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?

President Richie, pigeons, and the Presidente of El Squalid!

Today we have one of my favorite stories, but first, let us turn our eyes to this new development in Richieland:

http://www.cartoonbrew.com/cartoon-culture/joyrich-and-dreamworks-team-up-for-richie-rich-clothing-collection-103463.html

Not my cup of tea, but I am happy someone still cares to produce items with dear Richie.

And, in case you missed it, another company produced Richie clothing that was more up my alley in 2012, but I don’t like the big Mishka on everything. I do need to look into the baseball hat though, that looks fun!

http://www.formatmag.com/fashion/mishka-harvey-comics-2012-capsule-collection/

And now to a cute Cadbury/Richie love-fest.

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I doubt that most rich people would find it “cute” that their offspring is behaving like the help. But, that is one of the many reasons we love Richard and Regina.

And now, from Richie Rich Riches #18, the very fun tale of Richie and Cadbury heading off to El Squalid!

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I think they need to check the credentials on the UEOA kids. Nary a tuxedo among them! I’m skeptical they live on estates. :)

I’ve always loved this story, yet as a kid, I did not get the “Estates” vs. “States” difference. I thought Richie was voted President of the United States and I did not get why everyone kept making funny faces when he talked about being President. Nor why the guy at the end was shocked President Richie was the reason he was helping El Squalid. But, now that I get it, I like it even more!

Abraham Lincoln was defeated? Hee hee. Do you remember this one?

What ho, old bean, time for a bit of Cadbury!

How I do love Cadbury, and it’s high time for more of everyone’s favorite butler!

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Where do these people work that they all just pile in when they see a tuxedoed man appear? And why doesn’t Joe just hire a cook?

And now, we meet a new character…or do we?

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Oh Cadbury! Is there anything you can’t do? And he’s even dreamier with a beard….

We need more Cadburys in this world! Is Cadbury your favorite?

In case you missed it, there is more Cadbury here:

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/ive-got-a-crush-on-cadbury/

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/cadbury-discovers-the-fountain-of-youth-and-loses-his-clothes-again/

And, check out this fun Cadbury doll at the Harvey Mercheum!

http://www.harveymercheum.com/exhibits/cadbury-figure/#.VCWuoCldVYQ

A special guest blogger presents Richie Rich in “The Big Swim” & “Busy Kids”!

I am so excited for this blog because we have a guest blogger, the fabulous Larry T, whose Richie opinions I always love to read. I asked if he would submit stories and thoughts from time to time and I am thrilled we got him! I have put Larry’s comments in italics, but I believe you will be able to tell the difference as my commentary tends to have a lot of exclamation marks!

Read on and enjoy…

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I found this story rather interesting because it paints Richie in a less admirable light. It was illustrated by Dom Sileo and is rather out of character for our friend (and Gloria too, who outright insults the antagonist).

First of all, although Hank is obnoxious (including to the teacher/chaperone) and even when he’s outright told he’s a jerk, he laughs it off. You’d think that by this point in his life someone would have laid him flat out and he’d have begun to figure things out…

Secondly, Richie takes it upon himself to provide retaliation…moreover, he uses his wealth to rub the loss in Hank’s face. Generally Richie’s character doesn’t resort to this kind of thing. The unfortunate message is that I’m sure many kid thought to themselves after reading this, “Oh, I guess only the rich people have the power to instigate discipline on troublemakers. I’m not rich, so I’ll just have to shut up and put up.” :)

Excellent job of chaperoning, lady! Just read your book, no one will be trying to drown Richie or his friends….

And now a story where we see how difficult it is to get hard working employees…

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This is a wonderful little story basically explaining why the Rich family is wealthy (from Richie Rich #11):

1.) Richie properly assesses why the boys’ business is failing

2.) Richie sees an opportunity to invest in a market he can grow

3.) When business picks up, Richie expands into other services to continue the growth of the venture

4.) As demands grow, profits grow, and the business transforms

5.) When normal kids tire of working, Richie keeps thinking of ways to 1-up his business

6.) The regular boys avoid doing scholastic tasks like arithmetic and leadership where Richie tackles them…and naturally ends up in the manager’s seat

This is likely what he’s learned from being the only child of a business mogul. :) (even if his net profit is low…had he kept going, it would have risen)

Thank you, Larry!

Have you seen these stories before?

 

Richie Rich and Jackie Jokers star in “Star Bores”!

Today we have a special request from a fan club member which really illustrates why I like to have input from you guys on stories. Richie Rich stories are so amazing for many reasons, but one of the biggest is the variety. There is something for everyone!

If you like adventure, satire, inventions, family, love, drama, humor, it’s all here. And everyone has their favorites and the ones they flip on past. I bring this up because this story is a flippy one for me, I think I am too girlie to see it’s greatness. But, that’s why I love getting requests, because if I just post what I like, there is no point to this blog because I can just read what I like at home! I want to also post what you guys like so you can enjoy your favorite types of stories.

So, keep sending in your requests, and do reply some commentary below for this tale, because I got nuthin’. :)

And now, we present, from Richie Rich & Jackie Jokers #26, the epic “STAR BORES”!

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What did you think?

Our 1 year anniversary, Richie Rich trivia, and the Riches go broke!

Happy 1 year anniversary of Richie Rich Comics Fan Club Blog! Woooo hoooo!

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Check out the latest country count pic, people from all over the world have come to this little page, it amazes me every day! Thank you to http://diversionsofthegroovykind.blogspot.com/ and http://www.bigblogcomics.com/ for promoting my blog to the globe!

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And as a fun anniversary treat, I found these Richie Rich trivia questions. Give it a try and see how you do! Answers are posted at the bottom, as well as the questions again so you don’t have to keep scrolling up.

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And finally, today we have a very classic Richie story from Jackpots #23. The Rich family lose all their money and must start over from scratch. But, they approach the situation with love, humor, and a pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps attitude that is very inspiring! Enjoy!

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Now, obviously there are many leaps in logic here (who would throw out cable worth that much?) and we could spend all day pointing them out, but I must ask; they couldn’t go to the Van Doughs? Or Aunt Novoo Rich? They wouldn’t be imposing because there are thousands of rooms in those mansions. No, they couldn’t, the story wouldn’t have worked, stop looking for logic, it’s a comic, you’re right, I agree. :)

And I could point out that enough time has elapsed for Rich and Sons to have a factory, yet Regina is still wearing the same dress. But, I like to think it is a custom, handmade, silk dress and she can’t afford another one of those yet, so better to wear it non-stop than a ratty dress from the five and dime.

I love how Richard knows Bean Belly from the War! WWI we assume? Do you remember them ever mentioning Richard’s wartime service before? I don’t!

And my lovely Cadbury stays with them to the end, sleeping on a chair instead of going back to his apartment. Although, he does live in the servant’s quarters in most Richie stories, but sometimes they show his secret life outside of the mansion. It’s sweet how the men sleep in chairs while giving Richie and Regina the crates and grotty sheets to sleep on. Nothing looks very comfortable, but it’s the thought that counts.

What a great family, they get out there, pound the pavement, start a new company, even Regina doesn’t act like a ditz and knocks a bunch of bad guys out. I am so impressed with the Riches in this story! And Richard is even kind to that jerk Uriah Mound; I guess they had already used Uriah Heap in the below story and didn’t want to use it twice:  www.richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/tag/uriah-heap/ 

I don’t see the appeal of taking all of Richard Rich’s assets. There are just too much. Vaults are exploding everywhere, the money is pouring in too fast to ever spend. I would have just taken over an extra mansion/playhouse and a few vaults on the sly and no one would ever notice. Did you remember this story?

And just a reminder, if there is a certain story or type of story that you would like to see on here, comment below or email me at gloriagladrich2@yahoo.com.

And now, for the quiz results:

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How did you do? Did you know number 9? I had no idea! And I am suspect of 18. Shouldn’t the answer be Richville? I missed 9, 14, 15, 18, 19, & 20. But, I mostly read digests so the names of actual Richie comics are not something I know well. Hope you had fun, thank you for being a fan club member and Happy Anniversary!

 

 

Mrs. Rich tries not to show off her wealth? What in the world?

This is a very weird little tale where Regina actually seems to get how ostentatious her jewelry obsession is. But, first, let’s remember how Mrs. Rich usually acts…

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And now, prepare for a trip to opposite land!

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She does look much thinner in normal women’s clothes, she doesn’t even need to reduce! And look at Richie in normal kid clothes!

I found another one pager about the Smellevision, check it out at the end of the Smellevision story:

http://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2014/07/22/richie-rich-and-the-smellevision-set/

The next blog post will be our one year anniversary of RRCFC so prepare for fun! But, for now, you must wait till the 27th…….. :)