(September 1987)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly except monthly July through November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
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

[Pig Out!] (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; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Fat Cat #1

Pig Out! (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. VILLAIN: the Fat Cats; Ducktor Doom; Dragon-Lassy
Synopsis:
Fat Cat tries to throw himself in the river, but the splash empties it, and attracts the attention of Bunsen, who tries to befriend him, but Fat Cat turns mean. Spider-Ham saves Bunsen, but they run into two more Fat Cats. Spider-Ham and the interns evade the cats, and head for a restaurant, but the Pig-Signal summons our hero to the prison, where the cats are planning to break in so they can eat and be left alone. Spider-Ham prepares to capture them, but Ducktor Doom, Dragon-Lassy, and other villains are breaking out, so he stops them, and the cats decide to go straight.

Secret Furs (Table of Contents)

The Bee-Yonder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Mellor
Pencils:
Steve Mellor
Inks:
Steve Mellor
Colors:
Steve Mellor ?
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
The Bee-Yonder; Bruce Bunny [The Hulkbunny]; Iron Mouse; Luke Cage; Captain Americat; Thrr; Goose Rider; Spider-Ham; Collosso-Bug; Kitty-Bug; Ororo-Bug; Wolverine-Bug; Bee-Dazzler; Ben Grizzly; VILLAINS: Ducktor Doom; Magsquito; Looky; Doctor Octopussycat; Hate-Mongrel
Synopsis:
Bruce Bunny has been transported to a weird world, along with many heroes and villains. The Bee-Yonder reveals the "high concept" of Secret Furs to him: The creation of the ultimate 24-hour independent TV network. Bruce gets angry, and turns into Hulkbunny, but The Bee-Yonder merely casts him in a TV show.

Indexer Notes

Unnamed characters: Parodies of Luke Cage and Red Skull. Spider-Ham wears his black outfit.

Back by Popular Demand! (and Threats of Pain) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Madballs (Marvel, 1987 series)

["If Party Popple picked a peck of Popple pals..."] (Table of Contents)

Popples / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children

Indexer Notes

Back cover advertisement for the Popples line of toys (also a Star Comics title).
Popples © 1987 Those Characters From Cleveland, Inc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Pig Out!]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Pig Out!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. Secret Furs
    The Bee-Yonder
  4. 3. Back by Popular Demand! (and Threats of Pain)
    Madballs
  5. 4. ["If Party Popple picked a peck of Popple pals..."]
    Popples
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