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

  • 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 #181UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 181UK
    • Cover detached. Water damage.

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema and Marie Severin (layout, alterations). "One God Must Fall!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Joe Sinnott; Trapped in Loki's body, Thor has been banished to Hades and made prisoner of Mephisto, sending Sif and the Warriors Three to his rescue; They attempt to save Thor, however Mephisto's magical powers and legions of demonic creatures prove too much for them; Taking advantage of the fact that he has access to Loki's magical might, Thor focuses this power to free himself from the block of ice that Mephisto had frozen him into; Thor then challenges Mephisto, who boasts that Loki is on Earth ruining his good name; Thor battles Loki, hoping that his half-brother can be separated from the mystic hammer in his hands; When the opportunity presents itself, Thor charges at Loki and lets him pummel him; As Thor had hoped, when the 60 second time limit that Thor's body can be separated from his hammer had come to pass, Loki's body reverts back into the form of Donald Blake which then causes the body-switch to reverse itself restoring Thor back to his own body. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #216UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 216UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. "Where Chaos Rules!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finished art), inks by Jim Mooney; Thor tells everyone to back off, and the Mercurians are driven off; Back in Avengers Mansion on Earth, Balder has come to his senses, and he and Volstagg return to Asgard; Back in space, Xorr has begun consuming a star, but it is too much and he explodes, and the Mercurians begin collecting the debris. Appearances by Sif, Hogun, Fandral, Hildegarde, Karnilla, and Odin. Color cover reproduction ad for Avengers #116. Ad for summer crossover event the "Avengers-Defenders War." 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #219UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 219UK

    UK Edition. Cover by John Buscema. "A Galaxy Consumed!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito; Thor and his group go to the Black Stars, where they are attacked by Avalon, who then tells Thor that he was just testing them, that his people are robotic slaves to the masters of the Black Stars; They all begin to talk, when they are attacked by the Protector, but it is destroyed by Thor; They then see the masters of the Black Stars, against which, Thor is microscopic. Appearances by Sif, Balder, and Hildegarde. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #220UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 220UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dan Adkins. "Behold! The Land of Doom!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito; Thor goes to attack Kragonn, but is swatted away easily. Kragonn then orders Dracus to determine what is wrong, and he sends Exterminators; The Exterminators are defeated, while the Rigellian outcasts eavesdrop on the giant masters of the Black Stars; They learn that Rhun is the only living planet of the Black Stars, the other four have died off without Rhun's knowledge; When the truth is revealed, the Caretakers are free to go. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Appearances by Sif, Balder, Hildegarde, and Odin. Letter to the editor from comics editor (and Thor scripter) Ralph Macchio. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #234UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 234UK

    UK Edition with identical material as the US edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dick Giordano. "O, Bitter Victory!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; Thor and a group of commandos sneak into Loki's camp at night, only to be captured; When General Sawyer realizes that they've been captured, he realizes the only option left is a nuclear strike; In California, Orrin saves Judith from a drunk driver by casually swatting his car aside; At Avengers Mansion, Iron Man and Firelord team up to break the barrier; Firelord flies to lead the army and rescue Thor; Thor challenges Loki to one-on-one combat with no weapons or spells, to which Thor wins. Guest appearances by Hercules and Sif. Jane Foster cameo. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #236UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 236UK

    UK Edition Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Al Milgrom. "One Life to Give!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Absorbing Man, using the strength of Mjolnir, manages to beat down Thor; Elsewhere, Orrin accompanies Judith to get groceries; While she is inside, some thugs attack him, but he casually swats them all, but then is shocked by its implications; Thor gets up and attacks Absorbing Man again, then runs away; Absorbing Man follows him into a department store, where the Absorbing Man grabs Thor's hammer, trying to absorb the rest of its power; But when he goes to punch Thor, his arm collapses like cardboard, which it now is; It wasn't really Mjolnir, but a toy; The police keep Absorbing Man trapped inside a cardboard box, so he can't get out. He really can't punch his way out of a paper bag; When Thor gets back to the hospital, he finds Jane alive and OK, but Sif is gone. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #237UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 237UK

    UK Edition Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Al Milgrom and John Romita (alterations). "Ulik Unchained," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; Thor helps the cops catch some crooks, while Ulik watches; Elsewhere, Judith and Mr Heath speak to Orrin about his power and responsibilities; Back in New York, the trolls begin attacking the surface; While Thor is distracted battling Ulik, other trolls capture Jane, and Thor is forced to surrender. Letters to the editor from comics publisher Dean Mullaney and writer Peter Sanderson. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #18 (Volstagg). 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #238UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 238UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Al Milgrom (signed) and John Romita (alterations). "Night of the Troll!", script by Gerry Conway, layouts by John Buscema, finished art by Joe Sinnott; Ulik leads Thor to an underground river; Elsewhere, Orrin gets involved in a grape picker's strike; Back in the caverns, Ulik tells Thor his plan; He wants Thor to take care of Zotarr, while he attacks Geirrodur; During the battle, it is Jane that sneaks up and captures Geirrodur, with his own spear. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp #94 (Electro by Steve Ditko). 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #240UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 240UK

    UK Edition. Thor battles the gods in "When the Gods Make War!" Plot by Roy Thomas, script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Klaus Janson. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Heimdall, Osiris, Isis, Horus, and Jane Foster. Cameos by Sif, Surtur, and Loki. Gil Kane/Janson cover.

  • Issue #242UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 242UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "When the Servitor Commands!", script by Len Wein, layouts by John Buscema, finished art by Joe Sinnott.; Thor, Odin, and Jane leave the pyramid, and Thor uses Mjolnir to send it elsewhere; With the pyramid gone, Odin's full memory returns; Odin is furious that Thor is still with Jane Foster, and he is not welcome in Asgard until he has forsworn her forever; Thor flies Jane back to her apartment, where they find the Warriors Three; Before long, a gigantic hand crashes through the wall and grabs Jane; The four warriors defeat the Servitor, but before Thor can finish him off, he is stopped by Zarrko - who needs Thor's help. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #244UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 244UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Rich Buckler and John Romita (alterations), inks by Joe Sinnott and John Romita (alterations). "This Is the Way the World Ends!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Time Twisters have arrived. Zarrko sends his people to attack them to determine their strengths and weaknesses; In Asgard, Odin banishes the Vizier to the Tower of Solitude until he summons him again, he then sends Balder to retrieve Igron from the dungeon; The Time Twisters tell Thor that they cannot abandon their quest; Derek comes to and swears that Zarrko will pay; The Time Twisters summon forth more warriors from throughout time to battle the Asgardians; The Time Twisters depart, causing the destruction of the Earth. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Jane Foster, Odin, and Balder. Sif cameo. The letters page contains a Marvel Value Stamp series B #24. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #245UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 245UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Temple at the End of Time!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; The five Asgardians have survived the holocaust, along with Zarrko, Servitor, and Derek; All of them, except for Derek, travel forward in time to try and stop the Time Twisters before they begin; Jane tells he who remains what the Time Twisters really do, so he terminates their life support; They all go back to 50th Century Earth; There, First Citizen Derek tells Zarrko that the world is no longer his; And since the Time Twisters are gone, the Asgardians return home. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Jane Foster, and the Time-Twisters. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series B (Silver Surfer by Jack Kirby). 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #246UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 246UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Fury of Firelord!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns), inks by Joe Sinnott (finished art); Plot assist by Marv Wolfman; The Asgardians are in Jane's apartment, when news comes on of Firelord leading a rebellion in Costa Verde; In Asgard, Igron is now Odin's advisor, and Balder believes Odin to now be insane; Back on Earth, Thor and Jane Foster fight the rebels and Firelord, until Thor falls under the Gypsy's spell like Firelord. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, and Hildegarde. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp sereis B #73 (Dr. Strange) and a statement of ownership: average print run 388,446; average paid circulation 197,216. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #247UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 247UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Flame and the Hammer!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finished art), inks by Joe Sinnott; Plot assist by Marv Wolfman; Thor and Firelord attack the armies of President Elmirez; In Asgard, Odin charges Balder with treason and orders him tossed in the dungeon; Balder calls him mad and fights his way free; Jane manages to free herself and challenges Gypsy for Thor's freedom; During their fight, the soldiers move to kill Jane, which frees Thor from his spell; Jane snags the Gypsy's gem from her brow, which also serves to free Firelord; They then easily capture El Lobo's forces and deposit them to President Elmirez's forces. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, and Volstagg (story continues in Marvel Spotlight 30). Letter to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #248UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 248UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Joe Sinnott. "There Shall Come...Revolution!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony Dezuniga (finished art), inks by Tony Dezuniga; Plot assist by Marv Wolfman; Thor and Jane arrive home, only to find a sudden storm has sprung up. Thor tries to dispel it, but is struck by lightning instead; After forcing with all his might, it finally disperses; Back inside, Jane tells Thor that the Warriors Three have caused a traffic jam; Thor goes and "rescues" them, and when they return, they find Jane with Balder in tatters; He tells Thor of the madness that has gripped Odin; They travel to Asgard, only to be stopped by Heimdall and beset by the warriors of Asgard; They defeat the warriors and meet up with the rebellion in Asgard; They then go to free Vizier from the Tower of Solitude. Appearances by Hogun, Fandrall, and Volstagg (story continues from Marvel Spotlight 30). 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #249UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 249UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Throne and the Fury!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Plot assist by Marv Wolfman; Thor goes to try and talk to Odin, but is prevented by the palace guards and a mystic field that even Mjolnir cannot penetrate; Odin has his men move the Odinsword to the throne room, where he can pull it from the scabbard at a moment's notice; The group goes to seek Karnilla's help in breaching the mystic barrier; Thor barely manages to get through before it reseals itself; Thor then confronts Odin, only to have him reveal that it's not really Odin at all - it's Mangog sitting upon the Odinsword. Appearances by Balder, Hogun, Fandral, and Volstagg. 36 pgs., full color. 10p.

  • Issue #250UK
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series) UK Edition 250UK

    UK Edition. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "If Asgard Should Perish...!", script by Len Wein, pencils by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finished art), inks by Tony DeZuniga; Igron tells Thor how he came across a diminutive Mangog in the dungeon; Igron then stole a portion of each Asgardians life force to bring Mangog back to power, which explained their lethargic state; After Odin regained his memory and left Earth for Asgard, he disappeared and never arrived; Igron then cast a spell to make Mangog look like Odin, and thus their plan was born; The guards then attack Thor and while he is distracted, Mangog strikes him down; Elsewhere, the warriors rally the people to their cause, but when they arrive at the gates, they see Thor shackled up like a scarecrow; As they strike, Mangog (back in disguise), transforms them all to animals; He finally snaps and kills Igron as well, which ends his disguise and everyone knows it's really Mangog and not Odin; Thor manages to break himself free, and races Mangog to the Odinsword. Appearances by Hogun, Fandral, Volstagg, Sif, Balder, Karnilla, and Hildegarde. 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 #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 #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 #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.