(October 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1986-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Star Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Sid Jacobson; Tom DeFalco (Executive Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Can This Be Spider-Man? (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Top Dog; Spider-Man [Jim Osborn]

Indexer Notes

Though signed by both artists, it's unclear who did what.

The Spectacular Comic Book Caper! (Table of Contents)

Top Dog / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
George Caragonne
Pencils:
Warren Kremer; John Romita
Inks:
Jon d'Agostino
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Grace Kremer

Genre:
children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Danny Carter; Mark Carter; Jim Osborn [Spider-Man]; Sparks McGee; Lizzie Jordan; Mr. Jordan; Mrs; Jordan; Peter Parker; J. Jonah Jameson (cameo)
Synopsis:
Top Dog and Joey help out Mark Carter (the dad of Joey's friend Danny) who owns a comic book store, when a loan shark wants to burn down the store for insurance money. Mark's friend Jim, who plays Spider-Man at store appearances, also gets involved.

Indexer Notes

Spider-Man, Peter Parker, and J. Jonah Jameson drawn by Romita in this story.

["Sticks and stones can break your bones..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
anti-bullying editorial

Indexer Notes

page also includes cover art from Top Dog (Marvel, 1985 series) #10 and Hugga Bunch (Marvel, 1986 series) #1

Gross! (Table of Contents)

Madballs; AmToy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

back cover; advertisement for Madballs toys from AmToy

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Can This Be Spider-Man?
    Top Dog
  2. 1. The Spectacular Comic Book Caper!
    Top Dog
  3. 2. ["Sticks and stones can break your bones..."]
    Star Signals
  4. 3. Gross!
    Madballs; AmToy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith