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Hercules

Hercules
Real Name: Alceus Hercules
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: Thebes, Greece
Identity: N/A
Aliases: N/A
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Olympians, Avengers, Champions, Heroes For Hire, Damage Control, God Squad, Dark Avengers, Avengers Academy
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: Deity
First Appearance
Journey into Mystery #1 Annual
Gender: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: N/A
Hair: N/A
Education: N/A
Universe: N/A
 
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  Annual #1
307: Journey into Mystery Annual #1
   
"When Titans Clash! "
An epic battles ensues when Thor stumbles upon Hercules.
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Cover Date : October 1965
Release Date: July 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Journey into Mystery #124 (v1) [A Story]
458: Journey Into Mystery #124 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Grandeur and the Glory "
Distressed by his constant secrecy Jane convinces Dr. Blake to reveal his true identity, that of the mighty Thor, outraging Odin. Meanwhile on Mt. Olympus, Zeus decides to send Hercules to Earth to burn off some of his restlessness.
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Cover Date : January 1966
Release Date: November 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Journey Into Mystery #125 (v1) [A Story]
459: Journey Into Mystery #125 (v1) [A Story]
   
"When Meet the Immortals "
After defeating the Demon, Thor returns to his city only to find Jane Foster in the company of Hercules, much to his dismay. Another epic battle begins...
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Cover Date : February 1966
Release Date: December 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Journey Into Mystery #126 (v1) [A Story]
460: Thor #126 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Whom the Gods Would Destroy! "
Thor and Hercules fight over Jane Foster, and Odin decides when to mete out punishment to Thor for disobeying his commands.
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Cover Date : March 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Thor #79 (v1) [B Story]
466: Tales to Astonish #79 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Titan and the Torment! "
The Hulk manages to escape from his captors, only to run into Hercules. Both are looking for a worthy opponent, setting the stage for an epic battle.
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Cover Date : May 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Bill Everett
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #128 (v1) [A Story]
467: Thor #128 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Power of Pluto! "
Thor recovers from his epic battle against the Odin Power and is determined to face Hercules again on Earth to regain his honor. Meanwhile, Hercules arrives in Hollywood to make a deal.
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Cover Date : May 1966
Release Date: March 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #129 (v1) [A Story]
468: Thor #129 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Verdict of Zeus! "
Hercules must find a warrior of similar might to do battle while Thor must return to Asgard once more before he can return to Jane Foster.
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Cover Date : June 1966
Release Date: April 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #130 (v1) [A Story]
469: Thor #130 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Thunder in the Netherworld! "
With Thor willing to take up the Olympian gauntlet, he must face the endless hordes of the Netherworld under the command of Pluto, with his only ally in Hercules stripped of his power. If Thor can achieve victory, then he will earn the freedom of the son of Zues, but should he fail then he too shall be trapped in the netherworld for all of eternity.
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Cover Date : July 1966
Release Date: May 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #131 (v1) [A Story]
542: Thor #131 (v1) [A Story]
   
"They Strike From Space! "
Interstellar prospector Tana Nile has laid claim to Earth and seeks to subjugate the planet and its inhabitants. What will The Thunder God have to say about this when he finds out?
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Cover Date : August 1966
Release Date: June 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #38 (v1)
577: Avengers #38 (v1)
   
"In Our Midst...An Immortal! "
Hercules falls under the Enchantress's spell and attacks the Avengers when they are at their weakest.
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Cover Date : March 1967
Release Date: January 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #39 (v1)
616: Avengers #39 (v1)
   
"The Torment...and the Triumph! "
The Black Widow is portrayed by the media to be traitor of the US as a downtrodden Hawkeye heads out to find clues and stumbles into one of the Mad Thinker's traps. Together, will a trio of supervillains, the Mad Thinker predicts he can achieve victory over Earth's mightiest heroes.
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Cover Date : April 1967
Release Date: February 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
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Avengers #40 (v1)
617: Avengers #40 (v1)
   
"Suddenly...the Sub-Mariner! "
Captain America sneaks away from the Red Skull to warn the Avengers of the Cosmic Cube's power. As the group sets out to find the Cube, minus Wanda and Pietro, they run into Namor attacking a sub installation.
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Cover Date : May 1967
Release Date: March 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #41 (v1)
652: Avengers #41 (v1)
   
"Let Sleeping Dragons Lie! "
After Goliath receives the statue of Dragon Man to study, Diablo makes his move to recover his once loyal creature.
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Cover Date : June 1967
Release Date: April 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #42 (v1)
653: Avengers #42 (v1)
   
"The Plan --- And the Power! "
With the Wasp as the helpless prisoner of Diablo and the Dragon Man, Goliath turns on his partners and attempts to stop them from attacking their enemy. Hercules, braves the caverns and a showdown with Dragonman to rescue Pym's beloved.
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Cover Date : July 1967
Release Date: May 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #43 (v1)
654: Avengers #43 (v1)
   
"Color Him...the Red Guardian! "
Hawkeye finds out The Black Widow's whereabouts, and brings a restless Hercules along with him. What will happen once the duo is behind the bamboo curtain.
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Cover Date : August 1967
Release Date: June 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #44 (v1)
655: Avengers #44 (v1)
   
"The Valiant Also Die! "
The Avengers head to a secret installation behind the Red Curtain to find their missing comrades. Once there, the Red symbols of two nations come face to face.
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Cover Date : September 1967
Release Date: July 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Vincent Colletta
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #92 (v1) [B Story]
681: Tales of Suspense #92 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Before My Eyes, Nick Fury Died! "
After returning to New York, Captain America passes Nick Fury's barber shop in a cab. When the Avenger sees the shop is blown up he dives into action.
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Cover Date : August 1967
Release Date: June 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales of Suspense  Annual #1
684: Avengers Annual #1
   
"The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin! "
The Mandarin assembles a deadly cast of villains to carry out his sinister plans. Iron Man and Thor become aware of something amiss and rejoin their Avenger counterparts in preparation for the upcoming battle.
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Cover Date : September 1967
Release Date: July 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Don Heck
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #45 (v1)
685: Avengers #45 (v1)
   
"Blitzkrieg in Central Park! "
The Super-Adaptoid learns of Captain America's survival from their first encounter and intends to battle the Star Spangled Avenger at the Avengers Day ceremony.
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Cover Date : October 1967
Release Date: August 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Don Heck
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #46 (v1)
697: Avengers #46 (v1)
   
"The Agony and the Anthill! "
Whirlwind attacks Hank and Jan and uses one of Hank's own chemicals to shrink the pair down to ant size. When they are placed into an ant hill without any means of communicating with the insects, death looms large over their heads.
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Cover Date : November 1967
Release Date: September 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #47 (v1)
767: Avengers #47 (v1)
   
"Magneto Walks the Earth! "
Magneto finds a way back to Earth where he begins his plan to reform the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.
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Cover Date : December 1967
Release Date: October 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #48 (v1)
768: Avengers #48 (v1)
   
"The Black Knight Lives Again! "
The original Black Knight's nephew dawns his uncle's persona in attempt to help rid the world of Magneto by enlisting the Avengers' aid.
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Cover Date : January 1968
Release Date: September 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: George Tuska
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #49 (v1)
769: Avengers #49 (v1)
   
"Mine is the Power! "
Hercules battles another God on Olympus, while on Earth Quicksilver allies himself Magneto and prepares to deliver a message to the U.N.
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Cover Date : February 1968
Release Date: December 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #50 (v1)
770: Avengers #50 (v1)
   
"To Tame a Titan! "
The Avengers encounter a warship under attack and lend aid. Hercules arrives on the scene and does battle with Typhon.
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Cover Date : March 1968
Release Date: January 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #4 (v1) [A Story]
894: Silver Surfer #4 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Good, The Bad and the Uncanny! "
Loki seeks an ally to aid him in his battle against Thor's. Will the Silver Surfer be an easy mark for the God of Mischief and Trickery?
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Cover Date : February 1969
Release Date: November 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Silver Surfer #1 (v1) [B Story]
1211: Ka-Zar #1 (v1) [B Story]
   
"In His Footsteps, the Huntsman of Zeus! "
Hercules offends Zeus by returning to Earth. The deadly Huntsman is sent to punish him for his defiance.
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Cover Date : August 1970
Release Date: May 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Allyn Brodsky
Art: Frank Springer
Cover: Marie Severin
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Ka-Zar #29 (v1)
1212: Sub-Mariner #29 (v1)
   
"Fear Is the Hunter "
The Huntsman lays a trap for Namor with the Sirens of legend. Once under a spell, Namor speeds towards Hercules, who rests upon a small island. The two battle for a short time before pitting their combined might against the Huntsman and monster born of Greek myths.
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Cover Date : September 1970
Release Date: June 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Sub-Mariner #98 (v1)
1378: Avengers #98 (v1)
   
"Let Slip the Dogs of War! "
The Avengers meet to decide a plan to discover the whereabouts of the missing Goliath. As they part, Captain America sees a strange message on the television calling American's to preventative war.
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Cover Date : April 1972
Release Date: January 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Barry Windsor-Smith
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #99 (v1)
1379: Avengers #99 (v1)
   
"It Has Been Written: Whom the Gods Would Destroy--They First Make Mad! "
Hawkeye returns to the Avengers with tales of his survival after the Kree-Skrull War. The members then must find a way to restore the memory of Hercules, who has been put into a state of shock by some unknown menace.
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Cover Date : May 1972
Release Date: February 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Barry Windsor-Smith
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #100 (v1)
1380: Avengers #100 (v1)
   
"Whatever Gods There Be! "
Olympus prepares an assault on Asgard by way of Earth. All Avengers must unite, past and present, under the battle cry of, 'Avengers Assemble'!
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Cover Date : June 1972
Release Date: March 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Barry Windsor-Smith
Cover: Barry Windsor-Smith
Issue Has Comments
 
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Avengers #221 (v1)
1639: Thor #221 (v1)
   
"Hercules Enraged! "
Thor has invaded Olympus and seeks deadly confrontation with Hercules, son of Zeus. What reason drives the Thunder God and what good can come when these titans clash?
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Cover Date : March 1974
Release Date: November 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #222 (v1)
1640: Thor #222 (v1)
   
"Before the Gates of Hell! "
Thor and Hercules have been played by Ares and Pluto and their desire for retribution burns strong. Unless they can overcome their egos to work together, their own pride will be their undoing.
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Cover Date : April 1974
Release Date: January 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #223 (v1)
1641: Thor #223 (v1)
   
"Hellfire Across the World! "
Thor and Hercules make their way into Hades to face Pluto and rescue Krista, the sister of Hildegarde. Though they face the denizens of this dark domain, Pluto is not to be found and their quest must lead them elsewhere.
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Cover Date : May 1974
Release Date: February 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #224 (v1)
1642: Thor #224 (v1)
   
"No One Can Stop... The Destroyer! "
Pluto has been defeated but Krista's life still hangs in the balance and only Dr. Blake can save her. Meanwhile, Hercules seeks to amuse himself with the New York nightlife but his revelry is soon interrupted by the Destroyer.
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Cover Date : June 1974
Release Date: March 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #225 (v1)
1643: Thor #225 (v1)
   
"The Coming of the Firelord! "
A brief moment's respite is all Thor can enjoy before the Destroyer stirs again, but on this day that gleaming engine of destruction will be the least of his worries. For on this day comes, Firelord.
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #226 (v1)
1644: Thor #226 (v1)
   
"The Battle Beyond! "
Galactus is returning and the world cowers with trepidation. But though the arrival of his flaming herald Firelord be most ominous, Galactus' intentions are not what they seem.
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Cover Date : August 1974
Release Date: May 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #227 (v1)
1645: Thor #227 (v1)
   
"In Search of Ego "
In light of the looming threat of Ego the Living Planet, Thor has agreed to a tentative alliance with Galactus. Observing this, Odin finds himself questioning the motivations of his son and must decide on a course of action.
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Cover Date : September 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #228 (v1)
1646: Thor #228 (v1)
   
"Ego: Beginning and End! "
With the war between Galactus and Ego drawing to a close, Ego's origin is revealed.
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: July 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Rich Buckler
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #229 (v1)
2240: Thor #229 (v1)
   
"Where Darkness Dwells, Dwell I! "
Thor and Hercules are drawn into a mystery in which ordinary citizens cause their own fatalities after making comments about finding life in death.
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Cover Date : November 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Ron Wilson
Issue Has Comments
 
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Thor #230 (v1)
2241: Thor #230 (v1)
   
"The Sky Above...the Pits Below! "
Thor and Iron Man use the Memory Inducer to help Hercules recall the place of darkness. Meanwhile, something is amiss in Asgard.
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Cover Date : December 1974
Release Date: September 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Rich Buckler
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