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Richie Rich & Casper #20
Jun 3rd, 2013 by Rusty

Richie Rich & Casper #20 cover

Richie Rich & Casper #20

Date: October 1977
Publisher: Harvey Publications, Inc.
Cover Price: 35¢
2013 Price Range: $1.00 – $10.00
Stats: 21 color pages plus ads and “Richie’s Mailbox” letters page
Writers: ?
Artists: ?
Notable Notes: Richie and Casper discover the value of a penny!

Extreme Up Trading!

Have you heard about these people who do extreme up-trading? You know, they start with some small object (or amount of money) and then try to see who can get the biggest or best or most expensive object just by bartering? I’ve heard of some pretty cool things, like people who have acquired cars that way! This issue demonstrates that concept as the little master of money himself, Richie Rich, goes about doing that very thing!

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The Friendly Ghost, Casper #206
Apr 19th, 2013 by Rusty

Casper #206 cover

The Friendly Ghost, Casper #206

Date: October 1979
Publisher: Harvey Publications, Inc.
Cover Price: 40¢
2013 Price Range: $1.00 – $9.00
Stats: 23 color pages plus ads
Writers: ?
Artists: ?
Notable Notes: Casper visits Cardland!

Another Famous Harvey Comic

I’ve mentioned before that I grew up reading Harvey comics, and that they are a big reason I love comic books so much. Anyway, I thought Casper was cool but he wasn’t my favorite Harvey character – that honor belonged to Hot Stuff. Casper was definitely the most famous of Harvey’s characters though, and even now, years after the comics stopped being published, you can still find proof of the popularity of this friendly ghost!

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