(October 1987)

Marvel, 1987 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1987
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Star Comics; Marvel
Editing
Sid Jacobson

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg
Keywords
ice cream

Bungle in the Jungle!, Introducing Marzipan the Jungle Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Heathcliff / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Warren Kremer
Inks
Jacqueline Roettcher
Colors
Peter Kremer
Letters
Grace Kremer

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg; Grandpa Nutmeg; Grandma Nutmeg; Marzipan the Jungle Man; Scales (alligator)
Synopsis
Heathcliff jumps off a cruise ship to answer the call of Marzipan the Jungle Man, who is the protector of the treasure of the Jade Jungle. Iggy follows, but gets captured by two crooks who have stolen the treasure.
Reprints
Keywords
alligator; emerald; jungle; ocean cruise; shuffleboard; treasure

It’s in the Bag (Table of Contents: 2)

Heathcliff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare [as A. Decesare]
Pencils
Angelo Decesare [as A. Decesare]
Inks
Angelo Decesare [as A. Decesare]
Colors
Jacqueline Roettcher [as J. Roettcher]

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff
Synopsis
After failing to master a heavy boxing bag, Heathcliff removes his gloves and destroys it with his claws.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Heathcliff Meets the Swamp Beast (Table of Contents: 3)

Heathcliff / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher [as Gallagher]
Pencils
Warren Kremer [as Kremer]
Inks
Ruth Leon [as Leon]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Grandpa Nutmeg; Grandma Nutmeg; Iggy Nutmeg; Swamp Beast; Gator Gil
Synopsis
The Nutmegs and Heathcliff stay at a hotel near a swamp. The legend of a swamp beast turns out to be true.
Keywords
swamp

Indexer Notes

Swamp Beast is designed along the same lines as Swamp Thing and Man-Thing.

Beach Party Massacre (Table of Contents: 4)

Heathcliff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Esposito ? [as Esposito]
Pencils
George Wildman [as Wildman]
Inks
Jacqueline Roettcher [as Roettcher]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Grandpa Nutmeg; Grandma Nutmeg; Iggy Nutmeg
Synopsis
Heathcliff causes havoc at the beach.
Keywords
beach

Cat and the Beanstalk (Table of Contents: 5)

Heathcliff / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher [as Gallagher]
Pencils
Howie Post [as Post]
Inks
Ruth Leon [as Leon]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg; Marcy; Crazy Shirley (cat)
Synopsis
Marcy tells Heathcliff a version of "Jack and the Beanstalk."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

storybook; Jack and the Beanstalk; giant; golden eggs

Tuna Helper (Table of Contents: 6)

Heathcliff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher [as Gallagher]
Pencils
Jacqueline Roettcher [as Roettcher]
Inks
Jacqueline Roettcher [as Roettcher]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff
Synopsis
Heathcliff hooks a giant tuna.
Keywords
fishing; tuna

That Old Cat Magic! (Table of Contents: 7)

Heathcliff / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher [as Gallagher]
Pencils
Howie Post [as Post]
Inks
Roberta Edelman [as Edelman]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff; Iggy Nutmeg; Marcy; The Great Obscuro (villain); Esmerlda (dog)
Synopsis
Heathcliff and the kids attend a magic show, but the magician is a hypnotist and a crook.
Keywords
frog; hypnotism; magic

It’s All Your Vault (Table of Contents: 8)

Heathcliff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Angelo Decesare [as Decesare]
Pencils
Angelo Decesare [as Decesare]
Inks
Jacqueline Roettcher [as Roettcher]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Heathcliff
Synopsis
Heathcliff keeps his string collection in a bank vault.
Keywords
bank vault; string
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Heathcliff
  2. 1. Bungle in the Jungle!, Introducing Marzipan the Jungle Man!
    Heathcliff
  3. 2. It’s in the Bag
    Heathcliff
  4. 3. Heathcliff Meets the Swamp Beast
    Heathcliff
  5. 4. Beach Party Massacre
    Heathcliff
  6. 5. Cat and the Beanstalk
    Heathcliff
  7. 6. Tuna Helper
    Heathcliff
  8. 7. That Old Cat Magic!
    Heathcliff
  9. 8. It’s All Your Vault
    Heathcliff
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