ON YOUR MARK! . . . SET! . . . GO! with FUNTASTIC HARVEY HITS Comics! Joe Books and Universal Brand Development announce that Casper the Friendly Ghost, Richie Rich, Wendy the Good Little Witch, Baby Huey, and the rest of the Harvey gang are back in all-new adventures.
Why are kids inviting Casper to school every day? How can Richie Rich keep his piles of money safe from evil villains? How will Little Dot handle dog sitting a Dalmatian puppy? And what happens when Hot Stuff catches a cold . . . ?
This anthology-style comic features an all-star creative team that includes Cesare Asaro, Geoffrey Golden, Charlie La Greca, Eric Jones, Dan Parent, Kirstie Shepherd, Landry Walker, Franco Aureliani, and Art Baltazar.
Veteran writer Art Baltazar exclaims, “It’s been two years in the making . . . the hardest part was keeping it secret! Wow! I always loved Harvey Comics! I read them when I was a kid. My family is going to be very happy! Aw yeah!”
Harvey Hits was a 122-issue comic series that originally ran from 1957–1967. A publication of legendary Harvey Comics Entertainment, the beloved characters from this series include Casper the Friendly Ghost, Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost, the Ghostly Trio, Hot Stuff the Little Devil, Wendy the Good Little Witch, Richie Rich, the Poor Little Rich Boy, Freckles, Gloria Glad, Little Audrey, Little Dot, Little Lotta, Baby Huey, and more!
Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani are an Eisner and Harvey Award–winning duo known for their work on Tiny Titans, Itty Bitty Hellboy, DC Super-Pets, Grimmiss Island, Itty Bitty Mask, AW YEAH COMICS, and more.
Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones are a best-selling duo who have been making stories for the last two decades. They are best known for Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade, Danger Club, Little Gloomy, and Star Wars: Tales from a Galaxy Far Far Away Volume I: Aliens.
Dan Parent is a graduate of the Joe Kubert School and is best known for his work at Archie Comics. He’s also worked for DC, Marvel, IDW, Boom, and Valiant, among others, and is currently working on his own series, DIE KITTY DIE, for Chapterhouse Comics. Dan is a multiple Harvey award nominee and winner of the 2013 GLAAD award for outstanding comic book, Kevin Keller.
Charlie La Greca has spent the last two decades as a creator, organizer, producer, cartoonist, and artistic entrepreneur. La Greca has worked professionally in the illustration and comics industry for nineteen years and is also the cofounder of Denver Comic Con and DINK Comic and Art Expo. His work can be seen in comics, magazines, newspapers, TV, digital media, and more for such notable companies as Disney, Nickelodeon, DC Comics, Scholastic, Lego, Top Shelf Comics, Golden Publishing, Fortune magazine, Fuse TV, Versus TV, Tour de France, Allied Waste, Starwood Westin Hotels, and many more.
Cesare Asaro is an Eisner-nominated designer and illustrator with a background in animation. He and writer Kirstie Shepherd are known for their work on Spaceman Jax and Frank and his Friend.
Geoffrey Golden is a best-selling author from West Hollywood, California. He’s written for Disney Princess comics, Sesame Street comics, Cracked, Buzzfeed, and many more. In addition, he served as editor-in-chief of The Devastator comedy anthology series.