Thor #404 [Direct]
(June 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Marc Siry (assistant editor)
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.


It Lurks Below! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Balder

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12 (March 1963)

Something is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Frenz (plot); Tom DeFalco (plot and script)
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Colors:
Marc Siry
Letters:
Mike Heisler

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Annihilus (villain); Odin; Grand Vizier; Gallon (death); Benhurst; Sapristi; Detective Stone; Kevin; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder
Synopsis:
Thor and Balder travel into the tunnels under Asgard to battle Annihilus.

Ulag The Grand Enchanter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Mike Heisler

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Ulagg the Grand Enchanter
Synopsis:
Thor and the Warriors Three begin their quest to find Ulagg the Grand Enchanter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a profile of Marc McLaurin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ralph Macchio ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Herman "Hermit" Wilson, Hurricane Heeran, Bjarn Thorsson, John Ainsworth, Josh Wagner, Pat Cooper and David Metz.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It Lurks Below!
    Thor
  2. 1. Something is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard
    Thor
  3. 2. Ulag The Grand Enchanter
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Buletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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  • Mike Nielsen
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