Thor #283 [Regular Edition]
(May 1979)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 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
0714860245005
Editing
Jim Shooter (consulting editor); Roy Thomas; Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor)
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.


Suddenly--the Celestials! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Gammenon

Suddenly--The Celestials! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
LG362
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Gammenon (a Celestial; villain); Odin; Balder (flashback; cameo); Midgard Serpent (flashback; cameo); Thor [Roger "Red" Norvell] (flashback; cameo); Sif (flashback; cameo); Eternals [Virako; Valkin; Ikaris; Druig] (flashback; cameo); Dromedan (flashback; cameo); Mimir; Phil (pilot); Dave (pilot); Nancy (stewardess); Lisa (passenger); Johnson (passenger)
Synopsis
Thor confronts Odin, asking questions about the false Ragnarok, the identity of Thor's mother, and Odin's knowledge of the Celestials, all of which Odin refuses to answer. Thor flies to Peru where he discovers the newest host of the Celestials has arrived.
Reprints

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

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Al Schroeder III and Dennis Mallonee.

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

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

Brains Over Brawn! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Iron Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Suddenly--the Celestials!
    Thor
  2. 1. Suddenly--The Celestials!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Brains Over Brawn!
    Iron Man; Hostess
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