Thor #186 [Regular Edition]
(March 1971)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Worlds at War! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time has come to die!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hela
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Indexer Notes

Verpoorten inks per Nick Caputo (August 24, 2009). Tony Rose concurs (December 6, 2010). Sinnott's personal records erroneously credit him with inks.

Worlds at War! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ruled by a super-powerful being known only as Infinity--
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Odin; Infinity; Hela; The Silent One (death); Don Blake; The Guardian; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Sif; Odin's Vizier; Balder; Heimdall
Synopsis
The Silent One leads Thor to Hela, who tries to kill Thor, but The Silent One gives his life to save Thor. Odin battles Infinity.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 12 and 13 of the story were only half pages (per Michel Faber, June 10, 2006).

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

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

The Hammer Strikes [Thor] / letters page / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Part of page one contains the Statement of Ownership which is detailed in the next index.

Letters from: Rosalind Ragoff, Nils Osmar, Vitaya Arunyaksen, Neal Pozner, Terry Con and Michael Reeves.

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

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Total distribution, average of the previous 12 months: 412,395, issue closest to filing date: 375,065.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Worlds at War!
    Thor
  2. 1. Worlds at War!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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