Wednesday, October 29, 2014

"Richie Rich": The Poor, Little Rich Boy

Netflix has ordered a half-hour comedy series based on Harvey Comics' "Richie Rich", starring actor Jake Brennan ("Dark Skies") who also appeared in the "FZZT" episode of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.":

" be produced by Awesomeness TV, the new Netflix half-hour comedy series, based on the 1980's Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, will debut in 2015, with 'Richie' having made a trillion dollars from inventing and selling a cool new green technology.

"After he moves into a decked out mansion and instantly starts living the most awesome life ever, the show will cover his adventures with his friends..."

Created in 1953, Richie didn't have his own title until 1960. Once he did, however, he quickly became Harvey's most popular character, eventually starring in over fifty separate titles.

Writers for the "Richie Rich" comic books included Sid Jacobson, Lennie Herman, Stan Kay and Ralph Newman. Richie Rich's most famous illustrator is Warren Kremer. Other illustrators included Ernie Colón, Sid Couchey, Dom Sileo, Ben Brown, Steve Muffatti and Joe Dennett.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Richie Rich"...