(November 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Magazine Group
Barcode
0714860295811
Editing
Lynn Graeme (credited); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief); Ralph Macchio (credited) (associate editor); Mark Gruenwald (credited) (consulting editor)

[Ducktective Comics] (Table of Contents)

Howard the Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Pound (credited) (signed as Pound) (painting)
Inks
John Pound (credited) (signed as Pound) (painting)
Colors
John Pound (credited) (signed as Pound) (painting)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler

[Dave's Simulation] (Table of Contents: 1)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Sim (signed) (credited as Dave Simms)
Pencils
Dave Sim (signed) (credited as Dave Simms)
Inks
Dave Sim (signed) (credited as Dave Simms)
Letters
Dave Sim (credited as Dave Simms)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Being a Marvel character ain't all groupies and ticker-tape parades, y'know...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Stan Lee Presents Howard the Duck (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Letters
typeset

Characters
Howard the Duck

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents; credits; and panel reprint from "Ducktective Comics" story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Moon Knight / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Grey Panther (Table of Contents: 4)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Dave Simons (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler; The Grey Panther [Gerry Atric] (intro)

How the Duck Got His Pants (Table of Contents: 5)

Howard the Duck / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler

Indexer Notes

Article on the problems with the Disney Company regarding Howard, with panel and cover reprints.

Ducktective Comics (Table of Contents: 6)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited)
Pencils
Marshall Rogers (credited)
Inks
Marshall Rogers (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
satire-parody; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beverly Switzler; Howard the Duck
Synopsis
Howard and Beverly take jobs playing Duck-Man and Duck-Girl as entertainers in a shopping mall, only to find themselves accused of murdering their employer.

Indexer Notes

Batman parody. Includes "The Future by Finger" display of giant household appliances as a reference to Bill Finger's stories.

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

Daredevil [Marvel] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Best Friends (Table of Contents: 8)

Street Peeple / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lynn Graeme (credited)
Pencils
Ned Sonntag (credited)
Inks
Ned Sonntag (credited)
Letters
Ned Sonntag (credited)

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Wise Quacks / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited) (responses); Rex Maxon (response)
Pencils
Ike Wilson (fan drawing)
Inks
Ike Wilson (fan drawing)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In her editorial in Howard the Duck #5...
Characters
Howard the Duck

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill P. Starr, Bryan Reeves, Thomas Kalb, Mark Steiner, D. W. Schuey, Dana A. Snow, Mark Lungo, Robin Kincaid, Ike Wilson, Paul Lukas, Joe Christiano, and Mike Moore. Carol Bellamy, President, New York City Council, urges school children to be vaccinated before going back to school.

Next Issue: A Doubleheader! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Howard the Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Heroes World / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

6 Sports Cards as a Gift (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Sportscaster Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Ducktective Comics]
    Howard the Duck
  2. 1. [Dave's Simulation]
    Howard the Duck
  3. 2. Stan Lee Presents Howard the Duck
  4. 3. ["It is a time of turbulance"]
    Moon Knight
  5. 4. The Grey Panther
    Howard the Duck
  6. 5. How the Duck Got His Pants
    Howard the Duck
  7. 6. Ducktective Comics
    Howard the Duck
  8. 7. ["The woman from Daredevil's past..."]
    Daredevil [Marvel]
  9. 8. Best Friends
    Street Peeple
  10. 9. ["In her editorial in Howard the Duck #5..."]
    Wise Quacks
  11. 10. Next Issue: A Doubleheader!
    Howard the Duck
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Heroes World
  13. 12. 6 Sports Cards as a Gift
    Sportscaster Cards
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