(September 1986)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-05-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Star Comics; Marvel
Editing
Sid Jacobson (editor); Tom DeFalco (executive editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #95.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Madballs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad, Snivelitch! These Madballs Gross Even Me Out!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Horn Head; Screamin' Meemie; Occulus Orbus; Dust Brain; Slobulus; Aargh; Crack Head; Skull Face; Dr. Viktor Frankenbeans; Simon Snivelitch

The Evil Dr. Frankenbeans (Table of Contents: 1)

Madballs / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
Roberta Edelman
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Madballs [Aargh; Crack Head; Dust Brain; Horn Head; Occulus Orbus; Screamin' Meemie; Skull Face; Slobulus]; truck driver; Tommy; Tyrone; Dawn; Oxford; Chin; Waldo; Lynn; Beauregard; Dr. Viktor Frankenbeans; Simon Snivelitch
Synopsis
The Madballs are accidentally created when falling into RUIN Labs' toxic pond. They quickly befriend Tommy and several other children. Realizing that he is somehow responsible for their creation, Frankenbeans plots with Snivelitch to capture them.
Keywords
black cat; Harry's Toys; Nasty Formulas book; RUIN Labs [Research Unlimited in Nucleonics]; toxic waste

Cornered (Table of Contents: 2)

Madballs / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gallagher
Pencils
Howie Post
Inks
Roberta Edelman
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Madballs [Aargh; Crack Head; Dust Brain; Horn Head; Occulus Orbus; Screamin' Meemie; Skull Face; Slobulus]; truck driver; Tommy; Tyrone; Dawn; Oxford; Chin; Waldo; Lynn; Beauregard; Colonel Corn; Cornball (dies); Corn Stalks
Synopsis
Colonel Corn, a corn cob mutated by the RUIN Labs' toxic pod, captures Tommy and the other children. Colonel Corn explains to them that he has been "corn-sidering" taking over the world. Fed up with his constant corn-related puns, the Madballs defeat him by forcing him to pop his kernels. Corn survives as a cob and watches as Tommy and the other kids eat his popped corn.
Reprints
Keywords
Care Bears tv show
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Egad, Snivelitch! These Madballs Gross Even Me Out!"]
    Madballs
  2. 1. The Evil Dr. Frankenbeans
    Madballs
  3. 2. Cornered
    Madballs
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