Thor #354 [Direct]
(April 1985)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald; Howard Mackie (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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Hela
Reprints:

Pickin' Up the Pieces (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Karnilla; Beta Ray Bill; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Gunnhild]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Colonel Sauleda; VILLAINS: Hela; Frost Giants; Loki; Lorelei; CAMEO: Titanium Man
Synopsis:
Odin is gone and Asgard mourns. Hela arrives for Odin's soul and Thor drives her off. Back on Earth, the Asgardians, unaware of their ruler's fate, are left to wait since the Rainbow Bridge is shattered. Thor, in grief, wanders the wilderness of Asgard to collect himself.
Reprints:

[Waiting For Dr. Blake] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Midgard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Shawna Linde; Brenda Barclay; Nurse Stevens; Fandral
Synopsis:
Fandral ends the legacy of Don Blake.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story ties up the loose ends left from the previous storyline that ended when Walt Simonson took over the book in #337.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes announcements of the death of Don Newton and Phil Seuling.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letter from Sergeant Steven Glazier.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 303,066.
Issue nearest filing date: 395,098.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Pickin' Up the Pieces
    Thor
  3. 2. [Waiting For Dr. Blake]
    Tales of Midgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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