Casper, Richie Rich, And More Harvey Characters Return In Harvey Hits This May From Baltazar, Franco, Others

Like almost all worthwhile comics news, you first heard about a relaunch of the Harvey Comics properties – including Casper the Friendly Ghost, Richie RichWendy the Good Little Witch, and other well known classic children's characters – right here at Bleeding Cool (pip pip). While our prediction of Green Hornet's inclusion in the mix hasn't come true (though it might yet be), the rest of those characters are indeed coming back in May from Canadian publisher Joe's Books. Franco Aureliani, Geoffrey Golden, Kirstie Shepherd, Landry Quinn Walker, Cesare Asaro, and Art Baltazar are the creative team on a single series clled Harvey Hits featuring all of those characters. Here's the solicit, discovered on PreviewsWorld:

HARVEY HITS #1
JOE BOOKS INC.
MAR171882
(W) Franco Aureliani, Geoffrey Golden, Kirstie Shepherd, Landry Quinn Walker (A) Cesare Asaro (A/CA) Art Baltazar
Funtastic Harvey Hits comics are back and better than ever! Drawn by an all-star creative team, Casper, Richie Rich, Wendy the Good Little Witch, and the rest of the classic Harvey gang are sure to be a hit with fans of all ages in this brand-new series from Joe Books!
In Shops: May 31, 2017
SRP: $3.99

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Now all that's left is to wait for the eventual DC Comics style gritty reboot, where Richie Rich is used as an analogue for Donald Trump. If that happens, remember you heard that here first too.

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