Thor #424 [Direct Edition]
(Early October 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.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Michael Heisler (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (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.


The Black Galaxy Saga: Let There Be... Life! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Nobilus; Jutan; Zon; Celestial

Let There Be Life! [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:
Mike Heisler

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Hercules; Celestials; Watcher; High Evolutionary; Count Tagar; Zon; Kevin Masterson; Zon; Analyzer; Eric Masterson; Stellaris; Jutan; Nobilus
Synopsis:
Thor witnesses the birth of a new Celestial.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of Black Galaxy Saga

The Great Deception! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Gary Hartle
Inks:
Dan Panosian
Colors:
Nel Yomtov
Letters:
Mike Heisler

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Balder; Arko; Ymir; Heimdall; Odin; Surtur; Grand Vizier
Synopsis:
Odin goes to battle Ymir.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Charles S. Novinskie, Rocky Adams, Michael Leon, Ken Fletcher, Chris Connelly, Rick Pomerantz and David J. Jack.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Galaxy Saga: Let There Be... Life!
    Thor
  2. 1. Let There Be Life! [The Black Galaxy Saga]
    Thor
  3. 2. The Great Deception!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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