Richie Rich Billions #5
Date: August 1975
Publisher: Harvey Comics
Cover Price: 35¢
2012 Price Range: $3.00 (good) – $25.00 (NM-)
Stats: 37 color pages, plus a two-page text story and ads
Notable Notes: In which Richie discovers a robot from an ancient civilization!
52 Pages… Really?
So, the cover of this issue shows that it is “52 pages” – which I took to mean 52 pages of story, however that is not the case. Sure, there are 52 pages in the book, but only 39 of them are actual story pages (and 2 of those are a text story!) Nevertheless, I actually enjoyed seeing and reading the old ads – things like Grit, Hostess, American Dental Association, Camp Fire Girls, Cub Scouts and the ever-famous Sea-Monkies! They were quite a hoot I tell ya! I’m sure I didn’t like the ads when I was a kid, but now they amuse me to no end!
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