(February 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics; Marvel
Barcode:
0715860254502
Editing:
Sid Jacobson
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Frank 'n' Stein (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Top Dog
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Top Dog vs. Frank 'n' Stein (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Mervin Megabucks; Professor Frank; Professor Stein; Slyme
Synopsis:
Mervin orders his mad scientist employees to make Top Dog prefer Mervin to Joey, but Top Dog turns out to be more than they can handle.
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Indexer Notes

Mervin is called "Melvin" on the cover and a few times in the story.

Puppy Love (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Top Dog; Lizzie Jordan
Synopsis:
When Lizzie steps on Top Dog, he goes to the corner telephone to call and scold her so that she won't see him talking.
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The Check-Up (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Dr. Fleabite
Synopsis:
Joey takes Top Dog to the veterinarian, and confusion results when they try to keep his intelligence a secret.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

news about upcoming Star Comics; page also includes checklist of Marvel Comics on sale this month

The Swim of Things (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Top Dog
Synopsis:
A vacationing couple nearly catches Top Dog doing his competitive swimming strokes, but he reverts to the dog paddle just in time.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Frank 'n' Stein
    Top Dog
  2. 1. Top Dog vs. Frank 'n' Stein
    Top Dog
  3. 2. Puppy Love
    Top Dog
  4. 3. The Check-Up
    Top Dog
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  6. 5. The Swim of Things
    Top Dog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith