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

  • Issue #100UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 100UK

    UK Edition. Mr. Hyde is still causing trouble in "The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!" Script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck. Jane Foster and Odin appearances. Fourth "Tales of Asgard" installment, "The Storm Giants!" Script by Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. This is the first "Boyhood of Thor" story; features young Thor and Loki. Other back-up stories: "The Unreal" with plot by Lee, script and pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; and a two-page text story, "Tricky Travel." Kirby/George Roussos cover.

  • Issue #102UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 102UK

    UK Edition. Loki and the Tomorrow Man seek to make Thor's life misterable in "Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. The first appearance of Heimdall's sister Sif (though with blonde hair) is in the "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "Death Comes to Thor!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. The story features young Thor, plus the first appearance of Hela, Goddess of Death, and the three Fates. Other back-up stories: "The Menace" with plot by Lee, script and pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; and a two-page text story, "The Green Hat.". Kirby/George Roussos cover.

  • Issue #109UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 109UK
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION: Minor color touch.

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Magneto takes a break from pestering the X-Men to battle Thor in "When Magneto Strikes!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inkc by Chic Stone. Guest appearances by Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch, Mastermind, the Toad, and Jane Foster, Cameos by Captain America, Iron Man, the Thing, Mr. Fantastic, and the Invisible Girl (of the Fantastic Four). "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "Banished From Asgard!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First letters page. Kirby/Stone cover.

  • Issue #124UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 124UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First appearance of Atlas in "The Grandeur and the Glory!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor learns of a "demon" terrorizing the jungles of Asia; Donald Blake reveals his secret to Jane, infuriating Odin; And, Zeus dispatches Hercules to Earth to deal with the native turned "Demon." Tale of Asgard: "Closer Comes the Swarm!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; While the Asgardians are licking their wounds after a battle with a dragon, Queen Ula sends out the Flying Trolls of Thryheim to finish them off. Appearances by Balder, Hogun, Fandral, and Volstagg. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #125UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 125UK
    • Water damage.

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "When Meet the Immortals!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor grapples with "The Demon" to recover the Norn Stone, while Hercules blunders about the world of Man, crossing paths with Jane Foster. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins. Tale of Asgard: "The Queen Commands," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor's plans for a peaceful parlay with the Flying Trolls is dashed when Loki unleashes a poison gas on them! Ad for Hulk Sweat Shirt, Spider-Man Pin-Up, Super-Hero Stationery Kit, and Thor T-Shirt. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #128UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 128UK
    • Water damage.

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Power of Pluto!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor recovers from his injuries last issue and goes looking for a rematch with Hercules who has been tricked into signing a contract with Pluto. Appearances by Odin, Balder, and Volstagg. Tale of Asgard: "Aftermath!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; The Asgardian gods deliberate over the coming of Ragnarok. Appearance by Odin; cameos by Balder, Hogun, Fandral, and Volstagg. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #129UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 129UK
    • Staple rust. Water damage.

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. 1st appearance of Ares in Marvel Universe in "The Verdict of Zeus!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor resolves to give up his immortality to be with Jane Foster, however it is The Day of Three Worlds, and he must honor an ancient prophecy before he can appeal to Odin; Meanwhile, Hercules desperately searches for anyone who will fight in his name and hopefully prevent his eternal damnation. Appearances by Zeus, Jane Foster, Pluto, and Balder. Tale of Asgard: "The Hordes of Harokin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and companions set out to get the Warlock's Eye that Harokin has seized. Appearances by Hogun, fandrall, and Volstagg. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #130UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 130UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "Thunder in the Netherworld!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor does so much damage to Hades that Pluto gives in and releases Hercules from the contract; Tana sends Jane away wandering. Appearance by Jane Foster. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins. Tale of Asgard: "The Fateful Change!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor defeats Harokin and discovers they are nearly identical in appearance; The Warriors Three free Asgard's defenders from Harokin's dungeons. Ad for Thing Sweat Shirt and Hulk Sweat Shirt. Ad for Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery, Thor T-Shirt, and Spider-Man Poster. The M.M.M.S. Still Wants You! ad. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #136UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 136UK
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Sif (now with black hair; see Thor 102) returns in "To Become an Immortal!"; Jane fails Odin's test for immortality and is sent back to Earth with no memory of Thor or Asgard; Thor encounters the goddess Sif, Heimdall's sister, after many years. Appearances by Jane Foster, Odin, and Heimdall. Tale of Asgard: "There Shall Come a Miracle!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and companions defeat Fafnir and return life to the land of Nastrond. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #137UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 137UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First appearance of Ulik of the Rock Trolls in "The Thunder God and the Troll!"; Geirrodur's trolls capture Sif and lure Thor after her; Thor must battle Ulik, mightiest of the Rock Trolls. Tale of Asgard: "The Tragedy of Hogun!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and his companions find the dying Saguta who is a countryman of Hogun's; Hogun swears vengeance on Mogul, lord of the Mystic Mountain, who did this. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #138UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 138UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Flames of Battle!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; The Trolls steal Thor's hammer while he's on earth using the Orb of Orikal which they have stolen from its owner. Appearances by Sif, Odin, and Ulik. Tale of Asgard: "The Quest for the Mystic Mountain!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and companions defeat the one-eyed Ogur to speak with Wazir, the prophet. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #139UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 139UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "To Die Like a God!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor is taken by Sif to Trollheim to recover his hammer; He fights Ulik, releases Orikal, and wins the troll war. Appearances by Odin, Sif, and Ulik. "Tales of Asgard: "The Secret of the Mystic Mountain," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and companions find the Mystic Mountain of Mogul. Statement of ownership: average print run 488,526; average paid circulation 296,251. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #140UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 140UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First appearance of the Growing Man in "The Growing Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; After winning the battle against the Trolls last issue, the Asgardians are celebrating their victory; Thor tells Odin that he had spent too much time away from Earth and that he wants to come back; Meanwhile, a museum expedition had discovered a small doll that had grown to the size of a human; Thor is called to help the cops in defeating this Growing Man, and he discovers that the Growing Man's master is actually Kang. Appearances by Sif, Odin, and Kang the Conqueror. Tales of Asgard: "The Battle Begins!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and companions defeat the Jinni Devil. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #141UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 141UK
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta (vignettes) and Frank Giacoia (main figure). "The Wrath of Replicus," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Slugger Sykes joins Chuda to use the cybernetic Replicus for crime; Replicus fights Thor as Sykes turns on Chuda's plans for world domination; Chuda and Sykes die; Replicus is destroyed. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins. Tale of Asgard: "Alibar and the Forty Demons!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor and his companions invade Mogul's stronghold. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #144UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 144UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "This Battleground Earth!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor, Sif and Balder defeat Magnir and Brona while Odin faces Forsung. Appearances by Balder, Sif, and Odin. Tale of Asgard: "The Beginning of the End!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Volstagg saves the day with the Rod of Wizard Power he found. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #145UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 145UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and John Romita (alterations), inks by Vince Colletta and John Romita (alterations). "Abandoned on Earth!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Odin defeats Forsung and demands all Asgardians return; Thor refuses and his powers are removed (except Asgardian Strength); The Ringmaster hypnotizes Thor into joining the Circus of Crime. Appearances by Balder, Sif, Odin, and the Circus of Crime. Tale of Asgard: "The End!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Alibar and Hogun defeat Mogul's spotted plague. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12.

  • Issue #146UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 146UK

    UK Edition. Distributed in the United Kingdom. UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "If the Thunder Be Gone!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; The weakened and hypnotized Thor helps the Circus of Crime to steal the Golden Bull; Sif and Balder watch from Asgard as the police confront Thor. Appearances by Jane Foster and Odin. Back-up story: "The Origin of... the Incomparable Inhumans!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Randac enters the Terrogen Mists. This is the first of a seven-part series explaining the origins of the Inhumans. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #166UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 166UK
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Water damage.

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby and John Romita (alterations), inks by Vince Colletta and John Romita (alterations). Second Adam Warlock appearance ("Him") in "A God Berserk!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; After Adam Warlock takes off with Sif, Thor picks up his hammer and starts swinging!; A battle of brawn and rage ensues between two divine beings!; Will Thor fully succumb to the ailment Asgardians call "Warrior Madness?"; After a previous hiccup, Karnilla recovers her plot to gain Balders love; What sorcery does Haag have up her sleeve this time? 36 pgs., full color. $0.15.

  • Issue #167UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 167UK

    UK Edition. Distributed in the United Kingdom. UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Cover by John Romita. "This World Renounced!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor accepts his punishment at the hands of Odin following his descent into Warrior Madness; As penance, Thor is forbidden from defending Midgard!; What will happen to Earth without a god to defend it?; Enter Balder the Brave, the new protector of mortals!; But before Balder can say "Yggdrasil", he must fend off the combined evil of Loki and Karnilla! 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #171UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 171UK

    UK Edition.
    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bill Everett. "The Wrath of the Wrecker!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Bill Everett; After the shooting of civil rights activist Pedro Luis Lopez, Thor springs into action…as Donald Blake!; Will Dr. Blake be able to save Lopezs life before the city erupts into race riots?; The Destroyer makes a less than triumphant return, leaving Donald Blake/Thor with even more on his plate! Bullpen Bulletins. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #177UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 177UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Verpoorten. "To End in Flames!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; While seeking to escape the destruction of Asgard at the hands of Surtur, Loki and one of his followers escape to Earth, however they find that Surtur's coming has also caused environmental upheaval on Earth itself, leaving Loki to hope that his hated half-brother finds some way to defeat Surtur; While back in Asgard, the royal city has been set ablaze by the coming of Surtur, prompting Thor to gather an army of warriors to fight against the fire demon. Appearances by Balder, Karnilla, Fandral, Volstagg, and Hogun. Letter to the editor from comics artist Alan Kupperberg. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #178UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 178UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by John Verpoorten. "Death Is a Stranger," script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta; Following the defeat of Surtur, Odin has reclaimed the throne in Asgard, although there is much celebration, Sif notices that Thor is concerned over when Loki may return to attack Asgard anew; While in the deep reaches of space, the Abomination re-materializes on the Stranger's world following his defeat at the hands of the Silver Surfer; Finding himself outside of the Stranger's citadel, the Abomination sneaks into it to try and find a means of defeating his captor so that he might escape. Cameos by the Silver Surfer and Warlock Prime. Ad for Conan the Barbarian #1. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #179UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 179UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Neal Adams and John Romita (alterations). Loki switches bodies with Thor in "No More the Thunder God!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta and John Verpoorten; Surveying the battle done by Surtur, Thor and the Warriors Three encourage the warriors of Asgard to rebuild and repair the damage done; Later Thor meets with Sif and the two have a brief romantic moment before Thor is greeted by Odin, who wishes the Thunder God to go to Earth and search for Loki; As Odin transports Thor to Earth, Loki has shacked up in a posh penthouse using his magical tricks to make it appear that he is wealthy; He awaits Thor's arrival as his magician is preparing a special trap to use against the Thunder God. Letter to the editor from DC Comics editor Neal Pozner. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15.

  • Issue #182UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 182UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Prisoner - the Power - and - Dr. Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema and John Romita (p 14, panels 2-5 and p 18, panels 5 and 6, Don Blake figures), inks by Joe Sinnott; Thor is patrolling the city when he happens upon a young girl protesting Latverian oppression outside the Latverian embassy; The protest ends up inciting a riot between people who are for and against the young girls cause and the end result is that the girl gets injured; Thinking that this is more of a job for Donald Blake, Thor changes into his mortal guise and tries to get to the girls aid, however he finds that the mod is in too much of a frenzy and changes into Thor once more, scaring them all over; Changing into Thor once again, Blake makes his escape from where hes held in a dungeon and rounds back to attack Doom's castle; Detecting Thor's approach, Doom launches a stalker missile that locks onto Thor; To Thor's horror he realizes that he has two choices: Let the missile hit him, or crash and destroy the village bellow him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15.

  • Issue #183UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 183UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Doctor Doom guest stars in "Trapped in Doomsland!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, and Odin. Buscema/John Verpoorten cover.

  • Issue #184UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 184UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The World Beyond!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, , inks by Joe Sinnott (with Bill Everett on pages 2, 17-19); Thor returns to Asgard from Earth so that he might travel into the World Beyond for his father Odin, however he finds that he may have arrived too late; Thor rushes into the throne room to find Odin in utter despair. When Thor inquires about what's wrong, Odin has his Grand Vizier activate the Coals of the Cosmos to show him the World Beyond, and how it is growing rapidly, consuming the known universe as it grows; Odin explains that he sent the Warriors Three into the World Beyond and they failed to stop it; Odin also shows Thor that some of their old foes: Galactus, Mangog, and Loki are not responsible for this cataclysmic event either; Thor ventures into the World Beyond. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #186UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 186UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Thor faces Hela, the Goddess of Death in "Worlds at War!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, and Odin. Heimdall cameo. Letter to the editor from DC Comics editor Neal Pozner. The letters page also contains a statement of ownership: average print run 412,505; average paid circulation 232,058. Buscema/Sinnott cover.

  • Issue #187UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 187UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Thor faces off against Odin in "The World is Lost!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Karnilla, Loki, and Odin. Buscema/Sinnott and Marie Severin cover.

  • Issue #189UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 189UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. Thor battles Hela in "The Icy Touch of Death!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Karnilla, Odin, and Loki. Heimdall cameo. Buscema/Jim Mooney and Marie Severin cover.

  • Issue #190UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 190UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. "And So, To Die!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Karnilla, Hela, Loki, and Odin. Buscema/Frank Giacoia cover.

  • Issue #191UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 191UK

    UK editions are exactly the same as their US counterparts except for the cover price. "A Time of Evil!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Karnilla, Loki, and Odin. Buscema/Frank Giacoia cover.

  • Issue #192UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 192UK

    UK Edition. Last 15-cent cover price. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Conflagration!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Sam Grainger; Loki boasts that he his new creation Durok the Destroyer will prove to be the end of Thor, after sending both to Earth to fight it out; Furious at Loki's evil Hogun attempts to strike the trickster with his mace, however Loki deflects it and is about to sentence the Warriors Three to death when Sif manages to talk Loki out of it; Loki then decides to turn his attention to Earth to watch the battle between Thor and Durok; On Earth, Durok appears in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, and begins to rampage through a parade when Thor arrives to battle him. Appearances by Balder, Fandral, Volstagg, Karnilla, and Odin. Silver Surfer cameo. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15.

  • Issue #194UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 194UK
    • Water spot on back cover.

    UK Editions. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "This Fatal Fury!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Sal Buscema; Attempting to prevent the force marriage between Loki and Sif, Thor is knocked away from his hammer, as the 60 second limit ticks down, Thor is at risk of changing back into Donald Blake as three Storm Giants approach for the kill; One of the Storm Giants grabs Thor, however is forced to drop him when the transformation between Thor and Blake shocks the giants hand; This gives Donald Blake a moment to rush toward Thor's hammer and reclaim it and resume his Godly form. "The Golden Apples!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Asgardian version of Little Red Riding Hood; reprinted from Journey into Mystery #114. 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #195UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 195UK
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. First appearances Blackworld and World's End in "In the Shadow of Mangog!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta; Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three celebrate their victory over Loki, Thor notices that Odin is grim and brooding; When asking his father what is the matter, Odin tells him that he must send Thor and the Warriors Three on a mission that they may not return from; He explains that he needs them to go to World's End and learn the secrets of the Twilight Well from Kartag the Keeper; Sif is mortified that Odin could send his favored son on such a bleak mission; Odin rebukes this claim and sends Thor and the Warriors Three on their mission. 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #196UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 196UK

    "Within the Realm of Kartag!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Mangog, Hildegarde, Hela, and Odin. Buscema/John Romita Sr. and Marie Severin cover.

  • Issue #197UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 197UK

    Thor battles Mangog in "The Well at the Edge of the World!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Hildegarde, and Odin. Cameos by Loki and Hela. John Romita Sr. cover.

  • Issue #198UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 198UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. "And Odin Dies!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta; Odin defeats Mangog by casting a spell that separates him from the hate that feeds him; Unfortunately, the result is not only Mangog's demise, but Odin's as well, as he was not strong enough to keep going after casting such a strong spell; Thor causes time to stand still around Odin so that when Asgard is returned to its rightful dimension, Hela cannot claim his soul. 36 pages, full color.

  • Issue #199UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 199UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "If This Be Death..!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta; Hela has come for the soul of Odin, but so has Pluto and his minions; Hela fights at Thor's side for a time until she is force to flee; Pluto then defeats Thor, and is poised to kill him. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Balder, and Karnilla. First appearance of Ego-Prime; Ego cameo. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 373,623; average paid circulation 229,492. 36 pages, full color.