Thor #222
(April 1974)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Battle at the Gates of Hell! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Joe Sinnott ?; Al Milgrom ?; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Ares
Synopsis
Thor and Hercules vs Ares
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Sinnott inks per Nick Caputo. Nick originally credited Al Milgrom, who noted he may have inked the cover. Romita alterations on Thor and Hercules faces.

Before the Gates of Hell! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Ares; Demetros (I); Kratos; Zeus; Nestos (I); Odin; Sif; Hildegarde; Krista; Pluto; Odin's Vizier; Chaga (I)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Demetros, Nestos and Chaga.

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

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

Script
Gerry Conway ?
Pencils
John Romita (illustration)
Inks
John Romita (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Thor; Gladiator

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and replies to) Del S. and Steve Jetta, also includes two partial panels from a previous Thor story, a special bullpen note and Marvel Value Stamp #41 featuring the Gladiator (artwork taken from page 10 of Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #18.)

Homilies, Hijink, and Happy New Year - From the Hallowed Halls of Marvel! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Value, Value - Who's Got the Value? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle at the Gates of Hell!
    Thor
  2. 1. Before the Gates of Hell!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
  4. 3. Homilies, Hijink, and Happy New Year - From the Hallowed Halls of Marvel!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Value, Value - Who's Got the Value?
    Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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  • David Bruce
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
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