Thor #423 [Direct]
(Late 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: The Day of Their Return (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Analyzer; Hercules; High Evolutionary; Count Tagar
Reprints

The Day of Their Return! [The Black Galaxy Saga] (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Frenz (Co-plot); Tom DeFalco (plot; script)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (layouts)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Hercules; High Evolutionary; Celestials; Nobilus; Stellaris; Count Tagar; Analyzer; Juvan; Zon; Sif; Leir; Caber; Susan Austin; Miss Lukus; Watcher
Synopsis
Thor battles a Celestial who splits him from the body of Eric Masterson. Count Tagar discovers the secret of the Black Galaxy.
Reprints

If Defeat Should Come (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
Clem Robinson

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Heimdall; Arko; Deilla; Ymir; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Surtur; Grand Vizier
Synopsis
Heimdall and the forces of Asgard battle Ymir. The Grand Vizier discovers the truth behind Odin's strange behavior.

[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: The Day of Their Return
    Thor
  2. 1. The Day of Their Return! [The Black Galaxy Saga]
    Thor
  3. 2. If Defeat Should Come
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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