That was the name of Little Dot's uncle who wound up wearing the corset. "Uncle Pudge." All her uncles and aunts had descriptive names, e.g. her aunt who brought bad luck was named "Aunt Calamity."
For those who just can't get enough of the depradations of Harvey Comics, this page features four Hostess Fruit Pies ads with Casper the Friendly Ghost, including "Casper and the Boogy Woogy Man." Even Harvey's Hostess Fruit Pies ads were sub-par.