(March 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

[Heavy Mental Music!] (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; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Ozzy Ostrich

Heavy Mental Music! (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. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; J. Jonah Jackal; GUEST: Ozzy Ostrich; VILLAIN: The Pawn Broker
Synopsis:
At an Ozzy Ostrich concert, the interns love the music, but Peter doesn't; all are impressed when Ozzy bites the head off a chocolate bunny. Spider-Ham fights Ozzy, but leaves when it turns out there was no crime. Ozzy's new guitar hypnotizes the crowd, but Peter has cotton in his ears. Fighting the crowd, he puts cotton in their ears, and Ozzy stops the Pawn Broker.

Captain Americat (Table of Contents)

Captain Americat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mellor
Pencils:
Steve Mellor
Inks:
Steve Mellor
Colors:
Steve Mellor ?
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Captain Americat. VILLAIN: The Grey Gopher
Synopsis:
French sculptor Gopher Baroque turns himself into the stone-like Grey Gopher; when Captain Americat tries to stop him, he's turned into stone and becomes the Grey Gopher's slave, until the transformation wears off and the Gopher is captured.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
DeFalco talks about Marvel's UK division, as he is on a trip to London. Page also includes illustrations of characters from Marvel UK titles.

[Marvel Tails] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Ringmouseter; Diablorilla; Paw; Hate-Mongrel; Electropotamus; The Mad Stinker; Sylvester Stallion; Mary Jane Waterbuffalo; "B.O." The Alien; Harry Ocelot; Mooseterio; Flash Tomcat; Batty Brant

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. [Heavy Mental Music!]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Heavy Mental Music!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Captain Americat
    Captain Americat
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  5. 4. [Marvel Tails]
  6. 5. Popples Pop In
    Popples
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Win Bent
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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