", "There's No Place Like Home" and "Cadbury is Speechless".

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Time to get going, Bascomb!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Bascomb
Synopsis
Richie literally offers his dad's employees a "car pool."
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Keywords
pool; swimming pool

Exhausting Vacation (Table of Contents: 3)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Mr. Rich closes his plant for a week and sends his sluggish employees on a cruise on board one of his yachts. But crooks gain entry for the purpose of robbery, which Richie successfully foils before the Coast Guard make an arrest.
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Hi, dad!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Mr. Rich transforms his office desk into a ping pong table for his Wednesday noon workout with Richie.
Keywords
ping-pong

Limerich (Table of Contents: 5)

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A most wicked witch which this witch is...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; witch
Synopsis
A limerick about a witch plotting to rob the Rich mansion, but Richie foils her plans by switching brooms.

Cadbury is Speechless (Table of Contents: 6)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Cadbury; Richard Rich; Regina Rich; Benny
Synopsis
Cadbury develops laryngitis.
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Dad, could you tell the name of the famous explorer who visited ancient China?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Richie asks a question about an explorer who visited ancient China. His father refused to tell him directly but gave him a visual hint - by mounting on a horse and playing polo. The answer is Marco Polo.

Ha, Ha, Wilderness (Table of Contents: 8)

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Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Bascomb; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Richie and Gloria go on a nature walk through the woods, but when Gloria ends up in trouble, Richie delivers.

Richie Rich and the Watch Bird (Table of Contents: 9)

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humor; children; crime
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Richie Rich; Regina Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Blabbermouth (parrot); crooks
Synopsis
The Riches' new parrot can sound very annoying, but is helpful in helping foil a crime.

There's No Place Like Home (Table of Contents: 10)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Cadbury; Gloria Glad (in thought); Freckles Friendly (in thought); Pee Wee Friendly (in thought); Reggie Van Dough (in thought); Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
While on an Arctic expedition, Richie feels homesick, but Cadbury tries to cheer Richie up with a snowman. Later, an abominable snowman falls in love with the snowman, and is captured. However, when transported to a warm climate, the monster now feels homesick, and he is sent back to the Arctic along with a machine that makes instant snowmen!
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Arctic

It Grows on Trees! (Table of Contents: 11)

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humor; children; crime
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Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly; Dr. Humknob; crook
Synopsis
A scientist has invented a plant that grows banknotes, but it ends up in the wrong hands. But little does the crook know that the banknotes and coins grown on the plant have Richie's portrait on them, implying that the plant actually grew play money, and the crook was fooled.

The Greedy Robot (Table of Contents: 12)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Regina Rich; Irona; Reggie Van Dough; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Reggie reprograms Irona's brain, and she becomes selfish and greedy as a result.

Richie Rich and the Diamond People Part 1 (Table of Contents: 13)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Reggie causes trouble while he and Richie are on a jungle vacation, and after Reggie slaps a native in the face, the native ends up shrinking Reggie as retaliation.
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The Diamond People-Part 2 Reggie is Not Wanted! (Table of Contents: 14)

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Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Reggie is struggling to live life as a shrunken person, but after the natives have realized that banana skins would make a great fuel for their journey home instead of diamonds, the natives decided to grow Reggie back to normal size, and then zap the ray on the two so that they forget what had happened. The natives were actually from another planet.
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Hard to Hide! (Table of Contents: 15)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Regina Rich; Nurse Jenny; Cadbury; Irona
Synopsis
Richie is having a hard time trying to conceal a gigantic diamond that is to be given to his mother for her birthday.
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Double Rich (Table of Contents: 16)

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Genre
humor; children; crime
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Richard Rich, Sr.; Richie Rich; kidnappers
Synopsis
Mr. Rich gets kidnapped, and replaced by an impostor who goes to Mr. Rich's office and commits a scam.
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This is a swell party, Gloria!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Dot Polka; Lotta Plump; Gloria Glad; Audrey Smith; Freckles Friendly; Pee Wee Friendly
Synopsis
After a drinking glass falls from a table and is destroyed, Richie replaces it with one that is shinier and heavier - because it is carved out of a diamond.

A Near Miss! (Table of Contents: 18)

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Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.; Bascomb; Cadbury; Regina Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Mr. Rich had just arrived home from work as Richie was leaving for his father's office for dinner. They repeatedly miss each other, and the police get involved.

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..and this is the day I wanted it delivered...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Regina Rich; bus passengers
Synopsis
While taking public transit, Richie is told by a passenger to unload the bulging pockets so he and another guy would sit comfortably. Inside Richie's pockets were his mother's diamonds which she wants to have delivered somewhere.

Solid Friendship (Table of Contents: 20)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Irona; Richard Rich, Sr.; Mr. Greenfinger
Synopsis
Irona has great communication with anything mechanical. But when she communicates with a train, it ends up getting derailed, and causes trouble.

Solid Friendship-Part 2 Love that Robot (Table of Contents: 21)

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Richie Rich; Irona; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
After Irona puts the train back on the tracks, she tries to interact with a chain saw, but Irona malfunctions as a result, and Richie and his father try to help make her feel better. The solution? Give her some time off.

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What are those men doing, Cadbury?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Cadbury; Regina Rich (mentioned)
Synopsis
A construction worker's bulldozer's blade is damaged, so Richie decides to have it replaced by his mother's big yellow diamond, which is very strong.

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What are you doing, Richie?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly
Synopsis
Richie has a prism that can produce a rainbow on the ceiling in the shape of a dollar sign.

Timber! (Table of Contents: 24)

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humor; children
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Lotta Plump; Pa Plump; Mr. Conifer
Synopsis
Lotta stands on a log, but gets taken off-course down a river and towards a waterfall. Pa Plump tries to rescue her, but he also ends up in harm's way. There is one problem: Lotta is so scared, she cannot speak.

You Can't Win 'em All! (Table of Contents: 25)

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Indexer Notes

This story is basically a remake of an earlier story, "His Unlucky Day".

It's Only Money! (Table of Contents: 26)

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Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
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Richie is worried that Gloria may be angered because of piles of money lingering on the Rich estate. To make matters worse, a strong gust of wind blows money around. As Richie and Gloria take a nature walk, Gloria notices foxes playing with money, a moose eating money, a bird making a nest out of money, a bear sleeping on money, and an ape handling money. Gloria is fed up, she wants to go home, but she asks Richie to loan her some change for bus fare - but the ape hands her a few banknotes and she promises to bring Richie the change the next day.

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Dad, dad - may I use your office window?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
A ticker tape parade is scheduled to pass by Mr. Rich's office, but there is no ticker tape left, so Richie improvises by using banknotes as a substitute.
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The Better One (Table of Contents: 28)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Uncle Bran, Reggie Van Dough
Synopsis
Richie's uncle, Bran, hates being clumsy. This gives Reggie an opportunity to play pranks on Bran, but end up backfiring on Reggie in the end.

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Nice shot, Freckles!
Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Freckles Friendly; Regina Rich
Synopsis
Mrs. Rich wants his son to put his weekly allowance in his locker vault for the armored truck to pick up. To pass the time away, Richie decides to shoot money bags through a basketball hoop, but one of the money bags gets stuck, but fortunately he decides to carry the detached basketball net with the money bag inside to the armored truck, which bewilders a couple who are trying to catch butterflies.
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Do Robots Have Feelings? (Table of Contents: 30)

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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Irona; Professor Mindblow
Synopsis
Irona has feelings for others. She is also concerned for two scientists after an earthquake splits the ground and they fall through the opening.

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I hear you've got a reptile collection, Richie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Reggie Van Dough
Synopsis
Richie shows Reggie his reptile collection, which has a literal "diamond back turtle".

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This sure is a bad storm, Dollar!
Genre
humor; children
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Richie Rich; Dollar
Synopsis
Dollar is saddened when he discovers his dog house was destroyed during a strong wind storm. While Richie vows to have construction workers build a new dog house, he decides to build a doghouse as a temporary placeholder - using gold bricks for the walls and stacks of banknotes for the roof.

Everyone be Seeded (Table of Contents: 33)

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Scientists have invented a substance that grows grass on ice, which would be very useful in the Arctic.

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Great golf course you gave me for my birthday, Richie!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Richard Rich, Sr.
Synopsis
Mr. Rich scores a hole-in-one in golf, but not without Richie warning him that the hole in which his successive putt was made would gush oil, after Mr. Rich pulls a cork out of the hole.

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Gee, Richie, it was swell of you to invite us here for a hayride!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Freckles Friendly; Reggie Van Dough
Synopsis
Reggie ruins Richie's hay ride by using a hose to make the hay wet. But Richie improvises by using a pile of banknotes as a substitute, much to Reggie's dismay.

The Cursed Diamond (Table of Contents: 36)

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Richie Rich; jewelry store clerk; bullies; crook
Synopsis
Richie purchases a diamond which is said to carry a curse. While he has the diamond on him, bad things happen but he manages to escape from harm every time.

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What are you studying, Richie?
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humor; children
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Richie Rich; Gloria Glad
Synopsis
Richie makes a collage out of banknotes.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dart's what I call a winning shot!"]
    Richie Rich Vacations Digest
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Time to get going, Bascomb!"]
    Richie Rich
  4. 3. Exhausting Vacation
    Richie Rich
  5. 4. ["Hi, dad!"]
    Richie Rich
  6. 5. Limerich
    Richie Rich
  7. 6. Cadbury is Speechless
    Richie Rich
  8. 7. ["Dad, could you tell the name of the famous explorer who visited ancient China?"]
    Richie Rich
  9. 8. Ha, Ha, Wilderness
    Richie Rich
  10. 9. Richie Rich and the Watch Bird
    Richie Rich
  11. 10. There's No Place Like Home
    Richie Rich
  12. 11. It Grows on Trees!
    Richie Rich
  13. 12. The Greedy Robot
    Richie Rich
  14. 13. Richie Rich and the Diamond People Part 1
    Richie Rich
  15. 14. The Diamond People-Part 2 Reggie is Not Wanted!
    Richie Rich
  16. 15. Hard to Hide!
    Richie Rich
  17. 16. Double Rich
    Richie's Dad Mr. Rich
  18. 17. ["This is a swell party, Gloria!"]
    Richie Rich
  19. 18. A Near Miss!
    Richie Rich
  20. 19. ["..and this is the day I wanted it delivered..."]
    Richie Rich
  21. 20. Solid Friendship
    Richie Rich
  22. 21. Solid Friendship-Part 2 Love that Robot
    Richie Rich
  23. 22. ["What are those men doing, Cadbury?"]
    Richie Rich
  24. 23. ["What are you doing, Richie?"]
    Richie Rich
  25. 24. Timber!
    Little Lotta
  26. 25. You Can't Win 'em All!
    Richie Rich
  27. 26. It's Only Money!
    Richie Rich
  28. 27. ["Dad, dad - may I use your office window?"]
    Richie Rich
  29. 28. The Better One
    Richie Rich
  30. 29. ["Nice shot, Freckles!"]
    Richie Rich
  31. 30. Do Robots Have Feelings?
    Richie Rich
  32. 31. ["I hear you've got a reptile collection, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  33. 32. ["This sure is a bad storm, Dollar!"]
    Richie Rich
  34. 33. Everyone be Seeded
    Richie Rich
  35. 34. ["Great golf course you gave me for my birthday, Richie!"]
    Richie Rich
  36. 35. ["Gee, Richie, it was swell of you to invite us here for a hayride!"]
    Richie Rich
  37. 36. The Cursed Diamond
    Richie Rich
  38. 37. ["What are you studying, Richie?"]
    Richie Rich
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