Thor #422 [Direct]
(Early September 1990)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except semi-monthly in August, September and October.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Ralph Macchio (editor); 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.


The Black Galaxy Saga: Who Is Nobilus? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Nobilus; High Evolutionary
Reprints

... Then What Are Gods? (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz (plot); Tom DeFalco (plot, script)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks
Romeo Tanghal (finished art)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Mike Heisler

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are no stars within the dreaded Black Galaxy!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Hercules; High Evolutionary; Hunger Probes; Count Tagar; Nobilus; Sir Lepard; The Analyzer; Stellaris; Susan Austin; Leena Moran; Jerry Sapristi; Juvan; Zon; Celestials
Synopsis
Thor and Hercules travel to the Black Galaxy where they find the High Evolutionary and his latest attempt to evolve the human race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Erroneous Joe Sinnott inks credit replaced by Stephane Petit via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

The Secret of the Endless Circle! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Gary Hartle
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In distant Jotunheim, the Warriors Three have made a most perilous discovery--!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Ymir; Odin; Heimdall; Grand Vizier; Surtur (cameo)
Synopsis
The Warriors Three seek to stop Ymir while in Asgard Odin instructs Heimdall to send troops to their aid. But is Odin really who he seems?

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Galaxy Saga: Who Is Nobilus?
    Thor
  2. 1. ... Then What Are Gods?
    Thor
  3. 2. The Secret of the Endless Circle!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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