Thor #404 [Direct]
(June 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
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; Marc Siry (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.


It Lurks Below! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12 (March 1963)

Something is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz (plot); Tom DeFalco (plot and script)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Colors
Marc Siry
Letters
Mike Heisler

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Annihilus (villain); Odin; Grand Vizier; Gallon (death); Benhurst; Sapristi; Detective Stone; Kevin; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder
Synopsis
Thor and Balder travel into the tunnels under Asgard to battle Annihilus.
Reprints

Ulag The Grand Enchanter (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga
Inks
Tony DeZuniga
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Mike Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; The Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Ulagg the Grand Enchanter
Synopsis
Thor and the Warriors Three begin their quest to find Ulagg the Grand Enchanter.

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

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

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

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

Script
Ralph Macchio ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Herman "Hermit" Wilson, Hurricane Heeran, Bjarn Thorsson, John Ainsworth, Josh Wagner, Pat Cooper and David Metz.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It Lurks Below!
    Thor
  2. 1. Something is Killing the Great Gods of Asgard
    Thor
  3. 2. Ulag The Grand Enchanter
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Buletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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