The Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection #5 - Thor: The Last Viking
(May 2013)

Hachette Partworks, 2011 Series
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Price
9.99 GBP
Pages
184
On-sale date
2013-05-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hachette Partworks Ltd.
Brand
Hachette Partworks Ltd
ISBN
978-1-908648-09-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9772049086024 38
Editing
Ed Hammond
Color
Color
Dimensions
7" x 10.25"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardback
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Reprints The Mighty Thor issues 337 to 343.

Although the spine of the book lists this as Volume 5, it was actually the 38th book released in this partworks series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits and indicia pages.

The Mighty Thor: The Last Viking (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marco M. Lupoi
Letters
typeset

The Story So Far... (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[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
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Nick Fury; Jasper Sitwell; Sif; Heimdall; Balder; Volstagg; Loki; Lorelei; Surtur; Odin
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

[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
?

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

A Fool and His Hammer... (Table of Contents: 8)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Nick Fury; Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif; Balder; Volstagg; Agnar; Loki; Lorelei; Alien Demons; 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: 9)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

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

Something Old, Something New... (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif; Volstagg; Agnar; Eitri; Throgg; Lorelei; Surtur; Fafnir; 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: 11)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

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

Though Hel Should Bar the Way! (Table of Contents: 12)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Volstagg; Hogun; Agnar; Heimdall; 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: 13)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Fafnir
Reprints

The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes (Table of Contents: 14)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Odin; Volstagg; Balder; Guido Sapristi; Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Loki; Surtur; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Heimdall
Synopsis
Thor loses the Don Blake identity and gains secret i.d. of Sigurd Jarlson courtesy of Nick Fury; Sigurd gets a job as a construction worker but the site is wrecked by Fafnir looking for the god of thunder.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Eilif
Reprints

[The Last Viking!] (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Christie Scheele
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: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

If I Should Die Before I Wake...! (Table of Contents: 18)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Heimdall; Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Surtur; Eilif; Greg Glenn; Cloud-Rider; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; Munnin; Odin; Chuck Cherkle; Valkyries
Synopsis
Eilif is granted strength by Odin so he can assist Thor in fighting Fafnir.
Reprints

The Writer Walt Simonson (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text feature on Walter Simonson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Dave Stewart

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Art Gallery (Table of Contents: 21)

Thor / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson

Characters
Odin; Balder; Sif; Hela; Loki; Fafnir; Surtur; Lorelei; The Enchantress; Carnilla

Indexer Notes

Pencil sketches of some of Thor's supporting cast.

Further Reading (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Thor: The Last Viking (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Mighty Thor: The Last Viking
  5. 4. The Story So Far...
    Thor
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  7. 6. Doom!
    Thor
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  9. 8. A Fool and His Hammer...
    Thor
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  11. 10. Something Old, Something New...
    Thor
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  13. 12. Though Hel Should Bar the Way!
    Thor
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  15. 14. The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes
    Thor
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  17. 16. [The Last Viking!]
    Thor
  18. 17. The Hand of Death!
    Thor
  19. 18. If I Should Die Before I Wake...!
    Thor
  20. 19. The Writer Walt Simonson
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  22. 21. Art Gallery
    Thor
  23. 22. Further Reading
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Thor: The Last Viking
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