Thor Epic Collection #17 - In Mortal Flesh
(2017)

Marvel, 2013 Series
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Volume
17
Price
39.99 USD; 52.00 CAD
Pages
492
On-sale Date
2017-08-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Epic Collection; Marvel [in horizontal box]; Epic
ISBN
978-1-302-90698-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302906986 53999
Printer
LSC Communications Inc., Kendallville, IN, USA
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (credited) (collection editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #401-418 and Thor Annual (Marvel, 1966 series) #14.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited) (signed as FRENZ)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited) (signed as SINNOTT)
Colors
Veronica Gandini (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Thor Odinson]; Quasar; Thing; Doctor Strange
Reprints

Epic Collection (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Mighty Thor: In Mortal Flesh (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

In Mortal Flesh (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

The Mighty Thor vs. the Evil of Loki! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Yanizeski
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Loki; Thor
Reprints

The Wager (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Randall Frenz
Pencils
Rich Yanizeski
Inks
Hector Collazo
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Balder; Baldric (Viking); giant rats; Loki; Odin; Thor [also as Sigurd Jarlson]; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
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She's Back! Sadistic! Unbeatable! Quicksand! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Reprints

Even an Asgardian Can Die!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Mongoose
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Avengers #300.

The Golden Hair of Glimda (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Tom Morgan
Inks
Tom Morgan
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Glimda
Reprints

[Thor #403] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Enchantress; the Executioner; Thor
Reprints

When the Executioner Calls!! (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Count Tagar; the Enchantress; Eric Masterson; the Executioner [Brute Benhurst]; Grand Vizier; Jerry Sapristi; Mongoose; Odin; Quicksand
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The Wolves of Ravenswood! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Gary Hartle
Inks
Mike Gustovich
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Asgardians; Haaken the Hunter; Loki (as a child); Sif (as a child); Thor (as a child); wolves
Reprints

It Lurks Below! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Balder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12 (March 1963)

Something Is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Annihilus (villain); Odin; Grand Vizier; Gallon (death); Benhurst; Sapristi; Detective Stone; Kevin; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder
Synopsis
Thor and Balder travel into the tunnels under Asgard to battle Annihilus.
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Ulag the Grand Enchanter (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Ulagg the Grand Enchanter
Synopsis
Thor and the Warriors Three begin their quest to find Ulagg the Grand Enchanter.
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The Mighty Thor vs. Annihilus! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Annihilus; Sif; Hogun; Balder the Brave
Reprints

Odin Must Die (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Sif; Hogun; Balder the Brave; Odin; Grand Vizier; Kevin Masterson; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman; The Thing]; Cheetah; Annihilus (villain)
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This Lethal Land (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun the Grim; Fandral the Dashing; Volstagg]
Reprints

Return to Wundagore! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor
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War with Wundagore! (Table of Contents: 19)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Count Tagar; Eric Masterson; Grand Commissioner (Rigellian); Hercules; the High Evolutionary (flashback); Kevin Masterson; the Knights of Wundagore; Mongoose; Rigellians; the Scientist Supreme (Rigellian); Susan; Thor
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Let There Be Life! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Ulagg the Grand Enchanter; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
Reprints

[Thor #407] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
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Menace of the Living Universe (Table of Contents: 22)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hercules
Reprints

[Thor #408] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Eric Masterson; Hercules; Mongoose; Odin; Thor
Reprints

"The Fateful Decision!" (Table of Contents: 24)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Count Tagar; Eric Masterson; Hercules; the High Evolutionary; Kevin Masterson; Mongoose; Odin; Susan; Thor; Vizier
Synopsis
Thor adopts the new identity of architect Eric Masterson as Odin merges the two beings together.
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There Dwells a Monster! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Gregory Wright; Tom Vincent
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Grundor (troll); Thor; Trolls; Uroc
Reprints

[Thor #409] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
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Doom Is Only Sixty Seconds Away (Table of Contents: 27)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker (credited as Parker); Bill Oakley (credited as Oakley)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Dr. Doom (villain)
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To Fight the Unbeatable Foe (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

[Thor #410] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Hercules; She-Hulk; Thor]; Dr. Doom; Dr. Doom [Kristof]
Reprints

"Two Dooms to Destroy Me!" (Table of Contents: 30)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
George Roussos; Tom Vincent
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Avengers [Hercules; She-Hulk; Thor]; Dr. Doom; Dr. Doom [Kristof]; Eric Masterson; Loki (in shadows, not identified)
Reprints

Volstagg the Lion of Asgard (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gudrun; Volstagg; Volstagg's children
Reprints

[Thor #405 Cover Art] (Table of Contents: 32)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero

Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Thirteen] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Thing; Dr. Strange
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio ?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Set Ascending [Atlantis Attacks, Chapter Thirteen] (Table of Contents: 35)

Thor / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Al Milgrom; Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
John Wilcox
Letters
Agustin Más

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Sersi; Vision; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Gaea; Ghaur; Set; Demogorge; Namor the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Viper [Madame Hydra] (cameo)
Synopsis
Thor, Quasar, the Thing and Doctor Strange travel to another dimension to battle the Elder God Set.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis Attacks

Indexer Notes

Atlantis Attacks continued from West Coast Avengers (Marvel, 1986 series) #4.
Atlantis Attacks concludes in Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #22.

God's Hope (Table of Contents: 36)

Thor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton
Pencils
Bob Layton; Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Tim Harkins

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis
In the far future, after mankind has died out, Thor visits the empty Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Title from Contents page.

Relative Strengths and Comparisons (Table of Contents: 37)

Thor / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Volstagg; Loki; Hercules; Beyonder; Odin; Zeus; Sutur; Mangog; Destroyer; Ego; Galactus; Living Tribunal; Eternity; Celestials
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from Contents page.

Balder Agonistes (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Ralph Macchio
Pencils
Bo Hampton
Inks
Bo Hampton
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Karnilla; Nanna (as a corpse)
Synopsis
Karnilla tries to seduce Balder after the death of Nanna.
Reprints

Thy Neighbor's Wife (Table of Contents: 39)

Loki / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz
Pencils
Jim Valentino
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sigyn; Odin; Thor; Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun the Grim; Fandral the Dashing]; Sif; Theoric; Loki; Geirrodur
Synopsis
Loki tricks Sigyn into marrying him by taking the guise of her dead fiance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues in part from story in Thor #400.

The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 13: A Congress of Crowns (Table of Contents: 40)

Watcher / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Keith Williams
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Jade Moede
Editing
Mark Gruenwald

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Stingray; Scarlet Witch; Watcher [Uatu]; Hugh Jones (Roxxon Oil president); Living Laser (cameo); Vision (cameo); Serpent Squad [Sidewinder; Anaconda; Black Mamba; Death Adder] (cameo)
Synopsis
Hugh Jones joins the two Serpent Crowns into one, more powerful Serpent Crown.
Reprints
Keywords
Serpent Crown

Indexer Notes

Continues in Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #22.

[Thor #408 Cover Art] (Table of Contents: 41)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero

Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut! (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Juggernaut; Thor
Reprints

The Gentleman's Name Is Juggernaut! (Table of Contents: 43)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Chord; Eric Masterson; Hercules [Harry Cleese]; the Juggernaut; Loki; the New Warriors [Firestar; Marvel Boy [Vance Astro]; Namorita; the Night Thrasher; Nova [Richard Rider]; Speedball]; Tai; Thor [Eric Masterson]
Synopsis
Loki transports Juggernaut from his stasis prison in England to New York to face down Thor. Thor holds his own against Juggernaut until a strange weakness once again seizes him. Thor falls and the New Warriors arrive to take up the battle.
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Indexer Notes

Acts of Vengeance crossover.

The Psychic Slaveship of Space! (Table of Contents: 44)

Beta Ray Bill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; Captain Orack
Synopsis
Bill takes off to investigate a strange spaceship flying close to his own and is captured by Captain Orack.
Reprints

Thor vs. the Unstoppable Juggernaut! (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Juggernaut; The New Warriors [Nova [Richard Rider]; Namorita; Firestar; Speedball; Marvel Boy [Vance Astro]; Night Thrasher]
Reprints

Introducing the New Warriors (Table of Contents: 46)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler; Jack Morelli

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Kevin Masterson; Susan Austin; Hercules; New Warriors [Nova [Richard Rider]; Namorita; Firestar; Speedball; Night Thrasher; Marvel Boy [Vance Astro]] (introduction); Juggernaut (villain); Loki (villain)
Synopsis
With Thor down for the count, the New Warriors arrive and battle the Juggernaut. Thor recovers his strength and joins the fray as he and the kids are finally able to banish Juggernaut to another dimension.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Acts of Vengeance crossover; For a complete checklist of the Acts of Vengeance issues, please see the cover notes for the story Prologue in Avengers Spotlight #26.

Freedom Is Only a Choice Away (Table of Contents: 47)

Beta Ray Bill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; Captain Orack (villain)
Synopsis
Bill has been trapped and is being used to help power a spaceship that feeds off of psychic energy. When the people of his race are threatened, however, he breaks free and faces Captain Orack.
Reprints

The Beast Within! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange; Thor [Eric Masterson]
Reprints

Within Me Dwells a Monster! (Table of Contents: 49)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Black Knight [Dane Whitman] (flashback); Doctor Strange; the Earth Force [Earth-Lord; Skyhawk; Wind-Warrior] (flashback); Grog (flashback); Hercules [Harry Cleese]; Hogun (flashback); Jackie Lukus; Kevin Masterson; Loki; Odin (flashback); Seth [also as the Serpent God of Death] (flashback); Surtur (flashback); Susan; Thor [Eric Masterson]; Ulik; Wong
Reprints

Defiance Means Death! (Table of Contents: 50)

Beta Ray Bill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; Captain Orack
Reprints

Beyond Courage, Must I Strive! (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Ulik
Reprints

Beyond Courage, Must I Strive! (Table of Contents: 52)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Ulik; Samantha Joyce; Susan Austin; Marcy; Detective Evans; Lieutenant Marcus Stone; Mr. Geppi; Mr. Marrero; Kevin Masterson
Synopsis
Thor and Hercules battle Ulik, but eventually it comes down to one policeman who finally defeats Ulik.
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When Gods Wear Mortal Flesh! (Table of Contents: 53)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Frost Giants; Keith Kincaid; Kronans [the Stone Men]; Odin; Thor [Don Blake]
Reprints

When Gods Wear Mortal Flesh! (Table of Contents: 54)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Balder (flashback); the Birdbeast (flashback); Eric Masterson; Frost Giants (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback); Keith Kincaid (flashback); Kronans [the Stone Men] (aliens, flashback); Odin (flashback); Thor [Don Blake] (flashback)
Synopsis
A semi-retrospective on Thor's career, recapping his origin.
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The Way of the Warrior! (Table of Contents: 55)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Asgardians; Dagal (Thorgum the Tree-Shaper's son); Hogun (main character)
Reprints

The Hero and the Horror! (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
Reprints

The Hero and the Horror (Table of Contents: 57)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Greatest Love (Table of Contents: 58)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Mark Texeira
Inks
Mark Texeira
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Fandral
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The Stalker from Space! (Table of Contents: 59)

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Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?

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Characters
Thor
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Only Death Can Save Thee (Table of Contents: 60)

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Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Heisler

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fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Hercules; Cosmic Vampire
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The Abduction (Table of Contents: 61)

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Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Gary Hartle
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
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Nel Yomtov
Letters
Michael Heisler

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fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Leir; Dagda; Caber; Grand Vizier; Sif; Odin; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
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Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[Thor #418] (Table of Contents: 62)

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Joe Sinnott
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?

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Fear Kills (Table of Contents: 63)

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Ron Frenz; Tom DeFalco
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Ron Frenz
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Joe Sinnott
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George Roussos
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Michael Heisler

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Thor; Hercules; the Wrecker; Wrecking Crew [Goliath; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer]; Ulik
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Where Lies My Loyalty? (Table of Contents: 64)

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Tom DeFalco
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Gary Hartle
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Mike DeCarlo
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Nel Yomtov
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Michael Heisler

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fantasy-supernatural
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[Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Update '89 Character Profile Art] (Table of Contents: 65)

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Ron Frenz (credited)
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Joe Rubinstein (credited as Josef Rubinstein)
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Andy Yanchus (credited)

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[Character Design for the New Warriors] (Table of Contents: 66)

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Ron Frenz (credited)

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[Kid Nova, Night Thrasher & Marvel Boy Character Designs] (Table of Contents: 67)

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Ron Frenz (credited)

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[Thor #411-412 Plots] (Table of Contents: 68)

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Tom DeFalco (credited)
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typeset

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[Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 69)

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Bret Blevins
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Petra Goldberg

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Hela
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[Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 70)

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Jon Bogdanove
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Al Milgrom
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Petra Goldberg

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Volstagg
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[Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 71)

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John Buscema
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Brett Breeding
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Bret Blevins

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Thor; Loki
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[Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 72)

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Walter Simonson
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Walter Simonson
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Petra Goldberg

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Thor
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[Marvel Fanfare #50 Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 73)

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Mark Badger
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Mark Badger
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Mark Badger

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Thor
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[Thor #418 Page 12 Original Art] (Table of Contents: 74)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Epic Collection
  3. 2. The Mighty Thor: In Mortal Flesh
  4. 3. In Mortal Flesh
  5. 4. The Mighty Thor vs. the Evil of Loki!
    Thor
  6. 5. The Wager
    Thor
  7. 6. She's Back! Sadistic! Unbeatable! Quicksand!
    Thor
  8. 7. Even an Asgardian Can Die!!
    Thor
  9. 8. The Golden Hair of Glimda
    Tales of Asgard
  10. 9. [Thor #403]
    Thor
  11. 10. When the Executioner Calls!!
    Thor
  12. 11. The Wolves of Ravenswood!
    Tales of Asgard
  13. 12. It Lurks Below!
    Thor
  14. 13. Something Is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard
    Thor
  15. 14. Ulag the Grand Enchanter
    Tales of Asgard
  16. 15. The Mighty Thor vs. Annihilus!
    Thor
  17. 16. Odin Must Die
    Thor
  18. 17. This Lethal Land
    Tales of Asgard
  19. 18. Return to Wundagore!
    Thor
  20. 19. War with Wundagore!
    Thor
  21. 20. Let There Be Life!
    Tales of Asgard
  22. 21. [Thor #407]
    Thor
  23. 22. Menace of the Living Universe
    Thor
  24. 23. [Thor #408]
    Thor
  25. 24. "The Fateful Decision!"
    Thor
  26. 25. There Dwells a Monster!
    Tales of Asgard
  27. 26. [Thor #409]
    Thor
  28. 27. Doom Is Only Sixty Seconds Away
    Thor
  29. 28. To Fight the Unbeatable Foe
    Tales of Asgard
  30. 29. [Thor #410]
    Thor
  31. 30. "Two Dooms to Destroy Me!"
    Thor
  32. 31. Volstagg the Lion of Asgard
    Tales of Asgard
  33. 32. [Thor #405 Cover Art]
    Thor
  34. 33. Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Thirteen]
    Thor
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. Set Ascending [Atlantis Attacks, Chapter Thirteen]
    Thor
  37. 36. God's Hope
    Thor
  38. 37. Relative Strengths and Comparisons
    Thor
  39. 38. Balder Agonistes
    Tales of Asgard
  40. 39. Thy Neighbor's Wife
    Loki
  41. 40. The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 13: A Congress of Crowns
    Watcher
  42. 41. [Thor #408 Cover Art]
    Thor
  43. 42. Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut!
    Thor
  44. 43. The Gentleman's Name Is Juggernaut!
    Thor
  45. 44. The Psychic Slaveship of Space!
    Beta Ray Bill
  46. 45. Thor vs. the Unstoppable Juggernaut!
    Thor
  47. 46. Introducing the New Warriors
    Thor
  48. 47. Freedom Is Only a Choice Away
    Beta Ray Bill
  49. 48. The Beast Within!
    Thor
  50. 49. Within Me Dwells a Monster!
    Thor
  51. 50. Defiance Means Death!
    Beta Ray Bill
  52. 51. Beyond Courage, Must I Strive!
    Thor
  53. 52. Beyond Courage, Must I Strive!
    Thor
  54. 53. When Gods Wear Mortal Flesh!
    Thor
  55. 54. When Gods Wear Mortal Flesh!
    Thor
  56. 55. The Way of the Warrior!
    Tales of Asgard
  57. 56. The Hero and the Horror!
    Thor
  58. 57. The Hero and the Horror
    Thor
  59. 58. The Greatest Love
    Tales of Asgard
  60. 59. The Stalker from Space!
    Thor
  61. 60. Only Death Can Save Thee
    Thor
  62. 61. The Abduction
    Tales of Asgard
  63. 62. [Thor #418]
    Thor
  64. 63. Fear Kills
    Thor
  65. 64. Where Lies My Loyalty?
    Tales of Asgard
  66. 65. [Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Update '89 Character Profile Art]
  67. 66. [Character Design for the New Warriors]
    New Warriors
  68. 67. [Kid Nova, Night Thrasher & Marvel Boy Character Designs]
  69. 68. [Thor #411-412 Plots]
    Thor
  70. 69. [Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up]
    Hela
  71. 70. [Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up]
    Volstaag
  72. 71. [Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up]
    Loki; Thor
  73. 72. [Marvel Fanfare #45 Pin-Up]
    Thor
  74. 73. [Marvel Fanfare #50 Pin-Up]
    Thor
  75. 74. [Thor #418 Page 12 Original Art]
    Thor
  76. 75. [Thor Annual #14 Cover Art]
    Thor
  77. 76. Epic Collection
  78. 77. To Spare a Life, Thor Makes the Ultimate Sacrifice!
    Thor
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