Thor #423 [Direct Edition]
(Late September 1990)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except semi-monthly in August, September and October.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); 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.


The Black Galaxy Saga: The Day of Their Return (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Analyzer; Hercules; High Evolutionary; Count Tagar
Reprints:

The Day of Their Return! [The Black Galaxy Saga] (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Frenz (Co-plot); Tom DeFalco (plot; script)
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero; fantasy
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Hercules; High Evolutionary; Celestials; Nobilus; Stellaris; Count Tagar; Analyzer; Juvan; Zon; Sif; Leir; Caber; Susan Austin; Miss Lukus; Watcher
Synopsis:
Thor battles a Celestial who splits him from the body of Eric Masterson. Count Tagar discovers the secret of the Black Galaxy.
Reprints:

If Defeat Should Come (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Gary Hartle
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
Nel Yomtov
Letters:
Clem Robinson

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Heimdall; Arko; Deilla; Ymir; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Surtur; Grand Vizier
Synopsis:
Heimdall and the forces of Asgard battle Ymir. The Grand Vizier discovers the truth behind Odin's strange behavior.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Galaxy Saga: The Day of Their Return
    Thor
  2. 1. The Day of Their Return! [The Black Galaxy Saga]
    Thor
  3. 2. If Defeat Should Come
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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