(April 1986)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
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:
?
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Craig Anderson (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.


What Do You Call a 6'6" Fighting-Mad Frog? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Sir! (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

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Heimdall; Harokin; Asgard Kids [Hildy]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; Alaric; Grand Thane; VILLAINS: Kurse; Loki; Hela; CAMEOS: Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Malekith
Synopsis:
Thor, Frog of Thunder, returns to Asgard to confront Loki and get him to break the amphibian curse; The curse is acually lifted by Volstagg, who finds Surtur's sword and breaks Loki's hold over its power; Hela releases Kurse from Hel; Thor abdicates the throne, and proposes Balder for king of Asgard
Reprints:

[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 / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Asa Drake and Stephen A. Ryan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average Total Copies preceding 12 months 389,108.

Total Copies single issue nearest filing date 363,327.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What Do You Call a 6'6" Fighting-Mad Frog?
    Thor
  2. 1. Sir!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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