(April 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:
0714860245004
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.


The Awesome Origin of Odin! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Odin

New Asgards for Old! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Job Number:
LF69

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Balder (flashback); Vili (flashback); Ve (flashback); Vidar (flashback); Vali (Flashback); Hoenir (flashback); Hoder (flashback); Magni (flashback); Modi (flashback); Odin (flashback); The Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral] (flashback; cameo); Enchantress (flashback; cameo); Executioner (flashback; cameo); Ymir (flashback; cameo); Aske (flashback; cameo); Embla (flashback; cameo); Heimdall (flashback; cameo); Vizier (flashback; cameo); Voglinda (flashback); Vellgnda (flashback); Flosshilda (flashback); Alberich (gnome; flashback); Frigga (flashback); Fafnir (flashback); Fasolt (flashback); Loki (flashback); Idunn (flashback); Frey (flashback)
Synopsis:
Odin creates Asgard and all the other Asgardian Gods from the remnants of the previous Asgard. Loki tricks Odin into promising Idunn to the Storm Giants Fafnir and Fasolt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

A Hot Time in the Old Town (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Mark Gruenwald
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The letters page is replaced by this two-page article by Mark Gruenwald on the nature of mythology and the Zodiac in the Marvel Universe. Roy Thomas writes a short introduction. The article is accompanied by diagrams.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Awesome Origin of Odin!
    Thor
  2. 1. New Asgards for Old!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. A Hot Time in the Old Town
    Human Torch; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • 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