#43: CASPER THE FRIENDLY GHOST
Casper is a pretty friendly ghost. In fact, he's the friendliest ghost I know. Sometimes grown up folks might look at him with sheer terror, but most kids are pretty fond of him.
He always will say "Hello" to you, and believe me, he's really glad to meet you. Now that I think about it, wherever he may go, he's kind to every living creature!
I used to watch the CASPER cartoon every morning before I'd go to school. The theme song was so cool. It went a little something like this:
I'm the ghost that's known as CASPER
Or something like that.
I love the urban legend (?) that Casper is really the ghost of Richie Rich. Personally, I'm pretty confident that he's the Lindbergh Baby. There's just so many depressing aspects about Casper when you think too hard about it, though, that make it tough to be happy for the tot.
How exactly did he die? The movie version made up that he got sick, but you never really knew for sure in the comic books.
Why isn't Casper in Heaven? As HOT STUFF shows you, the Harvey Comics universe clearly has a Hell, so what did Casper goof up to be stuck on earth for all eternity?
Does Casper's existence mean that there is no God?
Where the heck are Casper's parents? If they're dead, shouldn't he be hanging out with them? And if they're not, wouldn't he be more comfortable at least haunting their house?
Why does your ass and cock disappear when you become a ghost?
Where's Casper's body? Where is he buried? Was he Casper the Reanimated Corpse at any time?
How come animals always love Casper, but in movies dogs and cats go apeshit when there's a ghost nearby?
And most importantly, why did Wendy the Good Little Witch have a crush on Casper? That's just a notch away from necrophilia, if you think about it.
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