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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published November 1984
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages 36
Editing Sid Jacobson

Cover Details

Characters Rowlf; Fozzie Bear; Kermit the Frog; Miss Piggy; Gonzo; Camilla; Animal; Scooter; Dr. Teeth
Genre funny animals
Pencils Dean Yeagle ?
Inks Jacquiline Roettcher ?
Letters typeset

1 page Buckaroo Banzai advertisement "Buckaroo Who?"

Synopsis Ad for movie from 20th Century Fox.
Letters typeset
Notes inside front cover

22 page The Muppets story "The Muppets Take Manhattan"

Characters Fozzie Bear; Kermit the Frog; Gonzo; Miss Piggy; Janice; Scooter; Floyd; Animal; Dr. Teeth; Statler; Waldorf; Rowlf; Camilla; Rizzo; Zoot; Floyd; Liz; Martin Price [Murray Plotsky]; Jenny; Pete (Jenny's father)
Synopsis The Muppets arrive in New York, trying to get their college show on Broadway, but discover the crooks and hardships of the big city.
Genre funny animals
Script Stan Kay (comic adaptation); Tom Patchett (movie script); Jay Tarses (movie script); Frank Oz (movie script)
Pencils Dean Yeagle
Inks Jacqueline Roettcher [misspelled as Jacquiline]
Colors Andy Yanchus
Letters Jim Novak
Notes Adapted from the motion picture. Movie script credits from IMDb.
Reprinted from Marvel Comics Super Special (Marvel, 1977 series) #32

1 page Oreos; Newtons advertisement "Fun for Everyone!"

Synopsis Ad for cookies from Nabisco Brands and premiums available for proofs of purchase.
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 4-5 of story

1 page Dragontales advertisement "The New Fantasy-Adventure Series You've Been Waiting For!"

Synopsis Ad for books from Signet.
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 5-6 of story

1 page advertisement

Synopsis Ads for various items including comic books, self defense, toys and novelties, body building, and schools and training.
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 7-8 and 17-18 of story

1 page Westfield Comics advertisement "New Comic Books Only 40c"

Synopsis Ad for comic subscription service.
Pencils Peter Mauesis (signed)
Inks Peter Mauesis (signed)
Letters typeset
Notes Signature difficult to read in middle letters, but number of letters is correct. Between pages 8-9 of story.

1 page Olympic Sales Club, Inc. advertisement "Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash"

Synopsis Ad for card and gift sales club.
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 16-17 of story

Half page J & S Comics advertisement "Comic Books For Sale!"

Synopsis Ad for comic book sales.
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 17-18 of story

1 page Helen of Toy, Co. advertisement

Synopsis Ad for games "Task Force" and "Fighting Ships."
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 19-20 of story

1 page Power Pack promo (ad from the publisher) "A New Generation of Super-Heroes!"

Characters Power Pack [Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]; Mass-Master [Jack Power]]
Synopsis House ad for comic series.
Pencils June Brigman
Inks Bob Wiacek
Letters typeset
Notes between pages 19-20 of story

1 page Bullpen Bulletins text article "Jim Starlin Tried To Kill Me!"

Characters Vanth Dreadstar; the Lord High Papal
Synopsis Stan makes his usual hype of upcoming comics and tells a tale of tubing down a river with Jim Starlin.
Script Stan Lee
Letters typeset
Notes Illustration is from cover of Dreadstar #14. Includes the Marvel Check List. Between pages 19-20 of story.

1 page Marvel Comics promo (ad from the publisher) "Join Our Special Subscriber's Club"

Synopsis House ad for comics subscriptions, using 4 current Marvel characters.
Letters typeset

1 page M&M's advertisement "Collect Olympic Heroes Trading Cards"

Characters Orange; Green (male); Mike Eruzione; Muhammad Ali
Synopsis Ad for M&M's featuring trading cards available for proofs of purchase.
Letters typeset
Notes inside back cover

1 page Dreadstar promo (ad from the publisher) "Jim Starlin Wasn't Going To Change This Book Unless He Could Make It Better"

Characters Vanth Dreadstar
Synopsis House ad for comic series from Epic Comics imprint of Marvel.
Letters typeset
Notes back cover