(September 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly except monthly July through November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics; Marvel
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Albelo ?
Inks:
Joe Albelo ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham; The Terrible Terriers [Wire; Boston; Skye; Bull]

The Lost Temple of the Golden Retriever! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Pierre Fournier
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
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; VILLAINS: The Terrible Terriers [Boston; Bull; Wire; Airedale; Skye]; Winston Caribou
Synopsis:
The bank-robbing Terrible Terriers escape while Spider-Ham stops a building from collapsing. Jonah gets a lead on a jungle story (with the Terriers listening in), so he takes Peter and the interns to the Temple of the Golden Retriever. The "god" in charge turns out to be former reporter Winston Caribou, now insane. The Terriers show up, Peter saves the day, Winston is captured, but the fate of The Terriers is unknown.

Prince Kaymar, The Sub-Merchandizer!! (Table of Contents)

Prince Kaymar, The Sub-Merchandizer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Howard Bender
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
John Morelli

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Prince Kaymar; Markup; J. Hamilton Hampster
Synopsis:
Forced from his throne, Kaymar is now a salesman, traveling with Markup, his pet saber-toothed tiger shark. J. Hamilton Hampster falls into the bay, where nuclear waste turns him into a man-thing. He wanders past Kaymar, but remains oblivious, so Kaymar sells to a passing frogman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Joe Albelo ?; ?
Inks:
Joe Albelo ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
DeFalco talks about Star Comics news, including a Spider-Man guest appearance in Top Dog (Marvel, 1985 series) #10.

Indexer Notes

Page also includes cover reproductions of Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham (Marvel, 1985 series) #10 and Masters of the Universe (Marvel, 1986 series) #3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pigpen / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Redding ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Jason Hall; Danny James; Mark Rodriguez; Brett Hudgins; Craig Siler; Bobby Russell; Devlin McCarthy; Maka Jones; Matt Horton; Adam Justice; Chris Cormier; Chris Smith.
Letter column titled "Pigpen" (one word, in quotes) in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. The Lost Temple of the Golden Retriever!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Prince Kaymar, The Sub-Merchandizer!!
    Prince Kaymar, The Sub-Merchandizer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Pigpen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
  • Win Bent
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Win Bent