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The Purple Pig Puzzle

Lucky Starr shows purple pig

The Purple Pig Puzzle title card

Publisher Marvel Comics
Date published September 1978
Part of Laff-a-Lympics #7
Writer Mark Evanier
Penciler Roman Arambula
Inker Scott Shaw
Colorer Carl Gafford
Letterer Carol Lay
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The Purple Pig Puzzle is the single story in Laff-a-Lympics #7, by Marvel Comics.


When the treasurer of the Laff-a-Lympics loses all the ticket money to a slick gambler, the contestants must beat the gambler's challenge to find a purple pig statue he has hidden, in order to get the money back.


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Yogi Yahooeys:

Really Rottens:

Scooby Doobies:

Supporting characters:


  • Lucky Starr (single appearance)
  • Gambler 1 (single appearance)
  • Gambler 2 (single appearance)
  • Gambler 3 (single appearance)
  • Gambler 4 (single appearance)
  • Lucky Starr's henchmen (single appearance)
  • Krellboin (single appearance)

Other characters:

  • Chimpanzee (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Gorilla (single appearance)(no lines)
  • Man with flower 1 (single appearance)
  • Man with flower 2 (single appearance)
  • Coast guard officer 1 (single appearance)
  • Coast guard officer 2 (single appearance)




Full credits

The following credits try to match how they are displayed in the comic as much as possible:


  • TBA

Coloring mistakes

  • None known.

Inconsistencies/continuity errors and/or goofs/oddities

  • None known.


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