Thor #186 [Regular Edition]
(March 1971)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Worlds at War! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott ?; John Verpoorten ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Hela
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sinnott's cover inks credit from Sinnott's personal records. The Verpoorten credit is from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 2084, 24 August 2009); Tony Rose concurs (6 December 2010).

Worlds at War! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Infinity; Hela; The Silent One (Death); Don Blake; The Guardian; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Sif; Odin's Vizier; Balder; Heimdall
Synopsis:
The Silent One leads Thor to Hela, who tries to kill Thor, but The Silent One gives his life to save Thor. Odin battles Infinity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 12 and 13 of the story were only half pages (per Michel Faber, June 10, 2006).

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

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Part of page one contains the Statement of Ownership which is detailed in the next index.

Letters from: Rosalind Ragoff, Nils Osmar, Vitaya Arunyaksen, Neal Pozner, Terry Con and Michael Reeves.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total distribution, average of the previous 12 months: 412,395, issue closest to filing date: 375,065.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Worlds at War!
    Thor
  2. 1. Worlds at War!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Dwayne Best
  • Howard Kinyon
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann