Comic Books - Volume 1

The Care Bears appeared in comics, which better explained the "family history" of the bears. The comics, produced by Marvel Comics, ran from November of 1985 until January of 1989. Issues #1-14 published by Star Comics, #15-20 by Marvel Comics. The comics followed the television series and helped to replace a few of the “missing details” that were never explained in the show.

Care Bears #1
"The Plot to Steal Summer"
(November, 1985)
Care Bears #2
"The Green-Eyed Monster"
(January, 1986)
Care Bears #3
"Blue Who?"
(March, 1986)
Care Bears #4
"The Scare Bear"
(May, 1985)
Care Bears #5
"The Very First Care Bear"
(July, 1986)
Care Bears #6
"The Great TV Adventure"
(September, 1986)
Care Bears #7
"The Saddest Man in the World"
(November, 1986)
Care Bears #8
"The Disappearing Town"
(January, 1987)
Care Bears #9
"The Great Computer Disaster"
(March, 1987)
Care Bears #10
"The Creepy Unsleepy Mystery"
(May, 1987)
Care Bears #11
"The Who-Cares Bears"
(July, 1987)
Care Bears #12
"The Magic Paint"
(September, 1987)
Care Bears #13
"Ball Bearings"
(November, 1987)
Care Bears #14
"Care Bears Meet the Ninja Bread Man"
(January, 1988)
Care Bears #15
"The Creepy Unsleepy Mystery"
(May, 1987)
Care Bears #16
"The Uncouth Tooth Fairy"
(May, 1988)
Care Bears #17
"No-Heart's Rhyme-Crimes"
(July, 1988)
Care Bears #18
"The Sand Witch"
(September, 1988)
Care Bears #19
"Fun & Games Land"
(May, 1987)
Care Bears #20
"Meet the McMonsters"
(January, 1989)