Thor #145
(October 1967)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-08-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

Abandoned On Earth! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita alterations on Thor's costume and boots. Info per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

Abandoned on Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sammy Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heed the words of Thor, evil ones…!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Balder; Enchanters Three [Magnir; Brona; Forsung (death)]; Odin; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]; Luigi Gambonno; Ernesto Gambonno; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulver]; Bruto the Strong Man [Bruce Olafson]]
Synopsis
Odin defeats Forsung and demands all Asgardians return. Thor refuses and his powers are removed (except Asgardian Strength). The Ringmaster hypnotizes Thor into joining the Circus of Crime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Panels 1,2,4 & 5 of page 4, panels 1 & 2 of page 5, panels 1,2 & 5 of page 8, page 9 and panels 1 & 2 of page 10 are not reprinted in the Marvel Spectacular #16 reprint, destruction of Forsung and the Living Talisman.

The name of the Gambonnos brothers is incorrectly transcribed in this comic book in ‘Gambino.’ Their first appearance in the Marvel Universe as ‘Gambonno’ was in The Amazing Spider-Man #22, March 1965.

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Marvel Madness! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The End! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited as Vincent Colletta)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hail to valorous Volstagg! Thou hast defeated the Forty Horsemen of Satan!*
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Alibar (made Prince); Mogul (death)
Synopsis
Alibar and Hogun defeat Mogul's spotted plague.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 9 (conclusion). Tales of Asgard feature comes to an end for now.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hammer Strikes [Thor] / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
Vince Colletta (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mauro DiNicola, Angela Powell, Brian Gafney, John Saylor, Tom Haney, and "Daredevil" Douglas; includes M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Abandoned On Earth!
    Thor
  2. 1. Abandoned on Earth!
    Thor
  3. 2. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Marvel Madness!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The End!
    Tales of Asgard
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
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