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Alfred Harvey

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Nationality  American
Area(s)  Writer, Publisher

Name  Alfred Harvey
Born  October 6, 1913 (1913-10-06)
Notable works  Harvey Comics Little Dot Richie Rich
Died  July 4, 1994, New Rochelle, New York, United States
Similar People  Seymour Reit, Macaulay Culkin, David Gallagher, Rory Culkin

Organizations founded  Harvey Comics

Alfred Harvey, born Alfred Harvey Wiernikoff (October 6, 1913 – July 4, 1994), was the founder of comic book publisher Harvey Comics and the creator of the comic book characters Little Dot, Richie Rich, and Adam Awards. He was born to Russian Jewish immigrants.

Alfred Harvey's company, Harvey World Famous Comics, produced comic books and cartoons featuring Wendy the Good Little Witch, Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Baby Huey, Little Audrey, and Little Dot. It also published "Sad Sack," the military comic strip. Before founding Harvey Comics, Harvey worked for Fox Publications with Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

Alfred Harvey retired in 1982, and his company was sold to HMH Communications in 1989 and renamed Harvey Comics Entertainment. He died at age 80 in July 1994 at a New Rochelle Hospital.


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