(July 1985)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics; Marvel
Editing:
Larry Hama; 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:
Mark Armstrong (signed)
Inks:
Joe Albelo (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham; Buzzard; Bullfrog

Of Buzzards and Bullfrogs (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Mark Armstrong
Inks:
Joe Albelo
Colors:
Steve Mellor
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
GUESTS: J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Minkzy Byline; Rubert Hedgehog; VILLAINS: Buzzard; Bullfrog
Synopsis:
Spider-Ham quickly captures The Buzzard; Jonah is upset because the "Morning Scandal" is more popular than his "Daily Beagle"; Bullfrog, gangsters, and hypnotized rats all attempt to steal the Walnut Diamond.

The Uncanny X-Bugs (Table of Contents)

Uncanny X-Bugs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Professor X-Bug; VILLAIN: Magsquito; CAMEO: Micro-Newts
Synopsis:
The X-Bugs defeat Magsquito, only to discover that he's gone straight, and is now in the scrap metal business.

Indexer Notes

Features unnamed insect versions of Cyclops, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Wolverine, and Storm.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
De Falco answers reader mail about the Star Comics line. Page also includes checklist of Marvel Comics cover-dated July 1985.

They Have Already Begun to Talk About... (Table of Contents)

Planet Terry / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Warren Kremer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Grace Kremer ?

Genre:
children; science fiction
Characters:
Planet Terry

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Planet Terry (Marvel, 1985 series)

["What happens when the world stops caring?"] (Table of Contents)

Care Bears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children

Indexer Notes

Back cover; advertisement for The Care Bears Movie (release date 29 March 1985).
Care Bears © 1985 American Greetings Corporation.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Of Buzzards and Bullfrogs
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. The Uncanny X-Bugs
    Uncanny X-Bugs
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  5. 4. They Have Already Begun to Talk About...
    Planet Terry
  6. 5. ["What happens when the world stops caring?"]
    Care Bears
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
  • Win Bent
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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