(May 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 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

[A Blitz in Time] (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

A Blitz in Time (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham [also appears as Peter Porker]; J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray
Synopsis:
Jonah and the interns visit the Space Center, where a disgruntled scientist captures them to be guinea pigs for his Time-Matrix-Alternating Stabilizer. Dragging Spider-Ham along, they travel to World War II-era London. Peter is befriended by a nurse, while the other four get thrown in jail, then captured by a Nazi spy. Spider-Ham catches the spy, and everyone returns to the present, where the scientist is thwarted... but has history changed?

Deerdevil, The Cloven-Hooved Mammal Without Fear (Table of Contents)

Deerdevil / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Deerdevil [Batt Burdock]; Froggy Nelson; VILLAIN: Sanity Claws
Synopsis:
Batt Burdock drops by the office just long enough to get a clue as to the whereabouts of Sanity Claws. As Deerdevil, he chases him down, restores him to sanity, and all's well that ends well.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Power Pack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
June Brigman; ? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Spider-Man and Power Pack (Marvel, 1984 series) #1, a giveaway comic available by mail, sponsored by Marvel Comics and the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse.

["Oh dear, Artoo! What have you gotten us into now?"] (Table of Contents)

Droids; Star Wars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita, Sr. (signed)
Inks:
John Romita, Sr.
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; science fiction
Characters:
C-3PO; R2-D2

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Droids (Marvel, 1986 series) #1 (April 1986)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pigpen / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Redding ?
Pencils:
Joe Albelo (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Albelo (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Scott Barker; Lincoln Mitchell; Noah Smith; Jonathan Hastings; Billy Dahmke; Joel S. Nagy; Bryan Lantz.
Letter column titled "Pigpen" (one word, in quotes) in this issue. Includes Iron-Mouse panel illustration from issue #3.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [A Blitz in Time]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. A Blitz in Time
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Deerdevil, The Cloven-Hooved Mammal Without Fear
    Deerdevil
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Power Pack
  5. 4. ["Oh dear, Artoo! What have you gotten us into now?"]
    Droids; Star Wars
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Pigpen
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