(March 1980)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 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:
?
Editing:
Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Roy Thomas; 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.


What Lies Behind -- The Door to the Mind's Dark Eye? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor

The Twilight of SOME Gods! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Mark Gruenwald ("some multiversal bon mots"); Ralph Macchio ("some multiversal bon mots")
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Job Number:
LF659

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Eternals [Ikaris; Thena; Sersi] (flashback; cameo); Mutates [Karkas] (flashback; cameo); Hercules (flashback; cameo); Ares (flashback; cameo); Odin; Eye of Odin; Midgard Serpent (flashback; cameo); Balder (flashback; cameo); Hoder (flasback; cameo); Sif (flashback; cameo); Grey Gargoyle (flashback; cameo); Jane Foster (flashback; cameo); Ulik (flashback; cameo); Troll King (flashback; cameo); Dr. Doom (flashback; cameo); Loki (flashback; cameo); Firelord (flashback; cameo); Silver Surfer (flashback; cameo); Galactus (flashback; cameo); Executioner (flashback; cameo); The Unknown (flashback; cameo); Avengers [Captain America; Giant Man; Wasp; Iron Man] (flashback; cameo); Enchantress (flashback; cameo); Magneto (flashback; cameo); Absorbing Man (flashback; cameo); Destroyer (flashback; cameo); Hulk (flashback; cameo); Hercules (flashback; cameo); The Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral] (flashback; cameo); Fenris Wolf (flashback; cameo); Vidar (flashback); Heimdall (flashback); Surtur (flashback); Vili (flashback; cameo); Ve (flashback; cameo); Hoenir (flashback; cameo); Magni (flashback; cameo); Modi (flashback; cameo); Jesus (baby; flashback; cameo); Virgin Mary (flashback; cameo); Joseph (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
The Eye of Odin tells Thor of how the current group of Asgardian Gods was created after the previous set experienced their own Ragnarok. The Ragnarok burned Asgard to brightly that it became the star that was followed by the three wise men in the bible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue which will tell the origin of Odin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Mark Salzberg, John L. Helmerl, Tad and George W. Woodruff III.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # of copies previous 12 months: 386,586 (?)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

The Hungry Battleaxe! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What Lies Behind -- The Door to the Mind's Dark Eye?
    Thor
  2. 1. The Twilight of SOME Gods!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Hungry Battleaxe!
    Iron Man; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
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