(March 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 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

[Salad Daze] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham; Ducktor Doom (in silhouette)

Salad Daze (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Joe Albelo
Colors:
Steve Mellor
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham [also appears as Peter Porker]; Aunt May Porker; J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; VILLAIN: Ducktor Doom [Master Conniver]
Synopsis:
After spoiling a jewel robbery, Spider-Ham returns home, and surprises Aunt May, who falls into a coma. A robbery at the hospital puts him on the trail of the Master Conniver, who turns out to be Ducktor Doom, and the three interns on the trail of Spider-Ham. He battles gun-toting giant vegetables, Doom escapes, and a vegetable-to-May transfusion saves her.

Awful Flight (Table of Contents)

Awful Flight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Snow-Youse; Summersquash [Walrus Lamebrainski]; Aroma; Trinket; Hockeypuck
Synopsis:
Snow-Youse awakens from a bad dream and finds herself in Walrus's home, where they are joined by Aroma, Trinket, and Hockeypuck. Heading out to fight acid rain, the team ponders their fate, finds a US Dollar, and spends it on root beer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
DeFalco tells about the first Marvel Comics he ever bought (Fantastic Four #3 and #4).
Page also includes checklist of Marvel titles cover-dated March 1986.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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 Todd Nauck; Richie P.; Donal Wool; Billy Bettner; Frankie Hagan; Paul Watson; Damon Shulenberger; Robert Robinson; Oswald Lambert, Jr.; Scott Fox; Brian Strickmaker; John Giusto. Page includes illustration of Walrus Lamebrainski from this issue.

["Come live where the fun is forever"] (Table of Contents)

Care Bears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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. [Salad Daze]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Salad Daze
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Awful Flight
    Awful Flight
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Pig Pen
  6. 5. ["Come live where the fun is forever"]
    Care Bears
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
  • Win Bent
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Win Bent