Thor #294
(April 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]
Barcode
0714860245004
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.


The Awesome Origin of Odin! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed as pollard)
Inks
Keith Pollard (signed as pollard)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Odin

New Asgards for Old! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Keith Pollard (credited) (breakdowns); Chic Stone (credited) (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

Job Number
LF69
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder (flashback); Vili (flashback); Ve (flashback); Vidar (flashback); Vali (Flashback); Hoenir (flashback); Hoder (flashback); Magni (flashback); Modi (flashback); Odin (flashback); The Warriors Three [Volstagg; Hogun; Fandral] (flashback; cameo); Enchantress (flashback; cameo); Executioner (flashback; cameo); Ymir (flashback; cameo); Aske (flashback; cameo); Embla (flashback; cameo); Heimdall (flashback; cameo); Vizier (flashback; cameo); Voglinda (flashback); Vellgnda (flashback); Flosshilda (flashback); Alberich (gnome; flashback); Frigga (flashback); Fafnir (flashback); Fasolt (flashback); Loki (flashback); Idunn (flashback); Frey (flashback)
Synopsis
Odin creates Asgard and all the other Asgardian Gods from the remnants of the previous Asgard. Loki tricks Odin into promising Idunn to the Storm Giants Fafnir and Fasolt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

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

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

A Hot Time in the Old Town (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Human Torch; Hostess / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited as Roy T.); Mark Gruenwald
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
The Hammer Strikes

Indexer Notes

The letters page is replaced by this two-page article by Mark Gruenwald on the nature of mythology and the Zodiac in the Marvel Universe. Roy Thomas writes a short introduction. The article is accompanied by diagrams.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Awesome Origin of Odin!
  2. 1. New Asgards for Old!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. A Hot Time in the Old Town
    Human Torch; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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