(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 (editors for graphic novel)
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


Starstruck "THE LUCKLESS, THE ABANDONED AND FORSAKED" (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Elaine Lee ?
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Letters:
?

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

A MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL Starstruck THE LUCKLESS, THE ABANDONED, AND THE FORSAKED (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)

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

Script:
Elaine Lee
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; science fiction

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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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 FORSAKED (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
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:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#08 (November 1982) [pp. 1-6]
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#09 (December 1982) [pp. 7-13]
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#10 (January 1983) [pp. 14-18]

"A STITCH IN TIME..." (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#10 (January 1983)

...FROM THE JAWS OF HELL. (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Johnny S. Black (song lyrics); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#10 (January 1983)

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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#11 (February 1983) [pp. 1-8]
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v6#12 (March 1983) [pp. 9-16]
  • from Heavy Metal Magazine (HM Communications, Inc., 1977) #v7#01 (April 1983) [p. 17]

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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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 / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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.
Reprints:

THE PLAN (Table of Contents)

Starstruck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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
Reprints:

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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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)

Starstruck / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta] (co-plot); Elaine Lee
Pencils:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; science fiction
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:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Inks:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William Kaluta]
Colors:
Michael Wm. Kaluta [Michael William 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. Starstruck "THE LUCKLESS, THE ABANDONED AND FORSAKED"
    Starstruck
  2. 1. A MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL Starstruck THE LUCKLESS, THE ABANDONED, AND THE FORSAKED
    Starstruck
  3. 2. INTRODUCTION
    Starstruck
  4. 3. PROLOGUE: FROM THE WOMB OF HEAVEN ...
    Starstruck
  5. 4. Starstruck BOOK ONE - THE LUCKLESS, THE ABANDONED, AND FORSAKED
    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
    Starstruck
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Starstruck
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