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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published August 1986
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 36
Editing Larry Hama; Pat Redding (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Executive Editor)

Cover Details - "Uncouth Sweet Tooth"

Characters Spider-Ham; B.O.
Genre superhero; funny animals; humor
Pencils Joe Albelo (signed)
Inks Joe Albelo

17 page Spider-Ham story "Uncouth Sweet Tooth, or B.O. Go Home!"

Characters Spider-Ham [also appears as Peter Porker]; J. Jonah Jackal; J. Jeremiah Jackal; Bunsen Bunny; Upton Adam Stray; Orson Whales; Mr. Rhesus; Mr. Crawdad; Woodchuck Morris; VILLAIN: B.O.
Synopsis Orson Whales witnesses the arrival of an extra-terrestrial, but nobody listens to his warnings. The alien appears at the Daily Beagle office, where Peter, Jonah and the interns name him B.O., then discover that he eats everything in sight. Candy makers Rhesus and Crawdad hire Woodchuck Morris to capture B.O., and everyone arrives at the candy factory, from which B.O. is jettisoned back into space.
Genre superhero; funny animals; humor
Script Steve Mellor
Pencils Joe Albelo
Inks Pierre Fournier
Colors Julianna Ferriter
Letters Janice Chiang

1 page Spider-Man; Power Pack promo (ad from the publisher)

Genre superhero; children
Pencils June Brigman; ? (illustrations)
Notes House ad for Spider-Man and Power Pack (Marvel, 1984 series) #1, a giveaway comic available by mail, sponsored by Marvel Comics and the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse.

5 page The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial story "The Asinine Torch vs. The Sub-Marsupial"

Characters The Asinine Torch; The Sub-Marsupial; VILLAIN: The Weaselly Whizzard
Synopsis Remembering the good old days, the Torch meets The Weaselly Whizzard, who persuades the Torch to become a wrestler. Going against the Sub-Marsupial, they're too busy reminiscing to fight, but they beat up everyone else.
Genre superhero; funny animals; humor
Script Mike Mellor
Pencils Steve Mellor
Inks Steve Mellor
Letters Steve Mellor ?

1 page Star Signals promo (ad from the publisher)

Synopsis DeFalco talks about the importance of reading.
Script Tom DeFalco
Pencils Trina Robbins; Joe Albelo
Inks Trina Robbins; Joe Albelo
Letters typeset
Notes Page also includes cover reproductions of Misty (Marvel, 1985 series) #5 and Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham (Marvel, 1985 series) #9.

1 page The Pig Pen letters page

Script Pat Redding ?
Pencils Steve Mellor (illustration)
Inks Steve Mellor (illustration)
Letters typeset
Notes Letters submitted by Michael Skelley; Cameron Pieroway; Mike Rutherford; Lincoln Mitchell; Raul Sanchez; Philippe Bourret; Kenneth Anand; Kevin Presscault; Greg Clements; Jordon Zadorozny. Page includes Asinine Torch vs. Sub-Marsupial panel illustration from this issue.