Thor #293 [Newsstand]
(March 1980)

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]
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

What Lies Behind -- The Door to the Mind's Dark Eye? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor

The Twilight of SOME Gods! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Mark Gruenwald ("some multiversal bon mots"); Ralph Macchio ("some multiversal bon mots")
Pencils
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Joe Rosen

Job Number
LF659
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Eternals [Ikaris; Thena; Sersi] (flashback, cameo); Mutates [Karkas] (flashback, cameo); Hercules (flashback, cameo); Ares (flashback, cameo); Odin; Eye of Odin; Midgard Serpent (flashback, cameo); Balder (flashback, cameo); Hoder (flasback, cameo); Sif (flashback, cameo); Grey Gargoyle (flashback, cameo); Jane Foster (flashback, cameo); Ulik (flashback, cameo); Troll King (flashback, cameo); Dr. Doom (flashback, cameo); Loki (flashback, cameo); Firelord (flashback, cameo); Silver Surfer (flashback, cameo); Galactus (flashback, cameo); Executioner (flashback, cameo); The Unknown (flashback, cameo); The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]] (flashback, cameo); Enchantress (flashback, cameo); Magneto (flashback, cameo); Absorbing Man (flashback, cameo); Destroyer (flashback, cameo); Hulk (flashback, cameo); Hercules (flashback, cameo); The Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral] (flashback, cameo); Fenris Wolf (flashback, cameo); Vidar (flashback); Heimdall (flashback); Surtur (flashback); Vili (flashback, cameo); Ve (flashback, cameo); Hoenir (flashback, cameo); Magni (flashback, cameo); Modi (flashback, cameo); Jesus (baby, flashback, cameo); Virgin Mary (flashback, cameo); Joseph (flashback, cameo)
Synopsis
The Eye of Odin tells Thor of how the current group of Asgardian Gods was created after the previous set experienced their own Ragnarok. The Ragnarok burned Asgard to brightly that it became the star that was followed by the three wise men in the Bible.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue which will tell the origin of Odin.

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

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Mark Salzberg, John L. Helmerl, Tad and George W. Woodruff III.

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

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # of copies previous 12 months: 386,586 (?)

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

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

The Hungry Battleaxe! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What Lies Behind -- The Door to the Mind's Dark Eye?
    Thor
  2. 1. The Twilight of SOME Gods!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Hungry Battleaxe!
    Iron Man; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Christopher Garry
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Fawzy Partridge
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Dwayne Best
  • Howard Kinyon
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Max Capp
  • Darrel McCann