Thor #272 [Regular Edition]
(June 1978)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 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]
Barcode
0714860245006
Editing
Jim Shooter (editor); Len Wein (consulting editor)

Issue Notes

This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Day the Thunder Failed! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema ?
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
Synopsis
Thor in lightning storm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Buscema cover credits provided 2005 by Steven Tice and confirmed 2006 by Bob McLeod. Nick Caputo is uncertain about Buscema inks. Cohen coloring credit per info by Andy Yanchus in The Comic Reader # 206, November 1982.

The Day the Thunder Failed! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Tom Palmer (finished art)
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Skyrmir the Giant; Utgard Master of Utgartdhall; Logi; Hugi; Elli; Harris Hobbs (reporter)
Synopsis
Thor tells some children the tale of his youth when Thor and Loki were challenged by Utgard, Master of Utgartdhall.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Roy Thomas discusses the history of the Thor comic and his taking over of writing chores on the book.

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

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

Leave Me Alone (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; The Hulk / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day the Thunder Failed!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Day the Thunder Failed!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Leave Me Alone
    Hostess Fruit Pies; The Hulk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
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