The Best of The Harveyville Fun Times!

 B3SQ   (Fun Ideas, 2006)

™ and © 2006 Mark Arnold

From the Publisher:

In 1941, Alfred Harvey founded a company that would become world renown for its superhero, horror, romance and newspaper reprint comic books, but it was its children’s humor line that made his comic book company turn into a legendary icon.

Now, 65 years later, for the first time ever in book form, this is the story of the comic book company that helped turned characters like Casper the Friendly Ghost, Richie Rich the Poor Little Rich Boy, Hot Stuff the Little Devil, Wendy the Good Little Witch; Baby Huey, the Baby Giant, Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost, Playful Little Audrey, Little Dot, Little Lotta, Stumbo the Giant, and Jackie Jokers, the Clown Prince of Show Biz into household names, and fondly treasured by children and adults alike.

Painstakingly researched for the past 16 years along with material originally published in Mark Arnold’s quarterly fanzine called The Harveyville Fun Times!, this deluxe 400-page edition collects literally The Best of The Harveyville Fun Times! along with some new photos and features.

Author Mark Arnold interviews Harvey greats like Ernie Colon, Sid Jacobson, Sid Couchey, Dom Sileo, Paul Maringelli, and Fred Rhoads as they tell their side of the previously unknown Harvey Comics story.

Featuring a foreword by Tony Isabella (Marvel Comics, Black Lightning, “Tony’s Tips”); a full color front cover by Shelley Pleger (Shanda the Panda); a full color back cover by Ernie Colon (The 9/11 Report, Richie Rich); and written and edited by Mark Arnold (“Hogan’s Alley,” ComicBase, Atomic Mouse).

Complementing each chapter is a survey of Harvey-related feature films, animated series, comic book indexes and reviews, and interviews and tributes to various Harvey artists, writers and creators. Lavishly presented with numerous illustrations.

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#1

  10/1/2006
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400 pages; Text articles; B&W collection of articles from ‘’The Harveyville Fun Times!’’ fanzine (1990-2006)Mark Arnold, Chris Barat, Ken Layton, Joe Torcivia, Quinton Clem, George Baker, Alfred Harvey, Dan Busha, Sid Couchey, Mark Evanier, Stephen Miller, Eric Nash, Mike Curtis, Bart Bush, Mattie Poston Rhodes, Dom SileoWarren Kremer, Joe Simon, Marty Taras, Vic Herman, George Baker, Fred Rhodes, Mark Arnold, Fleishcer Studios, Famous Studios, Dave Tendlar, Greg Rieves, Pete Rowland, Bill White, Jorge Pacheco, Dom Sileo, Ernie Colón, Sid Couchey, Ken Selig, Todd McFarlane, Will Eisner, Quinton Clem, Ben Brown, Jeff Little, Jack O’Brien, Bob Powell, Jesse Hamm, Mike Kazaleh

#1 Hardcover

  11/1/2006
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Hardcover; 400 pages; Text articlesMark Arnold, Chris Barat, Ken Layton, Joe Torcivia, Quinton Clem, George Baker, Alfred Harvey, Dan Busha, Sid Couchey, Mark Evanier, Stephen Miller, Eric Nash, Mike Curtis, Bart Bush, Mattie Poston RhodesWarren Kremer, Joe Simon, Marty Taras, Vic Herman, George Baker, Fred Rhodes, Mark Arnold, Fleishcer Studios, Famous Studios, Dave Tendlar, Greg Rieves, Pete Rowland, Bill White, Jorge Pacheco, Dom Sileo, Ernie Colón, Sid Couchey, Ken Selig, Todd McFarlane, Will Eisner, Quinton Clem, Ben Brown, Jeff Little, Jack O’Brien, Bob Powell, Jesse Hamm, Mike Kazaleh