(2011)

Marvel, 2011 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
125 USD
Pages
1200
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Omnibus
ISBN
978-0-7851-4633-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785146339 59999
Editing
Mark. D. Beazley (collection editor); James Emmett (editorial assistant); Joe Hochstein (editorial assistant); Nelson Ribeiro (assistant editor); Alex Starbuck (assistant editor); Jennifer Grunwald (editor, special projects); Jeff Youngquist (senior editor, special projects); Alex Alonso (editor in chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
11.25" x 7.5"
Binding
hardcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill (1st); Nick Fury; Jasper Sitwell; Sif; Heimdall; Balder; Volstagg; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei (1st); Surtur
Synopsis
Nick Fury asks Thor's aid in investigating an alien ship heading for earth. Thor arrives and triggers the awakening of an alien protector, Beta Ray Bill. Bill bests Thor and takes up his hammer only to be accidentally summoned to Asgard by Odin who thinks he is summoning Thor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Begins Walt Simonson's run on Thor (through #382)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #126.

The new logo that debuts on this issue's cover was created by Alex Jay per the letter column in this issue.

A Fool and His Hammer... (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Beta Ray Bill (origin in flashback); Odin; Sif; Balder; Volstagg; INTRODUCING: Agnar; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei; Alien Demons (introduction); Surtur
Synopsis
Bill and Thor fight in single combat for the honor of wielding Mjolner and the alien bests the god of thunder.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif
Reprints

Something Old, Something New... (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif; Volstagg; Agnar; INTRODUCING: Eitri (a dwarf); VILLAINS: Throgg (I; another dwarf); Lorelei; Surtur; Fafnir; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Loki; Garm
Synopsis
Odin has the dwarves create a hammer for Bill and sends the alien and his son into space to rescue Bill's people.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Alien Demons
Reprints

Though Hel Should Bar the Way! (Table of Contents: 8)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Volstagg; Hogun; Agnar; Heimdall; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei; Alien Demons; Fafnir; Surtur
Synopsis
Thor, Sif and Bill save the latters people from alien demons. Odin gives Bill a civilian identity when he strikes his hammer on the ground.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Fafnir
Reprints

The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Odin; Volstagg; Balder; Guido Sapristi (introduction); VILLAINS: Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Loki; Surtur; CAMEO: Clark Kent [Superman]; Lois Lane; Heimdall
Synopsis
Thor loses the Don Blake identity and gains secret i.d. of Sigurd Jarlson courtesy of Nick Fury (his disguise being, you guessed it, a pair of glasses); Sigurd gets a job as a construction worker but the site is wrecked by Fafnir looking for the god of thunder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

SECRET WARS #1-12 takes place between pages 2 and 3; Three blank panels depict the event and the "paste in" panels are provided on the letters page next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Eilif
Reprints

[The Last Viking!] (Table of Contents: 12)

Thor / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Balder; Surtur; Lorelei; Karnilla; Fafnir; Eilif the Lost; Saga
Synopsis
Thor is called to an old viking village in the arctic wastes where an old viking, last of his people, tries to trick the thunder god into killing him so he can enter Valhalla.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from last issue blurb

The Hand of Death! (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Eilif; Fafnir
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text removed from cover on this reprinting.

If I Should Die Before I Wake...! (Table of Contents: 14)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Heimdall; Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Surtur; Eilif; Greg Glenn (news reporter); Cloud-Rider (Valkyrie's horse); Toothgnasher (Thor's goat); Toothgrinder (Thor's goat); Munnin (Odin's Raven); Odin (disguised as an old wanderer); Chuck Cherkle (news reporter); Valkyries
Synopsis
Eilif is granted strength by Odin so he can assist Thor in fighting Fafnir.
Reprints

Balder--The Brave? (Table of Contents: 15)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Balder; Demons
Reprints

Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave? (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Odin; Frigga; Balder; Heimdall; Geri (Odin's wolf); Muninn (Odin's Raven); Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Loki; Malekith (1st); Surtur; Karnilla; Haag; Lorelei; Trolls
Synopsis
Balder is sent by Odin to make the perilous journey to Loki's realm to ask the god of mischief for aid in combating an ancient evil. Malekith makes it there first and sways Loki to his side. Balder, forced to break his vow of non-violence by a taunting Loki, cuts off the schemer's head and wanders into the desert to die.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Malekith
Reprints

That Was No Lady (Table of Contents: 18)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Balder; Roger Willis (1st); Eric Willis (1st and Death); Jarvis; Sheila Ordway; Officer Grier; Strother; Miss Blum; Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Dark Elves; Surtur
Synopsis
Lorelei continues her seduction of Thor. Malekith and the Dark Elves try to capture the Casket of Ancient Winters from its keeper, but the Casket is passed on to his son for protection.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 2 has three very blatant bondage/headlight panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

The Wild Hunt! (Table of Contents: 20)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Mr. Strother; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Surtur; Master of the Hounds; Dark Elves; Sand Devil
Synopsis
The Dark Elves try to capture the Casket of Ancient Winters from its new guardian, Roger Willis. Thor helps out. Malekith captures Thor's true (or at least enchanting) lover, Melodi, and threatens to kill her if the Casket is not given up.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Malekith; Lorelei
Reprints

Into the Realm of Faerie! (Table of Contents: 22)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Odin; Heimdall; Balder; Agnar; Wyrd (a Norn); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Algrim the Strong (Introduction); Dark Elves; Surtur; Wormwood
Synopsis
Thor and Roger invade the realm of Faerie to rescue Thor's love while keeping the Casket of Ancient Winters out of Malekith's hands. They don't quite succeed. Balder has a chat with a Norn. Odin prepares for battle. Surtur prepares to invade earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Malekith
Reprints

The Dark and the Light (Table of Contents: 24)

Thor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Norns; Odin; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Malekith; Wormwood; Dark Elves; Surtur; Karnilla; Algrim; Silverhoof (Balder's horse)
Synopsis
Thor and Roger save Lorelei, but fail to keep Malekith from opening the Casket of Ancient Winters. The Norns convince Balder that life is better than death. Surtur begins his advance.
Reprints

The Brothers of Odin (Table of Contents: 25)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Vili; Ve; Surtur
Reprints

Debts of Honor! (Table of Contents: 26)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Odin; Heimdall; Frigga; Vili (Death in flashback); Ve (Death in flashback); Beta Ray Bill; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Surtur; Malekith; Lorelei
Synopsis
Thor returns to New York and reunites with Lorelei, but Roger smells an enchanted rat. Thor later brings Malekith to his father in Asgard and Odin tells all the tale of how he and his brothers faced and defeated Surtur when the world was young.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #249

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

Ragnarok and Roll! (Table of Contents: 28)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson; Carey Rothman (inking assist)
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Odin; Beta Ray Bill; Roger Willis; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Enchantress; Executioner; Tyr; Hermod; Frigga; Hildy; Asgard Children [Gunnhild]; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Avengers [Starfox; Captain Marvel; Scarlet Witch; Wasp]; VILLAINS: Surtur; Surtur's Demons; Karnilla; Haag; Lorelei
Synopsis
Odin alone stays to guard his realm as all of Asgard travels to earth to battle Surtur in New York.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Ragnarok and Roll, Too! (Table of Contents: 30)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Roger Willis; Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Vision; Starfox; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Balder; Harokin; Tyr; Eilif; Executioner; Heimdall; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Hildy; Gunnar]; Odin; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Major Sauleda; VILLAINS: Surtur; Surtur's Demons; Karnilla; Haag; a Troll
Synopsis
On earth, the Asgardians and heroes try to stem the tide of Surtur's demons. Surtur, meanwhile has made it to Asgard where he shatters the rainbow bridge before taking on Thor.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; Vision; Mr. Fantastic; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Colossus; Captain Marvel; Surtur's Demons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Although Storm appears in one panel of the story, Colossus appears only on the cover.

Ragnarok and Ruin! (Table of Contents: 32)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
GUESTS: Odin; Roger Willis; Beta Ray Bill; Mr. Fantastic; Sif, Harokin; Human Torch; Enchantress; Hermod; Tyr; Captain Marvel; Storm; Vision; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Leif; Gunnhild; Hrolf; Arngrim]; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Surtur; Surter's Demons; a troll
Synopsis
Odin faces off with Surtur in Asgard. The heroes of Earth and Asgard try to figure out how to close the gateway to Surtur's dimension and stop the ever increasing number of invading demons.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thor does not appear in this issue.

The Finale of the Surtur Saga! (Table of Contents: 33)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Odin
Reprints

Doom II (Table of Contents: 34)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson (signed)
Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Loki; Human Torch; Asgard Kids [Hildy; Arngrim]; Frigga; Roger Willis; Beta Ray Bill; Balder; Karnilla; Enchantress; Avengers [Vision; She-Hulk; Hercules; Scarlet Witch]; Surtur; Surtur's Demons; Dark Elves; a troll
Synopsis
With Odin and Thor both down in the battle against Surtur, it's Loki to the rescue?! The heroes of Earth and Asgard stem the tide of Surtur's demons. Roger reconstructs the Casket of Ancient Winters, ending the chilly enchantment. Odin and his sons have a final showdown with Surtur.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Final page is signed by Simonson, dated "10-12-84" and dedicated to "Stan [Lee], Jack [Kirby], Vinnie [Colletta], Artie [Simek], and Sam [Rosen]".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Hela
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dialogue balloons on cover removed from reprint.

Pickin' Up the Pieces (Table of Contents: 36)

Thor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Karnilla; Beta Ray Bill; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Gunnhild]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Colonel Sauleda; VILLAINS: Hela; Frost Giants; Loki; Lorelei; CAMEO: Titanium Man
Synopsis
Odin is gone and Asgard mourns. Hela arrives for Odin's soul and Thor drives her off. Back on Earth, the Asgardians, unaware of their ruler's fate, are left to wait since the Rainbow Bridge is shattered. Thor, in grief, wanders the wilderness of Asgard to collect himself.
Reprints

[Waiting For Dr. Blake] (Table of Contents: 37)

Tales of Midgard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Shawna Linde; Brenda Barclay; Nurse Stevens; Fandral
Synopsis
Fandral ends the legacy of Don Blake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story ties up the loose ends left from the previous storyline that ended when Walt Simonson took over the book in #337.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Buri
Reprints

The Icy Hearts (or My Dinners With Thor!) (Table of Contents: 39)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Buri (Thor's great-grandfather); Sif; Beta Ray Bill; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Gunnhild; Hrolf]; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei; Green Liberation Front; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Surtur; Odin
Synopsis
After surviving an avalanche, Thor is nursed back to health by an old Norseman who reminds him very much of his father.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Frost Giants; Green Liberation Front
Reprints

A New Deal From An Old Deck, or, The Credit Card Soldiers (Table of Contents: 41)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Heimdall; Sif; Frigga; Asgard Kids [Hildy; Arngrim; Gunnhild]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Frost Giants; Green Liberation Front; Titanium Man; Loki; Lorelei; Enchantress; CAMEOS: Power Pack [Alex Power; Julie Power; Jack Power; Katie Power]
Synopsis
While Thor leads Frigga and the children back to Asgard, They are attacked by Frost Giants. Bill and Sif in New York City face off against a band of hi-tech thieves.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; Titanium Man
Reprints

When Dalliance Was in Flower, or, Take the Cash and Let the Credit Go (Table of Contents: 43)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Heimdall; Harokin; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Titanium Man; Green Liberation Front; Megatak (Death); Scourge; Loki; Lorelei
Synopsis
Lorelei, at the behest of Loki, bewitches Thor. Bill and Sif face down the GLF until the group learns that they are working for a Russkie (Titanium Man) and turn on him. Thanks to a little spell by Heimdall, Lorelei falls for Loki.
Reprints

...In the Service of Loki! (Table of Contents: 44)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Loki; Lorelei; Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 4-1-1985.

The Grand Alliance! Or Life With Loki!!! (Table of Contents: 45)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman [as John Workman Jr.]

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; the Enchantress; the Executioner; Frigga; Heimdall; Hildy; Loki; Lorelei; Louise Simonson; Nico and his father (from Detective Comics); Sif; Thor; Walter Simonson; the Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]
Synopsis
Thor, still under Lorelei's spell, makes his bid to put Loki in power and strikes Sif at his lover's command; Lorelei, still enamored of Loki, returns to her true love. Thanks to the wiles of the Enchantress, Thor catches his half-brother and his girl in bed and Lorelei's hold over him is broken. The Asgardians return home from Midgard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel reads: This one's for Anne & Archie!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Angerboda; Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 5-9-1985.

Into the Valley of Death! (Table of Contents: 47)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman [as John Workman Jr.]

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Agnar; Angerboda; Balder; the Enchantress; the Executioner; Frigga; Harokin; Heimdall; Hela (flashback); Sif; Thor; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Angar; Modgud (cameo)
Synopsis
With his warriors just recently returned to Asgard, Thor spies out the road to Hel and leads an army to rescue souls unjustly imprisoned in Hela's realm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel is signature dated 6-9-1985.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Balder the Brave / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Karnilla
Reprints

The Sword of Frey (Table of Contents: 49)

Balder the Brave / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Paul Becton; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Karnilla; Haag; Agnar; Frey (Flashback); Gerd (Flashback); Skirner (Flashback)
Synopsis
Balder leaves Karnilla to join Thor in battle with Hel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued in Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #360-362.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Garm; Thor; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 5-26-1985.

The Quick and the Dead! (Table of Contents: 51)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Christie Scheele [as "Max" Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman [as John Workman Jr.]

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Asgardian kids [Hildy; Gudrun; Rolfe]; Balder; Mordonna (disguised as the Enchantress); the Executioner; Frigga; Garm; Harokin; Hela; Modgud; Nanna; Sif; Thor; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
Synopsis
Thor and the Asgardians storm the gates of Hel. Thor wrestles with Hela for the souls trapped in her realm, but before she is defeated, she disfigures the thunder god's face.
Reprints

First Blood! Last Man! (Table of Contents: 52)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Executioner; Thor; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 6-25-1985.

Like a Bat Out of Hel! (Table of Contents: 53)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman [as John Workman Jr.]

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Agnar; Balder the Brave; the Executioner; Garm; Harokin; Hela; Modgud; Mordonna (also disguised as the Enchantress); Thor; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder
Synopsis
The Asgardians race to leave the realm of Hel with Hela's minions hot on their trail, but the Executioner ensures their escape with his life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in part in Balder the Brave #2 (January 1986).

The Good Die Young! (Table of Contents: 54)

Balder the Brave / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder the Brave; Agnar
Reprints

Balder the Betrayed! (Table of Contents: 55)

Balder the Brave / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Paul Becton; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Karnilla; Varthog; Frost Giants [Utgard-Loke; Hagen; Grungnir [also as Balder]; Yurthagg]; Balder; Agnar; Rattusk
Synopsis
The Storm Giants capture Karnilla. Balder and Agnar follow them to Jotunheim, realm of the Giants.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

Balder the Brave / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Karnilla; Storm Giant [Utgard-Loki; Hagen]
Reprints

Balder the Warrior! (Table of Contents: 57)

Balder the Brave / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Paul Becton; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder the Brave; Agnar; Rattusk (Death); Storm Giants [Utgard-Loki; Hagen]; Karnilla; Whiteface (eagle)
Synopsis
Balder enter the Giants' castle, where they hold Karnilla captive.
Reprints

Sunrise! (Table of Contents: 58)

Balder the Brave / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Frost Giants
Reprints

Balder the Beautiful! (Table of Contents: 59)

Balder the Brave / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Paul Becton; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Frost Giants [Hagen; Utgard-Loki]; Agnar; Karnilla; Hogun the Grim
Synopsis
Balder rescues Karnilla and learns he has been chosen to replace Odin.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

Balder the Brave / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Balder; Agnar; Frost Giants [Utgard-Loki; Hagen]; Rattusk; Karnilla; Whiteface (eagle)
Reprints

Kurse! He's the Beyonder's Gift to Thor! (Table of Contents: 61)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Kurse; Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

This Kursed Earth...! (Table of Contents: 62)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Beyonder; Asgard Kids [Hildy; Rolfe]; Power Pack [Alex Power; Julie Power; Jack Power; Katie Power; Franklin Richards]; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; VILLAINS: Kurse; Lorelei; Loki; Malekith (Illusion)
Synopsis
The Beyonder sets up a fight between Thor and Kurse for his own instruction and amusement.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Secret Wars II (Marvel, 1985 series) #6 and Power Pack (Marvel, 1984 series) #18

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Thor Croaks (Table of Contents: 64)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor (as a frog); GUESTS: Frigga; Sif; Heimdall; Beta Ray Bill; Harokin; Franklin Richards; Jarvis; Asgard Kids [Hildy]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Grand Thane; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; INTRODUCING: Puddlegulp; Gullywhump; King Glugwort (Death); Greensong; Bugeye; Dewlap; and other frogs; VILLAINS: Southside; Ratso; and other rats (1st); Loki; Piper
Synopsis
Asgard is holding the Althing to determine who will be her next ruler, but where is the mighty Thor? Thanks to a spell by Loki, Thor is a frog living in Central Park who joins more of his kind in a battle with some sinister rats. Hildy finds the sword of Surtur.
Reprints

This Issue--Thor Leap Into a New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents: 65)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki
Reprints

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, or, It's Not Easy Being Green (Table of Contents: 66)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Heimdall; Frigga; Harokin; Puddlegulp; Bugeye; Dewlap; Grand Thane; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; VILLAINS: Piper; Loki; Ratso; Southside; Rizzo
Synopsis
Thor, Frog of Thunder, helps his amphibian buddies win their war against the rats while also dealing with the mutant Piper and his alligators.
Reprints

What Do You Call a 6'6" Fighting-Mad Frog? (Table of Contents: 67)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki
Reprints

Sir! (Table of Contents: 68)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson; Al Milgrom (see notes); Bob Wiacek (see notes)
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Heimdall; Harokin; Asgard Kids [Hildy]; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; Alaric; Grand Thane; VILLAINS: Kurse; Loki; Hela; CAMEOS: Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Malekith
Synopsis
Thor, Frog of Thunder, returns to Asgard to confront Loki and get him to break the amphibian curse. The curse is actually lifted by Volstagg, who finds Surtur's sword and breaks Loki's hold over its power. Hela releases Kurse from Hel. Thor abdicates the throne, and proposes Balder for king of Asgard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Additional inker credits from the fan mail of issue #368

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Kurse; Balder; Agnar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated "12-16-85".

The Harvest of the Seasons (Table of Contents: 70)

Thor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek; Al Milgrom; Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Sif; Karnilla; Beta Ray Bill; Starkad; Agnar; Heimdall; Asgard Kids [Hildy]; Gudrun; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Loki; Uglitha; Lorelei; Malekith; Kurse; Enchantress; Hela
Synopsis
Tensions mount in Asgardian factions as the Althing draws near where Balder will be made ruler of Asgard. During the ceremony, Kurse shows up and kills the monarch to be.
Reprints

The Fate of Balder! (Table of Contents: 71)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Kossi; Unn; Gertha; Slaggnbir
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated "1-13-86".

The Eye of the Beholder (Table of Contents: 72)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Agnar; Balder; Heimdall; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Slaggnbir (Introduction, Death); Kossi (Introduction); Unn (Introduction); Gertha (Introduction); Loki; Kurse; Thug Thatcher; Lorelei; Uglitha; Malekith (Corpse)
Synopsis
Finding the Balder in Asgard to be false (which is a good thing since Kurse killed him), Thor sets out to find the real deal. Balder, in the recent past, stormed a floating castle to save a trio of damsels from a troll, only to be put under their spell for his troubles. In the here and now, Thor is pointed to the same castle by an old woman.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated "2-14-86".

For Whom the Belles Troll... (Table of Contents: 74)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Geof Isherwood
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Ruby; Kossi (Death); Unn (Death); Gertha (Death); Uglitha (Death); Thug Thatcher
Synopsis
Thor and an enchanted Balder battle over a trio of beauties who turn out to be hideous trolls.
Reprints

Peace Comes to Town! (Table of Contents: 75)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Justice Peace
Reprints

Peace On Earth (Table of Contents: 76)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Bret Blevins [as Albret Blevinson]; Al Williamson [as Albret Blevinson]
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Balder; Sif; Beta Ray Bill; Frigga; Ruby (Death); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; INTRODUCING: Justice Peace; VILLAINS: Thug Thatcher (becomes new Zaniac); Hela; Killen (1st and Death); Zaniac; Brad Wolfe (Death)
Synopsis
Balder becomes ruler of Asgard. Thor decides to head for Midgard. Recently released convict Thug Thatcher kills the wrong man and becomes the new Zaniac.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Justice Peace is Walt's tip of the hat to the creators of the Judge Dredd comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema (signed)
Inks
Sal Buscema (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Justice Peace; Thor; Zaniac
Reprints

Without Justice, There Is No Peace! (Table of Contents: 78)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Bret Blevins [as Albret Blevinson]; Al Williamson [as Albret Blevinson]
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Balder; Beta Ray Bill; Hela; the Hulk (in video); Jack the Ripper (not identified, flashback); Jane Foster-Kincaid; Justice Mills (flashback); Justice Peace; Keith Kincaid; Kellen (criminal); Mayor of Brooklynopolis (flashback); Sif; Thor; Thug Thatcher (ex-con); the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Zaniac
Synopsis
Thor and Justice Peace try to save Jane Foster and the entire world of the future by stopping Zaniac. Volstagg adopts two orphaned boys.
Reprints

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 79)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema (signed)
Inks
Sal Buscema (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 80)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Dr. Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp; Ant-Man; Puck; Kitty Pride; Rogue; Wolverine; Colossus; Storm; Nightcrawler; Iceman; Jean Grey; Cyclops; Angel; Beast; Daredevil; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Hawkeye; Luke Cage; Thing; She-Hulk; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint does not include the 25th anniversary border from the original issue.

The Gift of Death (Table of Contents: 81)

Thor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Angel; Volstagg; Balder; Heimdall; Puddlegulp; Bugeye; Kevin; Mick; Hela; Marauders [Harpoon; Blockbuster; Vertigo]; Odin (flashback); Jerry Sapristi; Tina Sapristi; Ernesto Sapristi; Pietro Sapristi; Giovanni Sapristi; Maria Sapristi; Rosa Sapristi; Gabriella Sapristi; Muninn
Synopsis
Thor returns to Midgard and tries to pick up the pieces of his life there. After a rousing afternoon with his boss's children, he is warned by his old allies, the Frogs, that something is amiss underground. Venturing into the Morlock tunnels, Thor happens across the Marauders killing the former X-Man, Angel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from X-Factor #11; Mutant Massacre crossover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; X-Factor [Angel; Cyclops; Jean Grey]; Blockbuster
Reprints

Fires of the Night (Table of Contents: 83)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Balder; Silverhoof (Balder's horse); Wyrd; Volstagg; Gudrun; Hildy; Kevin; Mick; Asgard Kids; Muninn; Huginn; X-Factor [Angel; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Artie]; VILLAINS: Hela; Marauders [Harpoon; Blockbuster; Vertigo; Sabretooth]
Synopsis
Thor tries to protect the quickly dying Angel from the Marauders. Balder resurrects Odin's second Raven. Kevin and Mick are welcomed into Volstagg's family. With his arm already broken by Blockbuster, Thor is cursed with brittle bones by Hela. After the massacre is over, Thor cleanses the Morlock tunnels with fire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mutant Massacre Crossover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 84)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Wrecker; Man-Beast; Absorbing Man
Reprints

Shadows of the Past (Table of Contents: 85)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Paul Becton; Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
Bob Pinaha

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Heimdall; Enchantress; Balder; Hildy; Kevin; Mick; Asgard Kids; Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg; Loki; Hela; Absorbing Man; Frost Giants; Utgard-Loki; Wrecker II
Synopsis
Tony constructs a piece of defensive armor for Thor's broken arm. Loki and Hela plot to bring Thor down. Thor begins finding and attacking old foes that shortly dissolve into everyday people.
Reprints

Heroes Always Win...Don't They? (Table of Contents: 86)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Absorbing Man
Reprints

Heroes Always Win--Don't They? (Table of Contents: 87)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
George Roussos; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Sif; Frigga; Heimdall; Enchantress; Hildy; Mick; Kevin; Wariors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Absorbing Man (villain); Titania II (villain; introduction; death); Loki (villain); Storm Giants (villain); Wrecker (cameo; flashback); Chuck Cherkle (news reporter)
Synopsis
Thinking he has killed Titania, the Absorbing Man beats on a Hela-cursed Thor.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 88)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Grendell; Dark Elves
Reprints

This Hollowed Armor (Table of Contents: 89)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Heimdall; Enchantress; Sif; Fandral; Hogun; Kevin; Mick; Doctor Calley; X-Factor [Beast [Hank McCoy]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]]; VILLAINS: Wormwood; Dark Elves; Grendell (Introduction); Loki; Storm Giants; Grundroth; Bitterhand; Wrecker (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis
While Thor is working on a mysterios project in Midgard, the Dark Elves summon Grendell to kill their foe. Loki captures Iceman and uses him to bring winter to Asgard and empower the Storm Giants.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 90)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

When Loki Stood Alone (Table of Contents: 91)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Iceman; Balder; Ularic; Heimdall; Enchantress; Sif; Gudra; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Hildy; Kevin; Mick; VILLAINS: Loki; Storm Giants; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Grendell; Dark Elves
Synopsis
Loki has harnassed the power of Iceman and the Storm Giants come calling to capture the unnatural source of cold. Thor intervenes and saves Loki's life. Thor forges his protective armor to shield him from Hela's curse.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 92)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Fin Fang Foom; Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 12-22-1986.

There Were Giants In Those Days (Or, A Discourse Between Heroes and Villains) (Table of Contents: 93)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Evelyn Stein; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Asgardian children [Hildy; Kevin; Mick]; Balder the Brave; the Enchantress; Fandral; Frost Giants; Heimdall; Iceman; Jormungand (the Midgard Serpent, also disguised as Fin Fang Foom); Kurse; Loki; Sif; Thor [Sigurd Jarlsen]; X-Factor [the Beast; Iceman]
Synopsis
With Asgard still under a mystical sleep, the Frost Giants seek to awaken the Midgard Serpent to fight Thor. The dragon who shows up, however, is Fin Fang Foom but after a brief battle with our hero, its duplicity is revealed and Thor faces down Jormungand.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 94)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Midgard Serpent
Reprints

Mjolnir's Song (Table of Contents: 95)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson (see notes)
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Midgard Serpent
Synopsis
It is a battle of mythic proportions between Thor and the Midgard Serpent with the fate of the world in the balance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is told in nothing but one page splash pages; Continued in Mephisto VS. the Avengers #4. Contrary to the printed credits, Walt Simonson did full pencils for this issue, as detailed in Rough Stuff #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 96)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Destroyer]; Storm Giant
Reprints

Ye Olde Shelle Game! (Table of Contents: 97)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Also in Destroyer Armor]; GUESTS: Kurse; Balder; Volstagg; Kevin; Mick; Hildy; Avengers [Wonder Man; Mockingbird; Iron Man; Dr. Druid; Captain Marvel II; Black Knight; Captain America; Hawkeye; She-Hulk]; Chuck Cherkle; VILLAINS: Loki; Storm Giants; Utgard-Loki; Destroyer; Grundroth (Death); Mephisto (cameo)
Synopsis
Finding the fallen body of the Hela-cursed Thor, the Storm Giants pound him into putty. A strange malady falls over Asgard causing all to sleep. The Storm Giants are tricked into resurrecting the Destroyer. Thor is restored to fight the Destroyer, but ends up being absorbed into the unstoppable juggernaut's armor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Mephisto vs. The Avengers #4

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 98)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Steve Oliff

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Hela; Destroyer; Volstagg; Kevin; Mick
Reprints

Journey into Mystery (Table of Contents: 99)

Thor / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Christie Scheele; Steve Oliff
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Also as Destroyer]; GUESTS: Balder; Kurse; Volstagg; Hildy; Kevin; Mick; Executioner; VILLAINS: Loki; Hela; Garm; Modgud; Storm Giants; Utgard-Loki
Synopsis
Wearing the Destroyer armor, Thor storms the gates of Hel to get his body back with the curse lifted from it. Hela complies lest her realm be destroyed. Balder and company fight a losing battle in Asgard against the Storm Giants until Thor returns to save the day. Thor has a brotherly chat with Loki.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last issue with Simonson writing and doing cover work.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  3. 2. Doom!
    Thor
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  5. 4. A Fool and His Hammer...
    Thor
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  7. 6. Something Old, Something New...
    Thor
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  9. 8. Though Hel Should Bar the Way!
    Thor
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  11. 10. The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes
    Thor
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  13. 12. [The Last Viking!]
    Thor
  14. 13. The Hand of Death!
    Thor
  15. 14. If I Should Die Before I Wake...!
    Thor
  16. 15. Balder--The Brave?
    Thor
  17. 16. Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave?
    Thor
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  19. 18. That Was No Lady
    Thor
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  21. 20. The Wild Hunt!
    Thor
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  23. 22. Into the Realm of Faerie!
    Thor
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  25. 24. The Dark and the Light
    Thor
  26. 25. The Brothers of Odin
    Thor
  27. 26. Debts of Honor!
    Thor
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  29. 28. Ragnarok and Roll!
    Thor
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  31. 30. Ragnarok and Roll, Too!
    Thor
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  33. 32. Ragnarok and Ruin!
    Thor
  34. 33. The Finale of the Surtur Saga!
    Thor
  35. 34. Doom II
    Thor
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  37. 36. Pickin' Up the Pieces
    Thor
  38. 37. [Waiting For Dr. Blake]
    Tales of Midgard
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  40. 39. The Icy Hearts (or My Dinners With Thor!)
    Thor
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  42. 41. A New Deal From An Old Deck, or, The Credit Card Soldiers
    Thor
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  44. 43. When Dalliance Was in Flower, or, Take the Cash and Let the Credit Go
    Thor
  45. 44. ...In the Service of Loki!
    Thor
  46. 45. The Grand Alliance! Or Life With Loki!!!
    Thor
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  48. 47. Into the Valley of Death!
    Thor
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Balder the Brave
  50. 49. The Sword of Frey
    Balder the Brave
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  52. 51. The Quick and the Dead!
    Thor
  53. 52. First Blood! Last Man!
    Thor
  54. 53. Like a Bat Out of Hel!
    Thor
  55. 54. The Good Die Young!
    Balder the Brave
  56. 55. Balder the Betrayed!
    Balder the Brave
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
    Balder the Brave
  58. 57. Balder the Warrior!
    Balder the Brave
  59. 58. Sunrise!
    Balder the Brave
  60. 59. Balder the Beautiful!
    Balder the Brave
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    Balder the Brave
  62. 61. Kurse! He's the Beyonder's Gift to Thor!
    Thor
  63. 62. This Kursed Earth...!
    Thor
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  65. 64. Thor Croaks
    Thor
  66. 65. This Issue--Thor Leap Into a New Secret Identity!
    Thor
  67. 66. Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, or, It's Not Easy Being Green
    Thor
  68. 67. What Do You Call a 6'6" Fighting-Mad Frog?
    Thor
  69. 68. Sir!
    Thor
  70. 69. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  71. 70. The Harvest of the Seasons
    Thor
  72. 71. The Fate of Balder!
    Thor
  73. 72. The Eye of the Beholder
    Thor
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  75. 74. For Whom the Belles Troll...
    Thor
  76. 75. Peace Comes to Town!
    Thor
  77. 76. Peace On Earth
    Thor
  78. 77. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  79. 78. Without Justice, There Is No Peace!
    Thor
  80. 79. [untitled]
    Thor
  81. 80. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  82. 81. The Gift of Death
    Thor
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  84. 83. Fires of the Night
    Thor
  85. 84. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  86. 85. Shadows of the Past
    Thor
  87. 86. Heroes Always Win...Don't They?
    Thor
  88. 87. Heroes Always Win--Don't They?
    Thor
  89. 88. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  90. 89. This Hollowed Armor
    Thor
  91. 90. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  92. 91. When Loki Stood Alone
    Thor
  93. 92. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  94. 93. There Were Giants In Those Days (Or, A Discourse Between Heroes and Villains)
    Thor
  95. 94. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  96. 95. Mjolnir's Song
    Thor
  97. 96. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  98. 97. Ye Olde Shelle Game!
    Thor
  99. 98. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  100. 99. Journey into Mystery
    Thor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jochen G.
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Eric Gimlin
  • Ralf Haring