Thor #400 [Direct Edition]
(February 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


God vs. God in the Greatest Battle of All Time (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

Lest the Heavens Perish! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco (plot; script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]
Letters:
John Workman (pages 1-12, 14, 17, 18); Michael Heisler (pages 13, 15, 16, 19-35)

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Asgardians; Balder; the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Caber; the Demons of Death; the Earth Force [Earth-Lord; Skyhawk; Wind-Warrior]; the Enchantress; Frost Giants; Grog; Heimdall; Karnilla; Leir; Lorelei; Odin; Seth [also as the Serpent God of Death]; Sif; Surtur; Thor; Trolls; Tyr; Valdor; Vizier; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Inhumans (cameo) [Black Bolt; Karnak; Gorgon; Triton]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the War of the Gods, continued from last issue. Dedicated to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

I... This Hammer! (Or, If You Knew Uru Like We Knew Uru!) (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Brett Breeding
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
the Absorbing Man; the Grey Gargoyle; the Hulk; Thor; Ulik; the Wrecker
Reprints:

Who Shall Be Worthy? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Beta Ray Bill; the Captain [Steve Rogers]; Dargo Ktor; Odin; Thor
Synopsis:
Page on the characters who've lifted the hammer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

The Heart of a Hero! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
the Enchantress; Hela; Jane Foster; Lady Sif; Lorelei
Synopsis:
Page on Thor's romantic leads.
Reprints:

When Volstagg Was In Flower! (Table of Contents)

The Warriors Three / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco (script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils:
Rich Yanizeski [as Rich Yanizesky]
Inks:
Mark McKenna
Colors:
Robbie Busch
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Volstagg's children; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
Reprints:

When Warriors Clasp! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils:
Gary Hartle
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Evelyn Stein
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Hercules; Thor
Synopsis:
Tongue-in-cheek story of Thor and Hercules arm-wrestling.
Reprints:

Evil Aborning (Table of Contents)

Loki / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Randall Frenz
Pencils:
Charles Vess
Inks:
Charles Vess
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Michael Heisler

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Eldred (wizard); Loki; Odin; Surtur; Trolls; Vizier

Sif (Table of Contents)

Sif / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Workman (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Sif
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. God vs. God in the Greatest Battle of All Time
    Thor
  2. 1. Lest the Heavens Perish!
    Thor
  3. 2. I... This Hammer! (Or, If You Knew Uru Like We Knew Uru!)
    Thor
  4. 3. Who Shall Be Worthy?
    Thor
  5. 4. The Heart of a Hero!
    Thor
  6. 5. When Volstagg Was In Flower!
    The Warriors Three
  7. 6. When Warriors Clasp!
    Thor
  8. 7. Evil Aborning
    Loki
  9. 8. Sif
    Sif
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