HARVEY, ALFRED
 Name and vital stats
  HARVEY, ALFRED [1913-94] (publisher; editor)
 Biographical
  Born ALFRED HARVEY WIERNIKOFF
  Suffered from coma '89+
 Family in arts
  Brother: Leon Harvey (twin)
  Brother: Robert Harvey
  Daughter: Dr. Shulamis Bush
  Former spouse: Victoria Lorne Harvey
  Relative: Alice Eigner
  Son: Adam Harvey
  Son: Alan Harvey
  Son: Eric Harvey
  Son: Russell Harvey (cartoonist)
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: Advertising: Cartoons ads as a teenager
 Animation: Famous Studios
  Producer: c1943-78- Casper the Friendly Ghost; Richie Rich> 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80
 Other career notes
  Public service: American Dental Assn.; Boy Scouts of America
  Public service: Camp Fire Blue Birds; Fight against drug abuse
  Public service: Voter registration; War Victory Bond Drives;
 Additional biography
  Comics Buyer's Guide [obit] Aug. 8, 1994
 Co-creator
  Creative Director: JACKIE JOKERS; RED BLAZER; LITTLE DOT; HOT STUFF
  Creative Director: RICHIE RICH; BLACK CAT; SPIRIT OF '76; WENDY; THE GOOD LITTLE WITCH
 PURE IMAGINATION
  COMPLETE JACK KIRBY~ (ed/) 1998> 98
 Note on comics career
  CASPER was nickname and mascot of Apollo 16's command module
  CASPER was official Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF
  Characters acquired: Baby Huey, Liitle Audrey, Buzzy the Funny Crow
  Characters acquired: Casper the Friendly Ghost; Herman and Catnip
  Licensed his cartoons as Harveytoons to ABC with Mattel Toys as sponsor.
  Licensed his characters for over 1000 products, including Hanna-Barbera 1980s> 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89
  Purchased Famous Studios characters c1957> 57
  Purchased rights to Sad Sack c1975> 75
  Sold most of his cartoon properties, except Sad Sack c1989> 89
 FOX COMICS
  Support (man ed/) 1939> 39
 HARVEY COMICS
  POCKET COMICS~ (ed/) 1941-42> 41 42
  Support (publ/ed dir/pres/) 1940-82 sold his company in '89; see titles under Leon Harvey> 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82
 LORNE-HARVEY PUBLICATIONS
  BLACK CAT (wr/) 1991 reprint> 91