Thor #306 [Direct]
(April 1981)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 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
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; Bob Budiansky (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (Editor in Chief)
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.


Firelord's Final Battle! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Firelord

Fury of the Firelord! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (layouts); Chic Stone (finishes, pages 1-6); Marie Severin (finishes, page 7 (panel 1), 12, 14, 22); Frank Giacoia (finishes, pages 7 (panels 2-6), 8-9, 15-21); Dave Simons (finishes, pages 10-11)
Inks:
Chic Stone (pages 1-6); Marie Severin (page 7 (panel 1), 12, 14, 22); Frank Giacoia (pages 7 (panels 2-6), 8-9, 15-21); Dave Simons (pages 10-11)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Joe Rosen (pages 1-6); Michael Higgins (pages 7-22 uncredited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Firelord (Origin); Gabriel the Air Walker (Origin; flashback); Galactus (flashback); Kevin Matheson; Beverly Matheson; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl] (flashback; cameo); Silver Surfer (flashback; cameo); Hercules (flashback; cameo); The Destroyer (flashback; cameo); Dr. Ramon Hernandez
Synopsis:
When Firelord sees the remains of Gabriel on TV he travels to New York to confront Thor over his destruction of his friend. The origins of Gabriel and Firelord are revealed.
Reprints:

"...Till Death Do Us Part!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Karnilla; Balder; Nanna (Death); Haag; Hermod; Sleipnir (Odin's 8-legged horse)
Synopsis:
The death of Nanna releases Balder from his oath to Karnilla.
Reprints:

The Rescue! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Anthony Breaux, Bob Suveges and Bruce S. Weintraub.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total copies printed: Average last 12 months: 354,041. Nearest issue: 347,795.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Firelord's Final Battle!
    Thor
  2. 1. Fury of the Firelord!
    Thor
  3. 2. "...Till Death Do Us Part!"
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. The Rescue!
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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