Thor #456 [Direct]
(Late December 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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Pat Garrahy (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.


The Choice and the Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Dr. Strange; Code Blue; Bloodaxe; Earth Force [Earth-Lord [Kyle Brock]; Skyhawk [Winston Manchester]; Wind-Warrior [Pamela Shaw]]

The Choice and the Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Dr. Strange; Bloodaxe; Earth Force [Earth-Lord [Kyle Brock]; Skyhawk [Winston Manchester]; Wind-Warrior [Pamela Shaw]]; Susan Austin; Sif; Balder; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Odin; Heimdall; Thor [Donald Blake] (flashback, cameo); Code Blue [Lt. Marcus Stone; Margarita Ruiz [Rigger]; Julius Anthony Rassitano [Mad Dog]; Daniel Fielstein [Fireworks]; Jock Jackson; Samuel Majowski [Mother]]; Kevin Masterson; Marcy Masterson
Synopsis:
Eric Masterson decides to find the true Thor while Code Blue, Earth Force and Dr. Strange battle Bloodaxe.

Healing Hands And Poisoned Tongue! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Geof Isherwood
Inks:
Ariane Lenshoek [as Ariane]
Colors:
Ariane Lenshoek [as Ariane]
Letters:
Steve Dutro

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Enchantress; Odin; Heimdall
Synopsis:
Heimdall is returned from death's door by Odin's power.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Chris Waltz, Nik Zarifis, Laura Chaudhury and James Evans.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Choice and the Challenge!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Choice and the Challenge!
    Thor
  3. 2. Healing Hands And Poisoned Tongue!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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