Thor #228 [British]
(October 1974)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.07 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Editing
Roy Thomas
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 is a variant of Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #228 [Regular Edition].


The Birth and Death of Ego, the Living Planet! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Egros (in the form of Thor); Chimu
Reprints

Ego: Beginning and End! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Rich Buckler; Arvell Jones; Keith Pollard (see notes)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Galactus; Firelord; Ego (origin); Egros (in the form of Thor) (ontroduction); Chimu (introduction); Odin; Sif; Destroyer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas notes on the splash page that Arvell Jones and Keith Pollard assisted Buckler on pencils. First appearances of Egros (in the form of Thor) and Chimu, origin of Ego, the Living Planet.

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

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema; Gil Kane; Tom Sutton; Gene Colan (illustrations)
Inks
Mike Esposito; Joe Sinnott; Tom Sutton; Tom Palmer (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Danny Crespi

Characters
Hercules; Krista; Spider-Man; Morbius; Blade; Loki

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and replies to) Mark A. Solinski, Donald Porgos, Charles Murphy and Rob Bier, also includes a small promo for Vampire Tales with two illustrations, a portion of a panel from a previous Thor comic, a Marvel Comics subscription ad and Marvel Value Stamp #40 featuring Loki.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Birth and Death of Ego, the Living Planet!
    Thor
  2. 1. Ego: Beginning and End!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
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