Thor #442 [Direct]
(Early January 1992)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except semi-monthly in November, December & January
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Ralph Macchio (editor); Len Kaminski (assistant 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.


A Hero...No More! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed); Pat Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Donald Blake; Beta Ray Bill; Sif

The Day of His Return! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (plot; script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Mike Heisler

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Eric Masterson]; Jerry Sapristi; Leena Moran [Enchantress]; Doctor Paretsky; Donald Blake; Susan Austin
Synopsis
Donald Blake operates on Susan Austin in an attempt to wake her from her coma.

The Trial of Beta Ray Bill (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe
Inks
Patrick Olliffe
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Mike Heisler

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sif; Balder; Beta Ray Bill; Ego; Myra Lee Sal; Jeter Kan Toon; Dar Mal Goth
Synopsis
Beta Ray Bill's people place him on trial, believing he is no longer fit to be their champion.

A Hero... No More! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco (plot; script); Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Mike Heisler

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mephisto; Thor [Eric Masterson]; Ulik; Balder; Sif; Odin; Annihilus; Heimdall; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Absorbing Man; Donald Blake; Loki
Synopsis
Eric Masterson is tricked into giving Mjolnir to Mephisto.

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Robert Kowalski, Chris Healy, Sterling E. McKinnon, Michael J. Barr and Keith Cardona.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Hero...No More!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Day of His Return!
    Thor
  3. 2. The Trial of Beta Ray Bill
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. A Hero... No More!
    Thor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes!
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