It’s time for a Richie/Reggie snowball fight!

It’s time for some Reggie stories! Why Richie is so nice to him, I will never understand, but I suppose it’s not as if Richie has such a huge pool of friends to draw from. If Freckles, Peewee, and Gloria are busy, all he has is Reggie!

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I wonder if Richie had to pay these Harvey folk off to attend the party because I doubt anyone truly wanted to be there for Reggie’s sake!

And now, a super fun snowball fight!

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Speaking of paying people off, I wonder if Joe helped Reggie out for free? It appears Richie didn’t pay Jimmy, but methinks there must have been something in it for him. Perhaps a new stadium!

My baseball knowledge is extremely limited, but are the names “Joe Retch” and “Jimmy Harrison” puns on some actual baseball player names? I can’t find any information on the greatest rapid-fire anybody on the web.

Are you a fan of the Richie/Reggie fight stories?

What is locked in the Rich Maximum Security Vault?

I am going a bit girlie with the story today, but it has some James Bond intrigue for the boys!

But, first I’ve run across two panels recently that made me laugh. First, we have the pots calling the kettle black in this Lotta cartoon…

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Yes, SHE’S fat, but you two guys are clearly fitness instructors! Look in the mirror much, do we?

And, in case you missed it, here’s more on 70’s style plumpness:

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/the-70s-when-calling-people-fat-was-no-biggie/

And then, this little gem that in the real world would cause a huge male/female divide.

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Mrs. Rich might be saying, “How interesting, Cadbury!”, but what she means is, “OH, SO YOU’RE SAYING I’M FAT!!!!” This just made me giggle because in real life Mrs. Rich would be glaring at Cadbury for days and he would have no clue why she was mad.

And now to an interesting little counterfeiting tale…

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I don’t quite get why it would be a big deal if Mr. Rich bought the treasury. He seems like a delightful man to work for!

And now to find out what is in Mr. Rich’s Maximum Security Vault!

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Aw, wittle Richie as a wittle baby. So cute! I don’t know why you need all the security measures though, no crook in the world would have any interest in baby Richie pics. And surely the sharks are robot sharks? Or perhaps one of the 600 Rich mansion employees are assigned as shark caretakers.

I think this story must have inspired the end of the Richie Rich movie. SPOILER ALERT: After the scene below, the bad guy discovers the vault is just filled with memories and keepsakes, no money.

Aaaah! I just watched the entire end of the movie again and remembered why I hate the end of this movie. The bad guy (Van Dough) and the Rich’s head of security try to murder the Richs multiple times, try to murder Richie and his friends and CADBURY multiple times, and shoot Richie in the chest at point blank range, again multiple times. Yet, at the end these two men are prisoners working at the Rich estate with only one Department of Corrections officer in charge of them. Why????!!! Why could not they show them in some jail in the middle of nowhere at the end? Why would you have two people who try to murder your child (and yourself) on your estate? There are two of them, they could easily overpower the one DOC officer who has a gun! AAAAAHHHH, I CAN’T TAKE IT!!!

What did you think of this story or of the movie?

Richie and Reggie search for Uncle Hyder’s fortune and Freckles and Peewee turn down the chance to be millionaires

Today’s story is one in a Richie genre that is repeated often through the years. A wealthy relative pops up out of nowhere and pits Richie and Reggie against each other to claim the relative’s excess fortune. Not that either kid needs more money and Richie never seems particularly interested in the fortune, but anytime he can compete, i.e. win against Reggie is a good time.

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I love when Richie and Freckles throw things at the ghosts! But, the mace nearly murdering Freckles was too close for comfort for me.

I guess even though Freckles and Peewee turned down their share of the fortune, at least they have job security in that they can always live in and be the CEOs of their museum. And perhaps part of the museum can be turned into a fancy hotel because I don’t know who would want to travel to the island just to see a bunch of chubby angel statues.

In case you missed it, here’s another time F & P turned down easy money:

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/stories-so-sugary-sweet-you-will-become-a-member-of-the-van-lard-family/

What did you think of Uncle Hyder’s treasure hunt?

Mr. Rich drinks Monster Cola and turns into a monster!

Today we have one of those stories with a very exciting cover, yet a story that doesn’t match your expectations at all.

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But, first, let’s check out a story that seems very modern. Imagine the number of kids (and ADULTS!) currently at beautiful scenic views and historic locations all over the world, but they are only looking at their electronics. This one-pager is a precursor to this current problem, except that Mr. Rich and his friend seem fine with Richie ignoring the beauty of India. I am not fine with it, put your gadgets down Richie, and look around!!!

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And now we have dear Richie beating cousin Reggie for the 800 zillionth time. Will Reggie ever learn?

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And now on to the exciting-ish story of Monster Cola!

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Has Mr. Rich ever thought of pulling a Laurence Olivier and saying, “Try acting” to his actors? I think that might be easier. And how hard is acting like a monster? You either have a mask on and no one sees your acting anyway or you lurch around and mumble. I would think he would be better off making “Drama pop” that helps actors get more dramatic and upset and cry in a serious movie.

I was expecting a much scarier story along the lines of lack-of-sleep-Mr. Rich. If you missed it, see below:

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/mr-rich-doesnt-get-his-sleep-and-madness-ensues

Methinks there was more than sugar in that Strawberry pop! What did you think?

Breaking Richie Rich news! Plus Richie meets Jackie and “This is your Life” pt. 2 for Richard Rich!

ALERT ALERT ****BREAKING RICHIE RICH NEWS****HOT OFF THE PRESS****

Never thought we would have new Richie news! Richie Rich is coming back to TV in a live-action series! Read below:

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/10/29/richie-rich-tv-show-coming-to-netflix

http://www.sneakpeek.ca/2014/10/netflix-has-ordered-half-hour-comedy.html

How exciting! I will definitely be checking it out, I wonder if any of our favorite gang will be featured as well. Cad-bur-y! Cad-bur-y!

And now we have another “This is your life” story which is very important as it’s the first time Richie and Jackie meet and begin their pun-filled palling around. Enjoy Mr. Rekoj!

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What do you think is the pun with Phil Phoop? It’s interesting that small-headed Richard produced large-headed Richie. Perhaps it is all from Regina’s gene pool.

I wonder if Jackie (or his clone father) was loosely based on Davy Jones. Jackie debuted in 1973 and the Monkees had been around before that. They certainly look and dress alike!

How strange to see Cadbury not behaving like the perfect butler! What did you think? And what do you think of a new Richie Rich TV show coming?

Rip van Winkle Richie, This is your life!

Today’s story is a special request from a reader and thanks to Tony H., I found it in record time! Richie falls asleep for 50 years and wakes up to a room full of geezers, enjoy!

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So….if Richie is 10 at the most, he would be 60, yet he appears to be 90. Cadbury should be around 90 and still looks fit as a fiddle! Poor Pierre, what kind of horrible future would have no food? I would be dropping by the old chef’s home every day.

What did you think of everyone’s appearance? I don’t see why Irona would get white hair, if anything, it should be a greenish patina. And Mr. Cheepers hasn’t aged a day. Old-timer Freckles and 0ld-timer Reggie could pass for twins! I think Richard and Regina must be getting some botox, or are in clone bodies as they look the youngest out of all the gang. And Gloria, dear, I think we can change our wardrobe slightly in 50 years, no? Or embrace our age with the white hair and lose the bow. I am impressed she is finally covering up her underwear, as would befit a woman of a certain age.

I would have liked some backstory as to what everyone has been doing for the last 50 years. We only know what Pierre is up to. What did you think? Next week’s story will be “This is your life” part 2 with Richard Rich and Jackie!

Mr. Rich doesn’t get his sleep and madness ensues!

Yiish, this story scares me! Let’s hope no one ever invents this pill!

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Poor Richie! That would be terrifying to have your dad make such a personality switch. Thank goodness for his toy arsenal!

Where does Richard find these bodyguards? The hundreds of Rich Estate Police can’t provide enough protection? It is very creepy when he calls his own son “Young Rich” and then basically says, “Feel free to shoot him!” AAAAH! This story makes my stomach hurt! Thank goodness it was all a dream.

What did you think?