Thor #453 [Direct Edition]
(Early November 1992)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD; 0.85 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except semi-monthly in November, December and January
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Pat Garrahy (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.


Mighty Thor vs. Savage Sif! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Sif; Mephisto

When Mephisto Commands...! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Frenz (plot); Tom DeFalco (plot; script)
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (finished art)
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Balder; Sif; Mephisto; Karnilla; Odin; Arko; Dr. Gary Paretsky; Susan Austin; Samantha Joyce; Kevin Masterson; Marcy Masterson; Bobby Steele; Jerry Sapristi; The Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral]
Synopsis:
Thor and Balder battle Sif, who is working for Mephisto in hopes of trading her soul for the return of the original Thor.

Betrayed! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Geof Isherwood
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi
Colors:
Rob Tokar
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Odin; Karnilla; Arko; Warriors Three [Fandral; Volstagg; Hogun]; Tongar; Enchantress; Heimdall
Synopsis:
The Warriors Three confront Odin on his treachery and are defeated. Encantress returns to Asgard with Heimdall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Joe Wilson, Scott Lodge, Vladimir Bernadel Jr., James Evans and G. Ryan Martin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mighty Thor vs. Savage Sif!
    Thor
  2. 1. When Mephisto Commands...!
    Thor
  3. 2. Betrayed!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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