(August 1986)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Ham / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Albelo (signed)
Inks
Joe Albelo (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Spider-Ham; B.O.

Uncouth Sweet Tooth, or B.O. Go Home! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Ham / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Mellor
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. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Orson Whales; Mr. Rhesus; Mr. Crawdad; Woodchuck Morris; VILLAIN: B.O.
Synopsis
Orson Whales witnesses the arrival of an extra-terrestrial, but nobody listens to his warnings. The alien appears at the Daily Beagle office, where Peter, Jonah and the interns name him B.O., then discover that he eats everything in sight. Candy makers Rhesus and Crawdad hire Woodchuck Morris to capture B.O., and everyone arrives at the candy factory, from which B.O. is jettisoned back into space.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Power Pack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Asinine Torch vs. The Sub-Marsupial (Table of Contents: 3)

The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Mellor
Pencils
Steve Mellor
Inks
Steve Mellor
Colors
?
Letters
Steve Mellor ?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial; VILLAIN: The Weaselly Whizzard
Synopsis
Remembering the good old days, the Torch meets The Weaselly Whizzard, who persuades the Torch to become a wrestler. Going against the Sub-Marsupial, they're too busy reminiscing to fight, but they beat up everyone else.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Pig Pen / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Pat Redding ?
Pencils
Steve Mellor (illustration)
Inks
Steve Mellor (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Michael Skelley; Cameron Pieroway; Mike Rutherford; Lincoln Mitchell; Raul Sanchez; Philippe Bourret; Kenneth Anand; Kevin Presscault; Greg Clements; Jordon Zadorozny.
Page includes Asinine Torch vs. Sub-Marsupial panel illustration from this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Ham
  2. 1. Uncouth Sweet Tooth, or B.O. Go Home!
    Spider-Ham
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Power Pack
  4. 3. The Asinine Torch vs. The Sub-Marsupial
    The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Star Signals
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Pig Pen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Win Bent