(April 1985)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Sid Jacobson
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer (signed)
Inks:
Warren Kremer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Grace Kremer ?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan
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The Dog-Gone Beginning (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lennie Herman
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Jacqueline Roettcher
Colors:
Peter Kremer
Letters:
Grace Kremer

Genre:
children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Mr. Jordan; Mrs. Jordan; Lizzie Jordan
Synopsis:
Top Dog and Joey reminisce about how they met and how Top Dog came to live with the Jordans, pretending to be a regular (non-talking) dog.
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House About A Dog, Mom? - Part 2 The Doggone Beginning (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lennie Herman
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Jacqueline Roettcher
Colors:
Peter Kremer
Letters:
Grace Kremer

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Can You Name These Famous Stars? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

House ad for subscriptions to Star Comics. Includes small cover reproductions of Royal Roy #1, Strawberry Shortcake #1 and Fraggle Rock #1.

Dognapped (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lennie Herman
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Jacqueline Roettcher
Colors:
Peter Kremer
Letters:
Grace Kremer

Genre:
children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Mervin Megabucks; Slyme; Bruno
Synopsis:
Mervin Megabucks overhears Top Dog talking, so he and his butler Slyme kidnap the dog, replacing his own dog Bruno.
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The Big Breakout - Part 2 Dognapped (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lennie Herman
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Jacqueline Roettcher
Colors:
Peter Kremer
Letters:
Grace Kremer

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
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[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:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Star Comics Executive Editor DeFalco talks about the Star Comics line. Page also includes checklist of Marvel Comics cover-dated April 1985.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Top Dog
  2. 1. The Dog-Gone Beginning
    Top Dog
  3. 2. House About A Dog, Mom? - Part 2 The Doggone Beginning
    Top Dog
  4. 3. Can You Name These Famous Stars?
  5. 4. Dognapped
    Top Dog
  6. 5. The Big Breakout - Part 2 Dognapped
    Top Dog
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
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