Thor #344 [newsstand edition]
(June 1984)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860245006
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald; Michael Carlin (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.


Balder--The Brave? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Balder; Demons
Reprints:

Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
John Workman, Jr.

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Odin; Frigga; Balder; Heimdall; Geri (Odin's wolf); Muninn (Odin's Raven); Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Loki; Malekith (1st); Surtur; Karnilla; Haag; Lorelei; Trolls
Synopsis:
Balder is sent by Odin to make the perilous journey to Loki's realm to ask the god of mischief for aid in combating an ancient evil. Malekith makes it there first and sways Loki to his side. Balder, forced to break his vow of non-violence by a taunting Loki, cuts off the schemer's head and wanders into the desert to die.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Tom Logue, Tony Palermo, Steve R. Bierly, Jeff Leuschen, Walter Bedecker, Mary Liz Frenn, John DiMaggio and Scott Lingle.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Balder--The Brave?
    Thor
  2. 1. Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave?
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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  • Lou Mazzella
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