Heathcliff #24 [Direct]
(June 1988)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly February-March, April-May, June-July, and monthly August, September, October, and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Sid Jacobson; Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think they've installed an elevator!
Genre
humor
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg
Keywords
elevator; mice

Bedrockin' Shakedown (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Muscle Mouse (Table of Contents: 2)

Heathcliff / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Manak (credited)
Pencils
Howard Post (credited)
Inks
Ruth Leon (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg; Grandpa Nutmeg; Grandma Nutmeg; Muscle Mouse [Junior]
Synopsis
One of the mice Heathcliff bullies finds that he can gain super-powers by eating Super Vita Oaties breakfast cereal. He torments Heathcliff until Heathcliff learns the source of the mouse's powers.
Keywords
breakfast cereal; golf club; super-heroes; tennis racket

Start a Video Collection That's Out of This World (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Silver Hawks; Lorimar Home Video / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Body Builder (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

MPC; Ertl Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 5)

Heathcliff / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Manak [as Manak] (credited)
Pencils
Howie Post [as Post] (credited)
Inks
Roberta Edelman [as Edelman] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Heathcliff; Smith; Mabel the Eagle
Synopsis
Guard Smith has to keep Heathcliff out of the Bird Sanctuary.
Keywords
bird sanctuary; eagle; Garfield's Book of Tricks; helium balloons; skin-diving; tunnel

Sega Video Games That'll Blow You Away! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sega / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Konami Video Games / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Heathcliff's Letter Box / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Chuck Poulter (Virginia Beach, VA), Kyle Carrozza (Catskill, NY), Samuel McCree (Columbus, MS), Bruce Johnson (no address), Matt Lomax (no address), Darren Comeau (Morinville, Alberta, Canada), Jonathan Cheatwood (Carrollton, GA), and Melissa Rattenni (Prosperity, PA). Part of last column is Statement of Ownership.

Statement of Ownership for October 30, 1987 (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Janet Pezzuto (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 30, 1987. Average paid circulation for previous 12 months was 79,400. Issue nearest to filing date was 58,797.

Don't Be Furious! Get Curious! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

3-2-1 Contact / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Marvel Super Hero Pins] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Planet Studios / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ghost of a Chance (Table of Contents: 12)

Top Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Manak [as Manak] (credited)
Pencils
Warren Kremer [as Kremer] (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino [as D'Agostino] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Top Dog; Joey Jordan; The Falcons
Synopsis
In order to join the Falcons Club, Joey and Top Dog must spend the night in old haunted Bently Mansion. A old suit of armor is used at various times by the Falcons, Top Dog, and a real ghost to scare everyone in the mansion.
Keywords
armor; ghost; initiation; owl; trap door

Meet Super Star José Delbo (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Captain Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free? (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Casio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now, You Can Be the Next Joe! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe; Hasbro Direct / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think they've installed an elevator!"]
    Heathcliff
  2. 1. Bedrockin' Shakedown
    Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones
  3. 2. Muscle Mouse
    Heathcliff
  4. 3. Start a Video Collection That's Out of This World
    Silver Hawks; Lorimar Home Video
  5. 4. Body Builder
    MPC; Ertl Company
  6. 5. Watch the Birdie
    Heathcliff
  7. 6. Sega Video Games That'll Blow You Away!
    Sega
  8. 7. ["Whip, Dribble, Spin, Rescue, Duck..."]
    Konami Video Games
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Heathcliff's Letter Box
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 30, 1987
  11. 10. Don't Be Furious! Get Curious!
    3-2-1 Contact
  12. 11. [Marvel Super Hero Pins]
    Planet Studios
  13. 12. Ghost of a Chance
    Top Dog
  14. 13. Meet Super Star José Delbo
    Star Signals Checklist
  15. 14. ["Don't just stand there. Fire back!"]
    Captain Power
  16. 15. Free?
    Star Comics
  17. 16. ["If you know these colors, you already know how to play."]
    Casio
  18. 17. Now, You Can Be the Next Joe!
    G. I. Joe; Hasbro Direct
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
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