Thor #279 [newsstand]
(January 1979)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245001
Editing:
Roy Thomas (editor); Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor)
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.


A Hammer in Hades! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Ulik; Pluto; Jane Foster
Synopsis:
Thor vs Ulik and Pluto for Jane Foster.

A Hammer in Hades! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Glut
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Pablo Marcos (finished art)
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin (flashback; cameo); Jane Foster; Dr. Keith Kincaid (flashback; cameo); Sif (flashback; cameo); Pluto; Loki; Ulik
Synopsis:
Pluto kidnaps Jane Foster and brings her to Hades, which leads Thor to Hades to rescue her. Pluto and Loki conspire to use Ulik to kill Thor.

Indexer Notes

Fill-in issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Linda Mann and Cat Yronwode.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

Captain Marvel Meets the Dreadnought (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Marvel
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Hammer in Hades!
    Thor
  2. 1. A Hammer in Hades!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Captain Marvel Meets the Dreadnought
    Captain Marvel; Hostess
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