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Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition comic books

  • Issue #251UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 251UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "To Hela and Back," script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Thor confronts the Vizier about the missing Odin's whereabouts; Vizier tells him that he has scanned everywhere, except the Dimension of Death, because he cannot see into it; Thor decides to ride there to look for Odin; Once there, Thor is confronted by the legions of the Einherjar; Thor sees a shadowy figure that looks like Odin; He fights his way to him, only to find it is Grombar, not Odin. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Karnilla, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, and Hela. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #253UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 253UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and John Romita (alterations), inks by John Verpoorten and John Romita. "Chaos in the Kingdom of the Trolls," script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns), inks by Tony DeZuniga (finished art); Ulik, thinking Thor dead, goes to attack the dragon; Ulik defeats it and takes its eye, only to find Thor standing in his path; Thor manages to get the ruby from Ulik; Ulik tells Thor why he needs the ruby; The Trolls have accidentally dug through to another dimension, where lives the bestial Trogg; Trogg who has killed many trolls before they could seal the portal, but they need the ruby to seal it permanently; Thor agrees to help Ulik defeat Trogg if he can keep the ruby. Tale of Asgard: the conclusion of "The Weapon and the Warrior!", script by David Kraft, art by Pablo Marcos; Thor and the Storm Giant fight to a standstill, realize they have no real reason to fight, and part ways amicably. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #254UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 254UK

    UK Edition. This issue reprints Thor 159, "The Answer at Last!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. After completing a surgery successfully, Dr. Donald Blake returns to his apartment where he begins to ponder about the secrets of his double identity; Namely, is he really Thor or Donald Blake?; And if he is the latter, what happened to the original Thor?; Drifting to sleep, he dreams about going to Asgard in his godly form and asking Odin for the answers that have been plaguing him; Hearing this request from Asgard, Odin decrees that Blake shall be told the truth, and when Blake awakens, Odin appears before him and tells him the fate of what happened to Thor many years ago; Odin tells of a time when Thor was brash, arrogant, and reckless. Pages 3 and 14 of original story omitted. New cover by Rich Buckler/Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #255UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 255UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and John Romita (alterations), inks by John Verpoorten and John Romita (alterations). The Stone Men of Saturn (marooned since Thor 83!) return in "Lo, The Quest Begins!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Tony DeZuniga; Thor returns to Asgard empty handed, but that was what Mimir was expecting; He did not want the eye, just to test Thor's honor; Mimir tells Thor that the answers he seeks lie with the Doomsday Star; They leave in the Starjammer, but get caught in a meteor storm and their sail is damaged; They land on an asteroid for repairs and come across a crashed spaceship and a group of dust covered statues; It turns out they are not statues, but the Stone Men from Saturn that Thor fought way back when, and they want the Starjammer. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, and Karnilla. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #256UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 256UK

    UK Edition.Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Lurker in the Dark!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Tony Dezuniga; The Recorder arrives to aid the Asgardians in their quest; They come across a monstrous derelict starship and decide to investigate; Inside, they are attacked by Securitrons, but after a thorough thrashing and a lucky shot at Sif, they are called off by Relstor; After they disappear, Sif collapses; Back in Asgard, Brokar brings Balder grim news; After the nurses have cared for Sif and left, Sporr's tentacles carry her off, and the Asgardians cannot stop it. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, and Karnilla. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #257UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 257UK

    UK Edition.Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Death, Thou Shalt Die!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; As the heroes seek Sporr, Relstor tells the Asgardians the history of Levianon; They finally come across one of Sporr's tentacles, only to have it collapse the hallway again; Back in Asgard, Balder and Karnilla look upon a mysterious army that has appeared on the outskirts of Asgard; Back on Levianon, Thor holds up the ceiling to save everyone; They then manage to track down the monstrous Sporr; The Asgardians battle against it, but it takes Thor to bring it down; But before he can stop them, the men of Levianon kill Sporr while it is knocked out. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, and Karnilla. Grey Gargoyle cameo. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 349,366; average paid circulation 172,389. 36 pgs., full color. 12p.

  • Issue #258UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 258UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and John Romita (alterations), inks by John Verpoorten and John Romita (alterations). "If the Stars Be Made of Stone!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; The Grey Gargoyle's pirate ship has come across the Asgardians; The Asgardians begin to quickly go through the pirates, until the Grey Gargoyle enters the fray; He quickly turns everyone but Thor to stone, and before Thor can move, the Grey Gargoyle grabs the petrified Sif, and threatens to smash her unless Thor surrenders; Back in Asgard, the council of war is planning their moves when Karnilla calls Balder to the gate; Just then, the Enchantress and the Executioner break down the door; Back in space, the Asgardians wake from the Grey Gargoyle's spell to find themselves in slave collars. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, and the Recorder. Hostess snack cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color. 12p.

  • Issue #259UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 259UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Escape into Oblivion!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; The Grey Gargoyle has come to free the Asgardians because he needs their help; He tells how he became captain after killing the prior captain; The Grey Gargoyle is tired of the aliens and just wants to go home; In Asgard, the Enchantress and the Executioner tell Balder to surrender or be destroyed; Back on the Bird of Prey, the Grey Gargoyle has the Asgardian prisoners brought up and then calls upon them to attack, but the pirate crew is ready for them; But then, Gormok leads the rest of the slaves in an attack; During the battle, the Grey Gargoyle attempts to sneak off in a shuttle, but Fee-Lon follows him. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, Balder, Karnilla, the Enchantress, and the Executioner. Cameos by Captain America, Spider-Man, and AIM. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30.

  • Issue #260UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 260UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The vicious and the Valiant!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Glynis Wein; 36 pgs., full color. $12p.

  • Issue #261UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 261UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Wall Around the World!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Ernie Chan (finished art), inks by Ernie Chan; Thor and his comrades attempt to breach the enormous wall around the Doomsday Star, to no avail; Back in Asgard, a cloaked figure watches them, along with Balder and Karnilla with great interest; While he is watching, they vanish in the blink of an eye; The second Thor shows Balder that the Enchantress and Executioner where phantasms, but Karnilla senses something is wrong; When Thor and friends come to, the Starjammer is gone and they are standing in a city behind the wall they sought to breach; They are attacked by robotic Techno trackers, and during the battle, Hogun, Volstagg, and Recorder are separated from Thor, Sif, and Fandral. Cameos by the Enchantress and the Executioner. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #262UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 262UK

    UK Edition. Odin, discovered missing in issue 250, is found in "Even an Immortal Can Die!" Script by Len Wein, layouts by Walt Simonson, finished art by Tony DeZuniga. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, Balder, and Karnilla. John Buscema/Joe Sinnott cover.

  • Issue #263UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 263UK

    UK Edition. "Holocaust and Homecoming!" Script by Len Wein, layouts by Walt Simonson, finished art by Tony DeZuniga. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, and Odin. Simonson/Joe Sinnott cover.

  • Issue #264UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 264UK

    UK Edition. Loki is up to no good in "Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me!" Script by Len Wein, layouts by Walt Simonson, finished art by Tony DeZuniga. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, Karnilla, the Recorder, Odin, the Enchantress, and the Executioner. Simonson/Joe Sinnott cover.

  • Issue #265UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 265UK

    UK Edition. First 35-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Joe Sinnott. "When Falls the God of Thunder...!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finished art), inks by Joe Sinnott; An image of Loki reveals that he stole the Destroyer from Galactus' ship; The Destroyer then begins attacking Thor, and crash through walls and floors, then the Warriors Three arrive to help Thor; Thor sends them back out to find the sleeping Odin, and they come across Kroda, Magrat, and Snaykar, and they follow them silently; Karnilla and Sif arrive to help Thor, but Karnilla discovers that she cannot continue her mystical attack, because it is Balder that is inside the Destroyer. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Sif, Balder, and the Recorder. Cameos by the Fantastic Four, Galactus, Odin, the Enchantress, and the Executioner. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #266UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 266UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Joe Sinnott. The Odin Quest concludes in "So Falls the Realm Eternal!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Balder, in the body of The Destroyer is beating Thor to death but Karnilla tries to break Loki's spell and retrieve her lover; The Warriors Three attempt to awaken Odin from his sleep; Balder is freed from The Destroyer and is inhabited by Thor to take on Loki. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, the Recorder, Loki, and the Destroyer. Hostess snack cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #267UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 267UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson (?), inks by Joe Sinnott. "Once More, To Midgard!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Balder is leading the construction of Odin's Pillar of Sovereignty, but one of the cables snaps, threatening to kill many; But Thor swiftly saves the day and finishes setting the pillar; In punishment, Loki is cast down to Earth without memory; All the heroes bid farewell, while Thor heads to Earth; Blake goes to see Jacob Wallaby, to get an idea of what he might do; Jacob suggests that he volunteer at a free clinic, if he needs freedom of movement; Then Damocles breaks in and steals a synthetic cobalt lent to the hospital by Stark International. Blake changes to Thor and gives pursuit, but Damocles launches a missile at the city. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Karnilla, Balder, and the Recorder. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #269UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 269UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Tony DeZuniga. "Minute of Madness - Dark Day of Doom!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Blastaar attacks Thor relentlessly, and blasts him into an alley, just as the 60th second passes; Blastaar enters the alley to find Don Blake, who tells him that Thor ran over the fence; After retrieving his cane from a street gang, and questioning Stilt-Man, Thor heads to see Tony Stark to get some help; Blastaar and his new master FAUST, recall their past, while Thor approaches after learning of them; Blastaar races out to fight Thor. Hostess snack cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #270UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 270UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Tony DeZuniga. "Minute of Madness - Dark Day of Doom!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Blastaar attacks Thor relentlessly, and blasts him into an alley, just as the 60th second passes; Blastaar enters the alley to find Don Blake, who tells him that Thor ran over the fence; After retrieving his cane from a street gang, and questioning Stilt-Man, Thor heads to see Tony Stark to get some help; Blastaar and his new master FAUST, recall their past, while Thor approaches after learning of them; Blastaar races out to fight Thor. Hostess snack cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #271UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 271UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Joe Sinnott. Iron Man guest stars in "Like a Diamond in the Sky!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Walt Simonson (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Thor, along with the Avengers and Nick Fury with SHIELD are planning to take out FAUST; Thor and Iron Man transport inside FAUST, while the rest of the heroes prepare Project 13 in case they fail; Thor and Iron Man begin to be assaulted by the multiple defenses of FAUST; FAUST reveals that it has absorbed the contents and properties of the chest that was stolen by Stilt-Man, and, if they attack, it will fire a laser designed to destroy New York; Then Iron Man has figured it out and attacks. Appearances by Nick Fury and the Avengers (Captain America, the Vision, the Scarlet Witch, Wonder Man, and the Beast). Cameos by Spider-Man, Doctor Doom, Daredevil, Captain Marvel, Nova, and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu. Hostess snack cakes ad with Hulk. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #272UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 272UK

    UK Edition. Cover art by John Buscema. "The Day the Thunder Failed!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finished art), inks by Tom Palmer; Flying overhead, Thor sees a bully picking on a smaller child; After having run the bully off, Thor tells the children of the time he was bested in contests by Utgard; Utgard disguised himself as Skrymir, and led Thor and Loki into his castle Utgardhall in Jotunheim; There, he challenged the gods to a series of contests; Loki fought against Logi in an eating contest, and lost after Logi consumed not only the food but the plates, and table as well; Loki then is challenged to a footrace by Hugi, but loses before he even starts; Thor then accepts the challenge of emptying a drinking horn, but fails there, as the horn is just as full as when he started. Roy Thomas discusses the history of the Thor comic and his taking over of writing chores on the book. Hostess snack cakes ad with Hulk. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #273UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 273UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Tom Palmer. Thor battles the Midgard Serpent in "Somewhere - Over the Rainbow Bridge!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finished art), inks by Tom Palmer; Harris Hobbs asks Thor to take him to Asgard to film a special for his TV network; When Thor refuses, Loki agrees and conceals Hobbs and his crew inside a dangerous adamantium computer that Thor is transporting to Asgard for safe keeping. First appearance of Red Norvell. Appearances by Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg, and Balder. Bullpen Bulletins. "Spider-Man Meets the Home Wrecker" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. 12p.

  • Issue #276UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 276UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Thor battles "the new, original Thor" (Red Norvell) in "Mine... This Hammer!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finished art), inks by Tom Palmer; Roger "Red" Norvell puts on Thor's belt of strength and his Iron Gloves and becomes a new Thor, as powerful as the old Thor and able to wield Thor's hammer; The new Thor forces Sif to leave with him or he will destroy all of Asgard. Appearances by Sif, Odin, Loki, Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg, and Balder. Bullpen Bulletins. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #277UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 277UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price ("12p"). "Time of the Trolls!" Written by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema and Tom Palmer, inks by Glynis Wein. Buscema/Bob McLeod cover.

  • Issue #278UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 278UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price ("12p"). Two Thors battle the Midgard Serpent in "At Long Last--Ragnarok?!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Chic Stone. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Loki, Hela, Loki, Balder, Sif, and Odin. Letter to the editor from writer Cat Yronwode. Buscema/Bob McLeod cover.

  • Issue #279UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 279UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price. Cover pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Joe Sinnott. "A Hammer in Hades!", script by Don Glut, pencils by Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finished art), inks by Pablo Marcos; Pluto kidnaps Jane Foster and brings her to Hades, which leads Thor to Hades to rescue her; Pluto and Loki conspire to use Ulik to kill Thor. Bullpen Bulletins. Letter to the editor from writer Cat Yronwode. "Captain Marvel Meets the Dreadnought" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #280UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 280UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price. Cover by Joe Sinnott. "Crisis on Twin Earths!", script by Don Thompson (plot), Maggie Thompson (plot), and Roy Thomas (script), pencils by Wayne Boring (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finished art), inks by Tom Palmer; Thor travels to Hyperion's world at the request of Hyperion, where Thor and the Squadron Supreme battle against the evil Hyperion and Emil Burbank. Avengers cameo; brief Squadron Supreme appearance. Bullpen Bulletins. "An Irresistible Force!" Hostess snack cakes ad with Iron Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #281UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 281UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover price. "This Hammer Lost!", script by Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, Peter Gillis (plot assist), and Mike Catron (plot assist), pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Pablo Marcos (finished art); Thor dwells upon what he has learned about the Eternals and the Celestials; He decides that he will travel back in time to when the Celestials first appeared on Earth; But once in the time stream, Mjolnir vanishes from his grasp and Thor is left in a land of fog and shadows; He is then confronted by the Space Phantom, who tells him he is in Limbo; He tells Thor of his planet, Phantus, and that his hammer is probably at its core; Thor agrees to help him save his planet, if he will help find Mjolnir. Once on the surface, they are repeatedly attacked by the warring Phantoms; The Phantom leads Thor to a complex containing a shaft that leads to the core. Thor leaps in, but it was a trap. Cameo appearances by the original Avengers. The letters page has a statement of ownership: average print run 346,479; average paid circulation 135,599. Pages 16 and 17 are reversed. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #285UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 285UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover Cover pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Bob Layton. "Deviants and Doormen!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; Thor learns of the capture of Ikaris, Margo and Thena by the Deviants and joins with Karkas and Sersi to head into the Deviant's secret city to rescue them. Bullpen Bulletins. "The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon!" Hostess snack cakes ad with the Thing. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #287UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 287UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Bob Layton. "Assault on Olympia!", script by Roy Thomas, Mark Gruenwald (suggestions and concepts), and Ralph Macchio (suggestions and concepts), pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; Thor travels to Olympus with the other Eternals; While there, The Forgotten One is sent by the Celestials to warn the Eternals to not interfere with the 50 year judgement of the Earth. Bullpen Bulletins. Letter to the editor from comics writer Kurt Busiek. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #291UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 291UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Bob Layton. "When Gods Have Joined Together!" script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; The Eternals form the Uni-Mind to try to attack the Celestials; They never get the chance as the might of the Greek Gods, lead by Zeus and accompanied by Odin, attack the home city of the Eternals, forcing them to return. Bullpen Bulletins "The Icemaster Cometh" Hostess snack cakes ad with the Human Torch. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #293UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 293UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Bob Layton. "The Twilight of SOME Gods!", script by Roy Thomas;, Mark Gruenwald ("some multiversal bon mots"), and Ralph Macchio ("some multiversal bon mots"), pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; The Eye of Odin tells Thor of how the current group of Asgardian Gods was created after the previous set experienced their own Ragnarok; The Ragnarok burned Asgard to brightly that it became the star that was followed by the three wise men in the bible. Cameos by the Avengers, Loki, Balder, Doctor Doom, Magneto, the Hulk, the Enchantress, Firelord, the Silver Surfer, Galactus, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, and the baby Jesus (no kidding!). The letters page has a statement of ownership: average print run 366,580; average paid circulation 179,915. Bullpen Bulletins. "The Hungry Battleaxe!" Hostess snack cakes ad with Iron Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #294UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 294UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover by Keith Pollard. Origin of Asgard and Odin in "New Asgards for Old!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; Odin creates Asgard and all the other Asgardian Gods from the remnants of the previous Asgard; Loki tricks Odin into promising Idunn to the Storm Giants Fafnir and Fasolt. Cameos by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, and the Enchantress. Bullpen Bulletins. "A Hot Time in the Old Town" Hostess snack cakes ad with the Human Torch. The letters page is replaced by this two-page article by Mark Gruenwald on the nature of mythology and the Zodiac in the Marvel Universe. Roy Thomas writes a short introduction. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #295UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 295UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of american edition except for cover price ("12p"). Loki guest stars in "The Price--and the Pride!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Chic Stone. Pollard cover.

  • Issue #296UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 296UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover by Keith Pollard. The Valkyrie guest stars in "From Valhalla - A Valkyrie!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns), and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone (pages 1-16, 19-22) and Marie Severin (pages 17, 23-31, uncredited); The Eye of Odin continues to tell its tale to Thor; He sees a version of himself, but apparently mortal, fighting against a storm, until he sees a dwelling and seeks shelter within; A woman gets him some water when her husband comes home, and offers him his hospitality; Hunding asks for his story and this mortal Thor tells him his name is Woe-King, he had a twin sister and their father's name was Wulf; They had returned home one day to find his mother dead and his sister gone, apparently killed by their enemies, the Neidings. He has since wandered, until he recently came across a clan forcing a woman into a marriage she didn't want; He managed to slay them, but during the fray, the woman is accidentally killed. Bullpen Bulletins. "The Trap" Hostess snack cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #297UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 297UK

    Distributed in the United Kingdom (England). Exact copy of American edition except for cover. Cover by Keith Pollard. "The Sword of Siegfried!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Chic Stone (finished art), inks by Chic Stone; Siegfried, son of Siegmund and Sieglinda, is raised by Mime the gnome; Mime hopes to use Siegfried to steal the Ring of Nibelung. Roy Thomas announces that this will be the last issue written by him, though he has the book plotted thru #300. Bullpen Bulletins. "Sunday Punch!" Hostess snack cakes ad with the Thing. 36 pgs., full color.