(September 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 (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Executive Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[The Town that Never Grew Up!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Armstrong [as M A] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Albelo [ as J R A] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham; Chief Sitting Duck; One-Feather

The Town that Never Grew Up! (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:
Spider-Ham; GUESTS: J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; One-Feather; Chief Sitting Duck
Synopsis:
Spider-Ham catches some bank robbers, witnessed by One-Feather, who disappears before Spider-Ham can meet him. Peter, Jonah, and the three interns go to a western town, where they meet Chief Sitting Duck, who tells them how a motorcycle gang took over the town. Spider-Ham and One-Feather save the town, but One-Feather is de-aged back to an egg.

Iron-Mouse (Table of Contents)

Iron-Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Joe Albelo [as Jose R. Albelo]
Inks:
Joe Albelo [as Jose R. Albelo]
Colors:
Steve Mellor
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Iron-Mouse; VILLAIN: Nagneto
Synopsis:
Out of costume, Iron-Mouse has trouble hauling around the suitcase containing his costume. Seeing Nagneto engaged in criminal activities, he drags the case into a store, fends off the salesmen, and changes into Iron-Mouse, but arrives on the scene after a little old lady has defeated Nagneto.

The Magic Is Here! (Table of Contents)

Wally the Wizard / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Grace Kremer ?

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Wally the Wizard

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Wally the Wizard (Marvel, 1985 series)

Top Dog Is the Talk of the Town! (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Lizzie Jordan

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Top Dog (Marvel, 1985 series)

"Come live where the fun is forever" (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 line of toys.
Care Bears © 1985 American Greetings Corporation.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Town that Never Grew Up!]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. The Town that Never Grew Up!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Iron-Mouse
    Iron-Mouse
  4. 3. The Magic Is Here!
    Wally the Wizard
  5. 4. Top Dog Is the Talk of the Town!
    Top Dog
  6. 5. "Come live where the fun is forever"
    Care Bears
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