(August 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics; Marvel
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Larry Hama; Pat Redding (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Ham / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Albelo (signed)
Inks:
Joe Albelo (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham; B.O.

Uncouth Sweet Tooth, or B.O. Go Home! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Ham / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Mellor
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Pierre Fournier
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham [also appears as Peter Porker]; J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Orson Whales; Mr. Rhesus; Mr. Crawdad; Woodchuck Morris; VILLAIN: B.O.
Synopsis:
Orson Whales witnesses the arrival of an extra-terrestrial, but nobody listens to his warnings. The alien appears at the Daily Beagle office, where Peter, Jonah and the interns name him B.O., then discover that he eats everything in sight. Candy makers Rhesus and Crawdad hire Woodchuck Morris to capture B.O., and everyone arrives at the candy factory, from which B.O. is jettisoned back into space.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Power Pack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
June Brigman; ? (illustrations)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Spider-Man and Power Pack (Marvel, 1984 series) #1, a giveaway comic available by mail, sponsored by Marvel Comics and the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse.

The Asinine Torch vs. The Sub-Marsupial (Table of Contents)

The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mellor
Pencils:
Steve Mellor
Inks:
Steve Mellor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Steve Mellor ?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial; VILLAIN: The Weaselly Whizzard
Synopsis:
Remembering the good old days, the Torch meets The Weaselly Whizzard, who persuades the Torch to become a wrestler. Going against the Sub-Marsupial, they're too busy reminiscing to fight, but they beat up everyone else.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Signals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Trina Robbins; Joe Albelo
Inks:
Trina Robbins; Joe Albelo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
DeFalco talks about the importance of reading.

Indexer Notes

Page also includes cover reproductions of Misty (Marvel, 1985 series) #5 and Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham (Marvel, 1985 series) #9.

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The Pig Pen / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Redding ?
Pencils:
Steve Mellor (illustration)
Inks:
Steve Mellor (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Michael Skelley; Cameron Pieroway; Mike Rutherford; Lincoln Mitchell; Raul Sanchez; Philippe Bourret; Kenneth Anand; Kevin Presscault; Greg Clements; Jordon Zadorozny.
Page includes Asinine Torch vs. Sub-Marsupial panel illustration from this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Uncouth Sweet Tooth, or B.O. Go Home!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Power Pack
  4. 3. The Asinine Torch vs. The Sub-Marsupial
    The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Pig Pen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Win Bent