iBooks has announced that it will publish new graphic novels and electronic books based on the Harvey Comics characters, Casper, Richie Rich, and Hot Stuff, now owned by classic Media. 


Legendary Harvey editor Sid Jacobson will serve as consulting editor for the series.


The books will be 176-page, 7' x 10' full-color, glossy trade paperbacks at $14.95, with library hardcover and Spanish language editions also planned.  The first release, slated for Fall 2005, is tentatively titled The Ultimate Casper.