Thor #459 [Direct]
(February 1993)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.85 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Pat Garrahy (Assistant)
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.


Who Shall Hold This Hammer? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

What Price Victory? (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Thunderstrike [Eric Masterson]; Odin; Sif; Balder; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Enchantress; Arko; Eitri; Heimdall (cameo)
Synopsis:
Eric Masterson and Thor battle until they regain their reason. Eric gives up the Thor identity but Odin arranges for him to become Thunderstrike.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in Thunderstrike #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Defalco (Tom Talks column); Barry Dutter (The Bull's Eye cartoon); ?
Pencils:
Rick Parker (The Bull's Eye cartoon)
Inks:
Rick Parker (The Bull's Eye cartoon)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Don't Miss Thunderstrike #1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderstrike [Eric Masterson]

Indexer Notes

Promo pin-up for Thunderstrike #1.

Code: Blue (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Code: Blue [Marcus Stone; Margarita Allegra [Rigger]; Julius Anthony Rassitano [Mad Dog]; Daniel Fielstein [Fireworks]; Samuel Majowski [Mother]; Shelly Conklin; Andrew Jackson [Jock]]

Tales of Asgard (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Geof Isherwood
Inks:
Geof Isherwood
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Odin; Heimdall; Grand Vizier; Karnilla; Balder; Enchantress; Arko; Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg

Leading Ladies (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Geof Isherwood
Inks:
Geof Isherwood
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Enchantress; Karnilla; Sif; Stellaris; Samantha Joyce; Jackie Lucas; Marcy Masterson-Steele; Susan Austin

Mephisto (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Geof Isherwood
Inks:
Geof Isherwood
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mephisto; Loki

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Ben Herman, Ben Vaughn, Michael Rosae, Danny Haynes and Kelly Leavitt.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Shall Hold This Hammer?
    Thor
  2. 1. What Price Victory?
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Don't Miss Thunderstrike #1
    Thunderstrike
  5. 4. Code: Blue
    Thor
  6. 5. Tales of Asgard
    Thor
  7. 6. Leading Ladies
    Thor
  8. 7. Mephisto
    Thor
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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