(July 1985)

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:
?
Editing:
Sid Jacobson; Tom DeFalco (Executive Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Wand in the Stone (Table of Contents)

Wally the Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Wally the Wizard
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The Wand in the Stone (Table of Contents)

Wally the Wizard / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Brown
Pencils:
Ben Brown
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Wally the Wizard; Marlin; Conrad; Wizard of Darkness
Synopsis:
On a midnight journey to Bald Mountain, Wally gets separated from his teacher Marlin and finds a group of wizards trying to pull a magic wand out of a stone. Only Wally is able to pull out the wand and he then beats the Wizard of Darkness in a magic duel. Later, he wonders if the whole experience was a dream.
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Indexer Notes

Page numbers are drawn in Roman numerals.

Top Dog Is the Talk of the Town! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer ? (illustration)
Inks:
Warren Kremer ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; Lizzie Jordan

Indexer Notes

House ad for Star Comics title Top Dog (Marvel, 1985 series)

The Barbarians Are Coming (Table of Contents)

Wally the Wizard / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Brown
Pencils:
Ben Brown
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
George Roussos ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Wally the Wizard; Bul-Bul; Marlin; Princess Penelope; Alaina; Sir Flauntaroy; Gorg; Conrad
Synopsis:
The harmless Bul-Bul is mistaken for an invading barbarian, but Wally doesn't know that's who they're talking about when he meets Bul-Bul and helps him return home safely.
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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

DeFalco answers letters from readers Brian Huen; James W. Townsend; Jeff Bowling; Mike Sugarbaker; Larry Valente; Meron Langsner.
Page also includes checklist of Marvel comics cover-dated July 1985.

What Happens When the World Stops Caring? (Table of Contents)

Care Bears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy

Indexer Notes

Back cover; advertisement for The Care Bears Movie (release date 29 March 1985).
Care Bears © 1985 American Greetings Corporation.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wand in the Stone
    Wally the Wizard
  2. 1. The Wand in the Stone
    Wally the Wizard
  3. 2. Top Dog Is the Talk of the Town!
    Top Dog
  4. 3. The Barbarians Are Coming
    Wally the Wizard
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  6. 5. What Happens When the World Stops Caring?
    Care Bears
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  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)