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Comic Book: Thor (1966 series)

What This Book is About:
Thor's flagship title, establishing him as one of the greatest of Marvel's heroes. Cover title is The Mighty Thor. Begins at #126, continuing the numeration from Journey into Mystery.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Mar 1966 to Sep 1996
1966
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Thor
Thor

(Odinson)
Warriors Three
Warriors Three

(Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg)
Loki
Loki

(Loki Laufeyson)
Plus: Balder (Balder the Brave), Sif, Karnilla (Norn Queen), Surtur (Surtur the Fire Demon).
Thor #126
Thor #126

(Mar 1966)

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Thor #251
3.5 stars

Thor #251

September 1976
"To Hela and Back"
Script: Len Wein
Sif finds Thor brooding and worries that it is because she has replaced Jane Foster in Asgard; Thor assures her that he is merely worried about the missing Odin. The Grand Vizier announces that he has used his magic to search the entire universe for Odin and found no trace of him. [...]
Thor #252
3 stars

Thor #252

October 1976
"A Dragon at the Gates!"
Script: Len Wein
Thor appeals to the Grand Vizier to conjure up Mimir the dread guardian of the Dark Well of Wisdom to find where Odin has gone. Mimir appears and is angry at being asked the same question as last time (issue #240). [...]
Thor #253
3 stars

Thor #253

November 1976
"Chaos in the Kingdom of the Trolls"
Script: Len Wein
Thor, plunging into the ocean of fire, saves himself by flying out by means of Mjolnir. Meanwhile, Ulik slays the dragon and seizes the Ruby Eye. He and Thor continue the battle on the bridge until it crumbles beneath them; they escape but Thor ends up with the gem. [...]
Thor #254
3 stars

Thor #254

December 1976
"The Answer at Last!"
Script: Stan Lee
Reprints THOR #159 with a new cover. [...]
Thor #255
4 stars

Thor #255

January 1977
"Lo, The Quest Begins!"
Script: Len Wein
Thor returns to Asgard with the bad news that the Ruby Eye has been destroyed (#253). He and the others go before the all-wise Mimir and Thor confesses his failure; Mimir instead reveals that it was a test of his worthiness and he has passed. [...]
Thor #256
4 stars

Thor #256

February 1977
"Lurker in the Dark!"
Script: Len Wein
The Starjammer continues on its quest for Odin when they see a figure shooting toward them. It is the Recorder, a robot from Rigel, sent by the Rigelians as show of appreciation to Thor for saving their world (#220); it hasn’t heard of the Doomsday Star, their mystery destination. [...]
Thor #257
4 stars

Thor #257

March 1977
"Death, Thou Shalt Die!"
Script: Len Wein
As Thor and the Warriors Three set out on the search for Sporr, the monster which has carried off Sif, Relstor, leader of the world-ship Levianon, relates the history of his people. Their world was a peaceful paradise until an ecological disaster doomed it. [...]
Thor #258
4 stars

Thor #258

April 1977
"If the Stars Be Made of Stone!"
Script: Len Wein
As the Starjammer continues on its quest for Odin, the ship is attacked by a band of space pirates led by the Grey Gargoyle. Thor and his companions, including the Recorder from Rigel, battle the humanoid animals that are the crew. [...]
Thor #259
4 stars

Thor #259

May 1977
"Escape into Oblivion!"
Script: Len Wein
The Grey Gargoyle threatens Thor and the other rebellious slaves with petrifaction. But the next part is a surprise: he desperately needs their help. He removes their slave-shackles as a sign of good faith and pleads with them to take him back to Earth. [...]
Thor #260
4 stars

Thor #260

June 1977
"The Vicious and the Valiant"
Script: Len Wein
Aboard the Bird of Prey, rechristened the Phoenix of Freedom by the liberated slaves, the Recorder links to the ship’s computers to download all the knowledge stored there. Something goes wrong, and Recorder overloads and burns out, though he will recover…. [...]
Thor #261
4 stars

Thor #261

July 1977
"The Wall Around the World!"
Script: Len Wein
Having reached their goal at the Doomsday Star, Thor and his companions find themselves under attack by a battery of photon blasters. They attempt to fly above the menace only to run into a perpetual meteor storm. [...]
Thor #262
4 stars

Thor #262

August 1977
"Even an Immortal Can Die!"
Script: Len Wein
Thor and his allies are held fast in the high-tech bonds of the Soul-Survivors; two of them, K’rll and N’qll explain their situation: this planet was once called Templeworld and they lived in peace under the watchful eye of their god, The One Above All who dwelt among them. [...]
Thor #263
4 stars

Thor #263

September 1977
"Holocaust and Homecoming!"
Script: Len Wein
The embodiment of the Odinforce—in the form of a blazing giant operated by K’rll of the Soul-Survivors—attacks Thor and his companions but they are unable to harm the flaming being. [...]
Thor #264
4 stars

Thor #264

October 1977
"Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me!"
Script: Len Wein
Returning from their successful quest to find Odin, Thor and his companions are surprised to see Loki sitting on the throne of Asgard. The God of Mischief is backed by the Enchantress and the Executioner as well as old cronies Kroda the Duelist, Magrat the Schemer, and Snaykar the Skulker. [...]
Thor #265
4 stars

Thor #265

November 1977
"When Falls the God of Thunder...!"
Script: Len Wein
Thor confronts the feared Destroyer; Loki helpfully explains how the deadly device fell into the hands of Galactus and Loki used the distraction of the great being’s battle with the Fantastic Four (in FF #172-175) to sneak aboard Galactus’ ship and make off with the prize. [...]
Thor #266
4 stars

Thor #266

December 1977
"...So Falls the Realm Eternal!"
Script: Len Wein
As Thor continues his losing battle against the deadly Destroyer, unaware that the machine is animated by the spirit of his best friend Balder, Sif and Karnilla are helpless while Loki gloats (too soon) over his victory. [...]
Thor #267
3.5 stars

Thor #267

January 1978
"Once More, To Midgard!"
Script: Len Wein
With Odin restored to his throne, things in Asgard are getting back to normal. Balder is in charge of rebuilding the city after the recent mayhem; the Pillar of Sovereignty starts to topple—but Thor hurls Mjolnir and knocks it upright again. [...]
Thor #268
3.5 stars

Thor #268

February 1978
"Death, Thy Name is Brother!"
Script: Len Wein
As Dr. Don Blake walks down a rainy street, a policeman pulls up and tells him that the Commissioner needs to get in touch with Thor. Once out of sight, Don transforms into the God of Thunder and heads to police headquarters. [...]
Thor #269
3.5 stars

Thor #269

March 1978
"A Walk on the Wild Side!"
Script: Len Wein
Thor stops on the street to look through the Daily Bugle and is surrounded by fans who want his autograph. Thor then departs for a secluded alley where he resumes the form of Dr. Don Blake. [...]
Thor #270
4 stars

Thor #270

April 1978
"Minute of Madness -- Dark Day of Doom!"
Script: Len Wein
On a New York street the Mighty Thor faces Blaastar, the Living Bomb-Burst. Separated from his hammer Thor tries to push the opponent away by ripping up a water main and hosing him down; Blaastar responds with a blast (shouldn’t it be “blaast? [...]
Thor #271
4 stars

Thor #271

May 1978
"...Like a Diamond in the Sky!"
Script: Len Wein
The Avengers meet with Nick Fury aboard SHIELD’s new airborne blockhouse taking action against FAUST. The sentient factory has launched itself into orbit and demands that Earth disarm all of its nuclear weapons or die. [...]
Thor #272
4.5 stars

Thor #272

June 1978
"The Day the Thunder Failed!"
Script: Roy Thomas
While flying over the city, Thor spies a bunch of kids being picked on by a bully; he descends and chases the punk off.  The kids ask if Thor had even been bullied so he tells them this tale…. [...]
Thor #273
4 stars

Thor #273

July 1978
"Somewhere -- Over the Rainbow Bridge!"
Script: Roy Thomas
Thor is thunderstruck (pun intended) by the proposal of newsman Harris Hobbs to film a documentary about the Norse Gods in Asgard itself. As a curious crowd gathers to see the God of Thunder, Thor suddenly carries Hobbs off for a private confab. [...]
Thor #274
4 stars

Thor #274

August 1978
"The Eye -- and the Arrow!"
Script: Roy Thomas
In Asgard, Loki has announced the impending doom of Ragnarok and hinted that newsman Harris Hobbs from Earth is connected to its coming. Thor tries to toss Loki out of Asgard but the trickster turns into a mouse and dashes under a statue of Odin. [...]
Thor #275
4 stars

Thor #275

September 1978
"A Balance is Struck!"
Script: Roy Thomas
All the Aesir are in shock: an arrow has pierced the invulnerable breast of Balder the Brave. [...]