The Secret of Wildmoor Castle

Today we have another tale in the genre of “random relation of Regina Rich/Vanessa van Dough pops up out of nowhere and has Richie/Reggie compete for ownership of the castle/money/a secret”. I love this type of story because any time Richie explores a house, I am a happy gal!

I do find it strange that they never actually show Regina or Vanessa saying hi to these long lost relations. And surely as these families are so old, they must have many branches leading to more relatives than just Reggie/Richie to distribute their wealth too. Those kids are rich enough! But, I suppose the poorer relations might not understand the upkeep involved in mansion ownership. Enjoy!

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Richie and Cadbury are so jolly in the beginning, playing with whips and guns and bolos like it’s a water balloon fight. And it explains why Richie is so good at escaping bad guys.

Does anyone else find it creepy that one of REGINA’s ancestors in the portrait is a dead-ringer for her husband? Methinks there might have been some crossed DNA lines in Richie’s family tree.

And if you liked this story, here’s another one in the same genre you may have missed:

https://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/richie-and-reggie-search-for-uncle-hyders-fortune-and-freckles-and-peewee-turn-down-the-chance-to-be-millionaires/

Do you like this type of story? Any favorites?

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Cadbury, the perfect butler, gets emotional?

Hurray! Larry T. is back with a guest blog! I was getting lonely here in Richieblogland, with only my own Richie thoughts. I love when we have a guest blogger and a story about my cartoon boyfriend, Cadbury, what could be better? And scroll to the end for a link to another Richie story on another great blog! Without further ado…

Cadbury Gets Emotional

I know Cadbury is a personal favourite of the blog author, so I thought I’d scan a few stories from my Little Dot comic books. He really is an emotional sort!! Even though he is extremely dignified and has so much self-discipline that he can hide it in the presence of the Rich family.

But before we start the story, let’s take a look at Cadbury losing it. The first one-pager gives him a more human side… listening to Richie’s joke but containing his laughter until then next day.

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I love the great artwork here- the close-up of Cadbury’s face and the droll little smile… “haw”.

Next exhibit shows him a little more cross… at Richie, nonetheless!!! I guess he really does have quite the temper. Fortunately he was out of view of the Riches, this outburst may have had him fired!

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The tongue sticking out is a nice detail, LOL, I bet he dropped some pretty harsh f-bombs that day!!! I’ve never seen him like this! I love it! He is human after all!

And now the best of the test of the best. Mean cousin Reggie visits and makes a bet that he can get Cadbury to lose his cool.

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I always wondered why Richie is so confident that Cadbury will not display anger, has he deliberately tried to provoke the guy in the past himself? One of the best parts of the story is the actual dare- I don’t believe Reggie lives that close to Richie so pushing a peanut home with his nose would take a lot longer than a day LOL!!!

Cadbury smiles all the way, no matter what tricks Reggie pulls on him. Hopefully he wasn’t on his way to one of Mrs. Rich’s afternoon tea parties with that jug of water, they would have wondered why his pants were wet. Come to think of it, I also wondered how often the maids empty the vacuum cleaner bags- the one Reggie dumps must have been in use for a few months!!!

The last panel is the payoff… it’s worth it to see Cadbury actually really pissed off!!!

This is why I love Richie Rich so much, you never know how the story is going to end. Sometimes it’s fairly punny with some chuckling, sometimes there are beatniks living in the house, but a Cadbury mask, who was expecting that? I love it! Perhaps it inspired this story:

https://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/richie-gets-a-scary-new-playhouse-and-four-stories-to-read/

And that’s not all, head on over to Big Blog of Kid’s Comics as Mykal has posted another story to read! (Plus a Lotta comic for Larry) 🙂

http://www.bigblogcomics.com/2015/03/richie-rich-and-little-lotta.html

Big thanks to Larry and keep ’em coming, guest blogs make me happy as Nurse Jenny healing sick patients!

Richie becomes a movie mogul and hijinks ensue!

This is a very interesting story that definitely veers off the stereotypical Richie path. Everyone other than Reggie acts slightly different than usual which is fun to see. Enjoy!

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Wow! Who knew Freckles could be so tough? He usually just stands around quite smiley and dopey. Go Freckles! And it’s strange to see him having individual thoughts, ignoring what Richie is trying to do in his quest to beat up Reggie. Usually Richie can say, “Let’s jump off this mountain into a pile of money” and Freckles is a yes man all the way. Maybe the lack of having to look out for his little brother in this story has given him some backbone.

Reggie’s outfit really makes me laugh. He is 10? and dressed like Thurston Howell the third.

The crooks were quite strange too, the one is dressed like a Hollywood agent and the other has a Native American thing going on, but they are both so pleasant. No guns? The kids are just going to hang out and then go home at their leisure and not report you to the estate police? You had to chose the one occupied playhouse of the 100s on the estate? Anyone can casually stroll onto the estate at any time and hole up in a playhouse? Sure, why not! I’m surprised there weren’t some hijinks where they had a gun, but accidently switched it with the onion juice gun and hilarity ensued. But, again, this was not your typical Richie story.

In odd news, I was just double-checking Freckles’ last name as I thought it was “Friendly” and came across this:

http://www.comicvine.com/pee-wee/4005-2687/

http://www.comicvine.com/freckles-fenwick/4005-2667/

Have you ever heard of that being Freckles’ last name? It seems only Comic Vine calls him that. Curious!

What did you think of the story?

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?

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:

https://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:

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

And, if you’d like a more exciting story involving drinking and becoming a monster, click below:

https://richierichcomicsfanclub.wordpress.com/2015/07/25/mayda-munny-and-the-haunted-playhouse-and-richie-gets-a-frightningly-swelled-head/

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

Peewee actually talks! And Reggie hangs with the peasants…

It’s Peewee day at Richie Rich Comics Fan Club and we begin with a one pager. I can’t imagine a show I would rather see less than someone wiggling their ears. Thank goodness you get paid to see it!

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And now, to the main event! Did you know that Peewee spoke in his first appearance? And, prepare for some name dropping, I heard from SID JACOBSON himself!! (applause, cheering, awed expressions at my coolness) that he decided it would make Peewee more interesting if he didn’t speak. Sid had previously edited Little Max, who also didn’t speak, and he liked how that worked. So now, you know!

For more Little Max, click on the cover:

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And now, prepare to be shocked by a word bubble coming out of Peewee’s mouth! And there’s the added bonus of Reggie. Oh my. I don’t even have the urge to punch him today, he is just so ridiculous, one can only laugh and be happy he is not at your house!

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A $2,000 cowboy outfit in 1960’s money? Would that be a $1,000,000 costume today? I love how Freckles asks snotty Reggie if he has a sore neck! Hee hee!

What did you think of Peewee speaking?