Thor Visionaries: Walter Simonson #[1] [First Printing]
([2000])

Marvel, 2000 Series
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Price
24.95 USD; 37.95 CAD
Pages
292
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0758-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785107583 52495
Editing
Ben Abernathy (collection editor); Mark Gruenwald (original editor); Mike Carlin (original editor); JG and Comicraft's Eric Eng Wong (design); Joe Quesada (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected editions

Issue Notes

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Steve Buccellato

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Loki; Malekith; Lorelei
Reprints

Introduction (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson

Reprints

[Thor #337 cover] (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

Doom! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill (1st); Nick Fury; Jasper Sitwell; Sif; Heimdall; Balder; Volstagg; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei (1st); Surtur
Synopsis
Nick Fury asks Thor's aid in investigating an alien ship heading for earth. Thor arrives and triggers the awakening of an alien protector, Beta Ray Bill. Bill bests Thor and takes up his hammer only to be accidentally summoned to Asgard by Odin who thinks he is summoning Thor.
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[Thor #338 cover] (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill
Reprints

A Fool and His Hammer... (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Beta Ray Bill (origin in flashback); Odin; Sif; Balder; Volstagg; INTRODUCING: Agnar; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei; Alien Demons (introduction); Surtur
Synopsis
Bill and Thor fight in single combat for the honor of wielding Mjolner and the alien bests the god of thunder.
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[Thor #339 cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif
Reprints

Something Old, Something New... (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Odin; Sif; Volstagg; Agnar; INTRODUCING: Eitri (a dwarf); VILLAINS: Throgg (I; another dwarf); Lorelei; Surtur; Fafnir; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Loki; Garm
Synopsis
Odin has the dwarves create a hammer for Bill and sends the alien and his son into space to rescue Bill's people.
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[Thor #340 cover] (Table of Contents: 8)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Beta Ray Bill; Alien Demons
Reprints

Though Hel Should Bar the Way! (Table of Contents: 9)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill; Sif; Volstagg; Hogun; Agnar; Heimdall; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei; Alien Demons; Fafnir; Surtur
Synopsis
Thor, Sif and Bill save the latters people from alien demons. Odin gives Bill a civilian identity when he strikes his hammer on the ground.
Reprints

[Thor #341 cover] (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Fafnir
Reprints

The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes (Table of Contents: 11)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Workman Jr.

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Odin; Volstagg; Balder; Guido Sapristi (introduction); VILLAINS: Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Loki; Surtur; CAMEO: Clark Kent [Superman]; Lois Lane; Heimdall
Synopsis
Thor loses the Don Blake identity and gains secret i.d. of Sigurd Jarlson courtesy of Nick Fury (his disguise being, you guessed it, a pair of glasses). Sigurd gets a job as a construction worker but the site is wrecked by Fafnir looking for the god of thunder.
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[Thor #342 cover] (Table of Contents: 12)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Eilif
Reprints

[The Last Viking!] (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Odin; Balder; Surtur; Lorelei; Karnilla; Fafnir; Eilif the Lost; Saga
Synopsis
Thor is called to an old viking village in the arctic wastes where an old viking, last of his people, tries to trick the thunder god into killing him so he can enter Valhalla.
Reprints

[Thor #343 cover] (Table of Contents: 14)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Eilif; Fafnir
Reprints

If I Should Die Before I Wake...! (Table of Contents: 15)

Thor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Heimdall; Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Surtur; Eilif; Greg Glenn (news reporter); Cloud-Rider (Valkyrie's horse); Toothgnasher (Thor's goat); Toothgrinder (Thor's goat); Munnin (Odin's Raven); Odin (disguised as an old wanderer); Chuck Cherkle (news reporter); Valkyries
Synopsis
Eilif is granted strength by Odin so he can assist Thor in fighting Fafnir.
Reprints

[Thor #344 cover] (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Demons
Reprints

Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave? (Table of Contents: 17)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Odin; Frigga; Balder; Heimdall; Geri (Odin's wolf); Muninn (Odin's Raven); Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Loki; Malekith (1st); Surtur; Karnilla; Haag; Lorelei; Trolls
Synopsis
Balder is sent by Odin to make the perilous journey to Loki's realm to ask the god of mischief for aid in combating an ancient evil. Malekith makes it there first and sways Loki to his side. Balder, forced to break his vow of non-violence by a taunting Loki, cuts off the schemer's head and wanders into the desert to die.
Reprints

[Thor #345 cover] (Table of Contents: 18)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Malekith
Reprints

That Was No Lady (Table of Contents: 19)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Balder; Roger Willis (1st); Eric Willis (1st and Death); Jarvis; Sheila Ordway; Officer Grier; Strother; Miss Blum; Silverhoof (Balder's horse); VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Dark Elves; Surtur
Synopsis
Lorelei continues her seduction of Thor. Malekith and the Dark Elves try to capture the Casket of Ancient Winters from its keeper, but the Casket is passed on to his son for protection.
Reprints

[Thor #346 cover] (Table of Contents: 20)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
Reprints

The Wild Hunt! (Table of Contents: 21)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Mr. Strother; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Surtur; Master of the Hounds; Dark Elves; Sand Devil
Synopsis
The Dark Elves try to capture the Casket of Ancient Winters from its new guardian, Roger Willis. Thor helps out. Malekith captures Thor's true (or at least enchanting) lover, Melodi, and threatens to kill her if the Casket is not given up.
Reprints

[Thor #347 cover] (Table of Contents: 22)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Malekith; Lorelei
Reprints

Into the Realm of Faerie! (Table of Contents: 23)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Odin; Heimdall; Balder; Agnar; Wyrd (a Norn); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Algrim the Strong (Introduction); Dark Elves; Surtur; Wormwood
Synopsis
Thor and Roger invade the realm of Faerie to rescue Thor's love while keeping the Casket of Ancient Winters out of Malekith's hands. They don't quite succeed. Balder has a chat with a Norn. Odin prepares for battle. Surtur prepares to invade earth.
Reprints

[Thor #348 cover] (Table of Contents: 24)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Malekith
Reprints

The Dark and the Light (Table of Contents: 25)

Thor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Simonson
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Workman, Jr.

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Norns; Odin; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Malekith; Wormwood; Dark Elves; Surtur; Karnilla; Algrim; Silverhoof (Balder's horse)
Synopsis
Thor and Roger save Lorelei, but fail to keep Malekith from opening the Casket of Ancient Winters. The Norns convince Balder that life is better than death. Surtur begins his advance.
Reprints

[preliminary sketches and layouts] (Table of Contents: 26)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. [Thor #337 cover]
    Thor
  4. 3. Doom!
    Thor
  5. 4. [Thor #338 cover]
    Thor
  6. 5. A Fool and His Hammer...
    Thor
  7. 6. [Thor #339 cover]
    Thor
  8. 7. Something Old, Something New...
    Thor
  9. 8. [Thor #340 cover]
    Thor
  10. 9. Though Hel Should Bar the Way!
    Thor
  11. 10. [Thor #341 cover]
    Thor
  12. 11. The Past Is a Bucket of Ashes
    Thor
  13. 12. [Thor #342 cover]
    Thor
  14. 13. [The Last Viking!]
    Thor
  15. 14. [Thor #343 cover]
    Thor
  16. 15. If I Should Die Before I Wake...!
    Thor
  17. 16. [Thor #344 cover]
    Thor
  18. 17. Whatever Happened To Balder the Brave?
    Thor
  19. 18. [Thor #345 cover]
    Thor
  20. 19. That Was No Lady
    Thor
  21. 20. [Thor #346 cover]
    Thor
  22. 21. The Wild Hunt!
    Thor
  23. 22. [Thor #347 cover]
    Thor
  24. 23. Into the Realm of Faerie!
    Thor
  25. 24. [Thor #348 cover]
    Thor
  26. 25. The Dark and the Light
    Thor
  27. 26. [preliminary sketches and layouts]
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