(January 1987)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly except monthly July through November
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

[Old McDonald's House of Horrors!] (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; Quackula; Moooooooommy

Old McDonald's House of Horrors! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mike Carlin
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; VILLAIN: Quackula; The Pinhead of Crime; Old McDonald; Dr. Chickenstein; Moooooooommy
Synopsis:
Spider-Ham captures The Pinhead of Crime. Jonah sends Peter and the interns to cover Quackula threatening citizens, and they stay at Old McDonald's Farm, which just happens to be where Dr. Chickenstein is creating a monster from vegetables. Spider-Ham arrives, and overcomes his fear to defeat Moooooooommy and the other horrors, who turn out to be quite friendly.

Nick Furry, Agent of S.H.E.E.P. (Table of Contents)

Nick Furry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mellor
Pencils:
Mike Mellor
Inks:
Mike Mellor
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
Deb Klein

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Nick Furry; Dodo Dugan; VILLAIN: Deathsquawk
Synopsis:
Nick and Dodo rush to capture the introspective and philosophical cyborg Deathsquawk, and Nick helps him discover his true destiny.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Pig Pen / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Redding ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gary Bennett; David Francella; Johan Harper; Scott Bobye; Scott Slifer; Christian D. Pond; Lucas Sparks; Sandy Kat; Ian Frater.
Column titled "Pigpen" (one word, in quotes) in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
James W. Fry; Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Joe DelBeato; Fred Fredericks
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
DeFalco talks about comic conventions.

Indexer Notes

Page includes cover reproductions of Inhumanoids (Marvel, 1987 series) #1 and Defenders of the Earth (Marvel, 1987 series) #1

Popples Pop In (Table of Contents)

Popples / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover advertisement for the Popples line of toys (also a Star Comics title).
Popples © 1986 Those Characters From Cleveland, Inc..

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Old McDonald's House of Horrors!]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Old McDonald's House of Horrors!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Nick Furry, Agent of S.H.E.E.P.
    Nick Furry
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Pig Pen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  6. 5. Popples Pop In
    Popples
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  • Win Bent
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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