(1984)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
6.95 USD; 7.95 CAD
Pages:
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Graphic Novel
ISBN:
0-87135-001-7 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Archie Goodwin; Margaret Clark; Jo Duffy
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8.3" x 10.8" (21 cm x 27.5 cm)
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Coated Stock interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

softcover "graphic novel"; issue number only printed on cover; prequel to the Starstruck stage play; stories reprinted from Heavy Metal magazine with changes; story continued in Starstruck (Marvel, 1985 series) #1


The Luckless, the Abandoned and Foresaked (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Elaine Lee ?
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Galatia 9; Brucilla

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

title page; contains copyright notice & credits; no issue number or series name in copyright notice

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Elaine Lee
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

introduction to book; tells the history of the Starstruck play and comic

Prologue: From the Womb of Heaven... (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Mary Medea; Erotica Ann
Synopsis:
Mary Medea provides the physical model for the Erotica Ann line of androids.
Reprints:

Starstruck Book One -- The Luckless, the Abandoned and Foresaked (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Brucilla; Galatia 9; Glorianna; Verloona Ti" [Maggie Medea]; Kalif Bajar; Rah El Rex [Roland Rex]; Erotica Ann
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title page for Starstruck serial in Heavy Metal Magazine; contains additional credits

They Lie Dormant in Some People (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Baron Bajar; Erotica Ann; Kalif Bajar; Ronnie Lee Ellis [Ronnie Bajar]; Personus/Ex/Mahkina
Synopsis:
Kalif Bajar gets an android fetish.
Reprints:

A Stitch in Time... (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Galatia 9
Synopsis:
Galatia 9 gets cloned from Molly Medea's genetic material.
Reprints:

...From the Jaws of Hell (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kalua (co-plot); Johnny S. Black (song lyrics); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Erotica Ann; Mary Medea
Synopsis:
Mary Medea saves an Erotica Ann droid from being melted down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

text is quotation from the song "Paper Doll" (Johnny S. Black, 1915 - 1942 date given in comic is for The Mills Brothers recording)

Mumbo-jumbo! (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Galatia 9; Trivia; Personus/Ex/Mahkina
Synopsis:
Galatia 9 massacres a Dromo Rustler band and then meets Personus/Ex/Mahkina.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

new text captions added to the graphic novel edition; final page of story was rewritten for the graphic novel

Dead Reckoning (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
"Typhoon" Weatheral; Ronnie Lee Ellis [Ronnie Bajar]; Baron Bajar; Kalif Bajar; "Windy" Weatheral Jr.
Synopsis:
Ronnie sets up a scandal involving the Weatherals and Bajars.
Reprints:

I've Got My Finger on It Now (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Brucilla; "Windy" Weatheral Jr.; Cookie [Sgt. Maryann Fabre]; Mother Amy Simple; "Typhoon" Weatheral; Dwannyun of Griivarr; "Specs" Trueheart
Synopsis:
Brucilla's squadron are ordered to carry out a suicidal "egging" mission.
Reprints:

Home Movies (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Ronnie Lee Ellis [Ronnie Bajar]; Mother Amy Simple; Brucilla
Synopsis:
Ronnie watches the aftermath of the egging mission. Brucilla crashes a platinum asteroid into Recreation Station 97.
Reprints:

Mother's Little Helpers (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Maryerinye; Lucy Quanta; Sneaker; Scooter; Glynde; Brucilla
Synopsis:
Undercover agents of the Cloistered Order of the Cosmic Veil try to track the activities of Galactic Girl Guides.

Indexer Notes

first publication in this graphic novel; replaces the 3-page story "The Right Bait" in Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, 1977 series) v7#03 (June 1983), which was not reprinted in this graphic novel

I Ate a Whole Funnel Cake... (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Rah El Rex [Roland Rex]; Galatia 9; Harry Palmer; Erotica Ann; Brucilla; Sneaker; Scooter; Glynde
Synopsis:
Galatia 9 and Brucilla meet in a bar.
Reprints:

The Plan (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Brucilla; Galatia 9; Glynde; Sneaker; Scooter
Synopsis:
Galatia 9 tries to get Brucilla to help her do a William Tell stunt.

The Plan (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Erotica Ann; Glynde; Sneaker; Scooter; Brucilla; Galatia 9; Maryerinye; Lucy Quanta; Ronnie Lee Ellis [Ronnie Bajar]; Mother Amy Simple; "Specs" Trueheart; "Typhoon" Weatheral; "Windy" Weatheral Jr.; Baron Bajar; Kalif Bajar; Harry Palmer; Glorianna
Synopsis:
Brucilla gets the Galactic Girl Guides to help her and Galatia 9 run a scam. Ronnie lures most of the characters in the story to Recreation Station 97.

Indexer Notes

fourth page of story was rewritten for the graphic novel; 3 new pages were added to the end of the story for the graphic novel

What the Siren Sings (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Kaluta (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Julie Simmons-Lynch (original editor); Lou Stathis (original associate editor)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Verloona Ti" [Maggie Medea]
Synopsis:
A Galactic Girl Guide tries to sell cookies to Verloona.
Reprints:

The Starstruck Glossary (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Elaine Lee ?
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Galatia 9; Brucilla; Erotica Ann

Indexer Notes

illustrated glossary of terms mentioned in book; B&W illustrations on colour backgrounds

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Mike Kaluta
Colors:
Mike Kaluta
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Galatia 9

Indexer Notes

back cover illustration reprints part of a panel from the fourth page of the "I ate a whole funnel cake..." story; illustration is recolored in different shades. Also includes barcode.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Luckless, the Abandoned and Foresaked
    Starstruck
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Starstruck
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. Prologue: From the Womb of Heaven...
    Starstruck
  5. 4. Starstruck Book One -- The Luckless, the Abandoned and Foresaked
    Starstruck
  6. 5. They Lie Dormant in Some People
    Starstruck
  7. 6. A Stitch in Time...
    Starstruck
  8. 7. ...From the Jaws of Hell
    Starstruck
  9. 8. Mumbo-jumbo!
    Starstruck
  10. 9. Dead Reckoning
    Starstruck
  11. 10. I've Got My Finger on It Now
    Starstruck
  12. 11. Home Movies
    Starstruck
  13. 12. Mother's Little Helpers
    Starstruck
  14. 13. I Ate a Whole Funnel Cake...
    Starstruck
  15. 14. The Plan
    Starstruck
  16. 15. The Plan
    Starstruck
  17. 16. What the Siren Sings
    Starstruck
  18. 17. The Starstruck Glossary
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Starstruck
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