Thor #228 [Regular Edition]
(October 1974)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 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
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 has variants.


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
Dan 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 (assist); Keith Pollard (assist)
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

First appearances of Egros (in the form of Thor) and Chimu, origin of Ego, the Living Planet.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hammer Strikes; Marvel Value Stamp / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

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. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes; Marvel Value Stamp
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