Thor #306 [Direct]
(April 1981)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 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 Salicrup; Bob Budiansky (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (Editor in Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Firelord's Final Battle! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Keith Pollard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Firelord

Fury of the Firelord! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils
Keith Pollard (layouts); Chic Stone (finishes, pages 1-6); Marie Severin (finishes, page 7 (panel 1), 12, 14, 22); Frank Giacoia (finishes, pages 7 (panels 2-6), 8-9, 15-21); Dave Simons (finishes, pages 10-11)
Inks
Chic Stone (pages 1-6); Marie Severin (page 7 (panel 1), 12, 14, 22); Frank Giacoia (pages 7 (panels 2-6), 8-9, 15-21); Dave Simons (pages 10-11)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen (pages 1-6); Michael Higgins (pages 7-22 uncredited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Firelord (Origin); Gabriel the Air Walker (Origin; flashback); Galactus (flashback); Kevin Matheson; Beverly Matheson; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl] (flashback; cameo); Silver Surfer (flashback; cameo); Hercules (flashback; cameo); The Destroyer (flashback; cameo); Dr. Ramon Hernandez
Synopsis
When Firelord sees the remains of Gabriel on TV he travels to New York to confront Thor over his destruction of his friend. The origins of Gabriel and Firelord are revealed.
Reprints

"...Till Death Do Us Part!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Ralph Macchio
Pencils
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Karnilla; Balder; Nanna (Death); Haag; Hermod; Sleipnir (Odin's 8-legged horse)
Synopsis
The death of Nanna releases Balder from his oath to Karnilla.
Reprints

The Rescue! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Anthony Breaux, Bob Suveges and Bruce S. Weintraub.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total copies printed: Average last 12 months: 354,041. Nearest issue: 347,795.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Firelord's Final Battle!
    Thor
  2. 1. Fury of the Firelord!
    Thor
  3. 2. "...Till Death Do Us Part!"
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. The Rescue!
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steven Tice
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
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