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Wendy the Good Little Witch
[[Wendy 300-1-|250px]]

Publisher

Harvey Comics

First appearance

Casper the Friendly Ghost

  1. 20, May 1954

Created by

Steve Mufatti (artist)

Full name

Wendy

Team affiliations

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Wendy the Good Little Witch is a fictional comic book character from Harvey Comics. Wendy was introduced as a back-up feature as well as a companion for Casper in Casper the Friendly Ghost #20, May 1954. Soon, she was trialed in Harvey Hits, starting with #7.

After a total of six appearances, she received her own title, Wendy the Good Little Witch, in 1960. Other ancillary titles featuring the pleasant young witch include Wendy Witch World (October 1961 - September 1974), and Casper and Wendy (September 1972 to November 1973). Another Wendy the Good Little Witch comic ran from April 1991 to August 1994, and a three-issue Wendy and the New Kids on the Block saw print in 1991.

Wendy was also in the Casper short Which is Witch. And she goes by the name Witch Wendy on her mailbox.

In addition to Casper, the Wendy comics frequently feature Wendy's "aunties" Thelma, Velma and Zelma, with whom she shares a cottage in a haunted forest. The story in the comics "Remember When" recounts how Wendy was abandoned as a baby on their doorstep. The sisters tried to raise her to practice black magic, but Wendy consistently called on good spirits for white magic. Also a popular plotline has the aunts becoming frustrated over Wendy's determination to use her magic powers to do good only. Unlike Wendy, her aunts have green wartish skin of the type associated with Halloween witches; most adult witches seen in Wendy's stories have similar skin, implying that, in the Harvey Comics universe, it is a trait witches develop after reaching a certain age. One story states that the reason for this is because witches don't get enough sleep.

Like many of Harvey's stable, Wendy is a design variation on the prototype of Casper. So are Richie Rich, Gloria Glad, Little Dot and others.

She has appeared in various other media including television and film.

Other mediaEdit

Christina Ricci's character of Kat in the Casper movie was originally named Wendy in the script but changed at the last minute because otherwise Universal would have been required to buy the rights to her character as well. However, several hints that her character was originally Wendy still made it into the film, such as the red hoodie she wears in the film during one scene that resembles her robe from the comics.

Wendy was played by Hilary Duff in the 1998 direct-to-video film Casper Meets Wendy, her first movie.

TDK published a video game, Wendy: Every Witch Way, for the Game Boy Color in 2001.

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