Publication Dates: 1983 – 1984
Number of Issues Published: 19 (#1 – #19)
Dimensions: UK A4
Paper Stock: Newsprint
Publishing Format: Was ongoing
Publication Type: magazine
Numbering continues with Thor and the X-Men (Marvel UK, 1983 series) #20
Information thanks to the Grand Comics Database
Thor is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse mythological deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder and possesses the enchanted hammer Mjolnir, which grants him the ability of flight and weather manipulation amongst his other superhuman attributes.
Debuting in the Silver Age of Comic Books, the character first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83 (Aug. 1962) and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciller-plotter Jack Kirby. He has starred in several ongoing series and limited series, and is a founding member of the superhero team the Avengers, appearing in each volume of that series. The character has also appeared in associated Marvel merchandise including animated television series, clothing, toys, trading cards, video games, and movies.