Thor #400 [Direct]
(February 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ralph Macchio; Tom DeFalco (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


God vs. God in the Greatest Battle of All Time (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

Lest the Heavens Perish! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (plot; script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]
Letters
John Workman (pages 1-12, 14, 17, 18); Michael Heisler (pages 13, 15, 16, 19-35)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Asgardians; Balder; the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Caber; the Demons of Death; the Earth Force [Earth-Lord; Skyhawk; Wind-Warrior]; the Enchantress; Frost Giants; Grog; Heimdall; Karnilla; Leir; Lorelei; Odin; Seth [also as the Serpent God of Death]; Sif; Surtur; Thor; Trolls; Tyr; Valdor; Vizier; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Inhumans (cameo) [Black Bolt; Karnak; Gorgon; Triton]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the War of the Gods, continued from last issue. Dedicated to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

I... This Hammer! (Or, If You Knew Uru Like We Knew Uru!) (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Brett Breeding
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
the Absorbing Man; the Grey Gargoyle; the Hulk; Thor; Ulik; the Wrecker
Reprints

Who Shall Be Worthy? (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco ?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Beta Ray Bill; the Captain [Steve Rogers]; Dargo Ktor; Odin; Thor
Synopsis
Page on the characters who've lifted the hammer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

The Heart of a Hero! (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco ?
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
the Enchantress; Hela; Jane Foster; Lady Sif; Lorelei
Synopsis
Page on Thor's romantic leads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Brett Breeding.

When Volstagg Was In Flower! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Warriors Three / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils
Rich Yanizeski [as Rich Yanizesky]
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Robbie Busch
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Volstagg's children; the Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
Reprints

When Warriors Clasp! (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz
Pencils
Gary Hartle
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hercules; Thor
Synopsis
Tongue-in-cheek story of Thor and Hercules arm-wrestling.
Reprints

Evil Aborning (Table of Contents: 7)

Loki / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Randall Frenz
Pencils
Charles Vess
Inks
Charles Vess
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Eldred (wizard); Loki; Odin; Surtur; Trolls; Vizier

Sif (Table of Contents: 8)

Sif / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Workman (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Sif
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. God vs. God in the Greatest Battle of All Time
    Thor
  2. 1. Lest the Heavens Perish!
    Thor
  3. 2. I... This Hammer! (Or, If You Knew Uru Like We Knew Uru!)
    Thor
  4. 3. Who Shall Be Worthy?
    Thor
  5. 4. The Heart of a Hero!
    Thor
  6. 5. When Volstagg Was In Flower!
    The Warriors Three
  7. 6. When Warriors Clasp!
    Thor
  8. 7. Evil Aborning
    Loki
  9. 8. Sif
    Sif
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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  • Peter Croome
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