Thor #297 [Direct]
(July 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

The Sword of Siegfried! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Keith Pollard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor [as Siegfried]

The Sword of Siegfried! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Eye of Odin; Odin (flashback); Siegmund (flashback); Valkyries [Brunnhilda; Valtrauta; Hildegard] (flashback); Hunding (flashback); Sieglinda (flashback); Mime (flashback); Siegfried (flashback); Ablerich (flashback); Fafnir (dragon; flashback)
Synopsis
Siegfried, son of Siegmund and Sieglinda, is raised by Mime the gnome. Mime hopes to use Siegfried to steal the Ring of Nibelung.
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Indexer Notes

Story based on the opera Siegfried by Richard Wagner.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Roy announces that this will be the last issue written by him, though he has the book plotted thru #300.

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Danny Chen and Rich Calgie.

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

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

Sunday Punch! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Thing; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sword of Siegfried!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Sword of Siegfried!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Sunday Punch!
    Thing; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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