Thor #300 [Direct]
(October 1980)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Jim Shooter (Editor in Chief); Jim Salicrup
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.

Double size anniversary issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Pollard
Inks:
Keith Pollard
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Zeus; Visnu; Celestials
Synopsis:
Thor, Eternals and many pantheons montage scene.
Reprints:

Chapter One Twilight of the Gods! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Gene Day (finished art)
Inks:
Gene Day
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Job Number:
LF192

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Eye of Odin; Celestials [Arishem]; Odin (flashback); Siegfried (flashback); Rhine-Maidens (flashback); Gunther (flashback); Hagen (flashback); Gutruna (flashback); Valkyrie [Brunnhilda] (flashback); Hugin (Odin's Raven; flashback); Munin (Odin's Raven; flashback); Valkyrie [Valtrauta] (flashback); Valkyrie [Grimgerda] (flashback); Hercules (flashback; cameo); Mimir (flashback); Zeus (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
Siegfried is killed by Hagen. Siegfried and Brunnhilda are escorted to Asgard by Valkyries. Odin returns them to life with no memory of their previous lives, and Siegfried now named Thor. Odin tries to kill himself until the appearance of the first Celestial spaceship causes him to want to live again.
Reprints:

The Human Torch Saves the Valley! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Joe Sinnott ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comic strip format.

Chapter 2 Whatever Gods There Be... (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Gene Day (finished art)
Inks:
Gene Day
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Eye of Odin; Odin; Zeus (flashback); Celestials [Arishem] (flashback); Eternals [Ajax] (flashback); Vishnu (flashback); The Destroyer (origin); Heimdall; Sif; Mimir
Synopsis:
The Eye of Odin finishes it's story, telling Thor of how Odin, Zeus and Vishnu confront the Celestials when they landed in the past, trying to drive them away. They were easily defeated. In the present Thor finds out that Odin has donned the Destroyer armor and gone to battle the Celestials.
Reprints:

Chapter Three Day of Alpha (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Gene Day (finished art)
Inks:
Gene Day
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Destroyer; Celestials [Hargen the Measurer; Tefral the Surveyor; Nezarr the Calculator; Gammenon the Gatherer; Arishem the Judge; Jemiah the Analyzer; Eson the Sercher; Oneg the Prober; Ziran the Tester]; Eternals [Uni-Mind]; Zeus (cameo); Vishnu (cameo); Mother Earth
Synopsis:
Odin and Thor battle the Celestials. The Celestials pass judgement on the Earth. Thor learns the identity of his mother.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Chapter One Twilight of the Gods!
    Thor
  3. 2. The Human Torch Saves the Valley!
    Human Torch; Hostess
  4. 3. Chapter 2 Whatever Gods There Be...
    Thor
  5. 4. Chapter Three Day of Alpha
    Thor
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